Since 2011, NewGround created a community-building event of true storytelling, based off of the format of NPR’s “The Moth” as our local celebration of the annual Weekend of Twinning event convened by the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding.

Spotlight 2016: Transformation

Spotlight 2015: Digging Deeper

Spotlight 2014: The Space Between

From our Spotlight event in November 2014, find below eight incredible performers share their powerful personal stories such as converting from Judaism to Judaism and discovering the truth in our grandparents’ secrets.

Watch the videos for poetry, beat-boxing, movement and more from NewGround’s evening of community-building and storytelling.

Click here to watch videos from previous years:

Spotlight 2016

Spotlight 2015

Spotlight 2014

Spotlight 2013

Spotlight 2012

Spotlight 2011