TNB’s Literary Experience – Portland – January 30, 2010By Gloria Harrison
December 05, 2010
The Nervous Breakdown’s Literary Experience – Portland
Boxing With Elephants (Like AA, but with Alcohol)
Two Hours of Laughs, Lounging and Litertainment brought to you by Portland-Area TNB Contributors:
G. Xavier Robillard
James Bernard Frost
The Hall of Records
3342 Southeast Belmont Street
Portland, OR 97214
Sunday, January 30, 2011
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Advertisement created by the talented and indespendable Quenby Moone.
We need to talk music.
I’m thinking of hiring a reunited Pixies for the show. I’ve talked to their booking agent, and we need to come up with $75,000.
That’s a great idea Art! Only, if we go in that direction, we’ll need to charge a cover – rather than keeping it free like it currently is. Let’s see – the Hall of Records holds 60 people. But between the readers and the bar staff, there are about ten people. So that leaves fifty. $75,000 divided by 50 equals…
$1500 cover per head. Sounds great! Hey Q – can you redo the signs?
$1500 a head plus Ticketmaster fees will come to about $40,000 per ticket.
Maybe we should include that in the fine print of the sign. Q, do you have a font on your computer that smaller than 1-point?
You know, I’ll try to find one.
(Speaking of music, I have a little something up my sleeve. No, really.)
I want to go!!
Who wants to fund my trip?
Don’t call the Pixies, whatever you do.
Best of luck to all of you! Know the Seattle crew is cheering you on!
Thanks, Litsa! For only $40,000 you, too, can be a part of the magic live and in person!
Cool. Wish I could get down there for this
So glad you put this up, Gloria. Poster looks fantastic, Quenby. Looking so forward to this.
The elephant will win. Though, we will try our best to defeat him.
Love your flier!
I’ll be watching from afar, in my mind.
When will TNB be landing in NYC? This looks fun.
People will never pay 40 large to get in unless you throw in a free drink.
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