Strong Words

Voices of the City

An intimate evening of storytelling, music and art.
At Strong Words, you’ll hear five unique compelling stories, an outstanding musical performance, and experience new and powerful art in our pop-up gallery. You’ll also be part of our community of fun and interesting people.

Strong Words June 4 show Sold Out

Atwater Village

Saturay, June 3, 2023
7:30 PM

Saint Francis Center
3621 Brunswick Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90039
(In the heart of Atwater Village)

Hey 2023! We're coming in STRONG!

Mark your calendar:
SAT Jul 8 – Atwater Village

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The best-spoken word show in LA!

Sandra Tsing Loh

Actress, and New York Times Bestselling Author

Who We Are

Our Mission

To create a community where diversity is encouraged and embraced through storytelling, music, and art.

No one leaves Strong Words without feeling they belong. And that they have stumbled into something wonderful.

Annabelle Gurwitch

Actress and NY Times Bestselling Author

Meet Our Producers


Larry Dean Harris



Marlene Nichols


Michael C

Michael Coscia


Roy Cruz

Roy Cruz



Randy Kimmler


It’s a place of warmth that offers storytellers and audience members a place to congregate and share community.
It matters dearly.

Bryan Kett

Award-winning Writer and Storyteller

Book Us

We have stories. We will travel.

If you’d like to host an afternoon or evening of Strong Words, please contact us.

Audiences have enjoyed special Strong Words performances at LA Made Festival at the Los Angeles Central Library, at the Palm Springs Art Museum, and most recently at the Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre.

A wonderful, heartwarming, life-affirming event.

Nadine and Brittany

Our Last Summer, Musical Guest

Barbara C Clark receives standing ovation at Strong Words


Got a story, music, or art to share?
Click here for more details on getting started.

Every show I’ve attended has been a delightful collection of stories from so many perspectives and demographics.

Kathryn L. Beranich

Audience Member