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Summer is coming to a close here in Montana, and we have a lot of reasons to be grateful. After the late winter and early spring lockdown during the pandemic, we’ve had the opportunity to get outside, explore our mountains, rivers, forests, and soak up the sunshine. Wildfire season has been mercifully mild in terms…

GET. YOUR. TICKETS. ANNOUNCING THE NEXT LIVE SHOW! We are live streaming 6 storytellers sharing their true personal stories. The theme is a little looser than usual this time: “Come as You Are”. We are proud to feature storytellers who were engaged in an intensive week-long storytelling workshop. This event will feature ASL interpreters to…

  I hope that you are doing as well as can be expected during these strange times. Sometimes I don’t even know how to process how I’m feeling, sometimes I am full of optimism, sometimes I am full of despair. I have been using this time to listen, to reflect, and to learn. What I…

Thanks to record-breaking community support, we had our most successful Missoula Gives ever! The generosity of 100 donors raised $5,505 for Tell Us Something during Missoula Gives 2020. These funds will help offset some of the losses we incurred as a result of canceling 6 of our in-person events so far this year. Already we…

Announcing Free and Pay What You Can Storytelling Workshops This month we have two storytelling intensive workshops available. Workshop #1 meets NEXT WEEK, May 11-15,  Monday – Friday, 1 PM-3 PM Workshop #2 meets 5 consecutive Tuesday evenings 5 PM-7 PM  May 12, May 19, May 26 and June 2.   SIGN UP FOR THE WORKSHOP  …

We are all on edge, trying to figure out what each moment looks and feel like and how to navigate this new reality. We have seen neighborhood community action groups rise up to help each other, we have seen local businesses band together to help those who need it, we have seen our town go…

2019 Year in Review Thank you all for being part of the Tell Us Something community last year! 2019 is now disappearing in the rearview mirror. And before we look forward to building new stories together, let’s take a moment to reflect on another year of shared stories, successes, and growth. In 2019, we were…

Hello, Tell Us Something community! I’m Morgan Levey, a journalist based in Missoula, and I’m going to be guest blogging about storytelling best practices — tools, tricks, and recs for how to tell your story better. We want this blog to continue being an awesome resource for Tell Us Something participants and others because honestly,…

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