As you may know, I’m the founder and curator of Tenx9 Nashville, a Belfast-originated monthly community storytelling night where 9 people have up to ten minutes each to tell a real story from their lives. It’s been going on here in town since September 2013, and this summer, we finally got around to launching a […]
This a piece I wrote for the Tokens Show Blog on why I brought Tenx9 to Nashville. In September 2012, I moved to Northern Ireland to pursue my Master’s in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation at Trinity College Dublin’s Belfast campus. When I walked out of the Belfast International Airport, a curly-haired, lightly bearded Irishman named […]
I want to share a video of a story I shared last night at the storytelling event I organize and host (Tenx9 Nashville). Our theme was “Love Stories”, and this story talks of witnessing my grandmother’s love as she cares for her dementia-suffering husband after 57 years of marriage.
Two weeks from today, I will be launching Tenx9 Nashville, a satellite of Belfast’s popular Tenx9 event. Tenx9 (ten by nine) is a monthly storytelling night where nine people have up to ten minutes each to tell a real story from their lives. Created by the delightful geniuses Paul Doran and Pádraig Ó Tuama, Tenx9 is not […]