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“Maybe It’s Because…(I’m So Versatile)” Stories from young artists at p:ear

Pear - Creatively Mentoring Homeless Youth

Maybe It’s Because…(I’m So Versatile)” written and performed by youth from p:ear–street kids, youth on the edge, transitional youth– will give Portland audiences a glimpse into their world as they reveal the issues closest to their hearts through poetry, song, comedy and mushroom omelets.

The Stories Series returns to the Fertile Ground stage with yet another controversial group presenting more ground breaking topics, continuing to intrigue audiences as they have throughout the last five years. Well Arts Youth Program partners with p:ear, a safe space where homeless and transitional youth are mentored through educational, artistic and recreational programs to bring you closer to the issues effecting youth who experience homelessness. Audiences are invited into p:ear where this dynamic group hangs out, for an evening as they perform their stories. This production is the culmination of a four month writing and performance workshop held at the p:ear art gallery, facilitated by Angie Collins and Ann Singer.

 

The performance takes place on January 31 and February 1, 6:00 pm at p:ear, 338 Northwest 6th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209.

Tickets are now on sale and are available for purchase at www.wellarts.org $10 general admission; $7 seniors/students/children under 18