Finding Joy: OPB's series of interviews asking Oregonians what they find funny, what gives them joy, and to describe a person or thing they take inspiration from.
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Portland comedy club owner Shelley McLendon on ‘Finding the Joy,’ both in person and online

By Geoff Norcross (OPB)
Nov. 28, 2022 1 p.m.

Shelley McLendon is the owner and operator of the Siren Theater in Portland. She takes joy in being able to attend fall festivals again. She’s inspired by the British TV series “Call the Midwife,” and she finds videos of people playing recorders badly very funny indeed.

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Shelley McLendon is the owner/operator of the Siren Theater in Portland.

Shelley McLendon is the owner/operator of the Siren Theater in Portland.

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“Finding the Joy” is OPB’s series of interviews with Oregonians who tell us what they find funny, what gives them joy, and describing a person or thing they take inspiration from. Find the rest of the series here.

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