February 3, 2018, 7:30 pm
The Ties That Bind
There are always strings attached with our relationships, whether to families, loves or community. We walk a tightrope over all those good intensions to find our way home. Or we get tangled in a cat’s cradle of old expectations, where every taut line leads to someplace fateful, new, or outlandish. Join storytellers Wink Harner, Steve Henegar, and Janet Liu for stories of the ties that hold us close, stretch to the breaking point, or those we reweave to make us stronger.
Wink Harner is a recent transplant to the PNW from Phoenix Arizona. I spent several lifetimes of careers in and around foreign languages (professor of, translator, interpreter, typesetter), disability services in higher education (manager of DSS office for large colleges, assistive technology manager, trainer & workshop developer), and currently teach adaptive technology in graduate school for CUNY’s School of Professional Studies. I am an avid lifelong stage performer, with experience on stage in theatre, singing, playing in orchestras, bands, Dixieland groups, and storytelling
Janet Liu grew up in Taiwan and immigrated to America with her family when she was a child. She has lived with perspectives from two different cultures. She wants to share her personal stories, especially her Chinese-American stories, to help nurture understanding of the Chinese culture. She is retired and enjoys playing the piano, storytelling, and volunteering in her community. She is the fortunate mother of a beautiful young woman.
Funny, touching and relatively honest, Steven Henegar calls up the everyday and the fantastic to discover those feelings and experiences that connect us all. For over 25 years, his performances and workshops have blended the easy conversation of his family’s storytelling with the focused energy and knowledge drawn from a decade in the theater as an actor, writer and director. He works for and with adults and students though artist-in-residence programs, and he’s a nice enough guy. www.stevenhengar.com
Saturday, February 3, 2018, curtain at 7:30 pm (Doors open at 7:00 pm) in the Clinton Street Theater 2522 SE Clinton St, Portland, OR 97202
Advance tickets (Click here to purchase): General Admission $12 / Guild Members $10
Tickets at the Door: General Admission $15 / Guild Members $12
This show is a part of Portland Storytellers’ Guild monthly performances at The Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton St, Portland, OR 97202.