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DreamOut March: featuring Rachael Rifkin, founder of Life Stories Today

March 29 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

DreamOut People’s Project will team up with storyteller extraordinaire Rachael Rifkin at Elinor, (attached to and behind MADE by Millworks) in Long Beach, CA!

We will be exploring storytelling as a way to get to know our families better. Families come in all shapes and sizes. This customized workshop will offer storytelling techniques that not only connect each participant to their unique family’s past, but position each individual to become more actively involved in the design of their own future.

Prior to the workshop, think about an object of significance that relates to your family’s history. (BONUS points for anyone one take a photo or has the ability to bring it to the workshop).

This three-hour workshop will explore ideas like:

*How does my family’s past relate to my future?
*The health benefits of family storytelling
*What can my family’s story teach me about my own story and the life I want to create?

Just head to the second floor art gallery of Elinor (attached to and behind MADE). Please note, there is no elevator.

ABOUT US:
DreamOut People’s Project is a customized workshop that blends oral history, creative writing and visual art for the purpose of community building. Communities in which DreamOut People’s Project has been shared are as follows: The Department of Migrant Education in San Diego & Orange Counties, 826LA, The Armand Hammer Museum, Eayikes and Little Rock, Arkansas Air force Base.

Life Stories Today is a personal history service dedicated to preserving your memories, milestones, and big life events.
https://lifestoriestoday.com & https://www.facebook.com/pg/lifestoriestoday/about/?ref=page_internal

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP:

ALL MATERIALS WILL BE PROVIDED.
Once you’ve RSVPd yes, please expect a welcome email.

DRESS:
Wear clothes you feel comfortable making art and/or moving in.

MINORS:
This is a 21+ only venue as alcohol is served.

PAYMENT:
All payments made through eventbrite or Venmo.
Venmo ID: Michelle-Belle-3

Tickets purchased online through Eventbrite or Venmo:
$30.00
Tickets purchased at the door:
$40.00 (cash ok)

ABOUT THE SPACE:
MADE is a gift shop, art gallery, and an events venue that fosters and supports local creatives. Everything is made or designed within 25 miles of the store. Please head to the second floor of the building and enter the art gallery. There is no elevator. Treat yourself to hyper-local and woman-owned beer, wine, cider, hard kombucha, soft drinks, and snacks at their bar, Elinor. No outside food or drinks, please.

Directions:
MADE by Millworks is located at 240 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802. You can also enter through Elinor at 250 N Tribune Ct.

For venue questions call: (562) 584-6233
Email Michelle: dreamoutproject@gmail.com

Details

Date:
March 29
Time:
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Event Cost:

Venue

Elinor
250 N Tribune Ct
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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Phone:
(562) 584-6233