STORYTELLER: Donte Burks THEME: “HEARD: Why The Young Feel Old” DATE: July 28th, 2016 VENUE: Homer Plessy Community School PRODUCER: Natalie Yahr Donte Burks talks knowing, [...]
STORYTELLER: Jewel Williams THEME: “Heard: Why The Young Feel Old” DATE: July 28, 2016 VENUE: Homer Plessy Community School PRODUCER: Laine Kaplan-Levenson After Jewel Williams gets [...]
Alejandro Salazar tells of doing recovery work in all types of homes owned by all types of people who usually don' t interact with people like him.
STORYTELLER: Leroy Perry THEME: “Born on Parole” DATE: March 3, 2016 VENUE: Michalopoulos Studios PRODUCER: Natalie Yahr Leroy Perry tells of the lengths he went to prove his [...]
Maurice Ruffin talks about how his grandma won't pay for Ketchup, but will buy bookoo books.
STORYTELLER: Kortney Williams THEME: “Born on Parole” DATE: March 3, 2016 VENUE: Michalopoulos Studios PRODUCER: Karen Gardner Kortney shares why she’s scared every time her [...]
STORYTELLER: Tina Antolini THEME: “Pizza” DATE: January 21st, 2016 VENUE: Old Ironworks PRODUCER: Natalie Yahr Tina Antolini, host of Gravy, goes on a search to find her batty roots…
STORYTELLER: Jabari Brown THEME: “Born on Parole” DATE: March 3, 2016 VENUE: Michalopoulos Studios PRODUCER: Karen Gardner Jabari Brown won with his story called ‘Pig Tales’.
STORYTELLER: Isaac MacDonald THEME: “Too Good To Be True” DATE: August 15th, 2015 VENUE: Nims Theater PRODUCER: Natalie Yahr Isaac MacDonald takes a deep dive into the world [...]
STORYTELLER: Jon Greene THEME: “Secret Weapon” DATE: April 2, 2015 VENUE: 218 South Jefferson Davis Avenue. PRODUCER: Thomas Walsh Jon Greene opens up about the challenge of working [...]
Terri Coleman looks back to a wilder time…and she has no regrets.
STORYTELLER: Micah Briggs THEME: “Point of No Return” DATE: October 1st, 2015 VENUE: The Saratoga Street Fruit Tree Orchard PRODUCER: Thomas Walsh Micah Briggs shares the moment when [...]
Noelle Deltufo remembers a less responsible time of her life, with even less responsible room mates.
STORYTELLER: Matt Sledge THEME: “Eyewitness” DATE: June 18th, 2015 VENUE: Wonderland Studios PRODUCER: Natalie Yahr This event was in partnership with Live Law, a national storytelling podcast [...]
Here, Edward J. Cloos goes back to a certain case while working a personal injury lawyer in Gentilly…
STORYTELLER: Skylar Fein THEME: “Eyewitness” DATE: June 18th, 2015 VENUE: Wonderland Studios PRODUCER: Karen Gardner This event was in partnership with Live Law, a national storytelling podcast [...]
STORYTELLER: Carli Raben THEME: “Can of Worms” DATE: February 26th, 2015 VENUE: The Broad Theater PRODUCER: Natalie Yahr Here, Carli Raben talks a different kind of passing gas…a kind that [...]
On May 2nd in New Orleans, you can vote on future funding for the public library system in New Orleans. It’s called a Millage Proposition. Back in February, the New Orleans library [...]
Storyteller Jess Placzek tells of her home environment where secrets are hard to come by.
Storyteller CJ Hunt decides how he’s going to leave his mark.
Jeanie Riess tells of a plane ride that seemed to be going south, but she still came out on top.
BYO Producer Laine Kaplan-Levenson tells of an embarrassing yet passionate moment at an outdoor music festival where she became the “fan on drugs”.
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, [...]
This story was told on September 19th, 2013 at Fortier Park in Bayou St. John, and later produced by Natalie Yahr. The theme of the evening was 'Distortion', and here, BYO Producer Nina Feldman [...]
The theme of the evening was 'Distortion', and here, Goodman rationalizes his slow uptake with women, and the repercussions of attending an all boys High School.
The theme of the evening was “Thrown”, and Sarah Chervinsky tells of her faith in religion, her faith in baseball, and when the two eclipse.
Jim Asher looks back on his time as a legacy journalist, and how it got him into trouble.
STORYTELLER: Engram Wilkinson THEME: Distortion DATE: September 19th, 2013 VENUE: Fortier Park PRODUCER: Kate Richardson Engram Wilkinson tells of an elementary school test that proved to yield [...]
STORYTELLER: Voltaire Casino THEME: Thrown DATE: October 17th, 2013 VENUE: Fortier Park PRODUCER: Karen Gardner Voltaire Casino comes all the way from Texas to offer cautionary advice for any [...]
New Orleans Resident Kate Richardson (of the WWNO Listening Post) told this story on August 1st, 2013 at the Old Ironworks. The theme of the evening was ‘In Hot Water‘ and here Kate [...]
This story was told on August 1, 2013 at the old Ironworks in Bywater, New Orleans, and later produced by Kate Richardson. The theme of the evening was ‘In Hot Water‘, and here, [...]
This story was told at the Old Ironworks on August 1st, 2013 and later produced by Zach Young. The theme of the evening was “In Hot Water”, and Zack Carpenter kicked off the event looking back on [...]
Shaughnessy Zambolla is the megaphone for a friend’s epic tale of first date jitters, disasters and creative problem solving. Told at the Pauger House back in June, 2012, when the theme was [...]
STORYTELLER: Francesca McKenzie THEME: “Emergency Exit“ DATE: January 9th, 2013 VENUE: Community Book Center, Bayou Road, New Orleans PRODUCER: Mallory Falk New Orleans-based theater [...]
This story was told on January 9th, 2013 at the Community Book Center on Bayou Road, and later produced by Seth Ludman. The theme of the evening was ‘Emergency Exit’ and here New Orleans resident [...]
STORYTELLER: Denise Augustine THEME: “Jackpot” DATE: April 17th, 2013 VENUE: Old Firehouse on Mandeville St, Marigny, New Orleans PRODUCER: Melanie Merz New Orleans native Denise [...]
STORYTELLER: Abe Handler THEME: “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” DATE: October 21st, 2012 VENUE: Jackie’s Place, Seventh Ward, New Orleans PRODUCER: Natalie Yahr New Orleans [...]
STORYTELLER: Gian Smith THEME: “Jackpot” DATE: April 24th, 2013 VENUE: The Firehouse- The Marigny PRODUCER: Laine Kaplan-Levenson In today’s world, having an online profile page to [...]