Bring Your Own

Series produced by Bring Your Own Stories

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New Orleans based live storytelling

Each month, we gather in back yards, living rooms and other shared spaces to tell stories based on a theme. No notes-- just a good old fashioned yarn spun in front of a crowd.


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7 Pieces

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Will Bowling tells of his experience as a Catholic during lent: the community he is a part of, the rituals he embraces, the non-believers who make ...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2013
  • Length: 04:44
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At the tail end of a long journey traveling in South America, Giles runs out of money and has to get home to his mother, waiting for him in London ...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2013
  • Length: 03:54
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When activist/educator Erin Wilson loses track of a borrowed computer, she's worried she'll be ridiculed by her fellow organizers for her chronic a...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2013
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Dahn Yoga
This story was the was voted the winner at Bring Your Own on June 6th, 2012. The theme that night was Undercover, where storytellers told of their...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Nov 15, 2012
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Storyteller Elizabeth Steeby
This piece was recorded live on July 10, 2012. The theme of the evening was 'Wild Animals'- you're about to hear winner Elizabeth Steeby reminisce ...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2012
  • Length: 08:02
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The warmth of sharing cultural identity among strangers turns to ashes when the unstoppable prejudices of others invades.

  • Added: Oct 10, 2012
  • Length: 03:27
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Annie Freitas witnesses a second grader in her classroom as she negotiates an identity crisis that's all too familiar.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2012
  • Length: 04:52