February 24, 2020

2020 Season Tickets

Event Details

Date

February 24, 2020 7:00 PM

Location

Hoyt Sherman Place
1501 Woodland Avenue,
Des Moines, IA 50309

Category

Upcoming Events

02/24/20

Monday

2020 Season Tickets

Order tickets to all six of our 2020 shows at once.

02/25/20

Tuesday

What Happens Next

Filling in the blanks after a story ends

04/21/20

Tuesday

Forgiveness or Revenge

Deciding which path to take on the messy road of life

06/23/20

Tuesday

Booted

Stories of changing course or finding out you’re no longer wanted

Stories

True Tall Tales: Suzanne Volkmer-Jones - If these houses could talk

True Tall Tales: Suzanne Volkmer-Jones - If these houses could talk

Encountering the heartwarming, the hair-raising and the hilarious while sorting out other people’s things, as told at "True Tall Tales" on Oct. 29, 2019.
The power of letting go: Sandra Rohrer

The power of letting go: Sandra Rohrer

After her mother’s death, Sandra Rohrer embraced forgiveness and healing while facing her life’s two big mysteries, as told at "True Tall Tales" on Oct. 29, 2019.
Ghostly encounters: Amanda McCurley

Ghostly encounters: Amanda McCurley

This Iowan always wanted to believe in the supernatural. As she shared at the Des Moines Storytellers' Project's "True Tall Tales," her daughters began seeing ghosts in her home.
The great train depot robbery: Chad Elliott

The great train depot robbery: Chad Elliott

A 6-year-old’s brush with Johnny Law and lessons learned about redemption, as told at the Des Moines Storytellers Project's "True Tall Tales" on Oct. 29, 2019.
Becoming an angel communicator: Rachel Corpus

Becoming an angel communicator: Rachel Corpus

After suppressing ‘Spirit’ for years, Rachel Corpus finally learned how to share her gift, as told at the Des Moines Storytellers Project's "True Tall Tales" on Oct. 29, 2019.
Finding Pip: Sadagat Aliyeva

Finding Pip: Sadagat Aliyeva

How this Iowan embraced her inner child to find her true self, as told at the Des Moines Storytellers Project's "True Tall Tales" on Oct. 29, 2019.
Rick McAtee: Living underwater

Rick McAtee: Living underwater

How I overcame a fear of deep water to explore the seas — just like my hero, Jacque Cousteau, as told at the Des Moines Storytellers Project's "My First Time"…
Justin Appel: Free fallin’

Justin Appel: Free fallin’

For Justin Appel, a blind musician, everything and every day is a first. As told at the Des Moines Storytellers Project's "My First Time" on Aug, 20, 2019, fear is…
Rachelle Chase: How an Iowa ghost town helped me find my way ‘home’

Rachelle Chase: How an Iowa ghost town helped me find my way ‘home’

For all her life, author Rachelle Chase was a nomad. Then she learned of the ‘black utopia’ of Buxton, Iowa, as told at the Des Moines Storytellers Project's "My First…
Erik Dominguez: Finding a voice

Erik Dominguez: Finding a voice

How speech and debate transformed this once shy Iowan into the truest version of himself, as told at the Des Moines Storytellers Project's "My First Time" on Aug. 20, 2019.
Rose Daugherty-Rudd: My first classroom

Rose Daugherty-Rudd: My first classroom

Unexpected lessons I learned from my students, as told at the Des Moines Storytellers Project's "My First Time' on Aug. 20, 2019.
Shashank and Swapna Aurora: A family affair

Shashank and Swapna Aurora: A family affair

This couple’s first date had a lot more riding on it than most, as told at the Des Moines Storytellers Project's "My First Time" on Aug. 20, 2019.
Andy Wilson: Finding a way to heal

Andy Wilson: Finding a way to heal

When Andy Wilson lost his family, he learned forgiveness is what he needed to move on, as told as the Des Moines Storytellers Project’s “On Second  Thought” on June 18,…
Sheree Clark: Raw. Vegan. Meat.

Sheree Clark: Raw. Vegan. Meat.

Why this Iowan switches diets, and why that’s none of your business, as told as the Des Moines Storytellers Project’s “On Second  Thought” on June 18, 2019.
Kelly Buffalo-Quinn: Tribal Baby Battle

Kelly Buffalo-Quinn: Tribal Baby Battle

How one Iowan’s view of the Indian Child Welfare Act changed after losing her child to the system, as told as the Des Moines Storytellers Project’s “On Second  Thought” on…
Patti Wachtendorf: Spiders, ladybugs and convicts

Patti Wachtendorf: Spiders, ladybugs and convicts

Becoming the first female warden of Iowa’s toughest prison, as told as the Des Moines Storytellers Project’s “On Second  Thought” on June 18, 2019.
Kylique Lipscombe: Persevering with basketball

Kylique Lipscombe: Persevering with basketball

How an 18-year-old pursued his athletic dreams in a little state called Iowa, as told as the Des Moines Storytellers Project’s “On Second  Thought” on June 18, 2019.
Ryan Siskow: Coming home

Ryan Siskow: Coming home

Ryan Siskow talks during the Des Moines Storytellers Project's "On Second Thought" on June 18, 2019 about the importance of opening up to those you love most and coming home
Erin Sears: Alaska, the last frontier

Erin Sears: Alaska, the last frontier

How lessons learned in the Alaskan bush make their way into this Iowa teacher’s classroom every day, as presented at the Des Moines Storytellers Project’s “My Great Adventure” on Tuesday,…
Dan Grinstead: Non-traditional soldier

Dan Grinstead: Non-traditional soldier

Why this Iowan signed up to go to war at 58, as presented at the Des Moines Storytellers Project’s “My Great Adventure” on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
Grace Htee: Living in Wonderland

Grace Htee: Living in Wonderland

How a refugee went from living in a Thailand camp to navigating the hard twists and turns of the United States, as presented at the Des Moines Storytellers Project’s “My…
Kat Darling: Amazing Grace

Kat Darling: Amazing Grace

How a dream to folk-n-roll on the road became an inward journey for Des Moines musician Kat Darling, as presented at the Des Moines Storytellers Project’s “My Great Adventure” on…
Chad Taylor: Stranded in Inuvik

Chad Taylor: Stranded in Inuvik

How a self-described ‘moron’ found himself alone above the Arctic Circle, as presented at the Des Moines Storytellers Project’s “My Great Adventure” on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
Alex Saunders: Climbing El Capitan

Alex Saunders: Climbing El Capitan

A 22-year journey to the top, as presented at the Des Moines Storytellers Project’s “My Great Adventure” on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
Love In The Modern World: Antoinette Stevens

Love In The Modern World: Antoinette Stevens

Antoinette shares a story about the importance of finding yourself.

Past Events

12/17/19

Tuesday

Holiday Spectacular

Family, faith and reasons we gather at the end of the year.

10/29/19

Tuesday

True Tall Tales

08/20/19

Tuesday

My First Time

06/18/19

Tuesday

On Second Thought

04/23/19

Tuesday

My Great Adventure

02/12/19

Tuesday

Love in the Modern World

12/06/18

Thursday

War Stories

09/20/18

Thursday

Siblings

07/12/18

Thursday

Rural Life

06/07/18

Thursday

Blended

04/05/18

Thursday

Busted

02/06/18

Tuesday

Everyday Miracles

12/05/17

Tuesday

New Beginnings

10/03/17

Tuesday

Scandal

08/24/17

Thursday

Champions and Underdogs

07/13/17

Thursday

Tales from the Road

06/21/17

Wednesday

The secret life of artists

05/11/17

Thursday

Parenthood

02/21/17

Tuesday

Besties

10/14/16

Friday

Homecoming

08/20/16

Saturday

Being Iowan

08/13/16

Saturday

Animal Kingdom

07/10/16

Sunday

Climb That Hill

06/22/16

Wednesday

Craft

06/01/16

Wednesday

Growing Up

04/28/16

Thursday

Stories Behind the Kitchen and Bar

02/16/16

Tuesday

Love and Heartbreak