BACK FENCE PDX: MAINSTAGE | Knife

THURS NOV 16 | 21+
DOORS 7:00PM | SHOW 8:00PM
ALBERTA ROSE |
3000 NE ALBERTA St

Stories that get under your skin like a KNIFE. 

FEATURING* returning crowd favorite Writer for Arrested Development, Showrunner for I’m Sorry JOEY SLAMON, Marketing/Communications Director for ADX PDX, Consultant for Makers/Artists, Almost Killed by Dairy Cows — Twice, Tattoo Gun Exploded During a Tattoo Burning Him and the Artist MATTHEW PRESTON, Professional Actor, Spent 2017/2017 Acting in Various Productions for Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Won Best Smile in 6th grade, Beloved by Truckers and Toddlers Alike LAUREN MODICA, Event & Marketing Manager at Portland Monthly, Lived in 10 Cities in 10 Years/Had Just as Many Therapists, Child Idols were Ethel Merman & Pacey from Dawson’s Creek RACHEL RATNER, along with true stories from two other fantastic storytellers announced soon!

Hosted by B. Frayn Masters + Mindy Nettifee
Music by Bobby D from XRAY

A portion of ticket proceeds will go to Oregon Food Bank. The Oregon Food Bank distributes food through a Statewide Network of 21 Regional Food Banks and approximately 970 partner agencies in Oregon & Clark County. Their mission: To eliminate hunger and its root causes… because no one should be hungry.

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BACK FENCE PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

WED DEC 6 | 21+
DOORS 6:30PM | SHOW 7:30PM
CURIOUS COMEDY THEATER |
5225 NE MLK Blvd

FEATURING* 3-Time Winner from our July show, Works at Portland Public Schools, Broke Gravy Improv, Ghost Made Him Sick in the Most Haunted Castle in Ireland, Rode a Train in N. Korea CHRIS WILLIAMS,  High School Teacher, Camp Director, Camouflage Expert RENEE JENKINSON, Two-Time Winner, Chef at Noble Rot, Can Sing the Shit out of Bad Company, Dad Swam Against and Defeated JFK LEATHER STORRS,  January Winner, Veterinary Technician KAHLIE TOWLE, going up against formidable new challengers: Finalist in Portland’s Funniest Person Competition, Founder of Lez Stand Up, Extreme Jigsaw Puzzler KIRSTEN KUPPENBENDER and Member of That’s What She Said Queer Comedy Collective, Seasoned Performance Artist + Grandma in Training KATIE PIATT.

Produced and Hosted by B. FRAYN MASTERS & MINDY NETTIFEE

Music by DJ BOBBY D from XRAY

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LOFI @ WORDSTOCK

FRI NOV 10
DOORS 7  | SHOW 8
WINNINGSTAD THEATER inside Antionette Hatfield Hall
1111 SW Broadway Ave

Literary Arts and the producers of Back Fence PDX present: LOFI @ WORDSTOCK! A variety show packed with Wordstock authors + Portland favorite performers in a highly entertaining variety show that features comedy, music, stories, poetry, video, raucous readings and weird stuff.

Featuring guest stars: Musician LAURA GIBSON (Empire Builder),  DANIEL HANDLER (Lemony Snicket, All the Dirty Parts), MELISSA FEBOS (Whip Smart, Abandon Me), TOMMY PICO (Nature Poem), along with regular cast members ANDREW DICKSON (Moth Host), B. FRAYN MASTERS (Host of BackFencePDX), ARTHUR BRADFORD (Director of Six Days to Air: The Making of South Park), EMILY OVERSTREET (Bitch’n Band), MINDY NETTIFEE (Host of BackFencePDX/Moth)!

The bulk of the proceeds from this show will be donated to Literary Arts.

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