Portland Story Theater September 2010

Portland Story Theater

Portland Story TheaterSeason Launch, Our Gift to You
Urban Tellers
Portland Story Theater's 2010/11 season is off to a flying start! Join us on Friday, September 24th and Saturday, September 25th, when our workshop participants take the stage at Hipbone Studio to share the personal stories they've created. PST founders, Lynne and Lawrence, will be performing right alongside the workshop participants. This will be a fast-paced evening of short stories complete with wine and hors d'oeuvres. Each night is different tellers, new stories. And best of all: it's free! Come twice! Seating is limited. Reservations are required. Call 503-793-5484 or email reservations@portlandstorytheater.com.

Storyteller Wine CompanyPartnership
Storyteller Wine Company
Portland Story Theater is pleased to announce that Storyteller Wine Company will be providing some excellent wines for our shows this year. You can visit them online at http://www.storytellerwine.com/ or join their group on Facebook. Great stories and great wines -- talk about a perfect match!  

Did You See This?
Neighborhood Notes - community newsOur friends over at Neighborhood Notes recently posted the Fall arts lineup for Portland and included Portland Story Theater. Thank you Lynnette and Ken! We love Neighborhood Notes. Check them out. Neighborhood Notes is community-focused and has all kinds of great stories. 

Devilishly Good
Come beat the devil with PST
Lawrence Howard, The Devil and Daniel WebsterOctober is Literary Month, so PST's gonna get all literary on you! In a bit of a departure from our trademark brand of true,Jonah Weston, The Devil and Billy Markham personal stories, PST's Lawrence Howard is proud to join forces with Jonah Weston and Action Talks Productions to present a pair of great literary works for your autumnal listening pleasure: Stephen Vincent Benet's "The Devil and Daniel Webster" and Shel Silverstein's epic poem for adults, "The Devil and Billy Markham." October 15th, 16th, 22nd, and 23rd at Hipbone Studio. Doors 7:30. Shows 8:00. Tickets $15. Available now. Buy online at Brown Paper Tickets or simply call 503-793-5484 or email reservations@portlandstorytheater.com.

Terrifying Tales at John Palmer House
Special Fundraiser Event for PST and NestShare
The John Palmer House, Halloween WeekendJoin us on Halloween weekend, Friday, October 29th, or Saturday, October 30th, for Terrifying Tales at the beautiful and haunted John Palmer House. Only 50 tickets 
will be issued each 
night for this very special event. Small groups of listeners will go from room to room until they have heard all the stories and seen the whole house. Doors 7:30. Shows 8:00. Tickets $35-$50 (Sliding Scale). All proceeds will go to Portland Story Theater and 
NestShare, a non-profit organization providing rooms for out-of-town cancer patients receiving medical treatment in Portland. Tickets are only available online at  Brown Paper Tickets. Last year, this event sold out in a few days; get your tickets today!  

PST Founders Lynne and Lawrence are honored to be part of the Cascade AIDS Project Charity Benefit, There Stood I: The Poetry of Emmett Wheatfall
Poet Emmett WheatfallWe met first Emmett Wheatfall when we did Paula's Picks together on KBOO. He has invited us to join him on Friday, September 17th, at the World Forestry Center for an evening of spoken word. This benefit for the Cascade AIDS Project starts at 6:30 with a reception, followed by a silent auction, and concluding with poetry readings by several Portland performers including Mario DePriest, David Ornette Cherry, and Anderson Deboise. This event is free and open to the public but seating is extremely limited, so please RSVP directly to the Cascade AIDS Project

May The Narrative Be With You