Each year, Back Fence PDX is proud to partner with different community non-profit organizations to put on storytelling events that increase awareness and aid for the orgs, in addition to creating entertaining evenings. Last September, we collaborated with Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. to mount a fundraiser storytelling show as a part of their annual Tradeswomen Leadership Institute fundraiser efforts!
Back Fence PDX is bringing RUSSIAN ROULETTE — our fast-paced live storytelling show — to Design Week Portland this year, along with some regulars we’ll be featuring a cast of superstars from the Portland design community. Our October 11 round will include winner from the August show 101.5 The Buzz’s DARIA ELIUK taking on seasoned Russian Rouletter’s: from Austin, TX Write Bloody publisher, DERRICK BROWN, New York Times Bestselling Author in town from NY, BETH LISICK, nationally acclaimed Portland fashion … Read More
Oooh, folks! Last week’s Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE* brought out a wide variety stories (from rocking back and forth funny, to dark/funny/poignant to funny/poignant…the whole shebang!) from daredevil storytellers who had only 5 minutes to prepare their 5-minute true story! (That’s how we roll at our RUSSIAN ROULETTE shows, y’all!) The audience spoke and voted the story of the night to be SHANNON BALCOM‘s Scared Shitless tale of highly entertaining if not embarrassing and painful woe. She basically nailed … Read More