Chambers Street Theatre

Join host Ruth Chambers as she shares stories from 1800 to 1920 in the dialogue and dialects of the time as written by the authors. You'll hear Gold Rush and Wild West Stories, Tall Tales, and plenty of Mark Twain. Some of the stories were written by the reader herself! Tune in, sit back, and enjoy a taste of simpler times.

Replays Friday 3:30-4pm, Saturday 11:30pm-Sunday 12am
Live Thursday 11-11:30am
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Chambers Street Theatre for 11am on Jan 31st, 2013

52nd show

Ruth reads one of her stories, "A Walk In Time."  The story relates to slavery sales in Sacramento after 1850 when California came into the  Union as a Free State.  Yet there were slave sales.  Hear the story and learn about the people.  Ruth wrote this story because so little has been written about slave sales after 1850.

Chambers Street Theatre for 11am on Jan 24th, 2013

The 51st show.  We had some tech problems so this show will be  redone next week.  We can do this because it's our show.  Ruth's book "The Weight of Gold, 2nd Expanded Edition" is used for this show.  "A Walk in Time" is read.  It's about slavery in California after 1850 when California came into  the Union as a Free State, but there were still slave sales after 1850.  Interesting...

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Thanks to all the folk I meet in town who recognize my voice and say how much they like my show. I like every one of you and we always have a nice chat about Mark Twain. You all are the best of people.

Here's our offering for your collection.  It's an ode to our kitty Katie ...


A wonderfully warm Katie Cat

would come running whenever you sat.

She'd rumble and purr,

and had wonderful fur 

to cuddle and nuzzle and pat.

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