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UPDATE: Yana Sherman Featured at Story Space

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UPDATE:  Yana Sherman Featured at Story Space

Time: November 13, 2012 from 7pm to 9:30pm
Location: Out of the Blue Gallery
Street: 106 Prospect St.
City/Town: Cambridge , MA
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Phone: (617)232-8726
Event Type: open, mic, and, featured, teller
Organized By: Yana Sherman
Latest Activity: Nov 12, 2012

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Due to illness, susan Seidman has had to cancel her featured performance at Story Space.  She will be rescheduled for January.  In her place, Yana Sherman will be doing a  collection of stories she calls, "Mothers and Daughters:  I Am One and I Have One."  It will include a story based on the folk song, Scarlet Ribbons.  Another story is vignettes of Yana's relationship with her own Mom  The third selection are excerpts from a novel that Yana is writing.   The evening begins with an Open Mic at 7.  Tellers have 8 minutes to try new material or retell an old favorite.  First-time tellers are guaranteed a spot and listeners are always welcome.  Yana will begin her feature at 8:15.  The venue is near Central Square.  The gallery is intimate and inviting of creativity.  There is a suggested donation of $5 to keep these weekly gatherings going as they have for over 20 years. 

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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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