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Bad Dates, Good Laughs

Bad Dates, Good Laughs

We’ve all had them: dates that go terribly, hilariously awry. Let’s commisserate together - while supporting Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon - at our 7th annual Valentine’s benefit, It’s Not Me, It’s You: Stories from the Dark Side of Dating!

Brave local personalities will share mortifying memories about their worst dates for your entertainment...their pain is your gain! You’ll leave either feeling grateful for your current relationship or with the realization that being single isn’t so bad after all.

Proceeds will help Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon keep Oregon the No. 1 state for reproductive freedom. All advance ticketholders are entered in a drawing for fabulous door prizes, so get your tickets today!

It’s Not Me, It’s You: Stories from the Dark Side of Dating (Portland)

STORYTELLERS: Sean Jordan, winner of Portland’s Funniest Five Comics 2014 (Willamette Week); Courtenay Hameister, writer/producer; Margaret Malone, author (People Like You); Arthur Bradford, award-winning author and filmmaker; Shannon Graves, storyteller (Back Fence PDX: Russian Roulette); Joanna Miller, producer/writer/storyteller (Blumesday); iAmMoshow, feminist cat rapper; Alina Aliyar, three-time Moth StorySLAM winner

HOST: Local variety show star Bri Pruett (Late Night Action)

WHEN: Tuesday, February 9th (doors 6pm, show 7-9pm)

WHERE: Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 NE Alberta St., Portland

TICKETS: $20 at the door or $18 in advance from AlbertaRoseTheatre.com and at the Alberta Rose Theatre box office

It’s Not Me, It’s You: Stories from the Dark Side of Dating (Eugene)

STORYTELLERS: Beth Pinkerton, Eugene’s Best Standup Comedian 2015 (Eugene Weekly); Seth Milstein, comedian and writer; Adrienne Bennett, storyteller and comedian; Gabby Jesus, standup comic; Michael Sevigny, winner of Quackin’ Me Up Comedy Competition 2015; Serena Markstrom Nugent, writer and stay-at-home mom; Tanya Kornilovich, standup comic; George Baltzer, standup comic, firefighter, underachiever

HOST: Leigh Anne Jasheway, award-winning standup comic and author (Date Me, Date My Dog: Finding Mr. Right for You and Your Pack)

WHEN: Friday, February 12th (doors 6pm, show 7-9pm)

WHERE: Whirled Pies @ Cozmic, 199 W. Eighth St., Eugene

TICKETS: $15 at the door or $13 in advance from CozmicProductions.com and the Cozmic box office

Posted on January 8, 2016 in News.
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