2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: Sub Pop Records

Porter Ray

Friday, March 18
9:00PM - 9:40PM

86 Rainey St


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By society’s account, Porter Ray Sullivan should be elsewhere. If the statistics were correct, a coffin, or prison would seem to be his most likely destination. A high school dropout, who watched his hoop dreams evaporate after enduring a series of well-documented tragedies. His coping mechanisms temporarily diverted his attention, leading him down a seemingly never-ending path of overindulgence. But perception isn’t always reality, and time heals some of the most painful wounds. Avoiding complete self-destruction, Sullivan chose to reinvent himself through penmanship. The results? Porter Ray, a gifted young scribe from Seattle’s Central District, who has effectively turned his poetry into beautiful music.

Ray’s perspective on life in the Emerald City’s famed neighborhood is vividly described through intricate tales of everyday street-life. By articulating the thoughts and feelings of his generation, Por...

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