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The Odyssey Storytelling Podcast

Jul 3, 2020

Sometimes you trip over obstacles you make yourself, sometimes over obstacles other people make for you. Sometimes the obstacles are things you're just born with. In December 2017, Kuvaal Patel told the story obstacles from all three categories, and how he overcame them and proved everybody wrong. From Kuvaal's...


Jun 26, 2020

In September 2017, the Tucson YWCA hosted Odyssey for the first time, and while the podcast audio suffered from some sound issues, the stories themselves were absolutely incredible. One of the stories came by way of Juan Bayardo, whose "Gigs Across America" would eventually take him to all fifty states...but that kicked...


Jun 19, 2020

About a year ago, at Odyssey's Dissent show, Barbara Lewis introduced the concept of "unintentional dissent." It's what happens when you succeed despite living in a system designed to help you fail -- also known as being Black in America. From Barbara's Odyssey bio:

Barbara Lewis– not the singer- arrived in Tucson at...


Jun 12, 2020

Shelter in place, lock down, quarantine. As the world seemed to hit the pause button on regular life activities, our stories continued unabated. Join us for our second ever virtual show as we provide an opportunity for our storytellers to share their challenges and triumphs from the age of COVID-19.
 
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Jun 5, 2020

PROGRAMMING NOTE:

Odyssey has featured a lot of voices over the years, and we love all our storytellers and our community, but the fact of the matter is that a whole lot of those storytellers have been White. And considering everything happening in our country right now in the aftermath of the lynching of George Floyd,...