Tributary

MCN6 Studios 1229 2nd Street NE, Minneapolis, MN

On Saturday, November 5 at 1pm (ignore the photo), The Flounder Loren Niemi will read from his new book “A Breviary for the Lost” at Tributary (a poetry series) along with Tim Nolan and Christine Jaspers at the MCN6 studio at 1229 2nd St, NE, Minneapolis, MN. $5 tickets, cash or check

Gag Me With a Spoon

Zeitgeist 222 E Superior St, Duluth, MN

On Sunday, November 13 at 7pm at Zeitgeist Teatro Zuccone in Duluth, MN, The Flounder Loren Niemi will tell a story for Gag Me With A Spoon. A celebration of stories, voices, and gestures, inspired by the long winters and disconnected summers of life in the North, it functions in the tangible world and welcomes all the narratives of its […]

@ The Briar with Diane Jarvi

The Briar 1231 Washington Street Northeast, Minneapolis, MN

Diane Jarvenpa is the author of five books of poetry. Her new book, Shy Lands, is forthcoming from Blue Light Press. She has received The Midwest Independent Publishers Association Award and an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. She is a teaching artist with the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project MN and St Paul’s […]

$10.00

Birds Nest Poetry

Online

Join The Founder Loren Niemi for the November Birds Nest Poetry as he reads from his newest poetry collection, 'A Breviary for the Lost: Poems from the During and After'. What is prayer if not the acknowledgement of one’s relationship to the Divine? What is poetry if not a kind of prayer that rises from […]

Introduction to Family / Organizational Oral History

Online

The grandparents, aunts, uncles, our own parents told us about “the way it was” and when they passed and we thought, “why didn’t we collect those stories?” This two-session workshop beginning Thursday, December 1st will help you collect those family stories while there is still time. It will cover easy to use equipment, how to […]

$50.00

Intermediate storytelling

Online

Moving beyond the basics of an  introduction to Storytelling (where do you start, where do you end, who is telling the story) this three session ZOOM class is a deeper dive into the use of plot, character and detailing to shape the story. The 90-minute sessions are highly interactive and applicable to both traditional and […]

$50.00

@ The Briar with Rose McGee

The Briar 1231 Washington Street Northeast, Minneapolis, MN

Storyteller and community activist Rose McGee joins the Founder for an evening of traditional, personal and holiday tales. Krampus is coming! Rose McGee is Founder of the internationally recognized non-profit Sweet Potato Comfort Pie® Locally and nationally, she is a well-known speaker, storyteller, and activist who is recognized as one of Minnesota’s 50 Over 50, […]

$10.00

SAM Online Story Circle

Online

Dec 27th - 7:00 PM Central Loren Niemi hosts Story Arts MN  (Zoom) story Circle Register for this free event on Eventbrite Story Arts of Minnesota presents its online Story […]

Diving Into the Dark: Crafting Stories from Difficult Moments

Online

Thursdays, January 5, 12, 19 and February 2 7:00 PM Central (Zoom), 75-minute sessions The troubling moments of our lives are sometimes the ones that most shape us, for good or for ill. Join Laura Packer to explore how to identify those moments, craft them into meaningful stories, and tell them effectively to your audiences. The […]

$150.00

Some Black Storm

Phoenix Theater 2605 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN

The people's rebellion of Jack Cade against the usurper King Henry VI "...force perforce I'll make him yield the crown, whose bookish rule has pulled fair England down." ABOUT THE SHOW A wealthy insurrectionist urges thousands of British citizens from across the country to gather in London. The violence escalates, leaving royal forces outnumbered and […]

Building Your Fringe Show

Online

Tuesdays, January 10, 17, 24, 31 7:00 PM Central (Zoom), 90-minute sessions Cost: $100 Tis the season for getting Fringe applications in. It’s one thing to apply and another if you’re accepted to actually have a stage worthy performance. Fringe Festival performances are a different and invigorating kind of storytelling. This four-session workshop will help […]

$100.00

@The Briar- Taxi Stories

The Briar 1231 Washington Street Northeast, Minneapolis, MN

January 11th - Hardy Coleman, Loren Niemi and Scott Vetsch @The Briar Doors at 6:30 PM, Performance at 7:00 PM Central, Tickets $10 at the door The Briar 1231 Washington Street Northeast, Minneapolis, MN An evening of funny and not-so-funny taxi stories and poems from three guys who have driven cab in Minneapolis. Here’s a  bit […]