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Story Slam JP Doyle's Cafe "BETRAYAL"

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Story Slam JP Doyle's Cafe "BETRAYAL"

Time: February 16, 2013 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Doyle's Cafe
Street: 3484 Washington Street
City/Town: Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Website or Map: https://maps.google.com/maps?…
Phone: (617) 942-2553
Event Type: storyslam, massmouth, february, betrayal
Organized By: Robin Maxfield
Latest Activity: Feb 15, 2013

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Theme: "Betrayal" 

“You don't understand!" whined Pettigrew. "He would have killed me, Sirius!"
"THEN YOU SHOULD HAVE DIED!" roared Black. "DIED, RATHER THAN BETRAY YOUR FRIENDS, AS WE WOULD HAVE DONE FOR YOU!"

J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban

I'm sure we can all relate! Bring your story of Betrayal.

 

Admission: $8.00 in advance $10.00 at the door.

Tickets in advance are recommended.  Bring your printed ticket to get early entry - 6:00! Best seat selection!

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Emcee:  Your host: Robin Maxfield works for the Speech Improvement Company as a coach and trainer.  Besides storytelling, she produces and hosts Boston's only all female stand up show- Comedy with Wings.

 

Special Guest:  H.R. Britton 
A midwesterner at heart, H.R. Britton has been telling stories and teaching on the East Coast since 1999.  He has also performed his serio-comic monologues around the U.S., in Canada, and in India.  He had the privilege of co-hosting the 2010-2011 J.P. Story Slam season with Robin Maxfield, (with whom he developed something of a Laurel & Hardy stage relationship).  Now he hosts massmouth's curated "1st Person Plural" show in Somerville.   He recently got a master's degree in Theater Education, started playing the ukulele, and became a dad. 

THE VENUE:  Recognized as Boston's best bar and restaurant, Doyle's Café offers a mix of good food, good talk and good people. Nearest T: Green Street (Orange Line) and several bus lines. 3484 Washington Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

http://www.doylescafeboston.com/

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!

More Slam dates:

CLUB PASSIM Cambridge, MA 

MONDAYS 6:30-9:00pm
2013:  FEB 18  MAR 18

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ROSEBUD BAR AND GRILL Somerville, MA 

SATURDAYS 3:00 - 6:00pm

2013:FEB 16   MAR 18

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BMO 2014 Winners

Vanessa Ouellette, 1st prize, Simon Moody, 2nd and Theresa Okokon, 3rd Prize

StoriesLive® Winners - 2014

Freshman/Sophomores/ELL: $500 - 1st place - Mannasseh Konadu

$250 - Runners up - William Lam, Heroldine Blemur, Sabrina Barroso 

Juniors: $1,000 split to Patrick Hoarty and Silas Weiner to tie 1st place

Seniors: $1,000 - 1st Place to Rosemary Nabukeera 
$500 to Marie Pena and Briana Crockett 

Audience Choice – Freshman/Sophomore/ELL: $150 to David Judkins 

Audience Choice – Juniors/Seniors: $300 to Tony Santiago

StoriesLive® 2013:

Sophomores:

Annemarie DeMarco-Alfama - 1st place

Kenny Le & Moises Caraballo - Runner-ups

Juniors:

Latisha Joujute - 1st place

Stephen Carlin & Henry Chavez - Runner-Ups

Kristen Ruffin - Audience Choice

Seniors:

Nico Luisi - 1st Place

Moises Ramirez & Vance Crayton - Runner-ups

Theodore Biv - Audience Choice

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StoriesLive® 2012:

First place, and $1,000  prize

Junior Fernando Ortiz from Revere High School 

Senior Amario Malcolm from Boston Latin Academy

Runners-up ($500 each)11th

Alan Estes from Newburyport, 

AngelinaFerullo from Everett and 

Runners-up ($500 each)12th Caylen Bryant (Andover) 

Shavar Lazarus (Boston Latin Academy).

Audience Choice awards:

11th Justin Alexander 

(South Community High) 

12th Varvarra Valentin

(Lynn Classical High School)

massmouth choice awards:

Juniors 

Jennifer MonJoie(Revere) 

Bahiya Nasuuna (Chelsea) 

Karen Hua (Andover) 

Senior 

Jason Hittinger (Revere)

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Last Year 2011: StoriesLive® first ever high school story slam. 1st place awarded a $2,000 scholarship Brianda Agramonte, Lynn Classical High School, senior

2 runners up received $1,000 scholarship each: junior Conor Miller Newburyport High School and Mathews DeSouza, Everett High School,  Our "massmouth choice" was Sandy Fonseca, Boston Latin Academy, senior [below] She was awarded $500

Lexi Hernando Lynn Classical High School, senior was chosen by the attendees and awarded the Audience Choice prize of $500.

Congratulations all!

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