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Saving Stories

A Toolkit in the Age of Covid-19. Everyone has a story to tell. We want to make sure they get told.

  • March 26 - April 5
  • 7 pm - 9 pm
  • Online

Saving Stories

A Toolkit in the Age of Covd-19. Please note: screening will be live from February 26 to April 5, 2021.

San Diego dramatists connect with storytellers currently isolated in assisted and skilled nursing facilities. Join us for performances of their stories by San Diego actors in this special event that is free to the public. These stories will be streamed through New Village Arts Theatre’s Virtual Arts Program. There will be an opening screening with live panel discussion on February 26, 7:00 p.m. and a second panel discussion with new stories on Friday, March 26, 7:00 p.m. All stories will be streamed via New Village Arts thru April 5, 2021 (all times PST).

 

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This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit calhum.org

 

Stories:
Opening screening with live post-panel discussion: Friday, February 26, 2021, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
I’LL HAVE GREAT NAILS by Mabelle Reynoso, performed by Rae Henderson
SCARY THINGS by Thelma Virata de Castro, performed by Joy Jones
MAKE A WAY by Gill Sotu, performed by Fred Harlow
A PIECE OF MY STORY by Aleta Barthell / Sylvia Combs M’Lafi Thompson, performed by Sylvia Combs M’Lafi Thompson

 

Second screening with live post-panel discussion: Friday, March 26, 20201, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
THE DAY TRIP OF MY LIFE by Thelma Virata de Castro, performed by Jill Drexler
MY FAVORITE PLACE by Mabelle Reynoso, performed by Jo Anne Glover
IN STUDY AND SERVICE by Gill Sotu, performed by David Macy-Beckwith
IF YOU COULD SING A SONG by Joshua Hill & Greg Hill