March’s education program highlight were SSWA’s four weeks of creative writing workshops with the teens of the Braille Institute, topped off with a showcase. April Venutra and Justin Hudnall had the privilege of teaching the class of 15 very different voices, who together made up what was probably the most enthusiastic group of kids we’ve [...]
Travis Russell is a true Renaissance Man. He’s had a hand in more things than most of us have ever wanted to. Dallas and Travis talk about, well…every thing. European Pop, Aquaponics, Star Craft 2, and much more! Travis may come off pretentious, but really he just gets bored easy. Rate and subscribe to us [...]
So Say We All has been profiled in the Urbanist’s “Besides the Weather” column alongside such prestigious company as The I.D.E.A. District, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, and StayClassy! Thanks so much, ladies!
Read the article on The Urbanist San Diego’s site.
Dallas sits down with San Diego music guru Tim Pyles! They talk about why Tim got fired from 91X, Tim’s mom taking him to a KISS concert, and of course a lot of local music. Also, Dallas is surprisingly positive in the intro, then his wife leaves him at the end podcast. Subscribe on iTunes [...]
So Say We All is pleased to announce a new podcast we’re proud to host, “Currently,” due out every Monday with host Dallas McLaughlin covering whatever is going on… currently. Currently-ish maybe sometimes.
In episode one we try to figure out what we’re doing, and we welcome award winning musician, Sean O’Donnell! Join Dallas McLaughlin as [...]
Like a Russian doll, The Far East Project has its own website, buried safely within the belly of the So Say We All site you gaze upon so frequently. Visit our doings there at http://fareast.sosayweallonline.com/ to see new community-submitted stories pop up every day, and remember that you can always contribute by clicking on the [...]
We actually get the week off, so we wanted to tell you about what our friends over at Cygnet Theater are up to. Firstly, War of the Worlds, the radio play phenom that partially inspired Last Night On Earth, is being faithfully recreated for two days only, Monday and Tuesday night, and at $10 a [...]
photo credit: Amy Granite
Amy Granite of San Diego Citybeat features SSWA’s double feature book release, Last Night On Earth and Black Candies, pre and post-apocalypse anthologies, for the Fall Arts Issue.
Read the entire article here.
As part of Art Boxed San Diego and Fall for the Arts, a team comprised of Mike Calway-Fagen, Keenan Harsten, Ben Strauss-Malcom and Justin Hudnall (So Say We All) have received a grant to create the Sound Revival exhibition. Utilizing a Portable On Demand (POD) storage container as a temporary sound proof recording studio, the [...]
photo credit: Arnold Young
The Far East Project wants you to send us the images that best capture the soul of east county as you see it. Scanned family photos, portraits, landscapes of places, we want it all. Whether you shot on an expensive SLR, used your cellphone’s camera, or broke out the photo album and [...]
[ May 23, 2013; 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Craig Oliver curates and hosts the seven-year running Citizenfest, an all-local short film showcase born out of the now-defunct Citizen Video, but still living on at the Whistle Stop a few times a year.
This month, we’ll be highlight the work of Destin Daniel Cretton, an SDSU alum whose Short Term 12 premiered at Citizenfest nearly [...]
[ May 30, 2013; 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm. ]
“Happy Happens”, or so goes the motto of our fair city. No really, we’re serious. San Diego’s motto isn’t “America’s Finest City” anymore. It was changed back in 2009. Let that sink in for a moment. Yeah.
But if you live here you know life isn’t all palm trees and jello shooters. May’s VAMP tells the [...]
[ June 5, 2013; 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ]
Your favorite San Diego sketch comedy crew falls off the bandwagon and how! Sam and Dan get a blank prescription pad and take a trip down the rabbit hole for a night of sketch and stand-up you might forget but certainly won’t regret. Bonus: everyone gets an intervention!
New Best Thing Presents: NBT Does Drugs!
Wednesday, June [...]
[ June 9, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Join us for an open-to-everyone storytelling show. We invite you to come and tell a 5-minute story without notes on a changing monthly theme. Doors open at 7, storytelling begins at 7:30.
Oh, the pleasure that comes from other peoples’ pain. Come share your stories of relishing in people getting exactly what they deserve at our [...]
If you’ve got a guilty conscience and want an opportunity to prove you’re on the side of righteousness, here’s your chance! This Saturday So Say We All is partnering with Space 4 Art to help build a temporary school facility on its grounds that will house our Teen Writers Workshop and upcoming Teen Summer Arts [...]
[ June 27, 2013 8:30 pm to June 28, 2013 11:00 pm. ]
Submission Deadline: Monday, June 3rd
There’s a soundtrack to our lives and now with the beauty of the little pod-robot, we can listen to it in real time. June’s VAMP features stories told around the songs that are immortally bound to a specific period in our lives, motivating the make-outs, or listened to on repeat to [...]
[ July 3, 2013; 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ]
San Diego is getting its very first Fringe Festival and no one is more excited than the guys from New Best Thing! What better way to celebrate the wacky, oddball artsy-fartsiness of Fringe than with your new favorite sketch and stand-up comedy revue. Join Sam and Dan and the rest of the gang as they [...]
[ July 7, 2013; 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
If you woke up one day without warning to discover the world was coming to an end in 24 hours, what do you do? When everything you know is going to die, how do you live? This is the question So Say we All put out to writers all over the world, and the result [...]
[ July 14, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Join us for So Say We All’s open-to-everyone storytelling show. We invite you to come and tell a 5-minute story without notes on a changing monthly theme. Doors open at 7, storytelling begins at 7:30.
This month: Frown upon it all we want after the fact, in the moment there’s no release like letting your ego [...]
[ July 25, 2013; 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm. ]
Submission Deadline: Monday, July 1st
Revenge is a dish best served cold and when somebody does somebody wrong, you know retribution will be soon.
This VAMP is all about the people that made the wrong choices, went down the wrong path, messed with the wrong folks and got what was coming to them.
July VAMP: “They Had It [...]
[ August 7, 2013; 9:00 pm; ]
Hollywood! Sam and Dan and the rest of the NBT gang are ready to take on the rough and tumble of Southern California’s prodigal son, Los Angeles. They’ll defy the naysayers and let nothing stand in their way because darn it, they’re going to make it! Hear that MOM?
New Best Thing Presents: NBT Goes to [...]
[ August 11, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Join us for So Say We All’s open-to-everyone storytelling show! We invite you to come and tell a 5-minute story without notes on a changing monthly theme. Doors open at 7, storytelling begins at 7:30.
This month: Ever had to plaster on the fake grin, do the little dance, and go way overboard to prove your [...]
[ August 29, 2013; 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm. 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm. ]
Submission Deadline: Monday, August 5th
It’s all fun and games until you need health insurance,
In this VAMP we confess to our sins of doing it for the money, betraying our principals, becoming the things we once despised and more.
August VAMP: “Selling Out”
Thursday, August 29th
8:30pm – 11:00pm
2236 Fern Street
San Diego, CA 92104
Phone: (619) 284-6784
$5 suggested donation
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San Diego Veteran Writers Take The Stage and Tim O’Brien arrives
Local veteran writers to perform stories about the unspoken sides of service in concert with a visit from the author of, “The Things They Carried.”
San Diego, CA – As part of Grossmont Community College’s 16th Annual Literary Arts Festival, Tim O’Brien will [...]