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5 th Annual StoriesLive Story Slam

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5 th Annual StoriesLive Story Slam

Time: May 2, 2015 from 10am to 3pm
Location: C. Walsh Theatre Suffolk University
City/Town: Boston
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Event Type: storieslive, story, slam
Organized By: andrea lovett
Latest Activity: Apr 24, 2015

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High school students from several local schools tell their own life stories and compete for a total of $5,000 in scholarship prizes at the StoriesLive 5th High School Scholarship Story Slam. Audience members will be invited to tell a one-minute personal narrative about their high school exploits in between the featured high school storytellers. Massmouth, Inc.’s StoriesLive program teaches high school students skills to develop and tell a personal narrative through the art of storytelling. Celebrating our 5th continuous year, by May 2nd nearly 7,000 students from over 15 Massachusetts high schools will have learned the art of storytelling and competed for over $22,000 in scholarship prizes via StoriesLive.

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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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