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Tales of Transformation

Your Real Stories’ Lillian Dunlap and Jaye Annette Sheldon interviewed Ms. Heather Fontaine (Miss Florida Female Impersonator 1995) in preparation for our upcoming partnership with American Stage. The original script based on this interview was read and performed by actor Christopher Rutherford, for Tales of Transformation on Monday, June 6th at 7:00pm at American Stage.  …

Off The Wall

Meet the real people  and hear the real stories behind the Your Real Stories Photographic Exhibit. Fourth Tuesdays of every month. Doors open at 6:30pm for event registration, donation bar and a tour of the Your Real Stories Gallery & Studio Storytelling begins at 7:00pm. Tickets $15.00 (student and senior discount available) GET TICKETS TO …

Decades of Day Work©

Our first project was influenced by the movie version of the book The Help. After its opening, we invited people to share their own real life stories about ‘domestic day work’, the limited job opportunities available to black women across the decades, and the effect of the institution of ‘day work’ on the families of …

Story Days in Tampa Bay 2018

A Week-Long Bay Area Festival of StorytellingOctober 1-6, 2018 Come face to face with great stories during Your Real Stories’ 5th Annual Story Days in Tampa Bay.This year’s venues promise real life stories told, sung, danced, slammed, talked about and enjoyed in exhibits, performances, and onscreen. Peruse this year’s digital brochure below for more information, schedule, …

St Pete Stories™

“Everyone in our community has a story to share. These special stories highlight our differences and our similarities, which we should celebrate in a meaningful way. After all, they are what make our families,    neighborhoods, communities and our city so remarkable.” – Mayor Rick Kriseman, St .Petersburg, FL What are St. Pete Stories? Four evenings …