The Turnout presents Front Porch Sessions

The Turnout presents Front Porch Sessions

Mon, July 16, 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm


This event is 21 and over

Front Porch Sessions - (Set time: 8:00 PM)
Front Porch Sessions
Front Porch Sessions

"One host, three storytellers, three questions, lots of conversation.  Join us in making less strangers in the world!"
Chris Williams - (Set time: 8:00 PM)
Chris Williams
Chris works for Portland Public Schools in Educational Partnerships.  He is also part of the Improv trio Broke Gravy that has performed internationally and can be seen at Curious Comedy Theater, the Kickstand Comedy Space, The Deep End Theater and the Siren.  Chris is a story coach and performer at backfencepdx, the creator and host of “Front Porch Sessions,” and the co-host of the podcast “Are We Still Friends.” He holds a Master’s Degree in Conflict Resolution but still gets enraged by the way people in Portland drive. He can often be heard practicing his Marlon Brando impression and trying to figure out how to do an Irish accent. Chris loves all things creative, especially projects that bring communities together and creates listening opportunities across cultures.  
The Turnout - (Set time: 8:00 PM)
The Turnout
Enjoy some local storytelling at Front Porch Sessions or Invisible Spectrum, listen to interviews; stand-up comedy and music at Live N Portland and come out to see Broke Gravy, one of the hottest improv trio’s in Portland! Help us celebrate all of the beautiful people that make up this city of ours. Discover all of the diverse voices and perspectives that Portland has to offer. Show up for the Turnout!
Jennifer Javier - (Set time: 8:00 PM)
Jennifer Javier
Jen Javier is Jack (or Jill) of All Trades: weightlifting coach, meat slinger, forever daydreamer. If she's not cutting steaks or yelling at people to pick up weights you can find her reading, writing, or carefully crafting Instagram captions. Follow her at @jenjenjenjavier.
Katie Piatt - (Set time: 8:00 PM)
Katie Piatt
Katie Piatt teaches children and adults alike how to smash patriarchy through the wonders of arts and crafts. She is a storyteller by heredity and pure accident, as well as a seasoned performance artist. Look for her Male Fragility show happening in Portland again this fall!
Chris Johnson - (Set time: 8:00 PM)
Chris Johnson
Venue Information:
The Secret Society
116 NE Russell
Portland, OR, 97212