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Season IV: Club Passim -- "Oops"

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Season IV: Club Passim -- "Oops"

Time: February 18, 2013 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Location: Club Passim
Street: 47 Palmer Street
City/Town: Cambridge, MA
Website or Map:
Phone: (617) 942-2553
Event Type: story, slam, storytelling, club_passim, bankrupt, february
Organized By: massmouth
Latest Activity: Feb 9, 2013

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Story Slam, Season IV in Fall 2012!

Theme: Oops

Oops, did you do it again? We’ve all had “oops” in our lives; getting locked out of your car, splitting your pants, mistaking a woman for being pregnant. Luckily, humiliation loves company--come share!

What is a Story Slam?  A story slam is a contest of stories by known and undiscovered talent. Themes are posted on our events pages ( and story slammers sign up on the night to tell a 5-minute short story on the evening's theme. Ten names will be drawn at random from a box. A team of 5 volunteer judges - interested amateurs, storytellers, theater people and members of the audience who love stories - evaluate how well each story is told, how well it is constructed, how well the story explores, connects and/or reveals some truth about the theme and, how well it honors the time limit. The 2 highest-scoring tellers are awarded prizes and an opportunity to perform at the "BigMouthOff" at the at the end of the slam season (Sept  - April).

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Street: 47 Palmer Street
City/Town: Cambridge, MA
Website or Map:

Club Passim dates are MONDAYS 6:30-9pm:
FEB 18  MAR 18  

Admisson $10 or $5 for students and Passim members.
Tickets in advance are recommended.


Passim, a nonprofit arts organization, creates an interactive and inspiring music experience for all, building a vibrant community for artists, students and audience members through its legendary listening venue and school of music.

Directions:  Via the T
Take Red Line to Harvard Square T stop.
Meters are in force to 8:00 PM. On-street parking at meters can often be found along Brattle Street and Cambridge Common. Resident only parking is enforced.


SATURDAYS 3:00 - 6:00pm

MAR 23




SUNDAYS 6:30-9:00PM

MAR 10



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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.

This season thank you to The Tinkers son , The Hingham Conservatory of Music. 


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