Allison Cox, 16 years old, stands at the top of a pyramid in Mexico, imagining that she is flying to another mountain across the landscape from her and that she has a giant wing covered with feathers instead of arms. She is at the Temple of Quetzalcoatl, the Feathered Serpent Pyramid. She shares her dream with her host, Adrienne, who brushes it off as coincidence. This sharing begins a long distance friendship that lasts years.
Fork in the Road
9 storytellers have 10 minutes to share a true personal story from memory on the theme: “Fork in the Road”.
Tell Us Something is proud to be part of the Montana Book Festival once again this year.
Tickets are $8 pre-sale/$10 day of show. Get your tickets here: http://ticketf.ly/2b5IcT9
Doors open at 6:30pm stories begin at 7:00pm
After losing his job at a small non-profit at the age of 60, Tommy Peterson eventually takes a job in which he reconnects with a customer that he had known for a long time.
Becca Kelly remembers a life changing night in 2002. She was carrying a double major in Russian and German. Marina Kanevskaya, her Russian professor was killed in a hit and run accident at 6th Street and Van Bueren, and Becca remembers how this affected her.
Michael Marsolek quit his job in the restaurant industry, moving 750 miles back to Montana because of a song.
Shobha Rao, an immigrant from India, recalls two interactions with her peers that reminded her of when she helped her parents say "yes" to remaining in America.
After being humiliated by a local where he was sunbathing in a strange place: on the ground next to a dusty Nigerian cross-roads market, David Allan Cates opens a novel for the first time and falls in love with the form.
Pat Williams visits Barry O'Larry in Butte, Montana when he runs for a legislative seat for the first time to get a little help and advice.
Perri Knize was living in New York City, working as a graphic designer, and losing her sense of self, when she remembers her childhood dream of living alone in the woods.
Neil McMahon is working as a carpenter on a construction site in a remote part of Montana when the call comes from his New York City publisher.
16 year old Jamison Gordon sticks her first landing on her first solo as the youngest student pilot in the Bitteroot Valley & the only female pilot in the program.