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September 2009 Blog Posts (5)

Important Legislation!

"Disaster/Emergency Aid for Massachusetts Artists working in all disciplines.

This fund will be used to help artists who have had a health care emergency

(i.e. could not pay their medical bills or medical insurance) as well as to help

those artists who suffered other types of emergencies (fires, floods, theft).



Oct 5th is a hearing by the Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts & Cultural Development-

the Emergency Disaster Aid Bill for Artists is going to be heard… Continue

Added by andrea lovett on September 25, 2009 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Thanks to the Great State of Maine! Seanachie Nights! from Mary Read...

Thanks all who came out to Bull Feeny's to hear my stories from the life and times of Mary Read. What a fabulous audience you were and special thanks to Lynne Cullen for the venue, invite and hospitality.

Them mooses is great.



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her mark (Mary Read)

Added by Norah Dooley on September 22, 2009 at 1:27am — No Comments

Remembering Aafia

So, it's the day after, and we move forward from the brief collapse of all that we thought we knew into a still uncertain future, only with another new heart wrenching pain to solemnize the passing anniversary. It's like we are all together as one, sitting shivah, reciting kaddish, comforting and supporting one another. Currently it's Ramadan in little pockets spread all over the world, and presently we'll turn our hearts, our minds, and our wills toward God through Rosh Hashanah in preparation… Continue

Added by Elliott M Burke on September 12, 2009 at 10:22pm — No Comments

Finally with you all

Hey, I am finally signing on and hope to show up at a MassMouth event sometime this fall. Thanks to those of you who have given this group momentum. It's been a rough year dealing with aging parents, but on the bright side, I have much to tell about the amazing trip my family took to China this summer, and I have a new work space at the Gorse Mill Artists' Studios in Needham. Hope to catch up with many of you in the near future.
-Cindy Rivka Marshall

Added by Cindy Rivka Marshall on September 4, 2009 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Flames to the Moth

...writing as I ride out of "....NY,NY the city that never shuts up..."- ani diFranco



Imagine 400 people in Boston lining up to hear stories - people of all ages but predominantly people 30 and under. Imagine nearly 300 souls crushed into a dark club paying $7 bucks to get in and buying 2 mandatory drinks just so they could hear 10 people tell stories (mostly) connected the evening's theme of " coincidence". Well, dream on. Meanwhile, in NY,NY this scene is happening once a… Continue

Added by Norah Dooley on September 1, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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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)

https://www.facebook.com/StoriesInTheStreets

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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