This story was told in backyard of 915 N. Dupre on June 3rd, 2014 and later produced by Karen Gardner. The theme of the evening was “Family Matters”. Here, storyteller Jess Placzek tells of her home environment where secrets are hard to come by.
This story was told in the courtyard of the Alvar Library on April 3rd, 2014. The theme of the evening was “On the Verge”. Here, storyteller CJ Hunt goes back to the 6th grade when he finds out he’s moving to a new town, and decides how he’s going to leave his mark.
This story was told on April 3rd, 2014 at the Alvar Library, and later produced by Karen Gardner. The theme of the evening was ‘On the Verge” and here, winner Jeanie Riess tells of a plane ride that seemed to be going south, but she still came out on top.
The rain has successfully scared us off, and we’re taking cover for the evening.
Please join us at 7:30 next Tuesday, June 3rd at 915 N. Dupre for our rain date. Bring Your Own Rain Date.
SEE YOU THEN!!
STORYTELLER: Carli Raben
THEME: The Passion
DATE: December 5th, 2013
VENUE: 3020 Royal St.
PRODUCER: Karen Gardner
In honor of Bruce’s upcoming performance at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation’s Jazz Fest 2014, we hear from Carli Raben about how a true fan is born (to run.) And yes, we realize this is the second consecutive Bonnaroo story we’ve posted…
BYO Producer Laine Kaplan-Levenson tells of an embarrassing yet passionate moment at an outdoor music festival where she became the “fan on drugs”.
STORYTELLER: Lindsey Bottinger
DATE: October 17th, 2013
VENUE: Fortier Park
PRODUCER: Karen Gardner
When she was in college, Lindsey Bottinger was a different person. She was devoted to her faith and committed to spreading it among others. But on one sweaty morning on a fateful trip to Spain, an unexpected tryst caused her to reevaluate her priorities.
This story was told on December 5th at 3020 Royal Street and later produced by Lucy Rosenbloom. The theme of the evening was “The Passion”, and here, Karl Saliter tells of a young fire juggler, and the moment of “nooooooo.”
The song you hear at the end is “Honest Mistake” by The Bravery.
There’s only one thing better than Christmas. It’s Christmas Eve. Next week Bring Your Own provides you with that just-around-the-corner feeling by putting you:
“On The Verge”
(Inspired by last event’s winner, the incomparable Engram Wilkinson)
Sing us a tale of getting THIS close, toe-ing the line, finding yourself at the threshold or about to blow.
Thursday, April 3rd
7:30pm: BYO Cocktail Hour: Food, Beer, Music.
8pm: Stories start
(back at the) Alvar Public Librar Courtyard
913 Alvar St. (Btwn N. Rampart & Burgundy)