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Thursday, March 26
 

12:00pm MDT

[STORYFORT] The Backstory
Learn more about downtown Boise's history with a focus on Treefort venues.

Thursday March 26, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm MDT
Linen Building (upstairs) 1402 West Grove Street, Boise, ID 83702

2:00pm MDT

[STORYFORT] A Conversation with Liza Long
Writer, educator and mental health expert Liza Long tells her story of raising a child with serious mental illness.

http://www.lizalong.com/


Thursday March 26, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm MDT
Linen Building (upstairs) 1402 West Grove Street, Boise, ID 83702

3:00pm MDT

[STORYFORT] The Scene: Boise Rock History
A bad ass historical narrative of the rock scene in Boise and the Treasure Valley, from the '60s through Treefort 2015. Thomas Paul and J Todd Dunnigan curate and host this amazing panel of musicians and insiders: Brett Netson, Tim Woodward, Jeff Tauge, Chris Jameson, Catherine Crooks-Merrick, K T Shanafelt, Sam Merrick, Leta Neustaedter, Jason Burke, Jon Hale, Dan Krejc.

Thursday March 26, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm MDT
Linen Building (upstairs) 1402 West Grove Street, Boise, ID 83702
 
Friday, March 27
 

1:00pm MDT

[STORYFORT] [HACKFORT] Jeff Chu on Storytelling: Bias and Empathy
Storyfort Friday starts with Jeff Chu (who crushed it last year!) returning to Storyfort to deliver a narrative on story - what it means when we bring our own notions to a "true" story, as a journalist, a memoir writer, a storyteller of the highest order, an editor.

Speakers
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Jeff Chu

Editor and Writer, Fast Company
Jeff Chu, an editor and writer at Fast Company, leads the magazine’s coverage of China, philanthropy, and urban affairs. Before coming to Fast Company, he spent a very long nine months at the now-defunct Conde Nast Portfolio and seven years at Time magazine, where he was a London-based... Read More →


Friday March 27, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm MDT
Linen Building (upstairs) 1402 West Grove Street, Boise, ID 83702

1:30pm MDT

[HACKFORT] [STORYFORT] [FILM FEST] [TREEFORT] Panel: Distribution
Distribution of music, film and literature - Moderator: Marshall Simmonds, with Anthony Prestia: Perkins Coie LLP, Mark Stolaroff: No Budget Film School, Michael Fitzgerald: Submittable, Jared Mees: Tender Loving Empire.

Cross-over event: Hackfort, Treefort Film Fest, Storyfort and Treefort Music Fest

Moderators
avatar for Marshall Simmonds

Marshall Simmonds

Founder, Define Media Group
Marshall Simmonds is the Founder of Define Media Group, the enterprise SEO company specializing in enterprise search marketing and strategic audience development. He’s been involved in search since 1997, was the Chief Search Strategist forAbout.com from 1999-2011 and spent 2005-2010 overseeing all search strategy initiatives for the New York Times Company portfolio. Define Media Group started in 2005 and officially broke off from the NYTCo in January of 2011. Define works with many of the most influential brands and networks... Read More →


Friday March 27, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm MDT
The Owyhee 1109 Main St, Boise, ID 83702

2:00pm MDT

[STORYFORT] Mouth & Thistle: Daley and Winn
Get your fiction fix in the afternoon run-up to a big Treefort Friday night. Boise State MFA 3rd-year Lacey Daley will be reading from her thesis collection, "Comedown," and Christian Winn will be delivering some NAKED ME fiction (or perhaps something brand new). An hour of lies that tell the truth.

Friday March 27, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm MDT
Linen Building (upstairs) 1402 West Grove Street, Boise, ID 83702

3:00pm MDT

[STORYFORT] Ghosts & Projectors All Star Edition
G and P all-star line-up! Poets are flying in from across the country to deliver some righteous, raucous words to honor Ghosts and Projectors reading series founder, Megan Williams, who's getting hitched Treefort Music Fest weekend! Come join the party.

Friday March 27, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm MDT
Linen Building (upstairs) 1402 West Grove Street, Boise, ID 83702

4:00pm MDT

[STORYFORT] A Reading with Fugue Journal
University of Idaho's Fugue Journal publishes poetry, plays, fiction, essays and interviews from emerging and established artists. Stop by to hear from some of their stories.

Friday March 27, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm MDT
Linen Building (upstairs) 1402 West Grove Street, Boise, ID 83702

5:00pm MDT

[STORYFORT] Story Story Storyfort: Say Anything
Diaries, journals, or maybe even an old love letter or two will be read aloud by select storytellers as well as audience members who bring their own material and throw their names in the hat. All will be exposed to the world for this blushing hour of our storytelling.

Friday March 27, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm MDT
Linen Building (upstairs) 1402 West Grove Street, Boise, ID 83702
 
Saturday, March 28
 

12:00pm MDT

[STORYFORT] Historical Walking Tour: Storyfort Style
Explore Boise’s historic downtown through a ten block tour and discover the vibrant past of Boise’s music scene. Tours offered by the Boise City Dept. of Arts & History and are made available on a first come, first serve basis.

Saturday March 28, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm MDT
Linen Building 1402 W Grove St, Boise, Idaho 83702

1:00pm MDT

[STORYFORT] Storyfort Slam Saturday
Who's the best performance poet in Boise? You get to decide at Storyfort's Slam Saturday, sponsored by Big Tree Arts.

All afternoon - Poetry Slam Finals, eight poets compete for the opportunity to represent Boise at the National Poetry Slam in Oakland in August. Five audience members will be selected to judge the poems on a scale of 0 to 10, evaluating such qualities as performance, content, and originality. And if you're not chose to judge? Hoot, whistle, holler, boo, snap your fingers, and let The judges know how you feel about the poems!

Saturday March 28, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm MDT
Linen Building (upstairs) 1402 West Grove Street, Boise, ID 83702
 
Sunday, March 29
 

12:00pm MDT

[STORYFORT] Historical Walking Tour: Storyfort Style
Explore Boise’s historic downtown through a ten block tour and discover the vibrant past of Boise’s music scene. Tours offered by the Boise City Dept. of Arts & History and are made available on a first come, first serve basis.

Sunday March 29, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm MDT
Linen Building 1402 W Grove St, Boise, Idaho 83702

12:00pm MDT

[STORYFORT] Mimosas and Poetry
Join us for a bleary-eyed midday of mimosas, baked goods and poetry featuring the sweet and prickly lyrics of Boise's child, Tyler Brewington, the galloping gateau versifications of Abraham Smith, and the buttered folds of Adrian Kien. Turn your breakfast into lunch! Turn your soul into a croissant and send it to the moon.

Sunday March 29, 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm MDT
Linen Building (upstairs) 1402 West Grove Street, Boise, ID 83702

2:00pm MDT

[STORYFORT] Al Heathcock
Alan Heathcock’s VOLT was a “Best Book” selection from numerous newspapers and magazines, including GQPublishers WeeklySalon, theChicago Tribune, and Cleveland Plain Dealer, was named as a New York Times Editors’ Choice, selected as a Barnes and Noble Best Book of the Month, as well as a finalist for the Barnes and Noble Discover Prize.  Heathcock has won a Whiting Award, the GLCA New Writers Award, a National Magazine Award, has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Lannan Foundation, and the Idaho Commission on the Arts.  He is a Boise resident, a Treefort attendee and a Storyfort star. 

Sunday March 29, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm MDT
Linen Building (upstairs) 1402 West Grove Street, Boise, ID 83702