2012 Season of Awesome Storytelling

3 August Shows!

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Fri AUGUST 15, 2014 | DOORS 6:30PM | SHOW 8:00PM 21+

BACK FENCE PDX: MAINSTAGE | Blindsided stories

HOLLYWOOD THEATRE
4122 NE Sandy Blvd.

Five local and out of town people telling true, unscripted stories based on the theme, BLINDSIDED. Featuring returning audience favorite JOHN RODERICK (SEA), along with COLE KAZDIN (LA), CLAIRE WILLET (PDX), VAL MALLINSON (PDX) one more announced soon!

Plus… Top Pot Doughnuts for all will be served during intermission!

$13—$20 ADVANCE | $16 DAY OF SHOW
For $20 there are a limited number of VIP tickets available, reserved until 7:50pm, in the front rows of the main floor. VIP ticket holders will not wait in the main line but instead enter via the side door on NE 42nd.

*Storytellers subject to change without notice. Stories may contain explicit language and/or subject matter.
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Sat AUGUST 16, 2014 | DOORS 7:00PM | SHOW 8:00PM 21+

Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

DISJECTA
8371 N INTERSTATE AVE

Storytellers include: The winner from the previous show, EMMETT MONTGOMERY (SEA), with JOHN RODERICK (SEA), COLE KAZDIN (LA), ARTHUR BRADFORD (PDX), DARIA ELIUK (PDX), JASON ROUSE (PDX), JOEY SLAMON (LA), and RENEE JENKINSON (PDX)!

Hosted by B. FRAYN MASTERS & MINDY NETTIFEE
Music by BOBBY from Sex Life DJs

$15 ADVANCE | $18 DOOR

More about RUSSIAN ROULETTE…
How it works: each show begins with a full wheel of juicy story prompts. One of the 8 storytellers will be randomly drawn. They spin the wheel to decide the prompt for their story. They can play or pass. If they pass another teller can steal their prompt. Then the risky part…each storyteller has only 5 minutes to come up with a true 5-minute story based on that prompt! It’s like we invented a new game called truth AND dare.

At the end of the night, the audience will select a winner who will receive 50 bucks and some other cool prizes, like bragging rights for life. The winner will be invited to come back to the next show! And one lucky audience member will also win some prizes!

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

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Thurs AUGUST 28, 2014 | DOORS 6:30PM | SHOW 7:30PM 21+

Back Fence PDX: REEL STORIES

HOLLYWOOD THEATRE
4122 NE Sandy Blvd.

Our second installment of Reel Stories is a part of the Portland Film Festival!

Our live storytelling format features behind-the-scenes stories combined with film/TV clips from the storytellers’ own work — including outtakes and never-before-seen footage.

This time around we have a veritable potpourri of Writers, Directors, Actors and Cameramen!

Storytellers for this round include: JAMES WESTBY (Rid of Me, The Auteur), BETH HARRINGTON (The Winding Stream), OCTOBER MOORE (Portlandia, Grimm, City Baby), TG FIRESTONE (HBO/Vice Documentary Series, Portlandia), and CASEY PARKS (Diary of a Misfit, a work in progress).

$15 ADVANCE | $18 DOOR

Our October Design Week Show

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Sat OCTOBER 11, 2014 | DOORS 8:00PM | SHOW 9:00PM 21+

Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE


DISJECTA
8371 N INTERSTATE AVE

We’re excited to be a part of Design Week Portland again. This show will feature all kinds of designers and others telling stories based off of design-y prompts.

Featuring the winner from out previous show along with BETH LISICK (NY), BETSY CROSS (PDX), ADAM ARNOLD (PDX), EMILY OVERSTREET (PDX) and more announced soon!

Hosted by B. FRAYN MASTERS & MINDY NETTIFEE
Music by BOBBY from Sex Life DJs

$15 ADVANCE | $18 DOOR
TICKETS ON SALE SOON!

More about RUSSIAN ROULETTE…
How it works: each show begins with a full wheel of juicy story prompts. One of the 8 storytellers will be randomly drawn. They spin the wheel to decide the prompt for their story. They can play or pass. If they pass another teller can steal their prompt. Then the risky part…each storyteller has only 5 minutes to come up with a true 5-minute story based on that prompt! It’s like we invented a new game called truth AND dare.

At the end of the night, the audience will select a winner who will receive 50 bucks and some other cool prizes, like bragging rights for life. The winner will be invited to come back to the next show! And one lucky audience member will also win some prizes!

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

November Shows

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Fri NOVEMBER 21, 2014 | DOORS 6:30PM | SHOW 8:00PM 21+

BACK FENCE PDX: MAINSTAGE

| Sex, Lies & Social Media stories

HOLLYWOOD THEATRE
4122 NE Sandy Blvd.

Five local and out of town people including returning crowd fave LAUREN WEEDMAN (LA) telling true, unscripted stories based on the theme, SEX, LIES, & SOCIAL MEDIA.

And… the Bunk Sandwiches and Tamale Boy food trucks will back to serve up hungry bellies pre-show. And of course we’ll also have delicious Top Pot Doughnuts to satisfy you during intermission!

$13—$20 ADVANCE | $16 DAY OF SHOW
For $20 there a limited number of VIP tickets available, reserved until 7:50pm, on the front row of the main floor. VIP ticket holders will not wait in the main line but instead enter via the side door on NE 42nd.

TICKETS ON SALE SOON!

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

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Sat NOVEMBER 22, 2014 | DOORS 7:00PM | SHOW 8:00PM 21+

Back Fence PDX: RUSSIAN ROULETTE

DISJECTA
8371 N INTERSTATE AVE

Storytellers include returning crowd fave LAUREN WEEDMAN (LA) and more announced soon!*

Hosted by B. FRAYN MASTERS & MINDY NETTIFEE
Music by BOBBY from Sex Life DJs

$15 ADVANCE | $18 DOOR
TICKETS ON SALE SOON!

More about RUSSIAN ROULETTE…
How it works: each show begins with a full wheel of juicy story prompts. One of the 8 storytellers will be randomly drawn. They spin the wheel to decide the prompt for their story. They can play or pass. If they pass another teller can steal their prompt. Then the risky part…each storyteller has only 5 minutes to come up with a true 5-minute story based on that prompt! It’s like we invented a new game called truth AND dare.

At the end of the night, the audience will select a winner who will receive 50 bucks and some other cool prizes, like bragging rights for life. The winner will be invited to come back to the next show! And one lucky audience member will also win some prizes!

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