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Boom Boom Vs The Quickness

May 17, 2016

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Theme: Show & Tell – Tenx9 Nashville – Douglas Corner Cafe – Nashville The set up that wasn’t recorded was this: After nearly a decade working in the criminal justice system as a mental health/substance abuse counselor, I needed a break. The year was 1999. So, some crazy people at Laurel High School in Knoxville […]

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Jeannie Alexander – A Bee’s Dream

May 26, 2015

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Originally posted on Tenx9 Nashville Storytelling:
At Tenx9’s “I Remember” night, Jeannie Alexander spun a masterful narrative about remembering her grandfather–his grace, words, and beekeeping.  I remember my grandfather’s smell. It is my first memory. My second memory is of being carried by my grandfather through his backyard. So carefully we considered the apple trees,…

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Kate Savage – Nashville

October 1, 2014

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Originally posted on Tenx9 Nashville Storytelling:
Here is the lively story on Occupy Nashville from Tenx9 newcomer Kate Savage. ? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81TnriOIV7k

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Taking Steps: The Story of how an Iranian Feminist Pushed Me to Take Back My Life

May 29, 2014

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This video is from the latest Tenx9 Nashville storytelling event. This was our first time at Douglas Corner Cafe and the topic was “Show and Tell.” You can find more information here, on Facebook and on Twitter. Big thanks to my fellow storytellers and to our hosts Michael McRay and Cary Gibson.

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To Go Further, You Have to Push Harder: Lots of Ways to Branch Out in #Nashville #art #comedy #storytelling #Creatives

March 7, 2014

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There is an incredible energy around Nashville right now. The only way I can describe it, is with one word: Yes. It is a city of Yes. The question is…are you a “Yes!” person…someone who is ready to make their passion into a way of life? How do you get started? Get together with like-minded […]

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My Latest Story – A Tribute to Dr. Otto Maduro

February 18, 2014

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  The theme was “Love Stories” and I wanted to do something other than romantic love. Dr. Maduro (or Otto as I called him) showed me acceptance and an open heart at the exact moment I needed it. Rest in peace teacher.

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Look Ma! I Made the Papers!

February 4, 2014

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Look Ma! I Made the Papers! A night of firsts for storytellers — A story in The Tennessean featuring some good friends I’ve made at Ten x 9 Nashville and myself. It is never less than enriching. Click through for audio and pics. 

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