Hope to see you this Sunday, October 21st at the next Read650 event. The theme is “Hoildays” and I will be reading “The Turkey Shoot” a Thanksgiving story from my childhood.
Reprising Crazy Joe at IAWA
It’s been awhile since I publicly read my short story “Crazy Joe” but the Italian American Writers Association 2nd Saturday open mic event at the Sidewalk Cafe on October 13th seemed like a good time to share how I learned to play Black Jack from Crazy Joe Gallo.
IAWA at Sidewalk Cafe
Join me next Saturday, October 13th at the Sidewalk Cafe on Avenue A in NYC for the IAWA (Italian American Writers Association) open mic. See you at 5:30pm.
IAWA at Cornelia Street Cafe
Hard to tell but that’s me up on stage, returnign to my both my Italian and Greenwich Village roots, reading a story about growing up in Angelina’s Restaurant, at the IAWA (Italian American Writers Association) Saturday open mic at Cornelia Street Cafe.
Finding YiaYia at the Oaks
I was honored to be invited to tell my story Finding YiaYia: A Greek Tragedy to the NYSJC – New York Service and Justice Collaborative Fellows, and run a storytelling workshop for them down at The Oaks The New Dawn Foundation in New Rochelle last night.
Angela tells a story from her “Just a Waitress” Storyline
I am so fortunate to have been selected as a featured reader at the 650 event at New Rochelle Public Library, where I read, “Angelina’s Restaurant was my Playground.”
ArtsFest & 650 – Perfect Together
I am a featured storyteller at… The Best of 650 • 650 joins the fun at this year’s New Rochelle ArtsFest with a one-hour show featuring a roster of talented Westchester County writers. Join us to hear some of the finest five-minute spoken word essays of the year, and stick around for the wine and… Continue reading ArtsFest & 650 – Perfect Together
Remembering YiaYia & Aunt Sophie at the Greek Festival September 7, 8, 9 & 10
Re-posting Crazy Joe in Honor of my 5 Minute Feb. 27th StorySlam Version at “The Moth”
Attending her first sleepover birthday party at age 10, Angela learns how to play blackjack from the infamous mobster “Crazy Joe” Gallo at 4 in the morning. [button link=”http://angeladerecastaylor.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/crazy-joe-westchester-review-2011.pdf” type=”text”]Read Piece[/button]
The End of an Era
When I was a little girl, growing up in NYC, I didn’t think I was allowed in the Waldorf=Astoria. I believed that it was a place only for famous or important people. So you might imagine how surreal it was for me to work there during my career in catering and event planning from 1996-2003.… Continue reading The End of an Era