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Event Listings

Our upcoming events are listed below:


<h3> BEyond Expectations: <br><br>Stories of Overcoming during the Opioid Crisis</h3>


Join the DBHIDS Engaging Males of Color (EMOC) initiative and First Person Arts for an intimate and impactful event of true stories from people who are and have been affected by the opioid crisis in America.

Directed by Mike Durkin




<h3> BEyond Expectations: Stories of Recovery</h3>


Join the DBHIDS Engaging Males of Color (EMOC) initiative and First Person Arts for an intimate and impactful event of true stories from people who are traveling down the road to recovery. These storytellers share their struggles and how they overcame them. “Recovery” is the eighth program in the amazing Beyond Expectations series!

Featuring Shawn Anderson, Jose Ferran, David Maldonado and Gabriel Nyantaky. Directed by Eugene Haynes



<h3>Queer Bodies: A Performance</h3>


Finish off Pride Month at bahdeebahdu as participants from the successful First Person Arts and The Office of LGBT Affairs workshop perform their stories for you. These stories focus on the stories of Queers who have been historically forgotten by traditional beauty standards. Trans, fat, and disabled, all will be held up and celebrated through story. Bahdeebahdu is an accessible space.

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StorySlam: Rebel Rebel
Sometimes it feels good to be bad. Share your stories of how you tossed away the rules to be uniquely you. Go ahead, you can tell us. Don’t worry. We won’t tell anyone. Whether you come with a story or with an ear to hear one, this will be a night to remember.

Tickets go onsale for Members on June 19.


Non-Member Tickets Onsale: July 1

What’s a StorySlam? A StorySlam is more than a storytelling competition. It’s an invitation to share five minutes of your life in a room full of people who appreciate a well-told tale. Audience storytellers take to the stage with real life stories on the theme of the night. Winners get $100 prize and the chance to compete in the season finale Grand Slam. Got five minutes? Come and lend an ear, or share an experience.
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