We wish we had a photographic memory because there wasn’t a moment from this Snapshot-themed show we want to forget! Our first Mainstage of 2017 saw us returning to the fabulous Alberta Rose Theatre with five fantastic storytellers, sharing their own true, personal stories.
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!
Learn to tell your story through live storytelling or for the TV screen at one of the upcoming classes led by Back Fence PDX staff and favorite storytellers through Literary Arts! Just two classes left this Fall and Winter, don’t miss out on these chances to refine your skills & have some fun! …
For those who have been dying to check out our Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE* series of high-stakes, no-time-to-prepare storytelling, we have good news! We now have a new YouTube Channel that features all of our RUSSIAN ROULETTE storytellers! Start by checking out the below storytellers JASON SAULS + LEATHER STORRS — audience selected winners from our June 20 and July 20 shows! And our first winner and runner up BRIAN FINKELSTEIN + ARTHUR BRADFORD –> HERE MORE STORIES WILL … Read More
We’re so excited to partner with betsy & iya as our newest sponsors! Their jewelry shows off their unique and eye-catching aesthetic, and their story is absolutely inspiring. Here’s their story from their website. And a VERY adorable video. betsy & iya started in 2008 in a coffeeshop with a notebook, a bright red pencil, and nothing to lose. Among scribbles and coffee stains, the words “jewelry making” appeared in that notebook. Betsy wrote it down, thought about it for … Read More
Tickets *just* went on sale for our SEPT 27 + 28 Storytelling shows! Both shows take place at the Mission Theater! –> GET yourself some tickets HERE SEPT 27—A redux night of fan favorites telling stories on the theme AFTER DARK. Including #1 Best Selling Thriller writer CHELSEA CAIN (PDX), Frontman for The Long Winters JOHN RODERICK (SEA, pictured), Longtime Nudist + Squirrel Whisperer JENNIFER JASPER (SEA), Live Wire! Head Writer + Filmmaker COURTENAY HAMEISTER (PDX), and Writer + Performer … Read More
For those who missed it (or those who want to relive the evening) the videos from our ANXIETIES & PHOBIAS show are up and available for your viewing pleasure. WATCH THE REST OF THE STORIES —> HERE… And… —> You can get tickets for our next Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE show on SAT, JULY 20. With STEVE ALMOND, JILLIAN LAUREN, LEATHER STORRS, ARTHUR BRADFORD and MORE!!!! This is a different storytelling format than our main stage shows. Still true … Read More
OUR next episode of Back Fence PDX Radio on OPB! Airing/Streaming on MAY 18 @ 7pm + rebroadcasting on MAY 22 @ 9pm Stream it HERE: www.opb.org/radio Hosted by B. Frayn Masters, the shows music was created by DOLOREAN… God whispered to a 3 year old ADAM ARNOLD and thus began his new obsession AMBER JO learns to play poker for a charity event and ends up gambling away almost everything she loves While out on a research project, SCOTT … Read More
BACK FENCE PDX | RUSSIAN ROULETTE | DISJECTA 8371 N INTERSTATE AVE Thurs JUNE 20 | DOORS 7:00PM | SHOW 8:00PM 21+ $12.50 ADVANCE | $15 DAY OF SHOW GET TIX —> HERE! Back Fence PDX presents a new live storytelling format! The last show was SRO so get your sexy tickets early and often. STORYTELLERS for this round of RUSSIAN ROULETTE include: Our last shows winner: RENEE JENKINSON (PDX) Outdoor Program Teacher at a Local School + Travels the … Read More
For those who missed it (or those who want to relive the evening) the videos from our BUT WAIT…IT GETS WORSE show are up! The show was a collaboration with the Los Angeles-based storytelling show 5 Truths and a Lie. See, one of the storytellers for the show was lying their ass of and at the end of the night the audience did their best to guess who was it was! (The audience was wrong! You can play along so … Read More