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.