This weekend boasts back-to-back shows from local storytelling titans Back Fence PDX, and we've got tickets to give away to both of 'em. Here are the themes and lineups:
FRI SEPT 27: After Hours stories
A redux night of fan favorites telling true 9-15 minute stories on the theme AFTER DARK. Including #1 Best Selling Thriller writer CHELSEA CAIN (PDX), Singer/Songwriter for the band The Long Winters JOHN RODERICK (SEA, Longtime Nudist + Squirrel Whisperer JENNIFER JASPER (SEA), Live Wire! Head Writer + Filmmaker COURTENAY HAMEISTER (PDX), and Emmy Nominated Television Writer + Performer BRIAN FINKELSTEIN (LA), and Travels the World Teaching Wilderness Medicine to Wild People + Worked as a Stand-In Hula Dancer on Wheel of Fortune RENEE JENKINSON (PDX) . Think stories about all the fun, dangerous and creepy things and revelations that can happen in the middle of the night…
SEPT 28—All new storytellers sharing true 9-15 minute stories on the theme LOSING MY RELIGION. Including: Music Video Director + Photographer ALICA J. ROSE (PDX), Senior Producer and Occasional Host of Think Out Loud ALLISON FROST (PDX), Standup Comedian + Receptionist BRI PRUETT (PDX), Tambourine Virtuoso + Memoirist NICOLE HARDY (SEA), Visual Effects Artist + Collected More Than 400 Snow Globes COREY ROSEN (SF), and Performer BRIAN FINKELSTEIN (LA). Think stories about growing up in a cult, blossoming relationships with different religions, near death experiences, a former devout Mormon grappling with teen sexual anxieties in her 30s and more goodness!
Both shows take place at the Mission Theater (1624 Nw Glisan), doors at 6:30 pm, show at 8. To win, just email me by 1 pm tomorrow with "Back Fence PDX" in the subject line. Specify in your email which show you'd like tickets to, or if it doesn't matter. Winners will be notified by 2 pm at the latest!
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