For this live-narrative, BYO partnered with the Fair Housing Action Center, and the theme of the evening was “Uninhabitable.” Santos Alvarado, the winner of the evening, tells this story of bad bosses, bad landlords, and making lemons out of lemonade.
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We have many unique people in New Orleans, and Josh Woo's love for being on game shows makes him one of the most unique. With four game shows to his name, he is not stopping yet, and Sarah Isabelle Prevot has where he's headed next. Read More »
Under the theme of “Moved,” Monique Verdin tells the story of her indigenous family, and how being "moved" has affected her life and perspective. This the event was in partnership with the New Orleans Workers Center For Racial Justice. Here.
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“Women can be manipulative; women can have motives.” Lydia Straka, NolaVie's summer intern, deconstructs those words of her father as she questions what it means to return home to the south. Read More »
Under the theme of "Where does it hurt," Claudia Lopez first confesses that while others have said her stories have no direction, that she feels that she is a born story teller. In this Bring Your Own, Claudia doesn't tell her story. She reads a letter that was written by her brother in jail and tells his story. Read More »