Storytelling and the 1455 Story: An Introduction

Storytelling and the 1455 Story: An Introduction

Let me tell you a story. The discovery of the first cave drawings offers conclusive evidence of at least one thing: the power of narrative has been with us as long as we’ve been able to communicate. One might suggest these crude but sometimes beautiful images were the...
1455 Presents Spoken Word at The Hideaway Cafe

1455 Presents Spoken Word at The Hideaway Cafe

Last Thursday I hosted our second spoken word Open Mic at The Hideaway Cafe. Size, it’s said, doesn’t matter, but it should if you’re talking about a worthy endeavor finding an audience (other things too, it’s said). As such, it was gratifying...
May 14 Author Series with Jeanne McCulloch

May 14 Author Series with Jeanne McCulloch

1455’s Author Series at Handley Regional Library continues with Jeanne McCulloch, who will read from her memoir All Happy Families. Jeanne is a former managing editor of The Paris Review, senior editor of Tin House, and the founding Editorial Director of Tin House...
April 11 Author Series with Justen Ahren

April 11 Author Series with Justen Ahren

1455’s Author Series at Handley Regional Library continues with Justen Ahren, who will read from his collection A Machine for Remembering.   Ahren is a poet, photographer, musician and writing workshop facilitator. He’s published two collections of poetry, A Strange...

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