Every Wednesday - 7:30 pm at

The Art Parlor 

About Us


About Story Salon

Story Salon is Los Angeles’s longest running storytelling venue. What began as an alternative to stand-up clubs and self-conscious performance spaces has been challenging performers and audiences for  two decades. Created in a North Hollywood coffee house Story Salon now reaches the globe through Podcasting, publishing, and recordings.

The rules of the Story Salon haven’t changed since it started: Five to seven minutes of original material performed by the author. The result is a unique blend of observation, memoir and comment that makes the Salon one of the most eclectic entertainment experiences available. More than a dozen solo theater works have been developed at Story Salon, as well as a CD of stories, and several books.​

“Live storytelling is a unique art form,” says Story Salon founder, writer/actor/comedian Beverly Mickins. “Words spoken aloud paint pictures capable of evoking laughter and tears, the whole range of emotion. People have been telling each other stories since the first campfires, talking about the whole mix of things, important and trivial, that go into making life. Storytelling is one of the ways we figure out how to be human.”

The writer/performers of Story Salon include actors, comedians, musicians, photographers, war correspondents, students, life coaches, former clowns, recovering attorneys, an international fashion model, several husbands and wives and one admitted juggle


About Our Venue

The Art Parlor is an unique art studio and boutique. 

~Take a class or workshop 

~Experience art events like the Story Salon! 

~We specialize in henna! Walk-in henna, classes, and supplies! 

~Book your next party and/or party entertainment.  

With creative inspiration, we encourage nurturing the soul through art!  


Wednesday Nights at 7:30 pm

The Art Parlor
5302 Laurel Canyon Blvd. 

Valley Village (No Ho), CA 91607 

Stories & Refreshments 

$5.00 at the Door. 

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Better yet, see us in person!

Come visit us and maybe later you want come back and tell us your story.

Story Salon at The Art Parlor

5302 Laurel Canyon Boulevard, Valley Village, California 91607, United States

(818) 468-6005