Porchlight Storytelling Series

Stories of being young and in love from Porchlight's main stage at the Verdi Club.  Stories from Suzanne Kleid, David Berkeley, Elise DiCharry and Isaac Fitzgerald.

Hosted by Beth Lisick and Tara Jepsen.  Produced by Briana Breen. From February 20, 2012 at San Francisco's Verdi Club.

Direct download: PL_Young_Love_Verdi_Club.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:40pm PST

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 PST

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 PST

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 PST

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 PST

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 PST

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 PST

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 PST

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 PST

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 PST