STORIES OF SELF DETERMINATION

July 9, 2016 at The Hippodrome Secretly Y’all, Unmonumental and Untold RVA present: Stories of Self-Determined Change An evening of live storytelling and celebration at one of Richmond’s most storied venues. Musical guests: Future Prospect DJ Count Dakkula DJ Carlito Setlist: Harry Kollatz, Jr. Rebecca Keel Nathan Burrell

STORIES FROM THE STALL

May 23, 2016 at Ardent Craft Ales Door proceeds benefiting: projectHOMES “Bathroom” stories- inside four walls or out in nature, locker room hijinx, powder room mishaps, the awkward nature of sharing such an intimate thing with others, using the bathroom on a hike, or in the comfort of your own home. Of course all this…

SICK, DEAD, DYING & LETTING GO

March 21, 2017 at Strange Matter There is only one thing that is certain in this life, we are all going to die. At Secretly Y’all we have always wanted to tackle this subject but were always reticent, worried we wouldn’t do it justice. So, we asked our pals at Death Club Radio to come…

SEEKING ASYLUM

January 11, 2016 at Balliceaux Door proceeds benefitting: Reestablish Richmond In the wake of the bitter national immigration debate we thought it might be pertinent to step back and hear some stories of taking refuge in another country, a lover’s arms, a shelter, the four doors of your car riding out into the sunset, etc.…

THROUGH THE WRINGER

November 23, 2015 at Balliceaux Door proceeds benefitting: CancerLINC Stories about being challenged to overcome an unreasonable gauntlet, jump through too many hoops, being screwed over by something that shouldn’t have been so hard, and also, hand washing clothes. Setlist: Richard Sebastian Henry Jensen Bill Fleming Kristin Carleton Alane Cameron-Miles Elizabeth Echeverry Ania Marcinkowska

MOUNTAINS

September 28, 2015 at Balliceaux Door proceeds benefiting: Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance Stories of through- hiking, climbing, trekking, making it to the summit, overcoming great heights, buena vistas, ominous storms, ill-prepared expeditions, perfectly executive adventures, Appalachian culture, being a mountain man like Jeremiah Johnson, hunting, or whatever other iteration/interpretation of the theme,…

(IM)PERMANENCE

September 4, 2015 at The Virginia Museum of Fine Art We paired traditional images and meanings from Japanese tattoo art with stories. Each teller had 7-10 minutes to narrate in front of an image (projected on a large screen) of the tattoo. Themes:Ryu (Dragon)- “A Blessing”Koi (Carp)- “An Upstream Battle-Ax LucyRaven- “Pilgrimage”Hou-ou (Phoenix)- “From the…

I QUIT!

July 20, 2015 at Ardent Craft Ales Door proceeds benefiting: RideRichmond Stories of leaving your job, kicking a habit, turning a new leaf, and did we say quitting your job already?… Setlist: Irina Calos Mac MacDaniel Sarah Provenzano Caroline Pascual Ann Dickson

BICYCLE Y’ALL Festival

June 13, 2015 at the former GRTC Bus Lot Day long outdoor festival featuring stories, music and more. Official craft brew partner: New Belgium Brewing. Bands: SLEEPWALKERS Sturgeon City and Andy Cobb of The Itchy Hearts Food Trucks: Opa Greek. The Dog Wagon. Four Square Tournament with Mark Pryor YArt Sale- local artists showing and…