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Next to Normal Story Slam

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Next to Normal Story Slam is a monthly storytelling event held at the McLean County Arts Center. People tell personal stories that revolve around a chosen theme. It is an opportunity to listen, connect and share. Segments are periodically shared on WGLT's Sound Ideas.

Amidst the everyday details of our life, there are stories. Next to Normal lies the extraordinary.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "para-Normal" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Oct. 25 at the McLean County Arts Center. Kevin Wickart was one of the storytellers: 

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "para-Normal" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Oct. 25 at the McLean County Arts Center. David Hirst was one of the storytellers:

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "para-Normal" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Oct. 25 at the McLean County Arts Center. John Bowen was one of the storytellers:

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "para-Normal" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Oct. 25 at the McLean County Arts Center. Sandi Zielinski was one of the storytellers:

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "para-Normal" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Oct. 25 at the McLean County Arts Center. Scott Myers was one of the storytellers:

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "para-Normal" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Oct. 25 at the McLean County Arts Center.  Susan Ryder was one of the storytellers:

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

 

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Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "oops" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Sept. 20 at the McLean County Arts Center. Pete Guither was one of the storytellers: 

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

 

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Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "oops" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Sept. 20 at the McLean County Arts Center. Len Childers was one of the storytellers:

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Terri Ryburn
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Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "oops" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Sept. 20 at the McLean County Arts Center.  Terri Ryburn was one of the storytellers: 

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Chris Terven
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Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "oops" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Sept. 20 at the McLean County Arts Center. Chris Terven was one of the storytellers: 

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bruce Boeck
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Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "oops" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Sept. 20 at the McLean County Arts Center. Bruce Boeck was one of the storytellers:

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Kathi Davis
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Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "oops" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Sept. 20 at the McLean County Arts Center. Kathi Davis was one of the storytellers: 

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their road trip stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on July 19 at the McLean County Arts Center.

Kim Tingely was one of the storytellers:

 

Follow the Next To Normal Story Slam Facebook page for announcements about the next event.

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their road trip stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on July 19 at the McLean County Arts Center.

Joel Johnson was one of the storytellers:

 

Follow the Next To Normal Story Slam Facebook page for announcements about the next event.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their road trip stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on July 19 at the McLean County Arts Center.

Nancy Nickerson was one of the storytellers:

 

Follow the Next To Normal Story Slam Facebook page for announcements about the next event.

 

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their road trip stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on July 19 at the McLean County Arts Center.

Mark Nielsen was one of the storytellers:

 

Follow the Next To Normal Story Slam Facebook page for announcements about the next event.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their road trip stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on July 19 at the McLean County Arts Center.

Barb Jacobsen was one of the storytellers:

 

Follow the Next To Normal Story Slam Facebook page for announcements about the next event.

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their road trip stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on July 19 at the McLean County Arts Center.

Bob Ryder was one of the storytellers:

 

Follow the Next To Normal Story Slam Facebook page for announcements about the next event.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their stories of fatherhood during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on June 21 at the McLean County Arts Center.

Karla Bailey-Smith and Karl Smith were one of the storytellers:

Attend the next Next to Normal Story Slam on July 19 at the McLean County Arts Center, featuring the theme "Road Trip."

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their stories of fatherhood during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on June 21 at the McLean County Arts Center.

Jajwanica Brockington was one of the storytellers:

Attend the next Next to Normal Story Slam on July 19 at the McLean County Arts Center, featuring the theme "Road Trip."

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their stories of fatherhood during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on June 21 at the McLean County Arts Center.

Mari-Rose Minyo was one of the storytellers:

Attend the next Next to Normal Story Slam on July 19 at the McLean County Arts Center, featuring the theme "Road Trip."

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their stories of fatherhood during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on June 21 at the McLean County Arts Center.

Clatie Fischer was one of the storytellers:

Attend the next Next to Normal Story Slam on July 19 at the McLean County Arts Center, featuring the theme "Road Trip."

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their stories of fatherhood during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on June 21 at the McLean County Arts Center.

Jesse Wyer was one of the storytellers:

 

Attend the next Next to Normal Story Slam on July 19 at the McLean County Arts Center, featuring the theme "Road Trip."

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their stories of fatherhood during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on June 21 at the McLean County Arts Center.

Cristen Monson was one of the storytellers:

 

Attend the next Next to Normal Story Slam on July 19 at the McLean County Arts Center, featuring the theme "Road Trip."

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

 

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