The Shed: A Storytelling Salon

A monthly storytelling salon in Red Hook, Brooklyn hosted and created by Katie Cooper, Chrysanthe Tenentes, Jason Fried, and Audrey Evans.
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The Shed returns Sept. 12th with “Things That Go Bump in the Night”

Hearken ! 

We’re re-mixing the vibes as well as the wavelengths for the next Shed on Friday, September 12th

Things that go bump in the night
Doors and drinks at 7:30 pm
Stories at 8:30 pm
205 Conover Street at Coffey
Red Hook, Brooklyn 
RSVP HERE


What is it about nocturnal noises that can turn a basic tree branch scratching harmlessly upon your window  (wait, did you hear that, too????) into a spaceship piloted by an army of vampiric sea turtles that are imminently landing in your backyard and coming to invade your home via the bathroom pipes?

Spectacularly imaginative and evocative story lines manifest when things go bump in thenight. 

But also: sometimes there is really something out there!!!!

This Shed is for all the drug-infused camping trips, the haunted brain-spacesthe houses hoarding too much history, and the dreamy, delicious steaks cooked to perfection in a full-on sleepwalking trance during the middle of the night. 

(Or maybe there are just wild squirrels living inside of your wall?)

Where my insomniacs at!? RSVP here.

A little night music:

Please feel free to respond to this email or in your RSVP with your most reliable, self-soothing #inthemiddleofthenight song (must watch link!) that always scares theboogeyman away. We’re going to make a mix of the best songs to dance to in a haunted house and your favorite sleep-walking anthems. We will play the mix in between and after stories.

PS POTLUCK RULES STILL APPLY! Bring something yummy to share and calm thenerves. 

Listening to hear where you are,

The Shed

Maxine Worthy perfectly captured the brilliant outrageousness of the last The Shed.  Baking porcelain babies in the oven, making fart-noise pop music radio shows, C.C. DeVille taking Viagra, fixing your car with a pizza box — it’s all here. Thanks, Maxine!

Maxine Worthy perfectly captured the brilliant outrageousness of the last The Shed.  Baking porcelain babies in the oven, making fart-noise pop music radio shows, C.C. DeVille taking Viagra, fixing your car with a pizza box — it’s all here. Thanks, Maxine!

Do It Yourself

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In the true spirit of The Shed, our theme this month is “Do It Yourself: Stories about channeling your inner Macgyver, faking it till you make it, hacking into the heart of things, and getting fed up enough to just %#&!^*$ do it!

Join us in our Red Hook backyard for another night of eating, drinking and storytelling:

Friday, July 25th

The Shed
205 Conover St., Brooklyn  (at the corner of Coffey St.)
Starts at 7:30pm
Stories at 8:00pm
Transportation? We recommend biking or take an adventure on the ikea ferry!
RSVP now
A Quick Reminder: The Shed is this Friday, June 20th. Potluck style. RSVP now.We also wanted to share the New York Post story on The Shed: The Shed Brings an Old-Style Story Salon to a Busy City.  Thanks to everyone who participated. Please feel free to share the story!The theme on Friday is: Mixed signals — stories of broken communications, false reads, autocorrected text messages, cross-cultural misunderstandings, and wishful thinking.  
 
Friday, June 20th
The Shed205 Conover St., Brooklyn  (at the corner of Coffey St.)
Starts at 7:30pm
Stories at 8:30pm
A Quick Reminder: The Shed is this Friday, June 20th. Potluck style. RSVP now.

We also wanted to share the New York Post story on The Shed: The Shed Brings an Old-Style Story Salon to a Busy City.  Thanks to everyone who participated. Please feel free to share the story!

The theme on Friday is: Mixed signals — stories of broken communications, false reads, autocorrected text messages, cross-cultural misunderstandings, and wishful thinking. 
 
 
Friday, June 20th
The Shed
205 Conover St., Brooklyn  (at the corner of Coffey St.)
Starts at 7:30pm
Stories at 8:30pm

The Shed is postponed

Due to the rainy weather, The Shed has been postponed until next Friday, June 20th. Same place, same time, same theme. 

No mixed signals here. Delay until June 20th!:
 
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The theme that night: ’Mixed signals’ — stories of broken communications, false reads, and wishful thinking. RSVP now.

Join us for “Mixed Signals” Friday, June 13th

Hello storytellers and listeners! The Shed will reconvene in our Red Hook backyard for another night of magic next Friday, June 13th 
 
The theme that night: ’Mixed signals’ — stories of broken communications, false reads, and wishful thinking. RSVP now.
 
Every day we are bombarded with differing opinions, autocorrected text messages, political spin, you name it. It’s hard to tell up from down in a world of information overload. Sometimes we see what we want to see, overhear what we want to hear, or blink at the most inconvenient (or convenient) moment. 
 
This surely leaves us with many stories of frustration and folly and we want to hear yours. Come join us under the stars in our Red Hook backyard and eat, drink and share with us at The Shed!
 
Friday, June 13th
The Shed
205 Conover St., Brooklyn  (at the corner of Coffey St.)
Starts at 7:30pm
Stories at 8:00pm
Transportation? We recommend biking or take an adventure on the ikea ferry!
RSVP now

 



In order to keep The Shed free, we encourage you to bring your own wine or beer.



We would like to extend an invitation to anyone who is interested in participating : 

Pot Luck! If you are interested in cooking or preparing something delicious, healthy, and inexpensive for The Shed, we encourage you to bring something to share. No pressure, seriously. There is a space on the sign-up form for you to indicate what you think you might bring. You can fill it in now or later.

The Shed is a growing community and we welcome all of your contributions, suggestions, and input! Email us your thoughts or theme ideas tohello@theshedstorysalon.org


 
xo, 

The Shed

 

The Shed “Mother”, May 9th in Red Hook

Tidings of May! To demonstrate our good faith that Spring will soon make its way to our lovely hamlet, we’ve decided to make a bold move into the outdoors to celebrate The Shed in the way we enjoy most - under the stars on the edge of the water.


We are taking The Shed back to its birthplace in Red Hook. Appropriately, our theme for May is Mother

The Shed is Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7:30 pm.
Stories will begin at 8:00 pm.

Please RSVP here.  

In order to keep The Shed free, we encourage you to bring your own wine or beer.

For this Shed, we would like to extend an invitation to anyone who is interested in participating : 

Pot Luck! If you are interested in cooking or preparing something delicious, healthy, and inexpensive for The Shed, we encourage you to bring something to share. There is no pressure or obligation to participate by bringing food, but we have heard from many of you that you would love to contribute a dish. There is a space on the sign-up form for you to indicate what you think you might bring. You can fill it in now or later.

The Shed is a growing community and we welcome all of your contributions, suggestions, and input!

The Shed
205 Conover St. 
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Friday, May 9th
Doors at 7:30 pm
Stories begin at 8:00 pm



Rock-a-bye baby, 
The Shed
Come spin some stories with us tonight — stories on new beginnings, Spring, repeating/breaking out of patterns, and everything else that brought us to this moment: 
C Y C L E S 
Please RSVP here if you would like to attend.

Shangri La Studios

100 Sutton St 
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Thursday, April 3rd
Doors at 7:30 pm
Stories begin at 8:00 pm

Come spin some stories with us tonight — stories on new beginnings, Spring, repeating/breaking out of patterns, and everything else that brought us to this moment: 

C Y C L E S 

Please RSVP here if you would like to attend.

Shangri La Studios
100 Sutton St 
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Thursday, April 3rd
Doors at 7:30 pm
Stories begin at 8:00 pm

The next Shed will be on Thursday, April 3rd at Shangri La Studios in Brooklyn. 
The theme will be : cycles.   Please RSVP here if you would like to attend.
We are experimenting with organizing a pot luck this month. If you don’t have an awesome story this time around, we’re inviting you to whip up something special for us in your kitchen and bring it to share. 
Shangri La Studios

100 Sutton St 
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Thursday, April 3rd
Doors at 7:30 pm
Stories begin at 8:00 pm

The next Shed will be on Thursday, April 3rd at Shangri La Studios in Brooklyn. 

The theme will be : cycles.   Please RSVP here if you would like to attend.

We are experimenting with organizing a pot luck this month. If you don’t have an awesome story this time around, we’re inviting you to whip up something special for us in your kitchen and bring it to share. 

Shangri La Studios
100 Sutton St 
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Thursday, April 3rd
Doors at 7:30 pm
Stories begin at 8:00 pm
Please join us for the next Shed on Tuesday, February 25th at 7 pm at BRIC! As part of a special collaboration with BRIC’s Stoop Series, we will be bringing together several of our favorite storytellers from The Shed.

The theme of the night will be: Into the Wild. 

Please RSVP here and invite your friends! We will have plenty of space this time. 

Please join us for the next Shed on Tuesday, February 25th at 7 pm at BRIC! As part of a special collaboration with BRIC’s Stoop Series, we will be bringing together several of our favorite storytellers from The Shed.

The theme of the night will be: Into the Wild. 

Please RSVP here and invite your friends! We will have plenty of space this time.