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Back Fence PDX: Russian Roulette @ Disjecta | Live storytelling. No lies. No notes. No time! w/ Caitlin Weierhauser, Jessica Lee Williamson & More!

August 8 @ Disjecta – 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.

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,000): Rye Beer Festival, Oregon Garden Brewfest, Filmistan & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Soulful Giving, Oregon Garden Brewfest, Northwest String Summit & more.

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Win Tickets ($36): Portland Story Theater Presents Urban Tellers @ Alberta Abbey | Life in Theater, Search for Truth, Starting Over in Paris

June 13 @ Alberta Abbey – At the June show you’ll hear about a young man embarking on a life in theater, a woman searching for the truth of her father’s life, a yoga instructor learning to take her own advice, and a young woman starting her life over in Paris. Featuring Daniel LaForce, Peggy Doherty, Raahi Reddy, Corrine Ranard, Heidi Yorkshire and Marcia Haque.

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Win Tickets ($48): Portland Storytellers’ Guild Presents Festival of Stories @ Hipbone Studio | 2 Nights, Tales of Quests, Journeys and Transformations

June 12 & 13 @ Hipbone Studio – Join us for two evenings of delightful tales during our fourth annual Festival of Stories, the rousing finale to another successful year of monthly performances. Ten tellers entertain us with two different programs.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,250): Pedalpalooza, 90s Dance Cruise, Rose Festival, World Cup & More! | June 4-7, 2015

The weekend is back and Portland is PACKED with hings to do this weekend. It’s the last weekend of the Rose Festival and that means the Grand Floral Parade on Saturday, + Fleet Week, CityFair, Milk Carton & Dragon Boat Races & KINK on the Waterfront! Pedalpalooza kicks off today with dozens of rides planned for this weekend. The long anticipated 90s Dance Cruise debuts Friday (Win Tickets)! It’s been 30 Years Since The Goonies was filmed and Astoria is Celebrating with Truffle Shuffles, film screenings, tours & More! And the Women’s World Cup kicks off this weekend, with the US playing its first game Monday.

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Win Portland Tickets ($600+): Everything is Festival, Soulful Giving Concert, Live Wire & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Soulful Giving, Polish Ambassador, Everything is Festival & more.

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Win Tickets ($36): Back Fence PDX: MAINSTAGE @ Alberta Rose Theater | Seven Deadly Sins, 7 Stories, 7 Minutes Each

June 5 @ Alberta Rose Theatre – Each storyteller will share a story on a different sin(s)

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Win Tickets ($30): Playback Theatre presents Adventures in Dating @ Hipbone Studio | From Nirvana to Nightmare and Every Crazy Encounter in Between!

June 6 @ Hipbone Studio – Whether through OK Cupid, set up by friends, finally mustering the courage to ask out your co-worker or a getting a casual phone number at the bar, dating has flavors and textures all it’s own. It’s a time when reality seems to be suspended where we can see the best- and possibly the worst- in each other.

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,250+): Portland Rose Festival CityFair, Prom For Adult, Escapism & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Prom For Adults, Speakeasy Party, Portland Rose Festival & more.

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Win Tickets ($30): Portland Playback Theater presents The One that Got Away @ Hipbone Studio | Share Your Stories of Opportunities Lost

May 16 @ Hipbone Studio – Do you still carry that ache in your heart, remembering and longing for that one that got away? Do you lie awake in bed at night, dreaming of opportunities missed?

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Win Tickets ($700+): Cinco de Mayo, Live Wire, Garth Guy & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Garth Guy, Reimagining the Dream, Live Wire w/ Andy Richter & more.

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Win Tickets ($70): Portland’s Jewish Storytelling Festival Tell It Like It Is | Featuring Cassandra Sagan, Brian Rohr & Eric Stern, Workshops

May 2-3 @ Congregation Shaarie Torah – “Stories and storytelling are fundamental to the Jewish worldview.” says Rabbi Rose. In celebration of this, Shaarie Torah is pleased to host Tell It Like It Is: Portland’s Jewish Storytelling Festival this upcoming May 2 & 3 with featured Storytellers: Maggid Cassandra Sagan, Sacred Storyteller Brian Rohr and Musician/Teller Eric Stern of Vagabond Opera. The Jewish Federation of Portland is co-sponsoring.

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Win Portland Tickets ($800+): KPSU Kruise, Modern Home Tour, 80s Video Dance Attack & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Rob Bell & Pete Holmes, Reimagining the Dream, 80s Video Dance Attack Anniversary & more.

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Win Tickets ($30): Portland Playback Theater Presents Damn I Hate You: Stories of Resentment and Grudges @ Hipbone Studio | Bring Your Best Grudge to Share

April 18 @ Hipbone Studio – From the Capulets and Montagues to your co-workers who glare at each other every time they pass by, feelings of resentment and the holding of grudges is as old as history itself. Sometimes they are funny, sometimes they are serious and always they are important to the persons involved.

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Portland Storytellers’ Guild Presents SLAM IT DOWN! Developing and Shaping Stories for Slams @ Multnomah Art Center | w/ Nationally Recognized Storyteller Judith Black

April 17 @ Multnomah Art Center – Portland, OR – Story slams have broadened the participation, audience and awareness of storytelling in our here and now. This is a blessing for all of us who gain nourishment from the art form. Story Slams, however, are very different than the folk, fairy of family tales we are used to. Judith will model a few slam stories and take participants through one model of creating, shaping and sharing those short, pungent, tales culled from our lives.

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Win Portland Tickets ($800+): Live Wire, Sinful History Tour, Healthy Food Symposium & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Live Wire!, POW Festival, Ecliptic Beer Mile & more.

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2015 Portland St. Patrick’s Day Events: Parties, Festivals, Music, Food & Drink Specials

In 2015, St Patrick’s Day is on a Tuesday, meaning many parties and events will happen the weekend before. As always, we have a large list of Portland St Patrick’s Day events including parties, dinners, shows, etc.

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Win Tickets ($36): Portland Story Theater: 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration – Kiss Me I’m Irish @ Alberta Abbey | The Best of Gaelic Gab, Tales, Songs, Dance & Music!

Stories, not shots, fuel truly Irish celebrations of St. Patrick’s Day.

Be they hilarious, daring, spooky, sad or downright magical, stories — told straight or wound around the notes of a lovely song — are at the heart of every Irish party.

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Win Tickets: Portland Storytellers’ Guild Presents Harvest the Spring @ Hipbone Studio | Stories of Growing, Healing, Descending & Transcending, St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

Portland Storytellers’ Guild invites you for a night of stories from the flower-covered fields of Texas to the dark underworld of Hades, from a farm’s rich soil to a cat’s cozy cottage. Join storytellers Gretchen Peterson, Sam Butler, Rebecca Hom, and Patrick Gannon as they weave stories of growing, healing, descending, and transcending

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Many Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($500+): First Thursday, Holi Hai, Beer Festival, Meatballs & More! | March 5-8, 2015

Today is First Thursday and dozens of galleries are hosting openings. Celebrate the return of Spring at Holi Hai Bollywood Dance Party. Find long lost treasures at America’s Largest Antiques and Collectibles or see if you can solve the mystery of whodunnit at Dinner Detective. This is your last chance to see Ruthless! The Musical and Flair: An Office Space “Parody” opens this weekend at Funhouse Lounge. Heading out of town? Be sure to check out our out of town events including Columbia Gorge, Oregon Coast, Bend, Seattle, & More! Also Meatballs!

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Win Portland Tickets ($500+): Ecliptic Beer Mile, Holi Hai, POW Festival & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including James Bond Dinner Show, Holi Hai, Ecliptic Beer Mile & more.

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Win Tickets ($30): Playback Theatre PDX Presents In the Footsteps of our Forbearers: A Celebration of Our Ancestors @ Hipbone Studio | Improvasional Theater, Your Stories

In honor of those forbearers who have directly or indirectly taught and influenced our lives, the Portland Playback community has shaped a brand new show dedicated to telling and celebrating of the stories of those who came before us.

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MANY Portland Valentine’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): Dinners, Shows, Parties, Mardi Gras & More! | February 12-15, 2015

Valentine’s Day Weekend is here and we have tons of romantic events for you and your partner! Single and ready to mingle, check out Monster Truck Jam Speed Dating and Barrel Room’s Speed Dating or Tinder Meet-up! The Portland International Film Festival continues this weekend and now’s a good time to start toning your bikini body with Fitmob!

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,100+): Valentine’s Day, Sexy University, Mardi Gras & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Valentine’s Day Events, Mardi Gras, Sexy University & more.

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Win Tickets ($20): Portland Storytellers Guild Presents Valentine’s Day Storytelling Touching the Heart and Tingling the Spine @ Hipbone Studio | Set Your Senses Ablaze & Your Heart Racing

Portland Storytellers’ Guild invites you for a night of eclectic stories that will set your senses ablaze, your breath quickening, and your heart racing. Anne Penfound, Holly Robison, Janet Liu and Julie Strozyk can’t wait to tell you their stories.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($600+): Chocolate Fest, Cat Show, Fertile Ground, Storytelling | January 22-25, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend is here and we’ve got loads of yummy chocolate just waiting to be sampled at the Portland ChocolateFest. Funny man John Caparulo is in town and Tramps will be performing their physical comedy at at Kelly’s Olympian. Fertile Ground starts tonight and brings 75+ acts to area venues over the next […]

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Win Portland Tickets ($550+): Chocolate Festival, Fertile Ground, Live Wire! & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Chocolate Festival, Alialuja Choir, Live Wire! & more.

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The Essex @ Alberta Abbey Theater

Win Tickets ($36): Portland Story Theater Presents The Essex @ Alberta Abbey Theater | The True Story That Inspired Herman Melville’s Moby Dick

In August 1819 the Essex sailed out of Nantucket on a two-and-a-half year whaling voyage with a crew of 21. Only eight sailors would make it back home after the ship was attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in November 1820. To survive, they ate the corpses their shipmates.

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Win Tickets ($20): Boxes, Coins & New Noses @ Hipbone Studio | Portland Storytellers Guild, Stories About Gifts

‘Tis the season for gathering and giving. The Portland Storytellers Guild invites you for a night of stories about gifts: those given and received, tangible and intangible, those most unusual, those cherished.

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Win Portland Tickets ($700+): Wine Tasting, PDX Carpet T-shirt, New Year’s Eve Parties & More

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Back Fence PDX, New Year’s Eve, Miracle on 43rd Street & more.

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,000+): Wine Tasting, PDX Carpet Shirts, 80s Cruise, Pet Circus & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Swashbuckler’s Ball, New Year’s Eve, 80s Dance Cruise & more.

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TELLABRATION! Workshop w/ MaryGay Ducey | The Company We Keep-Character Development in Stories

All stories have characters: human, animal, even celestial. The care with which we treat these story- citizens influences the depth of our telling. We will explore methods for developing and animating these story characters by using personal experience and imagination to encourage them to speak. And we will listen to what they have to say.

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Win Tickets ($40): Tellabration! A Night of Storytelling w/ MaryGay Ducey @ First Unitarian Church | Tales Full of Wit & Heart

The Portland Storytellers’ Guild invites you to Tellabration! TM as MaryGay Ducey regales us with tales full of wit and heart, laughter and tears. Tellabration! TM celebrates storytelling around the globe.

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