February 25, 2019

2020 Season Tickets

Event Details

Date

February 25, 2019 7:00 PM

Location

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

Category

Upcoming Events

12/17/19

Tuesday

Holiday Spectacular

Stories

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.
Love In The Modern World: Martha Wolf

Love In The Modern World: Martha Wolf

Martha shares how a little idea can go a long way.
Love In The Modern World: Ryan Moon

Love In The Modern World: Ryan Moon

Ryan tells what can happen when you cross the isle.
Love In The Modern World: Pete Holmgren

Love In The Modern World: Pete Holmgren

Pete shares a story about finding love in the age of social media.
Love In The Modern World: Sumitra RedWing

Love In The Modern World: Sumitra RedWing

Sumitra shares a story about being scared, receiving death threats. The LGBT community was under attack and quickly became national news.
Love In The Modern World: Lindsey Braun

Love In The Modern World: Lindsey Braun

Lindsey shares a story about how it's sometimes worth it to break your own rules.
War Stories: Miranda Pleggenkuhle - 'Sisters, soldiers, stronger'

War Stories: Miranda Pleggenkuhle - 'Sisters, soldiers, stronger'

Joining the Iowa National Guard to pay for college, 1st Lt. Miranda Pleggenkuhle’s perspective is transformed when her younger sister joined, too.
War Stories: James Suong - 'From refuge to soldier'

War Stories: James Suong - 'From refuge to soldier'

Before immigrating to America, he spent some of his youth in a Cambodian child labor camp. Here’s why Staff Sgt. James Suong decided to serve.
War Stories: Larry Wohlgemuth - 'Bootcamp shenanigans'

War Stories: Larry Wohlgemuth - 'Bootcamp shenanigans'

He signed on the dotted line, but Larry Wohlgemuth had no idea what he was to come. An honorably discharged airman 1st class reflects on his time in bootcamp.
War Stories: Sara Maniscalco Robinson - 'How I came to share veteran stories'

War Stories: Sara Maniscalco Robinson - 'How I came to share veteran stories'

Joining the military is family tradition. But it wasn’t until 1st Sgt. Sara Maniscalco Robinson volunteered for a military museum that she realized her calling.
War Stories: Jodi Marti - 'Crossing cultures in Afghanistan'

War Stories: Jodi Marti - 'Crossing cultures in Afghanistan'

Major Jodi Marti joined the Iowa Army National Guard — and lead the first female engagement team in Afghanistan.
War Stories: Brian Lenz - '45 years later, coming out as a Vietnam veteran'

War Stories: Brian Lenz - '45 years later, coming out as a Vietnam veteran'

Brian Lenz, a retired Air Force fuels officer, was on the last flight out of Vietnam in 1973. He hasn’t spoken about his deployment since.

Past Events

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

02/25/19

Monday

2020 Season Tickets

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