Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE | Cats
SAT SEPT 16

Doors 7:00 | Stories 8:00
Alberta Rose Theatre | 3000 NE Alberta St   

A cat will cross the path of all of our September stories. Think stories about the lore surrounding our feline friends, black cats, ladders, good luck or bad luck, do they know things?, moving with a cat, did one help you get through good times and/or bad, lost and found cats, inherited cats, cat haters, cat allergies… (Do you or someone you know have a compelling story on this theme: send yourself or them to our pitch page!)

FEATURING* Cultural Competency Consultant and Educator, Leads Seminars, Public Speaker BEALLEKA, FBI agent Andy Genelli in the new Discovery series Manhunt: Unabomber, Co-writer of the web-series ‘I F’ed Up Royal,’  First Person in Family to Run a Marathon in Jeans and T-Shirt  BEN WEBER, and Author of Death Confetti, Duct-taped fifty Hall and Oates tapes to a teacher’s door, Sells thigh-boots to online fetishists JENNIFER ROBIN along with 2 more amazing storytellers to be announced soon!

A portion of this show’s proceeds will go to Animal Aid, a Portland non-profit serving animals and the people they love since 1969. In addition to a shelter for free-roaming cats and a foster program for cats and dogs, Animal Aid operates two community programs: the Animal Aid Cares Fund, a partnership with local vet clinics to offer funding for urgent veterinary care, and C-SNIP (Canine Spay/Neuter in Portland), a partnership with PAW Team to provide spay/neuter funding to homeless or extremely low-income Portland-area residents.

*Storytellers subject to change without notice. Stories may contain explicit language and/or subject matter.


Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE | Knife

THURS NOV 16
Doors 7:00 | Stories 8:00
Alberta Rose Theatre | 3000 NE Alberta St   

Stories that get under your skin like a KNIFE. YES! As in: cuts like a knife, the air was so thick you could slice it with a knife, going under the knife, stabbed in the back, culinary mayhem, thanksgiving turkey drama, anyway you slice it this is gonna round out the year quite nicely. (Do you or someone you know have a compelling story on this theme: send yourself or them to our pitch page!)

FEATURING* returning crowd favorite JOEY SLAMON, soon-to-be favorite MATTHEW PRESTON, Professional Actor, Spent 2017/2017 Acting in Various Productions for Oregon Shakespeare Festival/Will be Returning Next Season,  Won Best Smile in 6th grade, Beloved by Truckers and Toddlers Alike LAUREN MODICA along with two other fantastic storytellers announced soon!

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.

*Storytellers subject to change without notice. Stories may contain explicit language and/or subject matter.

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