Summer Workshops and Shows


We have several workshops and shows around Cleveland.

June 21, 6pm – 8pm  Neighbor Up University Skill Share   Told will partner with Neighbor Up and the Cleveland Association of Black Storytellers for a workshop covering the basics of storytelling. Location: Neighborhood Connections Office at 5000 Euclid Avenue

June 28, 7pm – 9pm  Transformation with Neighbor Up   Join Neighbor Up members and hear their stories of transformation at Told CLE: Transformation, a live storytelling event. Then volunteer to tell your own. Location: Happy Dog at Euclid Tavern

July 6, 7pm – 9pm  Toldcraft: Finding and Fostering Your Story   In this workshop, participants will engage in brainstorm activities to build story ideas and then workshop their stories in a supportive environment. Storytelling Week will culminate with a storytelling showcase on Saturday, 7/9 from 6-7 pm (participants are encouraged to attend).   Location: Lake Erie Ink, 2843 Washington Blvd., Cleve. Hts.   Register here

July 9, 6pm – 7pm  Storytelling Week Showcase   This open mic event will feature participants from the week’s workshops.   Location: Grog Shop

July 27, 7:30pm   Behind the Music: Cleveland Stories   Music Box is hosting a panel of well-known Cleveland musicians who have spent many years in Cleveland’s Music Scene. They know the ins, the outs, the highs and the lows. They’ll delve into their personal history and experiences with music in Cleveland.  Attendees will hear how these artists got started, what the early years were like, and what it was like to juggle a day job while chasing their dreams of music. Admission is free, but registration is required here.


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