Odyssey Storytelling on Thursday, May 6 at 7 p.m., Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St., $7 get your reserved seats here:
Come hear journalist, Margaret Regan; painter, Chase Cotter; teacher, Marc Severson; retired professor of public health, Joel Meister; professional storyteller, Jordan Hill; and energy worker, Deborah Mayaan tell their amazing and diverse stories on the theme Borders: Cross-Cultural Stories about living with the customs, arts and social institutions of a nation, people or social group other than your own i.e. a different language group, a different gender, living or working abroad, being an immigrant in the US . . . When have you felt out of your element?
Have dinner at the Cup Cafe (reservations recommended: 798-1618) in the historic Hotel Congress OR at the new Maynard’s Market and Kitchen on Toole Ave in the Historic Train Depot (reservations recommended: 545-0577), let them know you’re going to Odyssey, and they will reserve a seat for you at the show. Doors open at 6:30. Free parking on the street after 5 p.m.
Do you have a story for June 3, Monsoon: Water, Water Everywhere – Think pool parties! Beach lore. Getting drenched in that cloudburst. Stupid motorist law. Near drowning. Burst pipes, flooded basements. sustainability. Are you harvesting water? Dehydration…aren’t humans 90% water?
Wed. & Thurs. June 16 & 17, 7:30 p.m. – Beth curates and hosts “The Other Network”, a festival of the best un-aired TV pilots ever made introduced by their creators, including Conan O’Brien, Ben Stiller and Judd Apatow, starring Jack Black, Owen Wilson, Amy Poehler, Ray Romano and more at The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. Tickets $8.00 general; $7.00 Loft Cinema members. Double Feature Ticket (good for both nights): $14.00 general; $12.00 Loft members at The Loft box-office, or call 520-795-0844.
Saturday, June 19, 8 p.m. – Beth performs her new solo show, “100% Happy 88% of the Time”, a turned-on tour-de-force that combines story, science and standup, multi-media, music and metaphysics at Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St. Tickets are $15 at the door, $10 in advance at http://bethlapides.com/.
Sunday, June 20, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Beth and husband/partner Greg Miller lead a special one-day intensive session of “The Comedian’s Way”, a workshop for writers, performers and other humans at Club Congress. $20 at the door, $15 in advance at http://bethlapides.com/.