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"Revelation" Maggie Davidov @Doyle's Cafe December 8, 2013 massmouth,inc. story slam season V

"Revelation" @ Doyle's Cafe
Kria Sakakeeny - 1st place
JP Delgado - 2nd place
Maggie Davidov - Audience Choice

This video is from the December 8, 2013 "Revelation" slam at Doyle's Cafe in Jamaica Plain, MA. Produced by massmouth member Robin Maxfield.

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Oprah calls them AHA! Moments. You're proceeding through life as usual and suddenly the heavens thump you on the head, you connect the dots and everything changes. Please come and reveal your revelation.

What is a Story Slam? A story slam is a contest of stories by known and undiscovered talent. Themes are posted on our events pages ( and story slammers sign up on the night to tell a 5-minute short story on the evening's theme. Ten names will be drawn at random. A team of 5 volunteer judges - interested amateurs, storytellers, theater people and members of the audience who love stories - evaluate how well each story is told, how well it is constructed, how well the story explores, connects and/or reveals some truth about the theme and, how well it honors the time limit. Highest-scoring tellers are awarded prizes and an opportunity to perform at the "BigMouthOff" at the at the end of story slam season V in April.

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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.

This season thank you to The Tinkers son , The Hingham Conservatory of Music. 


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