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Odyssey Storytelling- Present CHUTZPAH! THE AUDACITY SHOW

Odyssey Storytelling presents Chutzpah! The Audacity Show, on Thursday, March 3 at 7 p.m. at the Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St. Stories about taking a bold risk or just generally exhibiting a lot of nerve.

Be entertained and amazed by this dazzling line up of storytellers: creative writing teacher, Joshua Wheeler; director of Jewish education, Lori Riegel; journalist, Bill Coan; artist, Simon Donovan; another creative writing teacher, Patricia Fagan; body worker, Mark Paley; and actor, Chris Koval.Buy your tickets here

Before the show have dinner at the Cup Cafe (reservations recommended, 798-1618) in the history Hotel Congress or at Maynard’s Market and Kitchen on Toole Ave in the Historic Train Depot (reservations recommended, 545-5077.) Doors open at 6:30 for the best seats. Free parking on the street after 5 p.m.

The Story Cart will be at The Tucson Festival of Books on Sunday, March 13 from 11 to 1. Come see us and tell us a story about books!

Let us know if you have a story for one of the upcoming themes:

•April 7: Shoulda Been Dead: Stories from the Edge
•May 5: Its All Relative: Family Stories

Be in touch with questions or comments – we love to hear from you. Please “like” us on Facebook too.

Volunteer Opportunities . . .

•Editing and posting storytelling videos
 to YouTube
•Videotaping, timekeeping and welcoming at 
•Updating the website (using iweb) 

•Guest curating

•Selling ads in the monthly program 

•Help with the Story Cart (no experience needed)
•Board of Directors for StoryArts Group, Inc.
•and Other Fun Things

Contact Penelope for more information about volunteering for Odyssey Storytelling.

~Penelope and Adam

Penelope Starr, penelope@odysseystorytelling.com ~~ Adam Hostetter, adam@odysseystorytelling.com

http://www.odysseystorytelling.com and http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/stories

Odyssey Storytelling creating community ~ one story at a time

Odyssey Storytelling is a program of StoryArts Group, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization. Learn more about us at http://www.storyartsgroup.org

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Thursday, October 7, 2010 – Bad Behavior: The Crime show featuring writing teacher, Patricia Fagan; adult educator, Jim Lipson; theater enthusiast, Esther Almazan-Blue; Cochise county Realtor, Victoria Shepherd; musician, Donna DeHaan; and Sears employee, Tommy Oskey. See their bios here. As usual, the show is at 7 p.m. (doors at 6:30) at the Club Congress. $7 at the door or online.

Saturday, October 9 – look for us at Tucson Meet Yourself, we’ll be in the storytelling area with the StoryArts Cart.

Saturday, October 9 – we’ll mosey down to Congress Street with the StoryArts Cart at 2nd Saturdays Downtown around 6 p.m. You can see some videos of last month’s Bad Behavior stories from the Cart here and pictures of the Odyssey crew and the cart here. Come find us and tell your story.

Saturday, October 23 – My Jewish Story, at 7 p.m. at Temple Emanu-El, 225 N. Country Club Road. Tax-deductible tickets to this joint fundraising event are $8 online or $10 at the door. Six community members will be telling true stories about their Jewish histories. Some will be funny, some poignant, all will be entertaining. We’ll have a musical guest and refreshments will be available.

Thursday, November 4 – Masks: The Hidden Identity Show. Looking for stories about not being what you appear to be. Are you or your loved ones in the witness protection program? Did you marry a secret bigamist? Is your public persona vivacious and your private self a mousy homebody? Are you a secret math nerd? Tell your story at the Club Congress next month.

We appreciate your feedback. Please be in touch with questions, answers, and general comments.


Penelope Starr, penelope@odysseystorytelling.com, and Adam Hostetter, adam@odysseystorytelling.com

Penelope Starr

Odyssey Storytelling creating connections ~ one story at a time

StoryArts Group, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization that produces Odyssey Storytelling, LGTB Elder History Series and the documentary film The Adobeland Project. Learn more about us at http://www.storyartsgroup.org

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Arizona Daily Star February 14, 2010- BOOK EVENTS



      Living Your Best Life book group- Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave.  Discussion of WESLEY THE OWL: THE REMARKABLE LOVE STORY OF AN OWL AND HIS GIRL by Stacy O’Brien Noon.  Feb. 14.  Free.  792-3715

      Second Suday Book Club- Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave.  Discussion of THE STORY EDGAR SAWTELLE by David Wroblewski.  2 p.m.  Feb. 14.  Free. 792-3715.


      National Writers Union Reading and Open Microphone- Royal Sun Cafe.  1003 N. Stone Ave.  Patricia Fagan reads; open microp;hone.  6:15- 8 p.m.  Feb. 15.  Free.  624-4690


      Great Literature of All Times- Oro Valley P:ublic Library.  1305 W. Naranja Drive.  Bill Fry will discus selections from A MOVEABLE FEAST.  10 a.m.- Noon.  Feb. 18.  Free.  229-5300

      Main Library Book Club- Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave.  Reading selections is DESERT SOLITARE: A SEASON IN THE WILDERNESS by Edward Abbey.  Noon- 1 p.m. Feb. 18.  Free.  791-4010


      Urban Yarns at the Library- Joel D. Valdez Main Library.  101 N. Stone Ave.  Bring your hooks, needles and lunches, and peruse the labrary’s latest fiber themed books.  No instruction provided.  Noon- 1 p.m.  Feb. 19.  Free.  791-4010

      Margaret Regan – Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave.  Meet the author of THE DEATH OF JOSSELINE: IMMIGRATION STORIES FROM THE ARIZONA-MEXICO BORDERLANDS.  7 p.m.- Feb. 19 Free.  792-3715

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Odyssey Storytelling- Next show KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL December 3, 2009

       NEXT SHOW at ODYSSEY STORYTELLINGClub Congress, 311 E. Congress St., $7buy tickets on our website for reserved seats

Thursday, December 3, 7 p.m.

Kitchen Confidential    

Have dinner at the Cup Cafe (reservations recommended: 798-1618) in the historic Hotel Congress OR at 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.

Contact Penelope Starr, 520-730-4112 for more info.

Check out my blog about stories and spoken word ~ follow us on Facebook

Odyssey Storytelling ~ creating connections one story at a time

What really goes on in the hub of the house or in the rear of the restaurant?  Stories about food, cooking and eating.

Storytellers Author and PCC teacher, Patricia Fagan; social justice activist, Bruce Cole; baker, Buck Bannister; linguist, Erin Cizina; Diane Lopes and more! See their bios at

www.odysseystorytelling.com.    www.odysseystorytelling.com.    



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