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Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For information on all of our programs and live events, visit themoth.org.

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    • Performing Arts
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Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For information on all of our programs and live events, visit themoth.org.

    The Moth Radio Hour: Love, Faith and Money

    The Moth Radio Hour: Love, Faith and Money

    A man enters a world of high stakes gambling; a family tragedy turns into a stand-off with detectives; and a neuroscientist searches for clues of God’s existence.

    • 53 min
    All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Neshaune Lasley & Sue Schmidt

    All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Neshaune Lasley & Sue Schmidt

    This week on All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth, we’re talking about support systems: the roots to our trees; the helping hands that give us a boost up when we need them. Stay tuned to the end of this episode to hear some helpful story prompts to think about and discuss after you listen! This episode of All Together Now is hosted by The Moth’s Senior Curatorial Producer, Suzanne Rust.

    Hosted by: Suzanne Rust

    Storytellers: Neshaune Lasley, Sue Shmidt

    • 17 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Hidden Treasure: Live from The Moth’s Education Showcase

    The Moth Radio Hour: Hidden Treasure: Live from The Moth’s Education Showcase

    A special live edition of The Moth -- with five stories from a night showcasing the graduates of Moth High School storytelling workshops. Join us to celebrate student stories of first kisses, culture shock, finding a niche, and baking apple cake. This hour is hosted by Moth Teaching Artist Julian Goldhagen, with additional hosting by Moth Executive Producer Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Hosted by: Julian Goldhagen, Sarah Austin Jenness

    Isobel Connelly grows up feeling like the stupid girl.

    Saya Shamdasani feels caught between two cultures.

    David Lepelstat is nervous about his first kiss.

    Luna Azcurrain and her grandfather create a Thanksgiving tradition.

    Beth Gebresilasie tries to protect herself from her family's constant moving.

    • 53 min
    All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Annalise Raziq & Wilson Portorreal

    All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Annalise Raziq & Wilson Portorreal

    All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth is a new weekly addition to our podcast, featuring stories suitable for ears of all ages. We'll also be sharing special prompts and questions to go with these stories to spark conversations - and hopefully stories of your own. Gather your friends and families, whether they're near or far, to come together virtually every Friday with The Moth.

    On this week’s episode, we kick off May’s theme “Identity”, with two stories about what our pets can teach us about ourselves.

    Hosted by Catherine Burns

    Storytellers: Annalise Raziq & Wilson Portorreal

    • 18 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: All about Moms: Babies, Bees, Concerts and Contacts

    The Moth Radio Hour: All about Moms: Babies, Bees, Concerts and Contacts

    A special Mother’s Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour. A mother helps her daughter get her first contact lenses, an unwanted parental intervention at a school concert, a new mother in Zambia awaits test results, a life or death bee sting and a teenage mother who couldn’t be happier to welcome her child to […]

    • 53 min
    Introducing The Confessional with Nadia Bolz-Weber

    Introducing The Confessional with Nadia Bolz-Weber

    For the first time in Moth history, we are helping launch a new podcast, about ugly confessions from beautiful people. The Confessional is created and hosted by beloved Moth storyteller and friend, Nadia Bolz-Weber. This episode features an interview with software developer, Chris Schuhmacher. You can find more episodes of The Confessional on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to your podcasts.

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    “I came into software development relatively late in life. You know, I'm in my mid 40s and my training actually started in 2014 inside the walls of San Quentin.”

    Chris is the founder and developer of Fitness Monkey, an app that encourages the physical fitness of addicts in recovery.

    • 27 min

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