The 2014 Listen To Your Mother Videos Are Here!

by Stephanie P. on August 5, 2014

Watch the 2014 LTYM: Plumas County show on our YouTube channel.

Thanks to LTYM’s video sponsor CollegeSavingsChillout.com by T. Rowe Price, we have added 400 new videos from the 2014 shows!! Check out EVERYBODY FREAKS OUT– their funny children’s-style book for parents–only five bucks and 100% proceeds benefit Junior Achievement USA.

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Our Theatre Needs Us

by Margaret on July 3, 2014

For the past two years, Listen to Your Mother Show Plumas County has found a home at the Town Hall Theatre in Quincy. Now? That theatre needs us.   Save Our Theatre shows us all in a few minutes what a theatre can do for a community. Help our tiny community save our cultural hub. Listen to Your Mother Show is in the video at the 3:22 mark!

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Thank You Everyone!

May 14, 2014

On Friday May 2nd,  a good sized crowd gathered at the Town Hall Theatre  for the 2nd annual Listen to Your Mother Show Plumas County. Moms and non-moms, dads, daughters and sons, aunts, uncles, cousins, co-workers, friends and neighbors gathered to hear ten women take the stage and give us brave, funny, heartfelt accounts of real motherhood. Here’s a taste of what they heard–one line from each of our cast members that gives you a glimmer of the energy and spirit of our show: If we can come up with the mannered “ED” for erectile dysfunction, surely we can coin a more ego-friendly term for women who don’t dilate. Can you imagine diagnosing a man with “failure to erect”?   “Hell, I’d settle for being able to use the bathroom all by myself.” How could you leave me here to raise your children all alone? It’s complicated/Like most relationships. My stance? The doctor never encouraged “just one […]

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Over and Beginning…

May 11, 2014

  We started with Delaine Fragnoli walking us through the birthing process and the horrible words we use for it. Shawna Lindsey kept us guessing. She’s holding up a blanket that’s seen 20 years worth of children. Tina Terrazas walked us through single parenting trials and tribulations. Nancy Presser shared how her mother continues to save her. Wendy Weight shared revelations on a school bus field trip. We could oh so relate… We filled a beautiful set…filled with furniture borrowed from mothers around Indian Valley… There are more photos to come…more photos to sift through. The show is over but it’s the beginning in so many ways. I walk down the street , I go into the grocery store, and I find out my friends and neighbors were at the show.They want to share their stories with me. They keep saying “I can’t wait for next year when you direct the third one…” […]

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Thank you, Wretched Productions

April 30, 2014

LTYM Plumas County is happy to be using local film production company Wretched Productions to film our readers this Friday night for future YouTube fame. Director and photographer Heidi Moore, from Chester, CA, worked with us last year to provide us with videography. As soon as filming is wrapped up, Heidi will be teaching a photography workshop  at Books & Beyond in Chester, CA starting May 11th. For details, click on the link.

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