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What Is Love? Four Portland Storytellers Seek Some Answers

What Is Love? Four Portland Storytellers Seek Some Answers


Feb show group photo 3

By evening, Saturday, February 2, we should know what to expect in terms of weather thanks to that intrepid groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil. So four intrepid Portland storytellers will look ahead — to Valentine’s Day.

Will Hornyak, Janet Liu, Anne Penfound and John Wydler will use stories to answer an age-old question — “What Is Love?” — Saturday, Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Portland Storytellers Guild’s monthly show at the Clinton Street Theater. Tickets are $12 on line and $15 at the door.

February Storytellers

Will-HornyakFrom Irish myths and Russian fairytales to Oregon tales, Mexican fables and beyond, Will Hornyak weaves a wide web of oral traditions into performances and workshops. Will, who teaches storytelling in professional communication at Clark College and performs throughout the U.S,, has been featured at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee and numerous regional festivals.




Janet Liu was born in Taiwan and immigrated to America with her family when she was a child. She has lived with perspectives from two different cultures and shares personal stories to help nurture American understanding of Chinese culture. She is retired and enjoys playing the piano and volunteering in addition to storytelling.



anne penfound2Anne Penfound enjoys presenting unique interpretations of original stories and multicultural tales to audiences young and old with a quirky British humor and effervescent style. She credits fellow storyteller Will Hornyak for introducing her to the joy of oral storytelling in 1995, setting her off on a  journey of delightful discovery. 


JohnWylder.John Wylder worked for 40 years as a banker, teacher, computer security professional, tour guide, author and international sports judge, He says we can be certain his stories are true if he raises his right hand; if he raises his left hand, we are on your own. He lives in Lake Oswego with the love of his life and their two cats.

Special Admission

Advance tickets: $10 Guild Members, $12 General Admission

Door sales: $15 for everyone