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#91 In Search of Harmony
Jun 02, 2015

#91 In Search of Harmony

Brendon frantically searches for the perfect way to reveal his secret crush in this story and violin sonata.

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The First Person Arts Podcast is made possible thanks to support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. This story was performed at Composing Our Lives, a co-production with First Person Arts and Curtis Institute of Music. Special thanks to Philadelphia Weekly and WHYY’s NewsWorks.

Photo courtesy of Curtis Institute of Music.

May 27, 2015

Emma – “Going For It”

Armed with a glitter wizard costume and a shield, Emma’s talent show performance is certainly a memorable one.

#90 Dad’s Secret Video
May 26, 2015

#90 Dad’s Secret Video

11-year-old David Crabb is overwhelmed with curiosity when his father asks him not to watch a video mistakenly left on the family camcorder. David finds the content absolutely shocking.

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The First Person Arts Podcast is made possible thanks to support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. This story was performed at Story League Sings at the 14th Annual First Person Arts Festival presented by PNC Arts Alive. Special thanks to Philadelphia Weekly and WHYY’s NewsWorks.

Photo courtesy of davidcrabb.net.

#89 No Good, Veggie Eatin’, Pencil Muncher
May 19, 2015

#89 No Good, Veggie Eatin’, Pencil Muncher

Freya endures torment at her new school in Texas, but little do the bullies know, they’ve helped her out.

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The First Person Arts Podcast is made possible thanks to support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Special thanks to Philadelphia Weekly and WHYY’s NewsWorks.

#88 Time For Truth
May 12, 2015

#88 Time For Truth

A polygraph test could be a life-changer for Marissa’s client.

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The First Person Arts Podcast is made possible thanks to support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Special thanks to Philadelphia Weekly and WHYY’s NewsWorks.

#87 Sexy Déjà Vu
May 05, 2015

#87 Sexy Déjà Vu

Corita’s first attempt at anonymous sex looks strangely familiar.

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The First Person Arts Podcast is made possible thanks to support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Special thanks to Philadelphia Weekly and WHYY’s NewsWorks.

Photo Courtesy of the storyteller.

#46 Outsmarting Google – <em>First Person Arts Podcast Rewind</em>
Apr 28, 2015

#46 Outsmarting Google – First Person Arts Podcast Rewind

In the throes of a bipolar manic episode, Justine travels to Seattle for a job interview with Google, and is determined to ace the corporation’s nontraditional applicant evaluations.

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The First Person Arts Podcast is made possible thanks to support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Special thanks to Philadelphia Weekly and WHYY’s NewsWorks.

Photo credit: Jamie Shaw.

#86 Fall Down, Go Boom
Apr 21, 2015

#86 Fall Down, Go Boom

Two stories of childhood play with smashing endings. Featuring storytellers Dave Hillis and Kathy Houng.

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The First Person Arts Podcast is made possible thanks to support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Special thanks to Philadelphia Weekly and WHYY’s NewsWorks.

Photo courtesy of Kathy Houng.

#85 Jedi for Jesus
Apr 14, 2015

#85 Jedi for Jesus

Katie attends a live performance of Star Wars, which hyperspeeds into artistic license.

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The First Person Arts Podcast is made possible thanks to support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Special thanks to Philadelphia Weekly and WHYY’s NewsWorks.

Photo credit: Maria Moller.

#84 Howdy, Yentas!
Apr 07, 2015

#84 Howdy, Yentas!

Amy and her proud Jewish family vacation at a dude ranch.

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The First Person Arts Podcast is made possible thanks to support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Special thanks to Philadelphia Weekly and WHYY’s NewsWorks.

Photo courtesy of the storyteller.