Join Doug Kenck-Crispin, Resident Historian of the podcast series Kick Ass Oregon History for an evening of Weird Astoria 101. Some of the more strange stories, torrid tales and peculiar parables of this coastal town will be weaved into the age-old yarns of Astorian history. Doug will take you from 1811 through the modern era with some of the most memorable moments that helped make this town one of Oregon’s favorite destinations.

Pay attention- at the end of the program, a pop-quiz will be held, and the highest score will win a pair of tickets to a future production at The Armory. Complimentary beer or wine and snacks will be provided.

Doug is the Resident Historian for the podcast Kick Ass Oregon History. He has been featured in Imbibe and Portland Monthly magazines, OPB’s “Oregon Experience,” “Think Out Loud,” “Weekend Edition,” and the season premiere of Esquire TV’s “Best Bars in America.” Oh – and the PSU Vanguard, too! He has written for Portland Monthly, Street Roots newspaper and the Willamette Week. In addition, he hosts various historical speaking series, field trips, and historical tours – across the state – that connect people with Oregon.



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