WEDS SEPTEMBER 26 | 21+
DOORS 6:30 | SHOW 7:30
CURIOUS COMEDY  |
5225 NE MLK Blvd

FEATURING: the winning storyteller from our July show, SHANNON BALCOM-GRAVES 4-Time Back Fence PDX: Russian Roulette Winner, HR Specialist, DAYVID FIGLER Capital Defense Attorney, Former Municipal Court Judge, Performed a “Slam Poem” as the Opening Act for the Beastie Boys at Lollapalooza (didn’t go well), Represents Flavor Flav, and three more fantastic storytellers!

Hosted by B. FRAYN MASTERS & MINDY NETTIFEE
Music by DJ BOBBY D from XRAY

*Storytellers subject to change without prior notice.

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SAT/SUN JULY 28 & 29 | 17+
SAT DOORS 7:30 | SHOW 8:00
SUN DOORS 6:30| SHOW 7:00
COHO | 2257 NW RALEIGH ST

CO-LAB MIXED MEDIA LIVE STORYTELLING 

This will be the first in a new series co-produced by Back Fence PDX! Come be a part of this exciting new adventure!

It will be an evening of live storytelling told through mixed media. Performers will use video, PowerPoint, live music and other mic oddities to explore narratives and themes from their own lives.

Matt Sheehy (of Lost Lander) presents his solo show ABERDEEN and B. Frayn Masters (of Back Fence PDX, The Moth) presents 8-minute mixed media story performances from herself, Anis Mojgani (The 29th only. Multiple-time TEDx Speaker, TheAuthor of Three Poetry Collections), Katie Piatt (Grandma In Training, Accidental Storyteller, Seasoned Performance Artist), and Chris Williams (Broke Gravy, The Turnout) — hosted by Andrew Dickson (PICA/TBA Festival favorite, The Moth).

VIP ticket holders will not only get reserved seats (until 5 mins before showtime!), it will automatically gain them entrance to the post-show after party with cast members! Where we will celebrate the night with champagne and delightfully themed culinary treats provided by ADAM THOMPSON.

ABERDEEN is generously supported with a RACC grant.

MONDAY OCTOBER 8 | 18+
DOORS 7:00 | SHOW 8:00
PORTLAND CENTER STAGE |
128 NW 11 Ave

The Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE TENTH ANNIVERSARY SHOW will feature stories that take place in each of the 5 Portland Neighborhoods! The line up will be announced this summer — tickets will go on sale in August! 

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SATURDAYS July 21-August 25
10:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Portland Community College

Back Fence PDX Story Producer BRIAN S. ELLIS leads an intro to storytelling workshop!

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