Announcing August 11 MRP Line-Up

My Real Portland - The Podcast featuring Guests Comedian Mohanad Elsheiky, Activist and 2020 Portland Mayoral Candidate Teressa Raiford, and Musician Karma Rivera, with Host Joseph Lyons and Co-Host Christian Burke, aka Creme Brulee! Live performances, interviews, audience game show with gifts and swag, - ALL FREE! German food, beer, wine, and cocktails by the great Jade Lounge!

Sunday, August 11
Happy Hour at 5:30
Show at 6:00 PM

Jade Lounge
24th and SE Ankeny


For Release July 30, 2019

My Real Portland Hosts Mayoral Candidate Teressa Raiford

Live Variety Comedy Music Game Talk Show

Portland— July 30, 2019 — My Real Portland: The Podcast announces the next episode recording live on Sunday, August 11th, 6 PM at the Jade Lounge, 2342 SE Ankeny St in Portland. Host Joseph Lyons and Co-Host Christian Burke have invited three Portland originals – a comedian, a musician, and Portland Mayoral Candidate Teressa Raiford – for an evening of live performance, conversation, and fun.

Live performance from Libyan-born Portland Comedian Mohanad Elsheiky who has appeared on Pod Save the People and Harmontown, and Rapper Karma Rivera whose hip-hop music touches on sexual identity and her Afro-Latino Puerto Rican roots. 2020 Portland Mayoral Candidate Teressa Raiford will join us on stage for a full interview about her campaign, equity, justice, and advocacy.

We’ll also get a special update from Co-Host Christian Burke who is in the running for the 2019 Portland’s Funniest Person at Helium Comedy Club. Audience members will have the chance to compete in My Real Portland: The Game Show with Portland-based trivia. Happy hour begins at 5:30 PM with Jade Lounge’s extensive German food and cocktail menus. Free show so get there early - seating is limited. Event details at

My Real Portland is a creative project of lifelong Portlandian Joseph Lyons to highlight local entertainers and with an emphasis on celebrating the diversity, promoting equity, and inclusion of our full community. My Real Portland: The Podcast records live each second Sunday, and all episodes are released on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify, & most other podcast platforms.


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