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Back Fence PDX: Fish Out of Water
Mission Theater
Portland, OR
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Back Fence PDX: Fish Out of Water
On April 22nd at 7:30 p.m. at the Mission Theater, Back Fence PDX will take the stage with great people telling unmemorized, true eight-minute stories based on the theme, Fish Out of Water.  

Presenting our April storytellers:

   Tara Dublin, 94.7's mid-day host, survived New Jersey in the late-80's by the skin of her alternachick teeth. She's lived in Georgia, New Jersey and New York City and has been a Durannie since the ripe old age of 12.

   Andrew Monko is an aspiring entertainment specialist in Seattle, WA. As a recovering niche magazine publisher, he's just trying to find his way in this world. Someday -- although not presently -- he may promote himself on a website like "http://andrew-island.net" or "http://magicalmonko.com."

   Shelley McLendon is a member of Portland improv faves, The Liberators, and the up and coming sketch comedy duo, Eastland Academy (along with Back Fence hottie Frayn Masters!) Her hilarity knows no bounds, however, as she has also spread her goodness to audiences at Mortified, Live Wire, and The 48 Hour Film Festival. Shelley was born in Long Beach, California, and attended high school in the same district as  Snoop Dogg, Cameron Diaz, and the girl that played Doogie Houser's girlfriend.

   Nate Angell is an accidental open-source evangelist. Born in 1964 to a generation without a name, Nate Angell was raised in rural Colorado. First in Evergreen, then later on a 400-acre ranch in the middle of nowhere and way too close to Utah.

   Mic Crenshaw is a veteran emcee, activist, poet and educator. In 2004 Crenshaw traveled to Rwanda for a youth empowerment and economic justice summit and has since helped set up a computer center in Burundi Central Africa through his non profit Global Fam. Crenshaw recently released his debut solo album entitled "Thinking Out Loud" available online, in stores and in person.

   NPR essayist and Las Vegas public defender, Dayvid Figler.

   Dave Weich is the marketing director at Powell's bookstore in Portland, OR.

Back Fence PDX is an evening with people telling their true eight-minute stories based on the month's theme. The stories must not have been performed publicly prior to their Back Fence PDX telling. We are also a blog with a weekly story by a writer, blogger, or someone with an unusual story about the topic.


Mission Theater
1624 N.W. Glisan St.
Portland, OR 97209
United States



Minimum Age: 21
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No


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