Back Fence is a live storytelling series. People tell eight minute, true stories without notes based on the theme, The Moment After.
Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Show starts at 7.
More info: www.backfencepdx.com
Presenting our tellers:
Jeff Baker is The Oregonian's book editor. He is a University of Oregon graduate and has won awards for criticism, feature writing and sports journalism.
Ezra Caraeff is the owner of Slowdance Records, a pug enthusiast and the music editor for the Portland Mercury
Jordi Barnes writes and performs sketch comedy in the nationally acclaimed sketch group The 3rd Floor. She co-writes the blog Princess, was interviewed for the comedy site Hello Hilarious and a piece of hers will appear on mcsweeneys.net. She and her husband, fellow sketch comic Ted Douglass, have a five month old girl and eleven year old puppy.
Anis Mojgani is a former resident of the Oregon Literary Arts Writer's-In-The-Schools program and has appeared on HBO and NPR. Anis' work has appeared in Rattle and alongside the works of US Poet Laureates Ted Kooser and Billy Collins, in the anthology Spoken Word Revolution Redux. Originally from New Orleans, Anis currently lives in a white house in Portland, Oregon, with three guys and a cat named Ivan, whom Anis believes loves him.
Vanessa Veselka is a musician and writer. She is the lead vocalist and guitarist for the band Red Rose Girls
Heather Strang is a writer, journalist and coach. At any given time you can find her buzzing around the kitchen cooking, shaking it to her favorite Beyonce song or single-handedly attempting to change the world. In that order.
Brad Fortier is the education director for the Brody Theater in PDX. He has performed improvised theater around town and around the world representing the US in numerous international performance festivals.
Official Website: http://backfencepdx.wordpress.com/
Added by Melissa Lion on February 4, 2009