Potluck Performer Spotlight: Ladi Loera

Ladi Loera is an illustrator, writer, improv student and story teller.

His artwork is all based on the Mexican holiday “the day of the dead”. His stories revolve around loss and how we can learn from loss. “We tend to hide our grief as if it is something to be ashamed of. But talking about it is the truest way to heal.” You can see more of his work here. You can also follow Ladi on Twitter.

Ladi will be sharing his story of swimming past fear this Thursday for Testify’s Potluck.


Balancing the Scales Performer Spotlight: Liz Feezor

Liz Feezor is a professional weirdo living in East Austin with her fiancé and two ridiculous cats, Pigpen and Oscar. She co-hosts Dad Doesn’t Know About This Podcast with her brother, Jon, Instagrams random junk at @stylishdisaster and blogs occasionally at www.stylishdisaster.com. Her favorite food is candy.

This Thursday, Liz brings her tale of navigating when to stay and when to move on in her story I Quit.


Ties That Bind Performer Spotlight: Christine Schiele

Christine is a writer, performer, storyteller, and a pretty recent empty nester. She is a mentalist with the magic duo Turning Tricks With The Darlings and has performed & told stories on the stages of Testify, Bedpost Confessions, Weird True Hollywood Tales, Ladies Are Funny Fest and FronteraFest.

Tomorrow night, Christine will her share her story of trying to build a community while living two different lives in her piece To Belong.