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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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When The Narrows Came On Me Like I Was In the Trash Compactor In Star Wars

March 26, 2015

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I shared this story at Douglas Corner Cafe in Nashville on March 23, 2015. This was my 13th story at Tenx9 Nashville. When The Narrows Came On Me Like I Was In the Trash Compactor In Star Wars The year: 1997. Around two years since my last road trip out West. If you are a […]

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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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Tenx9 Nashville: “Nashville” Summary

September 24, 2014

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Originally posted on Tenx9 Nashville Storytelling:
Here is the summary of Tenx9’s September theme “Nashville,” written by the brilliant Cary Gibson. This is the story we all told of our city.  ? This is Nashville. It’s a place where saving face is an art form. And, according to the late Miss Addie, it’s where a…

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In Which I Spill My Secret History With Rivergate Mall

September 18, 2014

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“Tenx9 Nashville‘s next night of true personal stories is September 22. Our theme is “Nashville.” We are looking for 9 true stories of our city. What have you experienced in Music City USA, Davidson County TN that you want to share with us? What strange stories of Nashville will you tell to a room full […]

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Michael McRay – I Was Never the Same Again

August 26, 2014

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Originally posted on Tenx9 Nashville Storytelling:
Here is Michael McRay’s story from Tenx9’s August theme “I Was Never the Same Again.” He tells of standing with his father in a place of death and hearing one sentence that changed his life. ? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOf7E_HhRTQ

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Nichole Perkins – Once

June 24, 2014

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Originally posted on Tenx9 Nashville Storytelling:
Here’s Nichole Perkins’ story about her grandmother from our June theme “Once.” Enjoy.  ? Muh’Deah With Her Hair Down Muh’Deah, my great-grandmother, ate onions and tomatoes like apples.  She pressed money, wrapped in aluminum foil or Kleenex, into your hand as you were leaving her home. She kept candy…

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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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Hair As Self — The Journey of Coif: From Aqua Net to Bettie Page Bangs #Tenx9Nashville #Storytelling

September 17, 2013

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The following was performed at Cafe Coco in Nashville on Sept. 16th at the TenX9 event. Nine people tell ten minute true stories from their lives.  “The higher the hair, the closer to God.” – Karen Gillespie   It started simple enough, when I was about six, I asked my Mom, “What color is my […]

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