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season IV story slam in Worcester - "never again"

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season IV story slam in Worcester - "never again"

Time: February 20, 2013 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Nu Café, Worcester
Street: 335 Chandler Street
City/Town: Worcester, MA
Phone: 617-942-2553
Event Type: massmouth, story_slam, storytelling, never_again, worcester, november
Organized By: friend massmouth
Latest Activity: Feb 25, 2013

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Theme: never again

could be third time’s a charm, worst boss ever, road trip from hell, a starter marriage or shoes too small? You made the vow, it was NOT happening to you again!

Come by: Nu Café - 335 Chandler Street, Worcester MA

FEB 20, 2013 - sign up at 6:30 - 7PM stories start!

Come to listen as people from all walks of life tell 5 minute true stories on the night’s theme...Or bring your own 1st person story to tell.

10 people are chosen at random to tell each night. WSU students with a story get in free!

Winners advance to the semifinals with a shot at place in the BigMouthOff in Boston.


Eventbrite - massmmouth • season IV • Worcester story slams

Advance tickets here:

Host: Julius Jones

What's a story slam?

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.  Storytellers sign up and 10 are chosen at random to tell their story on the slam's theme. Volunteer judges award prizes based on a story’s narrative arc, presentation and connection to the theme. Judges select first and second place winners and the audience votes for a third. Winners are invited back for the semi-finals in March, where they vie for a spot in the finals.

NOTE:  This year (2013), Story Slam Finals (also known as the Big Mouth Off) will take place on April 17th at the Coolidge Corner Theater in Brookline!


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This program is supported in part by a grant from the Worcester Arts Council, a local, independent agent of the Massachusetts Cultural Council.


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TEL: 617-942-2553 EMAIL: OFFICE: 42 Seaverns Ave, JP 02130

& Worcester slam crew contact:

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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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