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Outrageous, funny and heartwarming true stories told in five minutes by your friends and neighbors from around the valley. The audience picks the winner, and the winning stories are featured on the Valley Voices Podcast. Valley Voices is presented by New England Public Media and the Academy of Music.

Valley Voices NEPR-NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC RADIO

    • Performing Arts
    • 4.9, 7 Ratings

Outrageous, funny and heartwarming true stories told in five minutes by your friends and neighbors from around the valley. The audience picks the winner, and the winning stories are featured on the Valley Voices Podcast. Valley Voices is presented by New England Public Media and the Academy of Music.

    Valley Voices #24 - Sweet & Salty

    Valley Voices #24 - Sweet & Salty

    In this episode we go to the Hawks and Reed Performing Arts Center in Greenfield to bring you stories from our second slam of the season. Riffing off the episode theme “sweet and salty,” Christine Stevens tells tales on her middle school students. Then, Sera Rivers shares her thoughts about finding a guy who accepts her real self. Finally, David Bulley brings us more middle schoolers — and more misbehavior.

    • 23 min
    Valley Voices #23 - Love Me Tinder

    Valley Voices #23 - Love Me Tinder

    On this episode, you'll hear three of the storytellers from the first show of our sixth Valley Voices season, featuring stories on the theme "Love Me Tinder". We gathered at New City Brewery in Easthampton to hear Sara Rabidoux-Kelsey relate a tale of an internet date that surprised her. Then Andrew Shelffo shared that getting back into the dating scene after 20 years felt a lot like walking a tight rope, and Angela Combest finished off the evening with a story about a date that ended in the

    • 23 min
    Valley Voices - #22 Open Road

    Valley Voices - #22 Open Road

    On this episode, you’ll hear the winners from our fifth show of the fifth Valley Voices season. This show had the theme of Open Road and was held at Hawks and Reed Performing Arts Center in downtown Greenfield, Mass. Karen Fisk starts off with a story about one of her hardest moments as a mom. Our next storyteller, Jenny Powers, tells an epic adventure about a trip to the Big Apple. We end this episode with Phil Simon who truly blazed a trail across California with his band mates back in the

    • 21 min
    Valley Voices - #21 Busted

    Valley Voices - #21 Busted

    Hear the winners from the Valley Voices Story Slam with the theme “Busted” held at New City Brewery in Easthampton, Mass. Storyteller Kate Mesmer shares why she never got the chance to become a full-fledged Girl Scout. Next, Summer Kaeppel tells her story about the days she was a teenage wedding crasher. We round out this episode with Doug Creighton who explains how his move south of the border was held up.

    • 23 min
    Valley Voices - #20 TMI

    Valley Voices - #20 TMI

    The winners of our "TMI" story slam are featured on the latest Valley Voices podcast. Anna Bowen shares her story about tjust how far she'll go for her mother. Matthew Dicks takes us through an awkard moment on a plastic couch. And we hear from Kevin Gallagher who shares his story about an apprehensive visit to the proctologist.

    • 23 min
    Valley Voices - #19 In the Mood

    Valley Voices - #19 In the Mood

    The winners of our "In The Mood" story slam are featured on the latest Valley Voices podcast. Eddie Brennan shares his story about the night he lost his virginity and fathered a child. Valerie Reiss opens up about her condition, vulvar vestibulitis. And we hear from Lauren Ostberg who at sixteen years old was in the mood for a little something different.

    • 19 min

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