That's Edutainment! with Dr. Know
Sep 7, 2019 at 8:00 PM
Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian
Ages 10 and up only.

Doors open at 7:00

Just like the column, except on stage, with live music, and guest stars, and video. And, um, puppets.

Featuring Allison Frost (OPB) and Courtenay Hameister (author of "OK, Fine, Whatever")

Musical accompaniment by Victor Nash (Point Juncture WA) and Dan Hunt (the Neko Case Band)

$18 General Admission
$30 Preferred Seating (first 5 rows of the center section - available in advance only)

Proudly sponsored by New Deal Distillery * Dale Schiff, Meadows Group * Phoenix Media * Sapphire Hotel * Alberta Rose Theatre * Skeleton Key Tattoo * Willamette Week

A benefit for Friends of the Children Portland.
Ticket sales ended Sep 7, 2019 7:00 PM. Additional tickets may be available at the box office.
Dr. Know | 8:00 PM
Marty Smith is the brains (or lack thereof) behind Dr. Know and skirts the fine line between “cultural commentator” and “bum” on a daily basis. He may not have lived in Portland his whole life, but he’s lived in Portland your whole life, so don't get lippy. Send your questions to and find him on Twitter at @martysmithxxx. more >>>
Allison Frost | 8:00 PM
Allison Frost is the senior producer and occasional host of Oregon Public Broadcasting's daily talk show, "Think Out Loud."

She's worn a variety of hats at OPB, including announcer, web producer, host, managing editor and senior producer. Before OPB, she led a local community radio station in Fresno, California, tutored English and sold books.

Allison holds a degree in speech communication from California State University, Fresno, and a masters in journalism and communication from the University of Oregon.

She likes to play with and blog about her two young children in and around Portland where she and her husband make their home. more >>>
Courtenay Hameister is a columnist, playwright, screenwriter and teacher. She is the former host and head writer of Live Wire, Portland’s nationally-syndicated radio variety show. Her work can be found in McSweeney’s, The Portland Mercury, APM’s Marketplace and some scathing emails to Macy’s customer service. He first book, Okay Fine Whatever: The Year I Went From Being Afraid of Everything to Only Being Afraid of Most Things will be released on July 31, 2018. more >>>
In 1993, Friends of the Children opened its doors with three friends serving 24 children. Today, Friends of the Children – Portland has 50 Friends guiding, supporting and mentoring almost 500 children across the Portland/Vancouver metropolitan area. Our mission is to provide our most vulnerable children a nurturing and sustained relationship with a professional mentor who teaches positive values and has attainable expectations for each child to become a healthy, productive member of the community. more >>>