By Heart: Lessons Teachers Learned in School


What does education look like through a teacher's eyes? Come find out, as four teacher-storytellers share what they have learned at school. It's not at all what you expect!
Hosted by the Storytelling Association of California, and all proceeds go to support Aspire Education's Community Reading Buddies program.


Strong Words

St. Francis Center 3621 Brunswick Ave, Los Angeles, CA

STRONG WORDS is BACK! With all the safety standards you'd expect from a community that gets it. MUST show proof of vaccination to enter. MUST wear a mask at all times. MUST bring your beautiful, fun-loving self. This month's guests: Musical musings by Molly Kirschenbaum (Oh yes, she's back!). Stories by Rose Abdoo, Kelly Aden, Bryan Kett, Claudette Sutherland, Trieu Tran and Adel Wilson.
A brand new photography show by our very own Michael Hirabayashi.


Tales by the Sea ~ Detours


Tales By The Sea zooms Sunday October 3rd, 5 pm California time. The final 2021 concert. Storytelling for grown-ups. The theme is Detours. Six tellers. Six Detours.

TELL: Pittsburgh Storytelling Series ~ Misty Mator


TELL is the transformation of the Three Rivers Storytelling Festival that was held in Pittsburgh, PA, for 16 years. Rather than sponsoring a once-a-year event, TELL now features multiple performances in the fall featuring one teller per evening per month. These stories for adults include comedic issues, current events, and compelling plots that you won't get to hear at a family festival or in a five-minute format.

US$10 – US$32

Our Stories 2021 ~ Confronting Life’s Challenges


Celebrate our common humanity and the unique beauty of diverse experiences during this 6 week international community festival. 27 individuals from Baltimore to Bengaluru share their personal and cultural stories about life in quarantine, racism, relationships, social justice, empowerment, persistence, mortality, immigration, identity, courage, loneliness, and sustainable living through narrative, music, art, animation/video/short film, and more.