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Come early for Social Hour
(7-8 p.m.) when the doors open so you can mingle with the tellers, listen to some great, live, improvisational jazz by Bamberger, Engel, Hines and Eave and have a Ninkasi. We're extending a special invitation to all of our alum, especially our Urban Tellers®. Witness the real, true stories of this latest group of good people -- your neighbors, your colleagues, your fellow Urban Tellers®. You know what a transformative experience this can be when we share the emotional truth of these stories. Bring your friends!
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The Abbey is home to Portland Story Theater and is one of Portland's most unique creative spaces and performance venues. Located two blocks west of MLK at 126 NE Alberta, the Abbey bridges the Alberta Arts District and the Historic Mississippi District.
Buy your tickets for Urban Tellers®!
Don't miss this first Urban Tellers® of the season.
Tickets are available online now!
Real, true stories about: Loving that crazy cat. Navigating the deep water. 48 hours of hell in a cell. Risking your dream. Knowing you're worthy. Playing that fiddle. This show features a few returning tellers, including Chetter Galloway, Kate Raphel, and Chuck McConnell. They will be joined by newcomers Teresa Schader, Cheryl Green, and Deborah Byrne. This show will be ASL interpreted thanks to a generous donation from Storyminders. Help us spread the word!
We will definitely set aside some tickets at the door, but we sold out our last show, so don't miss out. Get your tickets now!
One-Day Storytelling Bootcamp on Sunday 11/22
In this day-long intensive, we focus on helping you craft your story. We'll work with you to identify your story source material, and delve into the elements of story, then we'll break into smaller groups to share our ideas. This workshop is designed for people who want to work on a story without the pressure of having to perform. It's just one day and it all happens on Sunday, November 22nd from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm. Lunch provided. Click here to register.
Friday Forum at the City Club
On Friday, November 20th, the City Club of Portland will host a Friday Forum luncheon that features stories by Native-American storyteller Gene Tagaban, along with Portland Story Theater co-founder Lawrence Howard and Urban Teller and African Forklorist Chetter Galloway. Mindy Netifee, co-producer of BackFencePDX, will moderate a discussion of the art of storytelling following the stories.
May The Narrative Be With You!®
Lawrence, Lynne and Penny