About Ignite

If you had 5 minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds?

Around the world geeks have been putting together Ignite nights to enlighten us – quickly.

The Power of Story telling

Martina Muller



Born in Germany I have made Bend my home for the last 20 years. After teaching at the local High Schools and raising a son , I realized my dream of opening a cage- free Doggy- ranch in Tumalo , where we board dogs. I have been an amateur writer and Story teller my whole life but have recently had the opportunity to hone my skill in the Bend Story telling circle - where I have made good friends and learned a lot/\..,

Explores what happens when People meet to exchange stories - they find communalities , share laughter and insights and often begin to see their own life in different contexts . Story telling in Bend has taken off : in Retirement Incomes, schools and in a group that meets once a month to share ...



Next Event

Ignite Bend ​15
​2018 TBA
Doors open at 6:00pm
Tower Theater - Bend, OR
Admission is always FREE

Tickets will be available two weeks prior to the event.


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