Normals and Weirdos -
Tonight we celebrate the end of our run at the Deer Pile with one last show at the venue that helped us in no small way to become what we are today! Or theme is Girls! Girls! Girls! and we’ve assembled a lineup of some of The Narrators’ best storytellers, peppered with a few newcomers. Here are the details:
Jefferson Bare is the curator and host of Bare!, monthly in Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. A sex educator and writer, Jefferson keeps a pseudonymous blog, One Life, Take Two, that details his life as a parent and pervert. He is a storyteller frequently seen on stages around New York and elsewhere, including The Moth, where he is a StorySlam winner. He is also host of Foreplay! A Sexy Storytelling Open Mic, biweekly in New York.
Edwin Forrest Ward is a cornerstone of the Denver literary scene, and is also the host of Stories Stories Bring Your Stories, our sister Denver storytelling show at the Mercury Cafe’. Stories Stories Bring your Stories happens the fourth Tuesday of every month.
Taylor Gonda is a longtime contributor to The Narrators and co-host of award-winning podcast These Things Matter, where she and co-host Kevin O’Brien ply the depths of our pop-cultural obsessions.
Julia Wilson sings in several Denver-based jazz, blues, and soul groups, including Westbrook Jazz, which started in Detroit in the 1960s.
Cory Casciato is nerd royalty in Denver. He is a former editor of the Onion AV Club, a current writer for Westword, and creator of undead-obsessed website The Inevitable Zombie Apocalypse.
Francie Swidler is a contributor to Mile High Style for The Denver Post and Geeks Who Drink quizmaster.
Ian O’Dougherty has been playing in Denver bands for over twenty years, and has a long resume that includes tenures in some amazing bands, including Uphollow, The Ian Cooke Band, TaunTaun, and more. Ian is also a strong advocate for arts in Denver and is currently co-producing a series of full-album cover shows called Under the Cover.
Ru Johnson is a writer, arts advocate and nail polish enthusiast. Ru writes for a metric shit-ton of media outlets. JFGI and see how she owns this town.
8PM at THE DEER PILE. FREE AS THE AIR YOU BREATHE, UNLESS YOU’RE ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO BUYS THOSE AEROSOL CANS OF AIR TO BREATHE, IN WHICH CASE WE’D LIKE TO CHARGE YOU 10 BUCKS. See you there, darlings.