Arc Stories: Holiday Edition 2016
Storyteller Leonard Lee Smith
Four stories all about the holidays. A young boy finds himself on the other side of the country away from everything and everyone he’s ever held dear; the greatest present one boy ever received; a father who wants to giveaway all of his children’s Christmas presents; and one woman’s story of the time her family was forced to spend the holiday in their car.
December 21, 2016 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Christmas Day, 2016 at 5 p.m.
Imagine sitting around the dinner table with your closest friends. You've just cleared the dishes, and you're moving on to coffee, or possibly a glass of wine. Someone says: you'll never believe what happened to me today. Listen to this... Arc Stories features live storytelling from right here in Birmingham. No notes, no outlines. Just great storytellers sharing great (true) stories. Sometimes funny, sometimes moving, and always engaging. Heard on the last Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and at other special times throughout the year.
Arc Stories: February 2017 Edition
Stories about growing up during the Civil Rights movement in Birmingham. A young black boy who lives in the basement of a wealthy white family’s home and then becomes a key player during the civil rights movement; a young woman who was arrested by Bull Conner, then driven in his car to be dropped off […]
Arc Stories: January 2017 Edition
Arc Stories features live storytelling from right here in Birmingham. No notes, no outlines. Just great storytellers sharing great, true stories. Sometimes funny, sometimes moving, and always engaging.
Arc Stories: October 2016 Edition
Three stories about the lasting impact other people can have upon our lives. An educator is trying his best to create some teachable moments for his students, and it’s through one encounter with a relative of Martin Luther King, Jr., that they finally have a breakthrough. A man who gets arrested and learns a lot about both […]
Arc Stories: September 2016 Edition
Three stories where our storytellers find themselves in situations completely over their heads. A woman has the opportunity to fulfill a dream she’s been pursuing most of her life; one woman’s discovery of whether or not you really can come home again; and another where a man struggles to create a connection across barriers of […]
Arc Stories: August 2016 Edition
This month on Arc Stories, we have four stories where our storytellers can’t quite comprehend what’s happening to them.