"Storytelling by and for Adults,
inspired by Cafe Coffee Day"
(now via Zoom)
This is a series of Open-mic
The sessions are usually held
on the first Monday of each month
beginning at 6pm India time.
(If you are not in India, you could
determine the starting time in your
time zone at
For the past seven years (starting in
2013), this series occurred in a Cafe
Coffee Day in Chennai. Now it is
occurring via Zoom videoconference.
Admission is free.
If you have not yet attended a session
in this series -- to register to attend the
the sessions, please send an email to
6th July 2020 session --
Links to recordings of some of the
performances and discussions are
3rd August 2020 session --
Links to recordings of the performances
and discussions are below.
Monday 7th Sept 2020.
Monday 5th Oct 2020.
Monday 2nd Nov 2020.
"Storytelling by and for Adults"
Recording of Session on
Monday 3rd August 2020
"An important conversation"
"A story I have loved for many years"
1) Fania Hazan
tells "The Lasting Conversation,"
(a personal-experience story),
2) Indira Krishnan
tells "The Bishop's Candlesticks"
(from Victor Hugo's novel, Les Miserables),
3) Sikha Gurung and David Heathfield
(Tandem Storytelling) tell "Sunkeshari Raani"
(a Nepalese folktale),
4) Rona Barbour
tells "The Mermaid's Dilemma"
(an original creative story)
5) Manjiri Gogate
tells "Lord Ganesha Curses the Moon"
(a mythological story).
6) Vishal Gunani
tells "Transforming One's Life"
(A personal-experience story),
7) Radha Balaraman.
tells "The Seed of Truth"
(a short story by Sudha Murthy),
8) Sanjeev Kumar Singhal
tells "The Princess and the Frog's Wishes"
(a fairy tale),