This Friday night at Marmalade at Smokebrush (219 W. Colorado Ave. Ste. 210. 7 p.m.) The Story Project will hear the voices of veterans in a show titled “Bridging The Gap, Veterans Share Their Stories on and Off the Battlefield.” Co-Produced by Sharon Friedman and Hannah Rockey of Concrete Couch, the event is yet another sign that community storytelling is as compelling at a local level as it is on public radio with The Moth. We spoke to Friedman about why she started the event and where it’s heading.

Interview with Sharon Friedman about The Story Project

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We at KRCC are also thrilled that Sharon and the folks at Marmalade including Don Goede have brought the success of the live event to us for broadcast on KRCC on the first Saturday’s of each month right after Kathryn Eastburn’s The Middle Distance at 1 p.m. If you missed the first two episodes that already aired, you can hear the first episode HERE. And the second episode here:

The Story Project, Episode 2

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