Upcoming events

  • Turnaway Play reading and discussion
    Sun, May 29
    Kitchen Theatre Company
    May 29, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
    Kitchen Theatre Company, 417 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Join us for a reading and discussion of a new play about abortion research, written by Story House co-director Lesley Greene and directed by Zoë Golub-Sass
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  • Story Night with Jay Leeming
    Jun 21, 5:30 PM – Jun 22, 7:00 PM
    Ithaca, 408 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Performance storyteller Jay Leeming serves as guest host for this noncompetitive gathering of tellers and listeners at Argos Inn's beautiful outdoor patio bar.
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Past events

  • Regi Carpenter: Breaking the Singular Story
    Sun, May 22
    First Baptist Church in Ithaca
    May 22, 10:00 AM
    First Baptist Church in Ithaca, 309 N Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    A sermon on the complexity of mental illness and the people who are affected by it
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  • Breaking Our Silence: A Performance and Celebration
    May 21, 7:30 PM
    Kulp Auditorium, Ithaca High School, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Stories, theater, music, and dance serve as the grand finale for Story House Ithaca's series on storytelling and mental health
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  • BEDLAM screening and filmmaker Q&A
    May 15, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Cinemapolis, 120 E Green St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    “Lucid, harrowing, and urgent" documentary about our failing mental health system.
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  • Civic Ensemble: Delia Divided
    Sun, May 15
    Hangar Theatre
    May 15, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Hangar Theatre, 801 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    This original play follows the story of a young woman navigating adulthood while living with co-occurring mental health disorders and criminal justice system involvement.
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  • Exploring the Odyssey
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, May 11
    Zoom
    May 11, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join performance storyteller Jay Leeming in a weekly gathering for male-identified folk who wish to plunge into this fierce and beautiful epic.
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  • Placemakers: Prisoner Express
    Tue, May 10
    Durland Alternatives Library
    May 10, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Durland Alternatives Library, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Join Prisoner Express founder Gary Fine for this show-and-tell about his work connecting prisoners to each other and the world through writing, reading, and art.
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  • Taboo, Interrupted: Writing Mental Illness
    May 08, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Zoom
    In this Spring Writes panel, IC writing faculty share approaches to writing about mental illness that are accurate, non-exploitative, and compelling
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  • The Piano: A Symbol of Love
    Sun, May 08
    First Unitarian Society of Ithaca
    May 08, 10:30 AM
    First Unitarian Society of Ithaca, 306 North Aurora Street, Ithaca, NY
    Join storyteller Regi Carpenter for a sermon on the complexity of mental illness and the people who are affected by it
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  • First-Ever Story Night
    Tue, May 03
    Argos Inn solarium
    May 03, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Argos Inn solarium, 408 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Join storytellers and story lovers in this informal gathering with games and an open mic. Regi Carpenter guest hosts our inaugural session!
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  • Feeling, Honoring, and Releasing our Stories of Grief
    Sat, Apr 30
    Community School of Music and Arts
    Apr 30, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Community School of Music and Arts, 330 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    This dance and movement workshop is led by Kathy Lucas and Megan Omohundro
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  • Placemakers: THIS is Ithaca
    Apr 26, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    Marietta Synodis and Florenz Gilly, creators of the THIS Is Ithaca podcast, on what they're up to and why.
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  • Acknowledging and Releasing our Stories of Anxiety
    Sat, Apr 23
    Community School of Music and Arts
    Apr 23, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Community School of Music and Arts, 330 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    This workshop led by Kathy Lucas and Megan Omohundro uses dance and movement as a healing landscape
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  • A Black Consciousness Curriculum In & Beyond February
    Mar 22, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join Dr. Nia Nunn for her second "Placemakers" presentation on "Black Consciousness Explorations in Ithaca."
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  • Building a Story House: Ideas and Inspirations
    Mar 15, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
    Zoom
    Co-directors Jonathan Miller and Lesley Greene talk about plans for Story House and provide a peek at some of the places that inspire them.
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  • Black Consciousness Explorations
    Tue, Feb 15
    Online presentation and discussion
    Feb 15, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Online presentation and discussion
    Join activist and community leader Dr. Nia Nunn for the first of two presentations and discussions about efforts to raise consciousness and build community in Ithaca.
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  • Songwriting with SingTrece
    Wed, Feb 09
    Southside Community Center
    Feb 09, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Southside Community Center, 305 S Plain St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    There are songs inside all of us just waiting to come out. In this seven-week course, international performer and songwriter SingTrece McLaurin will help you find your songs and share them with the world.
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  • Intro to Comedy Writing and Performance
    Sun, Jan 23
    Cornell Cooperative Extension of TC
    Jan 23, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Cornell Cooperative Extension of TC, 615 Willow Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Learn the basics of comedy writing and stage performance for stand-up and sketch comedy from comedian Kenneth McLaurin.
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  • Unwrapped: Tales of Unexpected Gifts
    Nov 20, 2021, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Zoom
    Join master storytellers Regi Carpenter and Noa Baum for an evening of tinsel and lace, talking dolls and bendable Barbies, childhood secrets and unexpected blessings.
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