We're about to get a fantastic song stuck in your head, ready? Mama always said there'd be days like this, there'd be days like this my mama said! Tonight, not at all in relation to Mother's Day, we hear stories of moms doing the things that moms do! Come to hear tales from three Denver superstar storytellers and then sign up to tell a story of your own! You have three minutes, and mom said not to go a minute longer!
We all have that instinct, but where will it lead us? What will really happen when the moment comes and our choice is to stand our ground or run away? Tonight, we will hear stories from three amazing Denver storytellers and then open the stage to YOU! We can't wait to hear your best three minute tales!
There are two sides to every story, but seeing them is sometimes hard to do. Tonight we hear stories that could come from one side... or the other. Grab a drink, pull up a chair, and hear tales from three phenomenal storytellers. Then, step up to the stage and share your best three minute tale!
Tonight we will have dark and dangerous tales of poisons and potions. Drugs? Alcohol? Something even more sinister than that? We can't wait to hear what three talented Denver storytellers will bring to the stage, and then to hear what YOU have to say! Prepare your best three minute concoctions. We'll see you there!
Raconteur Denver is proud to be part of the MCA's Shut Up and Listen series. Our theme this evening will be "The Unseen Journey" and will feature stories from the lives of three of Denver's most exciting contemporary artists - Eric Dallimore, Esther Hernandez and Tom Varani. Then step up to the is fancy stage and share your stories! You'll have 3 minutes. We can't wait to hear what you have to say.
THIS IS A TICKETED EVENT: MCA Members: Free / Non-Members: $5
The luck of the Irish may be with you this month.. or your luck may be in the dumps. Either way, it makes for a pretty great story. Come hang out with us as Adam Agee, Robert Louis Cole and (for the first time ever!) Raconteur Denver's Amber Blais, share tales of luck. Then step up to the stage - you'll have three minutes to share your tale - on this, the luckiest of nights.
We're going to be sharing stories of all things physical tonight. It may get a little naughty, or perhaps a teensy bit violent? Who knows what will happen when we step into the ring and bring you three stellar Denver storytellers!
The best part? You can also share your tale! Put together your best three minute tale of physicality at it's best, we can't wait to hear what you have to say.
There are few things more powerful than a story. And the spirit is embodied by 2 groups who believe in the power of bringing people together through narrative: Raconteur Denver and Playback Theatre West.
Bring your stories to the microphone along with Raconteur Denver favorites, Pete Bellande, Kris Drickey and Timmi Lassley in a night of storytelling on the theme of SPIRIT. Then watch as Playback Theatre West Performers take your tales to the next level by re-creating them on the spot.
This is a ticketed event
Calling all musicians, church groups, dancers, actors and anyone else who has ever gone on tour. We want your stories. Tell us all the nitty gritty details of being on the road, share the highs and the lows, the microphone is waiting! Joining you on the stage will be Stephen Brackett of Flobots, Kevin Larkin of Chimney Choir and one other stellar storyteller. We can't wait to hear what you have to say.
THIS EVENING IS PRESENTED BY KGNU
We all fail. As humans, nothing great can be gained without a few failures. Have you ever failed SPECTACULARLY? What did you learn? What changed because of it? Step up to the mic along with Raconteurs Gifty Amponsem, Erica Prather and Jessica Robblee - we can't wait to hear your story.
Peanut, Chicken, Pumpkin... what nicknames do you possess? What are the stories behind them? We want to know! Bring your tales to the microphone and hear the stories of Dawn Fay, Gwen Lassen and Nathan Lund as we explore tales of Nicknames.
THIS EVENT WAS SPONSORED BY:
Pete Bellande, Carbon Beverage Cafe, Outspoke and Colorado Creative Industries
Arrested (verb): To seize by legal authority and take into custody OR To stop or check progress.
What does that mean to you? Bring your tales of progress checked and restraint taken to the microphone and hear the stories of LaShunta Pike, David Rynhart and Brenton Weyi in our very first 2017 storytelling event (and the beginning of season 2 of our podcast).
Hear the tales of Morgan Hartley, Kirsten Lewis and Jack Wefso and then bring your words to the stage in this Denver inspired night of storytelling.
Welcome to Denver, the city of thirty million tales. Tell us the first time you realized you loved Denver, or maybe just the first time you saw Denver. Or how about just a first anything that happened here. We're not your mother, you pick the story, just make it a first something about Denver.
We've all got to grow up sometime. Or do we? Tell us the first time you realized you were an adult. We hope it involves eating ice cream for dinner. Because, YOU'RE AN ADULT DAMN IT. Hear the tales of Buzzy Jackson, Michael J. Henry and one other stellar raconteur and then bring your words to the stage in the fifth Raconteur event.
Do you remember the first time you tried a beer? Or how about the first time you smoked a joint? What about the first time you got drunk on that drug called love? What happened next? The first time Amber got falling down drunk was off of a Mike's Hard Lemonade at the ripe age of 21. That true story is too short to tell on stage so you get it here. We promise not to judge, but we might laugh - with you of course. Hear the tales of three phenomenal storytellers and then bring your words to the stage in the fourth Raconteur event.
What was your first most memorable travel experience? Where did you go? What did you hear, see or feel? Hear the tales of Iain Chisholm, Pete Bellande and one other phenomenal raconteur and then bring your words to the stage in the third Raconteur event.