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Announcing our 2017 Grand Finale 32-City Line Up!

October 6, 2016

JOIN US IN 32 CITIES THIS SPRING!!! Atlanta Co-Director/Producers: Jana Anthoine & Miranda Wicker Austin Co-Producers: Kristin V. Shaw & Leigh Ann Torres, Assistant: Susanne Kerns Baltimore Co-Producers: Arlene Jackson & Taya Dunn Johnson Baton Rouge Director: Meghan Matt, Assistant: Whitney Andrus Boston Co-Director/Producer: Divya Kumar, Assistants Abra Mims, Rachel Hess Boulder Co-Producers:  Ellen Nordberg & Stephanie Sprenger Burbank Co-Director/Producers: Taia Perry & Suzanne Weerts Charleston Director/Producers: Becca Finley, Anna Hartman,  Assistants: Jennifer Buddin, Meredith Betzhold Chicago Co-Director/Producers: Tracey Becker & Melisa Wells DC Director: Stephanie Stearns Dulli, Producer: Kate Coveny Hood Kansas City Director: Greta Funk & Producer: Kathleen Fisher La Crosse Co-Director/Producers: Jess Witkins, Beth Erickson, & Molly Hilligoss Lehigh Valley Co-Director/Producers: Kristina Grum & Kirsten Piccini Madison Director/Producer: Ann Imig, Co-Producer: Takeyla Benton Metro Detroit Co-Director/Producers: Angela Amman & Angela Youngblood Milwaukee Co-Director/Producers: Rochelle Fritsch, Jen Gaskell & Alexandra Rosas North Jersey Co-Director/Producers: Sandy Rustin Fleischer, Deborah Goldstein, & Brooke Lefferts Northern […]

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Listen To Your Mother 2017: Our Grand Finale Season

August 30, 2016

In 2010 Listen To Your Mother put forth a mission: The mission of each LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER production is to take the audience on a well-crafted journey that celebrates and validates mothering through giving voice to motherhood–in all of its complexity, diversity, and humor–in the form of original readings performed live on-stage by their authors. To date LTYM local director/producers have hosted over 150 live shows in 54 cities. LTYM hosts 2000 videos from those shows on our YouTube channel, which features a wide array of powerful voices capturing all facets of contemporary parenting as well as stories about our own upbringing.   LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER aims to support motherhood creatively through artistic expression, and also financially–through contributions to non-profit organizations supporting families in need. Each LTYM show donates a minimum of 10% of ticket proceeds to a local cause, as well as providing the cause awareness/fund-raising opportunities. To date Listen […]

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Newbies rocked the Open Mic at #BlogHer16

August 9, 2016

Listen To Your Mother co-hosted our 7th annual blogging Open Mic at #BlogHer16! Word-lovers filled the room and threw their name in for a random chance to read at the microphone. We heard more readers than ever before, and a large proportion of writers new to the blogging and/or BlogHer scene. We also heard from blogging veterans excited for a chance to share their work before a warm and receptive live audience.   Huge appreciation to everyone who came; to all who threw their name in the hat, and especially to our generous listeners–the warm and welcoming audience. Special thanks to all of our courageous readers: Julie Anderson of Feminine Collective Amy Arndt of The Amy Situation Joy Bennett Marla Carlton of Feminine Collective Lauren Carlisle of The Olive Shoe Dottie Camak Suebob Davis of Suebob’s Red Stapler Aida Davis Michelle Dowell-Vest Allie Heemstra of Allie Illuminated Elise Cohen Ho of Ask Dr. […]

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Listen with us at #BlogHer16! Throw your name in a hat to read at our 6th annual #OpenMic

July 19, 2016

National Media Sponsor SheKnows Media #BlogHer16, and Listen To Your Mother are thrilled to announce our 6th blogging Open Mic!! What is the Open Mic? The Open Mic is just one part of the incredible #BlogHer16 agenda, providing attendees a chance to relax and celebrate  a rich day of learning and networking. After celebrating the Voices of The Year #VOTY (bloggers selected from thousands of submissions to read their own writing at a microphone before the entire conference), you can throw your name in a hat for a chance to be randomly selected to read one of your very blog own posts before the most supportive audience that exists–your fellow internet writers. All you need to do is bring a 5 minute piece (or shorter) to read, fill out a card, and throw it in the hat. We select readers randomly and aim to hear as many as possible. We request you respect […]

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Listen To Your Mother on YouTube: 500 NEW stories from our 2016 live shows!

July 14, 2016

ELEESE BOHANNON-SCOTT reads at our 2016 DC show, by Julie Lowery Photography   This year, LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER gave motherhood a microphone in 41 cities — over 500 stories told, with thousands of live-listeners in audiences across the U.S. and Canada. Now we invite YOU to experience our extraordinary season featuring powerful voices that capture all facets of contemporary parenting (as well as stories about our own upbringing) including very timely personal narratives given the recent events in Orlando, Baton Rouge, Shaker Heights, and Dallas. On the Listen To Your Mother YouTube channel we feature a variety of playlists by topic, and for 2016 we’ve added two new playlists–one with stories about race, and another with stories from LGBTQ families. You can listen to each and every story from the 2016 season. To watch the stories as they appeared live on stage, click on a city playlist below: Albuquerque, Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Baton Rouge, Birmingham, Boston, Boulder, Burbank, Charleston, Chicago, […]

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