The Stumptown Stories Tuesday Night Free Lecture Series series, geared to everyone who loves this city we live in, takes place most Tuesdays at Jack London bar (basement of the Rialto, SW 4th and Alder). Free to get in, but must be 21 or over – there’s a full bar!
On Tuesday, May, 22, 2012, enjoy a cold beer and listen to Kate Bruner present: The Dark Side of Greek and Roman Myth.
Learn about King Lykaon, cannabilism, werewolves, lamia, vampires, vrikolakas, the Underworld, Cerberus, why Persephone is childless, and the significance of running water! Discover secrets about unusual sex and the minotaur! Find out what Captain America and Hercules have in common! Unearth the connection between earthquakes and The Devil.
Doors open at 7 p.m. for this free event (21 and over only). Presentation begins at 7:30 p.m.