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The Odyssey Storytelling Podcast

Dec 1, 2017

Was it the right combination or was it really, really wrong? Why do our hearts skip a beat and our minds get rearranged sometimes? Experiments, explosive reactions, elemental bonds. Solids, liquids and gases. This is the stuff we are made of -- and the clues to so many mysteries.

This week's storytellers include:

  • Ana...

Nov 17, 2017

You won't hear an audience in this episode, but that doesn't detract from Bella Vivante's profound story of identity, and the consequences of trying to pass for someone you're not. From Bella's Odyssey biography:

Bella Vivante, actor, writer, dancer and leader of study trips to Greece and Turkey recently returned from...

Nov 10, 2017

A year ago this December, Sergio Calderon bravely took the stage at Odyssey's "Fraught" show to talk about why he was more afraid of going to school than going to Afghanistan. From his Odyssey biography:

Sergio Calderon is a Tucson native who is currently attending the University of Arizona. In May, he will be...

Nov 2, 2017

Back in 2015, award-winning author Marge Pellegrino stepped onto the Odyssey stage and told the remarkable story of a Guatemalan refugee named Juana who escaped torture and genocide to find sanctuary in Tucson, Arizona. By recounting Juana's tale, Pellegrino comments on what the concept of "home" might mean to...

Oct 26, 2017

Regrets, longing, and missed opportunities. Creaks, groans, and bumps in the night. Things just out of view in the dark. The hairs raising on the back of your neck. A sudden drop in temperature. Is something there? Join us as our storytellers share true stories of what haunts them!

This week's storytellers...