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April 2010 Blog Posts (3)

Story Corps David Isay on May 6th in Boston!

Just in time for Mother’s Day, award-winning radio documentarian and oral storyteller Dave Isay visits Boston

to pay tribute to the most influential, fascinating, and indomitable figure in Jewish history - your Mom!

Isay is the editor of the new book MOM: A Celebration of Mothers, a collection of oral histories of mothers and motherhood in America. He will talk about the women in the book and the importance of listening to the stories of ordinary people. He will also play… Continue

Added by Lynne Krasker on April 27, 2010 at 11:21am — No Comments


It was painful to see. There stood a person, a young girl, with all the beauty in the world and yet so much pain. Each time she sobbed and contorted her face like that of a screwed up dish cloth my heart sank with helplessness. This feeling that grew within me came from somewhere deep. Maybe this was connected to some past experience I'd had, who knows. What I do know is how the pain circulated around my stomach area, wheeling itself around and round and round. It was so strong a force that my… Continue

Added by JewelsBe on April 20, 2010 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Chemical reaction

Come dance with me in the meadow of thought where the grass lies low and the flowers all bought, I sing like a whistle in the air of emotion as colours glance my face with a magical potion...

Added by JewelsBe on April 20, 2010 at 12:01pm — No Comments

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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

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

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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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