Laura Deal Featured at The Story Space online, Tue 03/19/2023






The Story Space Online

Every Tuesday from 6:45-9:00 P.M. EDT
 Note: We are now on EDT (Eastern Daylight Time), 4 hours behind GMT, or UTC-4 .

This Tuesday Story Space will be hybrid (on Zoom & live at the Havurah).



To attend via Zoom
Go to and
in the banner click on “Meeting Invitation
(a new one will be posted every Tuesday by 6:00 PM EDT.
Otherwise, there will be a placeholder message.)


To attend in person at Havurat Shalom
113 College Avenue Somerville, MA 02144 
From Davis Square: About 5 blocks up College Ave – a yellow house on the right.
MBTA Davis Square: Red Line; Bus: 87, 88 • MBTA College Ave: Bus 89, 94, 96.

Covid Masking Policy:

Covid Vaccinations: We trust that we are all fully vaccinated for Covid-19

Masking: We must all wear a KN95 or N95 mask while in the building.

Unmasking: We may drop our masks while telling or announcing if tested negative for Covid the day of the event.

Drink: We may sip water from our own water bottles without going outside

Food: Please do not bring food into the building. Please consume it outside.

Drink: Please bring your own water bottle that you filled prior to arriving.

Accessibility: Havurat Shalom is Handicap Accessible via a ramp in the rear

Allergy Free: Please no pets, or scents (soap, perfume, cologne, after shave, etc.)

Air Conditioning: There is no Air Conditioning in the building

Parking: There is on-street parking.

Cancellation of telling at the Havurah: If Arlington declares a weather emergency, or we decide parking is unavailable.

There is an $8 requested donation


Laura K. Deal:

Laura K. Deal is a storyteller, poet, dream reader, and Laughter Yoga leader. She tells traditional, personal, historical, and original stories to children and adults. Her wide-ranging repertoire includes One-Eyed Jack tales, lies, wisdom tales, family stories, and her living history portrayal of Marion Woodman.

She is the 2024 recipient of the J.J. Reneaux Emerging Artist Award.
She is also a certified Dream Work Facilitator and through the Marin Institute for Projective Dream Work the founder of First Church of Metaphor.


Feature’s website (storytelling):

Feature’s YouTube Channel:

Website (First Church of Metaphor):


Storytelling of all types and styles in a friendly, cooperative venue where seasoned tellers and newcomers alike are received with full attention. There are no content restrictions, other than prohibiting hate speech. Try out a new story, spin an old favorite, or come to listen. No Topics. No Competition. No Judging. Just Stories…

In the spirit of Brother Blue.


The Story Space runs every Tuesday Night from 6:45 – 9:00 PM EDT

Signup for Open Telling (8-minute slots) starts at 6:45 P.M. EDT.

Open Telling starts at 7:00 P.M. EDT sharp.

Followed by the Featured Teller at around 8:00 P.M. EDT.

“Programs Subject to Change”


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