Laura Deal “Tour of Duty”

Laura and her fiance were driving in an ice storm on I-80 to meet her fiance’s family, when they had 2 near misses with another car. She received bulky LL Bean boots and a bubble pendant as gifts.

The theme of the slam was “TRIP”. 

 

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Amy Glin “I didn’t know what to call it”

After opening a fortune cookie in SF, Amy vowed not to carry anything but what has value into the 2nd half of her life. A voice joined her on her trip. They had breakfast at Nepenthe on her birthday.

The theme of the slam was “TRIP”. 

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Mark Zoole “Courage”

The 2nd place winner at April’s slam was Mark Zoole.

Mark told a story about the time he saw the most beautiful eyes he’d ever seen in the mailroom of his student dormitory when he was 19. She got away….or did she?

The theme of the slam was “TRIP”. 

 

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Jordan Rukin Forer “The Day I Died Inside”

The (youngest) winner from April’s story slam was Jordan Rukin-Forer.  

The theme for the night was TRIP. 

When he was 7 years old, after pestering his mother at a party she was throwing, he was told he had to pack for a few years of boot camp.

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DJ Hamilton “Combustible Life”

Knowledge of the science behind fire is helpful. DJ Hamilton shares his story of his experience with combustion in “Combustible Life” at Truth Be Told’s December 2016 story slam at the Dairy Arts Center.

The theme for the night was FLAME.

 

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Ted Weaver “Zoo Bar”

You do something, it works out, then you wing it.  That’s what Ted Weaver’s story “Zoo Bar” is about. He shared it at Truth Be Told’s December 2016 story slam. 

The theme for the night was FLAME. 

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Ronica Roth – Medicating with Flame

Ronica Roth draws from her training as a Burning Man ranger in her story “Mediating with Flame” during the Truth be Told Story Slam in December 2016.

The theme for the night was FLAME.

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Edward Manofsky “The Proposition”

A story of friendship, dead and new.  Edward Manofsky shares his story “The Proposition” at Truth be Told’s story slam in December 2016. 

The theme for the night was FLAME.

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Janet McRoberts “Cabeca De Fogo”

Red hair might indicate fire, or it might mean good luck.  Janet McRobeters shares some world lessons in her story “Cabeça de Fogo” at Truth Be Told’s December 2016 story slam at The Dairy Arts Center in Boulder, CO.

The theme for the night was FLAME.

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Alexis Burman “Pads”

A stolen bike, a midnight ride, a bloody mess.  Alexis Burman tells her story “Pads” at Truth Be Told’s All-Star Grand Slam Championship in February 2017 at The Dairy Arts Center in Boulder, CO.

The theme for the night was BROKE.

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Andrew Newman “Built for Nothing”

Andrew Newman tells of his stint as a poetic activist in Scotland. Here’s his story “Built For Nothing” at Truth Be Told’s All-Star Grand Slam Championship in February 2017 at The Dairy Arts Center in Boulder, CO.

The theme for the night was BROKE.

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Megan Matthews “House Broken”

Megan Matthews tells her story of caring for an old dog who cared for her. Here’s her story “House Broken” from Truth Be Told’s All-Star Grand Slam Championship in February 2017 at The Dairy Arts Center in Boulder, CO.

The theme for the night was BROKE. 

 

 

 

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