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Pivot: Treasure

A live recording of the winter 2023 main stage storytelling event

This is a radio-adapted broadcast of a Pivot main stage event, recorded live on January 26, 2023 at the Washington Cracker Building in downtown Spokane.

The theme of the evening was "treasure," and there were a total of six speakers: Esteban Herevia, Jr., Sarah Lynn Carlson, James D. “Bean" Johnston, Heidi Lasher, John Ward and Dick Mandeville. The host was Elissa Ball.

Pivot is a live storytelling event that features a series of speakers riffing on a particular theme. Its main stage events are held quarterly.

The next Pivot event is scheduled for Thursday, February 23 at 6:30pm at the Spokane Central Library. It's an open mic story slam on the theme of "9 to 5" — stories about punching the clock, gainful or painful employment, hard work, office romance, water-cooler gossip, quiet quitting or dream jobs.

For more information, visit the Pivot Spokane website.

E.J. Iannelli is Spokane Public Radio's Arts and Music Director
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