The MADE Story Telling Hour(s) – May “Resiliency”


The MADE Story Telling Hour(s) is a monthly story telling event with guest curators and featured speakers – speaking on a chosen theme.

This month’s theme is β€œResiliency”

Resiliency is often the cornerstone of queer and trans identity. From surviving taunts in the schoolyard to threats in the streets, LGBTQ people have used creativity, camp, and exceptional acumen to thrive in the face of adversity. Our storytellers will be focused on the idea of β€œResiliency,” the capacity to recover quickly in the face of difficulty. This storytelling event will give everyone the opportunity to learn something new about the (will)power of our local queer and trans community.

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Begin (Again) – Wallace Richard Mills – Art Exhibit


BEGIN (again) Exhibit- Wallace Richard Mills
Artist Wallace Richard Mills – SVA (School of Visual Arts -NY) Alumni, Formerly Global VP for world renowned DC Shoe Co., Supra & Etnies. Currently, he lives and works in Long Beach. He has for the past decade been building his collection of abstract collage-like Photograms. Which will finally have their first debut into the world of art this Ma.

Art Opening – Saturday May 12th 2018 7-10pm
with Special Guest Tobin Yelland – showcasing some of his publications http://www.tobinyelland.com/ he is a world renowned skateboarder & Photographer – he has shot for the New York Times, Hyperbeast, Fender, Calvin Klein- also photographed Justin Bieber, Henry Rollins, Jason Lee & been featured Yerba Buena Center of the Arts, Institute for Contemporary Art, & Dazed & Confused Gallery in London.
Plus – full bar open for your imbibing pleasure.
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MADE Story Telling Hour(s) April


If you like The Moth, Snap Judgment, This American Life and other story telling show and events or just love a good autobiographical story … Join us on April 20!!! We have a guest curator each month, featured speakers AND open mic story telling at the end. This event is always free to attend, open to the public to all ages. We also have a bar open for your imbibing pleasures.

This month’s story telling event is guest curated by
Steven Deeble – The theme is ‘Food and Community’.

“I wanted to explore different perspectives on the relationship. Each of the speakers represents a different aspect – from the cultivation of food by-and-for the community and the challenges of running a community garden, to the preparing of meals shared by groups, where food from different cultures might be combined in new ways, to the way a community forms around a coffee house and how that presence can affect the evolution of that community.”
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