Celebrate Victory in the War on Women!

November 9, 2012

CharlieBrownIt’s been quite a year for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon: Komen...the all-male panel...vagina-gate...“legitimate rape”...“binders full of women.”

Fortunately, 2012 culminated in a stunning victory at the ballot box: We not only re-elected President Obama, but we regained a pro-women’s health majority in the Oregon Legislature! Celebrate with us at our 2nd annual holiday benefit, Naughty Listed: Stories of Holiday Misbehavior, in Portland and Eugene. We’ll set politics aside for the evening while listening to Oregon’s sharpest storytellers sharing hilarious memories of holiday mischief and wintry discontent. (Think: dry turkeys, ugly sweaters, awkward family moments, general humbuggery.)

Tickets are on sale now, so don’t delay! Makes for a great present, too: Give the gift of laughter!

WHAT: Naughty Listed: Stories of Holiday Misbehavior (Portland)
WHEN: Tuesday, December 4th (doors 6pm, show 7-9pm)
WHERE: Bagdad Theater, 3702 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
STORYTELLERS: Bryce Black, fashion designer (Project Runway); Lidia Yuknavitch, author (The Chronology of Water, Dora: A Head Case); Mark Russell, author (“God Is Disappointed in You); Levi Greenacres, tattooer/author (Mommy’s New Tattoo); Shelley McLendon, actor/writer (Bad Reputation Productions, The Aces, The Liberators); Amber Jo Hatt, licensed social worker/writer/performer (Mortified, Back Fence); Wm. Steven Humphrey, columnist/humorist (The Portland Mercury, The Lost Boys – Live!); Joni Renee, painter
HOST: Standup comic Gabe Dinger
TICKETS: $20 at the door or $18 in advance here and at the Bagdad box office

WHAT: Naughty Listed: Stories of Holiday Misbehavior (Eugene)
WHEN: Friday, December 7th (doors 8pm, show 8:30-10:30pm)
WHERE: Cozmic Pizza, 199 W Eighth Ave.
STORYTELLERS: Laurie Notaro, author (An Idiot Girl’s Christmas: True Tales from the Top of the Naughty List); Mark Russell, author (God Is Disappointed in You); L. J. Sellers, author of provocative mysteries and thrillers; Leigh Anne Jasheway, author and standup comic; Curt Hopkins, journalist and poet; Trisha Marcy, standup comic; Camilla Mortensen, environmental reporter and college instructor; Alex Notman, arts editor (Eugene Weekly)
HOST: Anthropologist, author and burlesque MC Phil Scher
TICKETS: $15 at the door or $13 in advance here and at the Cozmic Pizza box office.



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