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Break Out #4 of 4 slams "Personas"

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Break Out #4 of 4 slams  "Personas"

Time: August 12, 2012 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Location: Doyle's Cafe, JP, Boston
Street: 3484 Washington Street
City/Town: Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?q…
Event Type: story_slam, massmouth_
Organized By: massmouth
Latest Activity: Aug 8, 2012

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Break Out Story Slams @  Doyle’s Cafe

Sundays: Doors@6:30 

Show@7:00  $10 online and $12 at the door
Buy Advanced Tickets here: 
http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3696849376/eorg

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.

Modeled after poetry slams, massmouth’s story slams invite storytellers—from experienced performers to first-timers—to share a real-life story in five minutes.  Each slam, 10 storytellers are chosen randomly by having their names pulled out of a hat. They each must impress the panel of judges and the audience in the room with their story. At the end of the night, volunteer judges select first- and second-place winners and the audience votes for its choice. Winners are invited back for the semi-finals in March.

 

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:

2012 - SEP 17 OCT 15, NOV 19, DEC 17, 

2013 - JAN 21, FEB 18, MAR 18 

Doyle’s date are SUNDAYS

2012 - SEP 9, OCT 14, NOV 11,  DEC 9

2013 - JAN 13, FEB 10, MAR 10

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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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