February 20, 2012 - 11:00am
The place was packed, everybody ready to hear me tell a story. Yes, me. I was at Headliners Music Hall to participate in the Moth, a live storytelling event that started in New York in the late 1990s and recently made its way to Louisville. The theme that night, which I knew ahead of time, was “neighborhoods.”
This article appears in the February 2012 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit Lou.com.I had prepared a story about my family’s old Brooklyn block, filled with Russian immigrants, Orthodox Jews and us yuppies. Life there had been nonstop culture shock. For example, there...