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January 31st 'college dayz' Slam @ The Precinct

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January 31st 'college dayz'  Slam @ The Precinct

Time: January 31, 2012 from 7pm to 9:30pm
Location: The Precinct
Street: 70 Union Square
City/Town: Somerville
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Event Type: story, slam
Organized By: andrea lovett
Latest Activity: Jan 28, 2012

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Event Description

Don't miss this second story slam at the Precinct in Somerville

Theme "college dayz"

Remember college? Or were you too dazed to remember? Come hear or tell a story about college room mates, food plans, pranks, teachers, libraries, parties, the new things you learned and tried and all the people you met. Who doesn't have a story about it?  Bring your best personal story about those College Dayz, make it 5 minutes and make it count! 1st and 2nd place prizes, and bragging rights for all time.

Special guest host
Join Dan "Danger" Dahari and Di "The Yellow Dart" Valentine as your hosts for College Dayz

After a successful story slam at the Precinct  during last year's season Diana Valentine brings it back for slam number 3. Tickets $5.00  available for early sales $7.00 at the door. click on


PRECINCT, Previously home to the Somerville Police Department is a unique basement-venue that features an outdoor beer garden/patio, live music every night, food served late, and sporting events.

The Precinct is available by public transportation

Red Line MBTA:
to Harvard Square, then the #86 (Sullivan Square) bus to Union Square.

Orange Line MBTA:
to Sullivan Square, then the #86 (Allston) bus or the #91 (Central Square) bus to Union Square.

Green Line MBTA:
to Lechmere Station, then the #87 (Clarendon Hill) bus to Union Square.


On April 11, 2012, 7-9PM All the finalists will gather at Coolidge Corner,  main Theater to compete for a week in a medeival townhouse in Tuscany and other prizes.

Tickets for the Semi-final and Big Mouth Off will be coming soon!!

"Because you have a life, you have a story. Bring it!"

Listen to our podcasts at iTunes and podcast webpage. And check out our video archive to get an idea about 5 minute stories

Other massmouth slams this season:
Mondays: Club Passim in Cambridge, MA  and Semi finals in March 2012

Tuesdays: Somerville, Cambridge and other venues Semi-finals in March 2012

Semi Finals: in March 11th for JP events

Finals: WED APRIL 11th   the Finals will be  at Coolidge Corner Theater main theater  Brookline, 7-9PM

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

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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