Of the many reasons to tell a story, scaring the daylights out of a person probably makes the 10 list. It makes sense, then, that a number of the shows this month happen to have that theme. Then there are shows like All The Feels, The Good Girl Chronicles, and Health's Angles that are advocating … Continue reading Oct Storytelling Shows
It seems that every few weeks I am finding storytelling shows and events that I never knew existed. I just updated the "Storytelling Places and Spaces" page (see the link below) with some new ones that will be occurring on a regular basis. Eventually, I plan to make my way to all of the ones … Continue reading More Places, More Spaces
After getting off stage telling my very first story at The Moth, a person in the crowd said to me, "You should take a class with Story District". Story District has been running shows and workshops in DC for over 20 years. This year, they added a podcast. Considering that my hectic schedule has afforded … Continue reading Podcast Post: Story District
A lot can change in a week! See what shows were added or moved to different dates listed below. Want your show listed in a monthly blogpost? Send me info about date, time, place, and a link to your site to firstname.lastname@example.org. I'd love to hear about, and so would the rest of the DMV. … Continue reading Tales of Summer (The Update!)
He's been in shows for Story District, Better Said Than Done, and The Moth. When he's not busy captivating audiences with his stories of Russia and beyond, Sufian Zhemukhov is teaching college level history and recently, completed writing a book. Let's take a look at this storytelling educator. Sufian brings a Russian background with a … Continue reading Meeting Local Storytellers: Sufian Zhemukhov
As March comes to a close, so does my series on storytelling workshops. There are still many more workshops, particularly here in the DC, MD, VA area. I even found some that can done online. In my short journey into storytelling, I have found that there is so much more than what I could have … Continue reading Last Thoughts On Storytelling Workshops
Which District is that again? I remember getting off stage at The Moth monthly storytelling show 3-4 years ago. Back when it was at the Howard theater. I wasn't in contention for wining that day, but felt pretty good about how I did for my very first time. As I was getting ready to leave, … Continue reading Which District is that Again?