Porchlight Storytelling Series

Young, stupid, and horny is no way to go through life. Or is it? Stories of love among tweens, adolescents, and the resolutely immature. Open Door is our monthly open stage event.

Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Lisick.  Produced by Briana Breen. From February 27, 2012 at San Francisco's Hemlock Tavern.

Direct download: Porchlight__Open_Door_Young_Love.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 2:49pm PDT

A priest, a Muslim, a queer, a Jew, and a couple of Catholic schoolgirls walk into an Italian American Club... Stories by author and funny lady Cassie J. Sneider, priest and dj Rev. Bertie Pearson, community activist and director of OutLook Theater Jason Wyman, engineering student Jannat Dena Vaziri, and Las Vegas capital defense attorney Dayvid Figler. 

Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Lisick.  Produced by Briana Breen. From December 19, 2011 at San Francisco's Verdi Club.

Direct download: PorchL_God.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 1:49pm PDT

Stories by Ianthe Brautigan Swensen, Kirk Read, and Tamim Ansary. Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Lisick.

Direct download: PL_Litquake.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 10:10pm PDT

Porchlight's 5th Anniversary Show at the Swedish American Hall in San Francisco. Stories by Caveh Zahedi, Malcolm Margolin, David Munro, and a surprise visit from legendary musician Donovan.

Direct download: PL_Anniversary_Part_2.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 4:42pm PDT

Stories from the fifth anniversary show at the Swedish American Hall in San Francisco. Stories by Litquake co-founder Jack Boulware, Anthony Bedard of the band Hank IV and the Hemlock Tavern, and literary agent-turned sock magnate Arielle Eckstut.

Direct download: PL_Anniversary_Part_1.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 11:54am PDT

On The Couch: The Therapy Show features stories by writers Marianna Cherry, Suzanne Kleid, and writer/cartoonist Shannon O'Leary. Recorded live at the Swedish American Hall in San Francisco in 2004. Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Lisick. Music by Aaron Novik.

Direct download: PL_Therapy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:16pm PDT

Stories by poet and burlesque dancer Lauren Wheeler, young adult author Kristen Tracy, and performance art/writer Kirk Read. Recorded in February 2011 at the Verdi Club in San Francisco. Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Lisick.

Direct download: PL06_TrueLust.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 4:00am PDT

Stories from crime writer and repo man Joe Gores, poet/radio deejay frank andrick, and writer/activist Ed Wolf. Emceed by Arline Klatte and Beth Lisick. Recorded at the Cafe du Nord in San Francisco in 2004 or so.

Direct download: PL_Redemption.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 4:00am PDT

Recorded at the Maritime Museum in San Francisco. Stories by Anthony Bedard, Lorraine Palmer, and Frank Freschino. Music by Beep!

Direct download: PL04_Maritime.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 10:05am PDT

Myth vs. Reality: Stories from the SF Sketchfest

Stories by Matt Besser of the Upright Citizens Brigade, poet and painter Ali Liebegott, and capital defense lawyer Dayvid Figler. Recorded at the Purple Onion in San Francisco in January 2011. Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Lisick.

Direct download: PL03_Myth_Vs_Reality.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 10:42pm PDT