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Michael Whelan might attend Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra's event

MASTER STORYTELLERS at First Baptist Church in Newton

March 5, 2016 from 8pm to 9:45pm
In March, we bring to life Stravinsky's epic work L’Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier’s Tale). Adapted from a Russian folktale, the story tells of a young soldier in WWI who gives his violin to the devil in exchange for a book that predicts the economy of the future. The rakish tale is full of the composer’s wit and humor, showcasing Stravinsky's eclectic combination of jazz elements, marches, and Russian folk music.  The piece will be narrated by Henry Fogel and performances by two local…See More
Feb 15, 2016
Michael Whelan might attend andrea lovett's event

Story Slam Doyles "gender bender" at Doyles

February 20, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
Gender Bender Saturday night 2/20 10.00 gets you inwhats your gender? Do you have a job that is traditionally male? Construction worker? Truck driver? Or are you the male in an mostly female dominated job? Nurse? Elementary school teacher?  bring your story  to tell Check our …See More
Feb 15, 2016
Michael Whelan is attending Ralph Edward Chadis's event

Vanessa Grace Featured at Story Space Tue 02/16/2016 at Out of the Blue Too Gallery

February 16, 2016 from 6:45pm to 9pm
Vanessa Grace has a powerful and poignant story that encourages all of us to open our eyes and acknowledge our fellow human beings who live on the street. “People pass by me as if I am invisible, but I have a name. My name is Vanessa Grace.”  She describes herself as “the new face of homelessness”; as “queen of the underdogs, activist, educator, mother, friend.“ She says: “My story is eclectic and awkward, but profound. I promise to keep it clean and funny.”  Join us for a night of storytelling…See More
Feb 15, 2016
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Feb 15, 2016

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What is your outside web or blog site URL ? Please post at your page - this helps connect you to the world looking for story!
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Are you a performer of story or listener, both, other? Tell us a bit about yourself...
Both. Mostly listener. Potential open mic-er.
If a performer, please list some key words that will help presenters find you...
poet looking for new experience.

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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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What is a story slam? Get the FAQs! 9 Replies

Started by Norah Dooley in Uncategorized. Last reply by Tamara Safford Feb 4, 2014.

Press Clippings 2012-2013 - Links and as a Pdf

Started by Norah Dooley in Sample Title Jun 26, 2013.

Storytelling is front page news in Boston...12/22/12 2 Replies

Started by Norah Dooley in Sample Title. Last reply by Brendyn Schneider Dec 23, 2012.

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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