the living art of storytelling in Massachusetts
Break Out Story Slams @ Doyle’s Cafe
May 6 In verse Slam: Lines from a poem or a whole story told in verse; blank, hip-hop, sonnet or linked haiku. Let us hear what you can do.
Breaking the Rules! -an off season slams series. You can break one (1) story slam rule per show. You still bring your story –Yes, it is still a story slam; true*, first person no notes, 5 minutes, original material only. Prizes and more details TBA at massmouth.com/events pages and on FB and Twitter
June 10 In Song: Play music, plug in your iPod and sing along. Bring your ukele or flute, sing a few bars from a song or a medley that helps tell your story. Song or music must be an integral part of your story.
July 8 Prop it Up! A prop or a costume piece is an integral part of your story. A bat, a box, a tux, a hat…use your imagination & then bring it.
August 12 Fictional Personas - Your true or fictional stories told in the 1st person. Channel Shakespeare, your cat or Snow White and tell your story from their perspective. (*we drop the true story rule at this slam)
Story Slam Season IV in Fall 2012:Club Passim dates are MONDAYS: SEP 17 OCT 15 NOV 19 DEC 17 JAN 21 2013 FEB 18 MAR 18 and Doyle’s date are SUNDAYS : SEP 9, OCT 14, NOV 11, DEC 9, JAN 13, FEB 10, MAR 10