By Ann Butler
The stories on the theme of trust were personal, powerful, oftentimes funny and touched everyone in the audience at the Raven Narratives outing on March 4 at the Durango Arts Center.
Based on the idea that we all have a story to tell, and that, in the end, the stories are all that matter, the narratives have been going on every few months for more than a year, but this time was my first attending. And it won’t be the last.
I’m not writing this to help them sell tickets – this event was sold out, which I understand usually happens – but to encourage everyone to consider going the next time a performance is held. And to start thinking about what story each person would tell about his or her life.
I do have one suggestion, though. Putting little boxes of tissues around the theater on the tables might be a good idea because there wasn’t a dry eye in the house by the end of the evening.
Kudos to producers Sarah Syverson and Tom Yoder for bringing these diverse storytellers together in such a meaningful way.
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