See Muni Diaries Live!

Twice a year we bring you Muni stories live on stage in San Francisco. Our stellar story tellers spin tales from the bus, and audience members have a chance to tell their own Muni stories for some great prizes.

Next show: Muni Diaries Live, Saturday, April 5, 2014. Doors: 6 p.m. Show: 7 p.m.
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If you want to be in the lineup for the next Muni Diaries Live, or want to sponsor a prize for our live events, please contact us at muni.diaries.sf@gmail.com.

Missed one of our live events? See what they’re like:

- Muni Diaries Live 1: Riders with Drinks, June 12, 2009
- Muni Diaries Live 2: Under the Influence, Oct. 20, 2009
- Muni Diaries Live 3: Breaking It Down, April 23, 2010
- Muni Diaries Live 4: Halloween Show, Oct. 29, 2010
- Muni Diaries Live 5: Third anniversary show! April 22, 2011
- Muni Diaries Live 6: The Reunion Show, Sept. 28, 2011
- Muni Diaries Live 7: Full house! Jan. 21, 2012
- Muni Diaries Live 8: Turn the Lights Down Low, Aug. 11, 2012

Muni Diaries Live 1: Riders with Drinks, June 12, 2009


Photo by Stuart Dixon

Our first show: Raising the temperature at the Make-Out Room by at least 20 degrees, we featured a haiku troupe, sea shanty, great stories, and yes, penis puppets.

Read the recap of Muni Diaries Live 1: Riders with Drinks, June 12, 2009

Featuring:
Tiffany Maleshefski, Muni Mind Reader
Angelie and Julie, Manner Ladies of MuniManners.com
Rachel Moore, FogCityNotes.blogspot.com
Tara DeMoulin, sea shanty songstress
Tony Long
Chris Lindsey (Anderson Congress), Eugenia Chien, Ileana Shevlin (BoredIsTheNewBusy.blogspot.com/), Jessica Hilberman (twitter.com/sftonight), Tara Ramroop – Muni haiku troupe.
Laura Aston of the Cable Car Confessions series of UndertheSheets-shhh.blogspot.com
Troy Holden, Eugenia, and Jeff

Muni Diaries Live 2: Under the Influence, Oct 20, 2009


Photo by Troy Holden

The incomparable Cock-T’s perform Muni cheers, a BART operator tells all, Muni mini cupcakes, erotic Muni story contest winner, and a song for the 38-Geary.

Read the recap of Muni Diaries Live 2:Under the Influence, Oct 20, 2009

Featuring:
Shane Papatolicas, “Sometimes on the 38”
Rachel Moore, Fog City Notes
Sonia and David
The Cock-Ts!
Erotic story winner, read by Amy Holzer
Kelly Beardsley, BART operator

Muni Diaries Live 3: Breaking It Down, April 23, 2010

Tales of payback in the back of the bus, hapless German tourists on BART, flying loogies, and Will Franken!

Read the recap of Muni Diaries Live 3: Breaking It Down, April 23, 2010

Featuring:
The Cock-Ts
Vero Majano
Kelly Beardsley
McPuzo and Trotsky
Will Franken

Muni Diaries Live 4: Halloween Show, Oct 29, 2010

We Take This Inicident VERY Seriously
Photo by Amber Wolf of Wiz Bang Photography

Handsome stranger on the bus, riders lifting the N off the ground, tales from the SFMTA press office, and brave attempted fist fight!

Read the recap of Muni Diaries Live 4: Halloween Show, Oct 29, 2010

Featuring:
Isaac Fitzgerald (video)
Andrew Lam (video)
Derek Powazek (video)
Judson True
Tara DeMoulin
Bucky Sinister

Muni Diaries Live 5: Third Anniversary Show


Photo by Amber Wolf of Wiz Bang Photography

We celebrate three years of sharing Muni stories. Hear about a first kiss that happened in a Muni station, welcome back an audience winner, sing along to a toy piano, learn how a Southern mom broke it down, and stand up for smelly art.

The show was even captured by the awesome illustration of Jay Sacher in the Bay Citizen.

Read the recap of Muni Diaries Live 5: Third Anniversary Show.

Featuring:
Ariel Dovas (video)
Jesse James (video)
H.P. Mendoza  (video)
Joyce Lee (video)
Kirk Read (video)

Muni Diaries Live 6: The Reunion Show


Photo by Amber Wolf of Wiz Bang Photography

It’s a Muni Diaries reunion! We brought back our past favorite performers at the Elbo Room for a hot night of storytelling with special guest Anna Conda. This night was so hot that it inspired a Craigslist Missed Connection!

Read the recap of Muni Diaries Live 6: The Reunion Show.

Featuring:
Anna Conda
Isaac Fitzgerald (video)
Vero Majano
Rachel Moore
Joyce Lee (video)
Pam Benjamin
Tara Demoulin
Jesse James

Muni Diaries Live 7: Full House!

Full House
Photo by Kevin Wong

We welcome some true Bay Area voices to the stage for a packed night of storytelling and fun, including a man whose voice you recognize from your morning commute! And we heard a Muni madrigal that only Muni Diaries readers can dream of. Read the recap of Muni Diaries Live 7: Full House!

Featuring:
Pinched Nerve
Jan Richman
Sal Castaneda (video)
Caitlin Gill
Glynn Washington
Chloe Veltman
Stephen Elliot

Muni Diaries Live 8: Turn the Lights Down Low


Photo by April Malvino

On this August evening, we were treated to Broke-Ass Stuart’s young love on the bus. Muni Diaries Live favorite Jesse told us about finding his guardian angel on Muni, and his mom finally made it up from Southern California to see her son wow the audience. Mahsa Matin showed us how to rock the one-woman band gig, while her partner Elyse twirled along. What a night! Read all about Muni Diaries Live 8.

Featuring:
Hiya Swanhuyser
Broke-Ass Stuart
Jesse James
Mahsa Matin and Elyse Bova
Joyce Lee

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