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the living art of storytelling in Massachusetts

massmouth, inc.~ a 501c3 nonprofit ~ promoting the timeless art of storytelling through social media, education and live performance

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next WORKSHOP Kickbutt Storytelling with Andrea Lovett is in April 28th, 2014

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The Drum Magazine
Each of The Drum's ten annual issues brings you new literature you can weave into your daily life. Listen online or download the audio to listen to on your mp3 player and/or to share with up to five friends.

 

 

Storytelling events

 the best of the best compete in the 

BIG MOUTH OFF Thu, April 24, 7PM-9PM @Coolidge Corner Theatre

Click on image below to buy tickets. Reserve yours, now.

This is a big deal for storytelling in Boston. In the brand-spanking-new category Best Storytelling Night” and we we chosen has "Editor's Pick"   at the DigThisAwards 2014 in DigBoston.com! Thanks to the editors all our friends and fans who voted. Click on image below to see the MOTH, Johnny D's, Club Passim, Coolidge Corner Theater who also won awards!

BEST DARWINIAN STORYTELLING ARBITER 

m a s s m o u t h, i n c. 
" With a new storytelling or over-sharing night seemingly starting at a coffee shop every month, we’re stoked to see Massmouth lending some structure to the scene and weeding out the suckers through its kickass slams. A nonprofit we adore for sure. (massmouth.org) "

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Storytelling is front page news in Boston... G section • Globe 12/22/12

thanks to reporter Eugenia Williamson and newest storyteller and now a volunteer as well, Ryan LaPerle!

**Volunteers get into slams for FREE!!!**

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Donate to StoriesLive® Scholarship 2012

Now, if we can cover some of massmouth's expenses to raise the money, we will be golden. We run a "lean machine" and are grateful for your support of our fabulous high school storytellers.

 Please Click here to donate, Thanks!

 

Here they are... at last. There will be more to come from story slam season II. And in the upcoming season III podcasts will be posted more like news. Click on the arrow below for more options and to hear the first in a series of 9 podcasts. Also Click on link for iTunes or our podcast webpage for a list of podcasts.

 

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Spring into Spring at Taunton Public Library

April 23, 2014 from 10am to 10:45am
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Celebrate Local Lore @ Wake Up The Earth fest at Hubbard Street at Wake Up The Earth Fest

May 3, 2014 from 1:15pm to 5pm
Celebrate Local Lore @ Wake Up The Earth festStorytelling is for everybody, not just for kids! Jamaica Plain based nonprofit massmouth,inc. has been filling venues of all sizes and imaginations of all ages for over 5 years. Come to listen and join in. Storytelling is not a spectator sport - audiences and tellers always co-create the story. We'll have stories for young and old that families can enjoy together all day. Since 2008 massmouth,inc. has been promoting the timeless art of storytelling…See More
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"Brave" StorySlam @Club Passim at Club Passim

April 21, 2014 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
It's Marathon Monday!  Bring your stories on Bravery to Club Passim!! 50% of the massmouth's ticket sales will go to the The One Fund Boston.  What is a Story Slam? A story slam is a contest of stories by known and undiscovered talent. Themes are posted on our events pages (…See More
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Celebrate Local Lore @ Wake Up The Earth fest at Hubbard Street at Wake Up The Earth Fest

May 3, 2014 from 1:15pm to 5pm
Celebrate Local Lore @ Wake Up The Earth festStorytelling is for everybody, not just for kids! Jamaica Plain based nonprofit massmouth,inc. has been filling venues of all sizes and imaginations of all ages for over 5 years. Come to listen and join in. Storytelling is not a spectator sport - audiences and tellers always co-create the story. We'll have stories for young and old that families can enjoy together all day. Since 2008 massmouth,inc. has been promoting the timeless art of storytelling…See More
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Celebrate Local Lore @ Wake Up The Earth fest at Hubbard Street at Wake Up The Earth Fest

May 3, 2014 from 1:15pm to 5pm
Celebrate Local Lore @ Wake Up The Earth festStorytelling is for everybody, not just for kids! Jamaica Plain based nonprofit massmouth,inc. has been filling venues of all sizes and imaginations of all ages for over 5 years. Come to listen and join in. Storytelling is not a spectator sport - audiences and tellers always co-create the story. We'll have stories for young and old that families can enjoy together all day. Since 2008 massmouth,inc. has been promoting the timeless art of storytelling…See More
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Slam Season IV pics by Paula Junn

Because you have a life, you have a story!!

 
 
 

How to Request massmouth storytellers

massmouth promotes storytelling

Click on the link above or here to access a simple request form. Also, you may go to our member page and use "advanced search" to search members profiles by key words: genre, age range etc.

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What is a story slam? Get the FAQs! 9 Replies

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Press Clippings 2012-2013 - Links and as a Pdf

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Storytelling is front page news in Boston...12/22/12 2 Replies

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BMO 2013 Winners

Scott Schultz, 1st prize, Katie Liesener, 2nd and Rob Goldman, 3rd Prize

StoriesLive® Winners - 2012

StoriesLive® 2013:

Sophomores:

Annemarie DeMarco-Alfama - 1st place

Kenny Le & Moises Caraballo - Runner-ups

Juniors:

Latisha Joujute - 1st place

Stephen Carlin & Henry Chavez - Runner-Ups

Kristen Ruffin - Audience Choice

Seniors:

Nico Luisi - 1st Place

Moises Ramirez & Vance Crayton - Runner-ups

Theodore Biv - Audience Choice

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StoriesLive® 2012:

First place, and $1,000  prize

Junior Fernando Ortiz from Revere High School 

Senior Amario Malcolm from Boston Latin Academy

Runners-up ($500 each)11th

Alan Estes from Newburyport, 

AngelinaFerullo from Everett and 

Runners-up ($500 each)12th Caylen Bryant (Andover) 

Shavar Lazarus (Boston Latin Academy).

Audience Choice awards:

11th Justin Alexander 

(South Community High) 

12th Varvarra Valentin

(Lynn Classical High School)

massmouth choice awards:

Juniors 

Jennifer MonJoie(Revere) 

Bahiya Nasuuna (Chelsea) 

Karen Hua (Andover) 

Senior 

Jason Hittinger (Revere)

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Last Year 2011: StoriesLive® first ever high school story slam. 1st place awarded a $2,000 scholarship Brianda Agramonte, Lynn Classical High School, senior

2 runners up received $1,000 scholarship each: junior Conor Miller Newburyport High School and Mathews DeSouza, Everett High School,  Our "massmouth choice" was Sandy Fonseca, Boston Latin Academy, senior [below] She was awarded $500

Lexi Hernando Lynn Classical High School, senior was chosen by the attendees and awarded the Audience Choice prize of $500.

Congratulations all!

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