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  • Introduction to Performance Storytelling with Jay Leeming
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Aug 15
    Ithaca Farmers Market Pavilion
    Aug 15, 7:00 PM – 7:05 PM
    Ithaca Farmers Market Pavilion, Steamboat Landing, 545 3rd St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Dive into the wild and beautiful world of traditional storytelling, learning the skills necessary to tell myths, legends, fairy tales, and epics from around the world.
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  • Story Night with Richard Rivera
    Jul 26, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Ithaca, 408 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Ethnographer and social justice advocate Richard Rivera is guest host for this noncompetitive gathering of tellers and listeners at Argos Inn's beautiful outdoor patio bar.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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