Black Stories Matter: A Storytelling Show Benefiting the NAACP


Join Better Said Than Done for our LIVE ONLINE Storytelling Show benefiting the Fairfax County NAACP. With emcee Nick Baskerville and storytellers David Fakunle, Lyn Ford, Chetter Galloway, Arthuretta Holmes-Martin, Carol Moore, and Devan Sandiford! Storyteller bios and links, and more about the NAACP, here: Suggested contribution $25 per attendee. Minimum $5. Proceeds benefit the Fairfax County NAACP. Ticket sales close at 11:00PM on show day. All ticket holders can watch live starting at 8:00pm EASTERN on June 10th, Continue reading →

Let Me Tell Ya! Story Swap

Our lives are full of stories; stories connect our lives. Let Me Tell Ya! Story Swap is a chance for us to gather virtually to share stores. Each month will have a different theme designed to help you find a story that you want to share. Not a professional storyteller, no problem. Never told a story outside of your family, no problem. Want to just come and listen to stories, no problem. Join us on the 4th Thursday of the Continue reading →

Debut: a Fusion of Storytelling and Play


Debut is a fusion of storytelling, story making, play, coaching, and community. Three professional storytellers will tell a story that they are debuting. This month, the talented storytellers are Sam Payne from Utah, Jessica Robinson from Virginia, and Jo Ann Dadisman from West Virginia. The story they tell has never been told in public. Tickets are $12. Ticket Cost  $12


Folktales: This Time It’s Personal


On July 8, 2021, join emcee Chetter Galloway and storytellers Eva Abram, Jenn Ameena, Norm Brecke, Jessica Robinson, Anne Rutherford, and Jack Scheer for “Folktales: This Time It’s Personal,” a storytelling show in which a personal story is perfectly paired with a folktale. Pay what you can. It's a $15 suggested contribution/$5 minimum. Proceeds split between BSTD and the night's storytellers. Show starts at 9:00pm EDT/6:00pm PDT. Ticket sales close at showtime. Register early. You should receive the Zoom Continue reading →

Travel Tales: Stories From Around the World

The Auld Shebeen 3971 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax

Join emcee and storyteller Sheila Arnold, and storytellers Nick Baskerville, Bonnie Gardner, Tim Livengood, Miriam Nadel, Andrea Young, and Sufian Zhemukhov for “Travel Tales: stories from around the world” both in-person at The Auld Shebeen in Fairfax, VA and live streaming online. PLEASE NOTE: THIS SHOW STARTS AT 7:00PM EDT. $5 Minimum for Virtual Only/$15 for In-Person Due to wanting to maintain social distancing in-person, tickets at The Auld Shebeen are limited. Register early. We are live streaming this Continue reading →