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Karen Given at HCAM at HCAM

April 7, 2012 from 10:30am to 12pm
April 7th Wake up and Smell the Poetry: Honoring the art of poetry, story and song with guest features:Karen Given, massmouth storyteller & producer/reporter for NPR & WBUR's Only a GameDaniel Tobin award-winning poet, author, editor and recipient of NEA and GuggenheimCarrie Rowan and Adrienne Fawkes as duo Stefilia's Stone Open mic for poetry, story and song to follow.The program is filmed for later production of weekly cable tv show and internet program. The public is welcome to…See More
Mar 31, 2012
Karen Given is attending friend massmouth's event
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Final Greater Boston Story Slam at Coolidge Corner Theater

April 11, 2012 from 7pm to 9pm
Winners of the monthly slams throughout the season will compete: WED APRIL 11, 7-9pm.  This year the Big Mouth Off will be on the main stage at Coolidge Corner Theater in Brookline.Special Guest Tony KahnTony Kahn will serve as Master of Ceremonies.  Tony is best known for collecting “unforgettable stories from everyday…See More
Mar 7, 2012
Antonia Lassar and Karen Given are now friends
Feb 19, 2012
Karen Given and Abhishek Shah are now friends
Feb 2, 2012
Karen Given is attending friend massmouth's event
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Passim - Story Slam with WGBH's Tony Khan at Club Passim

January 16, 2012 from 7pm to 9pm
The Third Cambridge Story Slam of the season at Club PassimTheme "genesis" What was the genesis of your last great idea?  Have you ever created something from nothing?  A poem?  A fantasy?  A new love?  A new life?  When have you experienced the spark of something new?  Bring your 5-minute story about creation (lower case c) to our "genesis" story slam.…See More
Jan 9, 2012
Karen Given and Sean Goodwin are now friends
Jul 26, 2011
Karen Given is attending friend massmouth's event
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mouthoffs - stories in unexpected places... summer 2011 "ALL IS WELL AS ENDS WELL" at Boston Common

August 7, 2011 from 5pm to 6:15pm
mouthoffs are 5 minute stories in nontraditonal venuesNEW DATE: AUG 14th Sunday from 5:00 - 6:15 pm.Slam winning storyteller and npr producer, Karen Given will host an open mic with 
stories inspired by the Bard's words. Bring your 5 minute stories showing how it really is true that all is well that ends well.  Or that a rose by any other name smells as sweet. Or how important it is "to thine own self be true.  True life stories, folk tales - whatever! Bring it.  Look for us near the Parkman…See More
Jul 19, 2011
Karen Given left a comment for Karen Given
"I had so much fun at my Story Space feature tonight!  To everyone who wanted to hear my Kenya story (Radio story, not storytelling story) the link is on this page: http://onlyagame.wbur.org/2011/04/20/world-record   Scroll down to the…"
May 10, 2011
Karen Given left a comment for Paula H Junn
"Thanks, Paula.  I loved your story, too!"
Mar 1, 2011
Paula H Junn left a comment for Karen Given
"I LOVED your story today!!! wanted to tell you in person but missed my chance :)   I'm really glad you like the picture! it was my favorite of that night as well!! :) yay"
Mar 1, 2011
Karen Given and Esther Piszczek are now friends
Feb 27, 2011
Karen Given and Robin Maxfield are now friends
Jan 12, 2011
Karen Given is attending andrea lovett's event
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First Night Story Slam Hynes Auditorium at Hynes Auditorium Room 207

December 31, 2010 from 8pm to 10:30pm
Yes, that 's right!!! massmouth has been invited to present two story slams at First Night!We will be located at the Hynes Auditorium during Boston's biggest party of the year. The  first slam  begins at 8pm and will run…See More
Dec 26, 2010
Karen Given is now friends with andrea lovett and Norah Dooley
Oct 25, 2010
Karen Given was featured
Oct 18, 2010
andrea lovett left a comment for Karen Given
"Welcome Karen! Glad you are here. Your story was great , think you found your new calling? Hmmmm? This video will be posted soon too. Look for it we will announce it. Tell your friend to come back and tell a longer story next time. It sounded like…"
Oct 18, 2010

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At 10:08pm on May 10, 2011, Karen Given said…

I had so much fun at my Story Space feature tonight!  To everyone who wanted to hear my Kenya story (Radio story, not storytelling story) the link is on this page:

http://onlyagame.wbur.org/2011/04/20/world-record

 

Scroll down to the Listen Bar titled "Kenya's Fastest Town."

At 12:56am on March 1, 2011, Paula H Junn said…

I LOVED your story today!!! wanted to tell you in person but missed my chance :)

 

I'm really glad you like the picture! it was my favorite of that night as well!! :) yay

At 4:36pm on October 18, 2010, andrea lovett said…
Welcome Karen! Glad you are here. Your story was great , think you found your new calling? Hmmmm? This video will be posted soon too. Look for it we will announce it. Tell your friend to come back and tell a longer story next time. It sounded like it had potential but time frame was not working for him.
 
 
 

FIRST PRIZE AT GRAND SLAM STORY SLAM

Grand Prize for South Shore Grand Slam Story Slam generously donated by Nicolette Heavey and Stories In The Streets (A Maine Get Away)

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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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Grand Slam Story Slam Fuller Craft Museum May 7th

The South Shore story Slams presents The GRAND SLAM STORY SLAM MAY 5TH @The Company Theater 6:30PM the winners of Doyles and SS Story Slam Season compete for Maine Getaway valued at  $1,000. Get your tickets before they are gone $25.00 in advance $20.00 members at door $30.00 non members 

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