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Lance Bangs on Not Making the Same, Boring Thing

Lance Bangs, an accomplished artist, filmmaker, documentarian, producer, and music video director, mines intimate space. He collects ephemeral, essentially impossible to capture moments and turns them into artifacts. There’s surprise there. Humor. Sadness. Weirdness, too. His eclectic body of work includes television, comedy performances, music…

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Kevin Allison and the Personal Power of Story

Listening to RISK! is like eavesdropping on a bunch of eclectic, courageous storytellers hanging out in front of a fire, where the curves — and there are always curves — arrive unexpectedly, deliciously, and hard. At its essence, RISK! is a live show and storytelling…

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Andrew Dickson and the Astounding Art of Encouragement

It’s challenging enough to express yourself across one medium, much less two. Andrew Dickson, a Portland, Oregon-based artist, father, and polymath, however, has developed outlets of personal expression across multiple disciplines, including performance art, writing, auctioneering, storytelling, professional advertising services, filmmaking, life coaching, acting, voice-overs,…