Faith Performer Spotlight: Bill Frisbie

Bill Frisbie is co-host of ‘Drinking With The Saints’ (a monthly story-telling salon that combines ‘spirits’ with the ‘spirit world’). He spent much of his life in sports writing after receiving his Bachelor of Journalism from The University of Texas. Bill is also part of one of the world’s oldest professions. This is Bill’s second appearance in Testify.

Bill returns to the Testify stage to share his tale of a journey away from faith tinged with fear in his piece Faith Alone.


Potluck Performer Spotlight: Jim Trainer

Jim Trainer publishes one collection of poetry and prose every year through Yellow Lark Press. Love&Wages is his 5th. He’s also a singer-songwriter, journalist and curator of Going For The Throat–a weekly publication of cynicism, outrage, correspondence and romance. Please visit JIMTRAINER.NET for his books, music, video and appearances.

Tonight, Jim will tell a tale of figuring out who he isn’t in his piece The Work.


Potluck Performer Spotlight: Ashley Ewing

Originally hailing from Louisiana, Ashley has lived in Austin now for almost 15 years.  She is retired from the tech life and always looking for new ways to hustle through her hippie Austin lifestyle.  Her goal for 2018 is to “fail more” which has been mostly unsuccessful despite her best efforts.

This Thursday, Ashley tells a story about connections to the past shifting as she looks to the future in her piece, Harvest.