January 22, 2020

Trips and Travel

Event Details

Date

January 22, 2020 7:00 PM

Location

Comedy @ The Carlson
50 Carlson Road
Rochester, NY 14610

Category

  • Adventure
  • Travel

Upcoming Events

05/06/20

Wednesday

Sports and Fandom

Tellers will share true, first person stories about how their lives have been impacted by sports and fandom.

09/30/20

Wednesday

Landing in ROC

Tellers will share true, first person stories about how Rochester became their home.

11/18/20

Wednesday

Breakthroughs

Tellers will share true, first person stories about overcoming challenges and achieving success.

Stories

Parenthood: Erica Walther Schlaefer - 'Journey'

Parenthood: Erica Walther Schlaefer - 'Journey'

Erica discusses her journey to parenthood; which was filled with devastation and ultimately joy.
Parenthood: Patrick Flanigan - 'Falling In Love'

Parenthood: Patrick Flanigan - 'Falling In Love'

Patrick recounts the exact moment he fell in love with parenthood.
Parenthood: Shaquana Divers - 'Always Learning'

Parenthood: Shaquana Divers - 'Always Learning'

Shaquana shares the story about learning an important life lesson during a stressful time.
Parenthoood: Ryan Lane - 'A Good Night'

Parenthoood: Ryan Lane - 'A Good Night'

Ryan learns that the search for a good night's sleep for baby is an eye-opening experience.
Parenthood: Erica Bryant - 'Let's talk about number two'

Parenthood: Erica Bryant - 'Let's talk about number two'

Erica Bryant shares a story she never thought she'd tell, let alone experience. Who knew it would come to this?
The Sound of Your Life: Sarah Long Hendershot - 'When you wake'

The Sound of Your Life: Sarah Long Hendershot - 'When you wake'

Sarah's story illustrates how, in the midst of chaos and destruction, we can find a way to be OK.
The Sound of Your Life: Steve Bradley - 'Push Play'

The Sound of Your Life: Steve Bradley - 'Push Play'

Steve describes how a music lover with no musical talent unleashes his passion for '80s tunes as a DJ at his kid's hockey games.
The Sound of Your Life: Reign - 'Let it Reign, clear it out'

The Sound of Your Life: Reign - 'Let it Reign, clear it out'

Reign shares how she discovered her voice and courage through music - and a career she never expected.
The Sound of Your Life: Brian Mulligan - 'A Homegrown Irish American Troubadour'

The Sound of Your Life: Brian Mulligan - 'A Homegrown Irish American Troubadour'

Brian discusses how music that he heard early in life stayed with him for a lifetime.
New Beginnings: Jessica Lewis - 'The illusion of security'

New Beginnings: Jessica Lewis - 'The illusion of security'

Jessica learned the hard way that a steady 9-to-5 doesn't always equal job security. But in the midst of turmoil, she would also find inner strength and her career passion.
New Beginnings: Jeremy Clark - 'Out of the mouth of babes...'

New Beginnings: Jeremy Clark - 'Out of the mouth of babes...'

A cool conversation with a student became the most important discussion in Jeremy's entire teaching career, and would be the impetus for a life-changing decision.
New Beginnings: Jose Ramos - 'Lost and found'

New Beginnings: Jose Ramos - 'Lost and found'

Through love found, nurtured and lost, Jose learned that it was time to be a better version of himself
New Beginnings: Hélène Biandude Hofer - 'Breaking the mold, one Frosty at a time'

New Beginnings: Hélène Biandude Hofer - 'Breaking the mold, one Frosty at a time'

Hélène, the first black pageant contestant to become Wendy, the red-headed fast food icon, tells how that almost didn't happen. But, the experience ended up having a lifelong influence on…
New Beginnings: Lauren Peace - 'Pin the tail on the future'

New Beginnings: Lauren Peace - 'Pin the tail on the future'

Lauren unpacks her journey to becoming a staff writer at the Democrat and Chronicle. And that journey includes pin the tail on the major at RIT, adventure sandals, and a…
Loriane Ngarambe - 'Dig deeper into yourself and those around you'

Loriane Ngarambe - 'Dig deeper into yourself and those around you'

Loriane shares her story and her experience as a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Jodi & Karl Kania - 'A diverse family is a blessing'

Jodi & Karl Kania - 'A diverse family is a blessing'

Jodi and Karl Kania share the life lessons learned during their journey to and during the foreign adoption process.
Sheila Rayam - 'When a compliment isn't flattering'

Sheila Rayam - 'When a compliment isn't flattering'

Sheila discusses growing up an eclectic African-American who could not be put in a box.
Rochester: Sandy Mayer - 'The Other Side of the Tracks'

Rochester: Sandy Mayer - 'The Other Side of the Tracks'

Sandy shares his story of growing up in a diverse community and how that shaped his life.
Carlos Santana - 'With help, anything is possible'

Carlos Santana - 'With help, anything is possible'

Carlos shares the story of boy who was uprooted from his home in Puerto Rico and brought to Rochester where he had trouble fitting in, even as an adult.
Jeanne Behm - 'All have value'

Jeanne Behm - 'All have value'

Jeanne shares her story of growing up deaf, in a hearing community.
Becca Bellush - 'Home is where the Wegmans is'

Becca Bellush - 'Home is where the Wegmans is'

Becca Bellush shares the story of two girls who met in New York City, and in a city full of everything, needed something else.
Rochester: Phil Marshall - 'Music From Me To You'

Rochester: Phil Marshall - 'Music From Me To You'

My transition from rock 'n' roll musician to music therapist in hospice.
Rochester: Angelo Rose - 'When There Is Love'

Rochester: Angelo Rose - 'When There Is Love'

The struggle to breathe unfolds as the drive to write music for the benefit of others in need.
Rochester: Trevor Lake - 'Music Through The Ages'

Rochester: Trevor Lake - 'Music Through The Ages'

A musicians coming-of-age story.
Rochester: Hannah Weidner - 'It's Important to Listen'

Rochester: Hannah Weidner - 'It's Important to Listen'

Hannah tells her story of growing up listening to music with her parents, and the impact that had on her journey of musical connections.
Rochester: Brenda Tremblay - 'A Brief And Spectacular One-Day Career As An Adult Bassoonist'

Rochester: Brenda Tremblay - 'A Brief And Spectacular One-Day Career As An Adult Bassoonist'

A reflection on discipline and what it really takes to be a virtuoso in any field.
Rochester: Cynthia Benjamin - 'Touched By Gospel'

Rochester: Cynthia Benjamin - 'Touched By Gospel'

How gospel music influenced my life.
Rochester: Niraj Lama - 'Journey from the Himalayan Foothills to Cobbs Hill'

Rochester: Niraj Lama - 'Journey from the Himalayan Foothills to Cobbs Hill'

How I followed a raven-haired woman across the world.
Rochester: Clement Chung - 'Letter From America'

Rochester: Clement Chung - 'Letter From America'

How true love went from pen and paper to a real-life romance right here in Rochester!

Past Events

01/22/20

Wednesday

Trips and Travel

Tellers will share true, first person stories about their most unforgettable adventures near and far.

11/06/19

Wednesday

A Funny Thing Happened

09/18/19

Wednesday

Teachers & Life Lessons

06/05/19

Wednesday

Love Stories

03/06/19

Wednesday

Rochester Storytellers Project: New Beginnings

11/15/18

Thursday

Family Traditions

09/26/18

Wednesday

Parenthood

06/26/18

Tuesday

The Sound of Your Life

03/08/18

Thursday

New Beginnings

09/15/17

Friday

The Culture Collection

06/28/17

Wednesday

The Sound of My Life

03/16/17

Thursday

Landing in ROC

02/08/17

Wednesday

Modern Love (or the lack thereof)