storytelling http://wamc.org en Front Parlor Storytelling At The Linda On 2/8 http://wamc.org/post/front-parlor-storytelling-linda-28 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There is no better way to connect with someone than through sharing stories.</span></p><p>Since February 2011, a community of storytellers has gravitated to the monthly Front Parlor Series events in Troy and Albany. From the hilarious to the heartbreaking, the Front Parlor has provided a stage for some of the most engaging and talked about stories in the capital region.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">On February </span>8th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> at The Linda in Albany, NY - Front Parlor will celebrate its third year, showcasing eight of these storytellers, with special guest, Jeff </span>Simmermon<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who has told his awe-inspiring stories on <em>The Moth</em> and <em>This American Life</em>.</span></p><p>Front Parlor hosts are Abby Lublin and Gregor Wynnyczuk and they join us to tell us more.</p><p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 82636 at http://wamc.org TMI Project http://wamc.org/post/tmi-project <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.tmiproject.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">TMI<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Project</span></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is a nonprofit organization that offers memoir writing workshops that culminate in staged true storytelling performances - sort of like The Moth meets The Vagina </span>Monologues<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Their slogan is "Changing the world, one story at a time."</span></p><p>This past year, after receiving a grant, they launched the TMI Project Community Outreach Initiative, which brings the TMI workshop to under-served populations.</p><p>While doing that, they have also continued regular workshops and shows. On March 11th they begin their first "for the page" 9-week workshop. It's an essay writing class, and will culminate in a small collection of essays that will be for sale, and a reading at a book store.</p><p>They’ll have their third women's retreat workshop at LifeBridge Sanctuary in Rosendale March 15th - 17th.</p><p>There’s a LOT going on and Eva Tenuto, Executive Director of TMI Project, and Sari Botton, Editorial Director join us to tell us more.</p><p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 58871 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Open Forum – Incredible Stories of Heroism : 12/6/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-incredible-stories-heroism-12612 <p>Today, in the midst of the debate surrounding the front page publication of a photo of a New York City man who was shoved in front of a subway car this week, we want to hear your harrowing tales of heroism, or lack thereof.</p><p>Was there a time in your life when you could have acted but did not, or maybe you rose to the challenged and saved a life, or two? Time to tell your incredible story! WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.</p><p></p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 20:08:27 +0000 53435 at http://wamc.org Ophira Eisenberg http://wamc.org/post/ophira-eisenberg <p><a href="http://ophiraeisenberg.com/">Ophira Eisenberg</a> will perform in Club B10 at <a href="http://www.massmoca.org">MASS MoCA</a> in North Adams, MA this Saturday, August 18, at 8pm.&nbsp;Ophira is a stand-up comic, actress, storyteller, and the host of NPR's <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ask-me-another/"><em>Ask Me Another</em></a>.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 14:10:40 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 45702 at http://wamc.org Ophira Eisenberg Risk! True Stories Boldly Told Live http://wamc.org/post/risk-true-stories-boldly-told-live <p>Kevin Allison (<a href="http://www.the-state.com/">The State</a>) joins us to talk about&nbsp;<a href="http://www.risk-show.com/"><em>Risk! True Stories Boldly Told Live</em></a>, which he bringing to <a href="http://www.thelinda.org">The Linda</a> on 4/28.</p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:50:27 +0000 Joe Donahue 37775 at http://wamc.org Risk! True Stories Boldly Told Live