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  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,…

In the spring of 2019, Chris LaTray sat down with the director of Tell Us Something, Marc Moss, interviewed storytellers and Advisory Board members and attended the workshop and  live event to get a better understanding of what Tell Us Something really is. Read the resulting article in Montana Quartelry by clicking or tapping the…

Since 2011, Tell Us Something has produced a weekly podcast. Every storyteller who has ever told a story on the Tell Us Something stage has had his or her story published unless they explicitly requested that it not be published. You have been able to subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcatcher and stream…

Here is a recap of 2017’s accomplishments and a look forward to the many opportunities 2018 holds. Completed Artists as Educators: Refining Your Practice training (16 hours) provided by The Kennedy Foundation as part of the SPARK! Arts Missoula initiative Launched new more user friendly website thanks to our friends over at Gecko Designs Completed…

Your story matters! Now is the chance for you to pitch your story to be considered for sharing the night of the live event. Tell Us Something is calling for *YOU* to pitch your true story on the theme “Right Place, Right Time”. 8 storytellers will be selected to share their true personal story from…

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