Strong Words

Voices of the City

 We call it storytelling for adventurous audiences! For 12+ years, Strong Words has hosted intimate evenings of stories, poetry + music in the heart of Silver Lake/ Atwater Village. We draw wordsmiths and performing artists from the entire Los Angeles cultural landscape for a magical evening under the stars in our glorious courtyard.

Strong Words show on 02.15.2024

Autry Museum

Thursday, February 15, 2024
7:30 PM

Autry Museum
Griffith Park, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027

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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, poetry + music.

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

Larry Dean Harris

Producer

Marlene

Marlene Nichols

Producer

Michael C

Michael Coscia

Producer

Roy Cruz

Roy Cruz

Producer

Randy

Randy Kimmler

Producer

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

Have stories/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 the Autry Museum of the American West,  the Los Angeles Central Library, the Palm Springs Art Museum and 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

Submissions

Got a story, music, or poems 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