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Andy Christie featured at Speak UP!

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Andy Christie featured at Speak UP!

Time: May 15, 2013 from 7:30pm to 10pm
Location: The Walnut Street Café
Street: 157 Walnut St
City/Town: Lynn, MA
Website or Map: http://www.speakupspokenword.…
Phone: 781.596.1690
Event Type: feature, at, open, mike
Organized By: H.R. Britton
Latest Activity: May 7, 2013

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May 15th Andy Christie is the feature at "Speak UP!" 

Andy is creator and host of the NYC storytelling series, "The Liar Show." His true stories have appeared in The N.Y. Times, the Thomas Beller anthology, "Lost And Found: Stories From New York," on Peabody Award winning The Moth Radio Hour and WFUV's CityScape.
"Speak UP" Spoken Word Open Mike  

Hosted by Tony Toledo

The Walnut Street Café

157 Walnut St., Lynn, MA

7:30 – 10pm –

$ - Pass The Hat


Started in 2008, "Speak UP" meets every Wednesday at the Walnut Street Coffee Café in Lynn, MA. It features poetry, storytelling, jive talking, ranting, listening and just hanging out.  The featured teller for the evening goes on at 8:30. 

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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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