At a Crossroads Stories + Popina Swimwear Fashion Show!

OUR BIG FUN TIME-Y FOUR YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW!

MISSION THEATER |1624 NW Glisan St.| PDX 97209
ADMISSION: $12 ADVANCE, $15 DOOR (get tix: backfencepdx.com)
THURS May 24 6:30PM DOORS | 7:15PM SWIMWEAR SHOW | 7:30 PM STORIES

FEATURING: Our annual Back Fence PDX Popina Swimwear Fashion Show with dance troupe The Dolly Pops modeling and performing a synchronized swim routine with some Busby Berkeley moves worked in.

4th Anniversary love for our amazing audience BONUS! To launch his new line of art Bots, PDX artist GARY HIRSCH is giving each May 24 Back Fence PDX audience member their very own domino-sized, hand-painted, one-of-a-kind Decision Bot! Conflicted? At a Crossroads? Can’t make up your mind? Decision Bot will help! botjoy.com

And, as always, an intermission treat for all provided by Saint Cupcake!

Telling true stories based on the theme AT A CROSSROADS. (In alphabetical order)

BRIAN TIBBETTS (PDX)
Accidental Salesman + Never Been Beat at Scrabble + Unintentionally Drove the Getaway Car for an Armed Robbery at 16

CARLOS KOTKIN (LA)
Author of PLEASE GOD LET IT BE HERPES (Penguin, March 2012) + Winner of Multiple MOTH StorySLAM’s + Featured Essayist on KCRW’s UNFICTIONAL + Swam with Sharks in Bora Bora + Attended Prom Twice, 10 Years Apart

CHERYL STRAYED (PDX)
Gives Life & Love Advice as DEAR SUGAR on therumpus.net + NY Times Best-Selling Author of the memoir WILD (Knopf, March 2012, screen rights purchased by Reese Witherspoon) + Once Purchased the Loudest Whistle in the World

JOHN RODERICK (SEA)
Lead Singer/Guitarist in the Band THE LONG WINTERS + Worked as a Sluice Box Mucker for a Gold Mine + Seattle’s 3rd Sexiest Man in 2003

LAURA GIBSON (PDX)
Folk singer & songwriter + Worked with Colin Meloy, Rachel Blumberg, Laura Veirs, and THE PORTLAND CELLO PROJECT + Currently Touring Her Newest Record, LA GRANDE +
Former High School Basketball Star

NATHALIE WEINSTEIN (PDX)
Editor of PDX PIPELINE + 2011 Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association Award, 2nd Place for Lifestyle Reporting + Back Fence PDX House Manager + Lover of All Things Kitty Cat

Ticket link: backfencepdx.com

A BIG Thank you to our sponsors | Hotel deLuxe + New Deal Distillery + Saint Cupcake + Popina Swimwear + Crow Arts Manor + PDX Pipeline

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