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"Buddy, Can You Spare a Dime?" Story Slam Fri. March 18th, Warwick, RI

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"Buddy, Can You Spare a Dime?" Story Slam Fri. March 18th, Warwick, RI

Time: March 18, 2011 from 9:15pm to 11:30pm
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel
Street: 801 Greenwich Ave
City/Town: Warwick, RI 02886
Website or Map: http://www.lanes.org/index.ph…
Phone: (917) 376 1091
Event Type: story_slam
Organized By: H.R. Britton & Robin Bady
Latest Activity: Mar 15, 2011

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"Buddy, Can You Spare a Dime?"

Story Slam

Friday March 18, 9:15pm

Crowne Plaza, Warwick, Rhode Island

Free and Open to the Public!

 

Come and hear stories of people getting by during tough economic times. Or bring your own 5-minute personal story on the theme!  

 

Participants will sign up before the slam starts by dropping

their name in the hat.  Names will be pulled at random.

Storytellers get 5 minutes to tell their story.  Plus a one-minute grace-period.  Brevity is the soul of wit!

 

At the end of the night, the stories will be judged by applause-o-meter, and the winner will get a fabulous PRIZE!

 

The focus of the evening is getting together to tell good personal narratives.  The guidelines and the "judging" are there to add spice.  So come with a story and throw your name into the hat!

 

There will also be two slots for 1-minute, unjudged, "snapshot" or slice-of-life stories.  Think of these as haiku stories - a quick-but-beautiful description of a situation, a brief hint of plot.

 

Cohosted by Robin Bady and H.R. Britton

part of 

SHARING THE FIRE

The Northeast Storytelling Conference 

for more info:  

http://www.lanes.org

 

The Slam is FREE and Open to the Public!

 

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Comment by Robin Bady on March 15, 2011 at 10:20pm

I am gonna be there

Do I have a story or two about not having money...

sheesh..

it is the New Great Depression!

Comment by H.R. Britton on March 15, 2011 at 9:53pm

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FIRST PRIZE AT GRAND SLAM STORY SLAM

Grand Prize for South Shore Grand Slam Story Slam generously donated by Nicolette Heavey and Stories In The Streets (A Maine Get Away)

https://www.facebook.com/StoriesInTheStreets

Stories in the Streets in an outreach literacy program that focuses on families in at-risk areas and fosters community engagement in storytelling by: 1) Creating opportunities for public storytelling wherever families gather — a farmer’s market, laundromat, or food line; and, 2) Offering storytelling workshops that raise family engagement in literacy, cultural awareness and community understanding.  The program is currently active in Lawrence, Brockton and Randolph.

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