Checkered Past Winery to Host Me, Too Event

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Katherine Rose Watson


Checkered Past Winery to host Truth & Daring: #MeToo Event
The urban wine bar wants to give local women a platform to tell their stories.

Dallas, Texas – January 29, 2018 – Checkered Past Winery will host Truth & Daring’s Me, Too Event on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm. Truth & Daring, an open mic storytelling show for true-life stories, hopes to keep the #MeToo and #IHearYou movements prevalent in the Dallas community with the upcoming show. Checkered Past Winery and Truth & Daring, are inviting storytellers (men and women alike) to share their true-life experiences about sexual harassment, abuse or misconduct.

Truth & Daring Creative Director, Tami Stowe, says, “In some form or fashion, we have been a victim, witness or even a voice that stood up for those who could not be heard. These stories matter and nothing is more powerful than sharing your truth. We look forward to seeing new and familiar faces at February’s Truth & Daring Me, Too special event.” Those interested in telling their stories or supporting the brave storytellers can get more information at Checkered Past Winery or Truth & Daring’s Facebook page.

This show is dedicated to Truth & Daring’s beloved Co-Founder, Linda Marsden Thomas. All donations made at this free event will be forwarded in her memory to the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP). Sign up starts at 7:00 p.m. and stories begin at 7:30 p.m.

Truth & Daring: Me, Too
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
7:30pm – 9:30 pm
Checkered Past Winery (1409 S. Lamar, Suite 008, Dallas, TX 75215)
Tickets: Free; suggested donation of $10

Support brave storytelling as Dallas gathers in support of the Me, Too movement. Open mic. Sign up to tell your own story at 7 pm. Free event; donations benefit the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP).

Tami Stowe is available for interviews regarding this news.  Contact Katherine Rose Watson (, 972-489-7694) to coordinate a feature.

 About Checkered Past Winery

Checkered Past Winery is an urban Dallas wine pub located in the historic South Side building (1409 South Lamar Street Suite 008) featuring Texas wines, locally brewed beer, and some of the best wines from other parts of country and the world. Co-founder, owner, and winemaker Sandro DiSanto is a first generation American coming from an Italian wine background. Both of his grandfathers made wine in Sicily. His brother-in-law Scott Relyea co-founded and designed the Mods and Rockers pub Checkered Past Winery in 2015. Carolynne Chancellor joined them as owner and grows wine grapes in East Texas.  For hours, menus, and more information, visit


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