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motherloaded II

Time: May 13, 2012 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: CCAE auditorium
Street: 56 Brattle Street
City/Town: Cambridge, MA
Website or Map: http://motherloaded2.eventbri…
Phone: 617-460-3544
Event Type: storytelling, concerts
Organized By: Norah Dooley/ Seat of Her pants Productions
Latest Activity: May 14, 2012

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Put away the wilted flowers and your coffee stained cards. After you have cleaned up and finished caring for everyone and their mother, come relax, empathize and laugh as five mothers celebrate real life in song and story on Mother's Day!
With a huge thank you to our inspirational friends, Robin Maxfield and Marcy Goldberg Sacks, we are carrying on the "motherloaded" concept with this special evening of deeply satisfying fun.

Last year we sold out so tell your friends to get their tickets now! Then, come listen, laugh and wail. And nod your head. It is like this.

We all can attest. Motherhood? It is loaded.


 motherhood in song and story

airing the dirty laundry of motherhood

Featured storytellers:

Belle Linda Halpern - cabaret singer
Norah Dooley - storyteller

with guest storytellers:
Jannelle Codianni - storyteller
ToRena Webb-Thomas -  storyteller
Farrah Haidar -  storyteller

Five storytellers who are mothers and artists express the joys and foibles of mothering and reflecting on what it is like to be inside the real deal of 'motherhood'.  After some light refreshments we will help you find your story.  We hope you'll be inspired to take up the mic and tell it!

May 13th, 7PM at 56 Brattle Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge
Speigel Audiorium of the Cambridge Center for Adult Education

Tickets are: $15 online and $20 at the door. Light refreshment included.

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Comment by Nina LaNegra on May 14, 2012 at 5:17am

sounds great, spent my mom's day quietly.  please do it again without it being on mother's day ;-)  this is an ENDLESS topic!

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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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