The Stories of Greenwood Bottom

Greenwood Bottoms 1115 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Macon, GA

Meet Greenwood Bottom in Macon, GA. A South Macon neighborhood that was ripe with businesses and the historic Roxy Theatre, built by Phil Kaplan and opened on Hazel Street in late 1949 as a venue for Black patrons during the Jim Crow era. Residents young and seasoned will tell stories of the ups and downs […]

Storytellers Presents: That’s Not My Name featuring Weston Stroud

Startup Studios 1055 Riverside Drive, Macon, GA

PLEASE NOTE: BYO - CHAIR, BLANKET, SNACKS, LIBATIONS...THINK CONCERT IN THE PARK! Arrive for socials at 6:30pm, stories start promptly at 7:00pm. FOR DIRECTIONS: We will be located at 1055 Riverside Drive, behind Startup Studios. The best way to get to the parking lot is to enter in the New City Church entrance and we […]

Storytellers Macon: Live at The Grand Opera House (January)

Grand Opera House 651 Mulberry Street, Macon, GA

Your friends and neighbors speak their truth. For the past five years, Storytellers Macon has been asking people around Middle Georgia to tell their stories. The ritual has grown from front porches and bonfire tales to monthly open events at Grant’s Lounge, Amerson River Park, and now stART Up Studios. This limited series will bring […]

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Storytellers Presents: In Sickness and In Health featuring Willie Frazier

Startup Studios 1055 Riverside Drive, Macon, GA

PLEASE NOTE: BYO - CHAIR, BLANKET, SNACKS...THINK CONCERT IN THE PARK! stARTup Studios will have beer for sale Arrive for socials at 6:30pm, stories start promptly at 7:00pm. FOR DIRECTIONS: We will be located at 1055 Riverside Drive, behind Startup Studios. The best way to get to the parking lot is to enter in the […]

FREE Introduction to Storytelling Workshop w/ Shannon Turner

Douglass Theatre 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Macon, GA

PUBLIC WORKSHOP TO DEVELOP STORIES AROUND MACON'S BRIGHT FUTURE & THE HURDLES WE STILL HAVE TO OVERCOME Despite all the multimedia ways the word storytelling is used these days, the oral tradition of speaking our stories to each other is our most ancient form of communication, culture, and persuasion. In this workshop, Shannon M. Turner, […]

Storytellers Macon: Live at The Douglass

Douglass Theatre 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Macon, GA

We are back for an elevated show with storytellers curated from our open community workshops. Join us for the first of two shows this year at The Douglass Theatre! Tickets are available soon. The CAST: Gloria Cisse, Janice Habersham, Rhonda Miller, Teddye Gandy & Verda Colvin The HOSTS: Ansley Booker & DeMarcus Beckham The Topic: […]

Storytellers Presents: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” Featuring Ken Blair

Grant's Lounge 576 Poplar St, Macon, GA

When you've been excluded from having a seat at the table, you know there are three options. You can lose out on the meat of the conversation and the relationships that come with it. You can fight for your right to share a space with those who shut you out. Or, you can build your […]