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"love objects" with ToRena Webb

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"love objects" with ToRena Webb

Time: February 7, 2011 from 6:30pm to 9:15pm
Street: 42 Province Street
City/Town: Boston MA 5 minutes from Park Street T
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Event Type: storyslam, contest, improv, games
Organized By: Big Mouths
Latest Activity: Feb 7, 2011

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Event Description

5th slam in Boston Series!

"love objects"
verb? noun? mix and match?
If you have a life, if you have ever loved, you have a story. Bring it.

ToRena Webb Thomas will cohost - she is the quintessential performer.

Arts educator, cake baker and Boston native, ToRena Webb, is also a dancer and storyteller.  Her one woman show A Walk With Nanny: A Journey Through Caribbean Folklore,  is performed widely.

Kennedy’s Midtown, 42 Province St. Boston, MA. Tel 617-426-3333.
Contact massmouth tel# - 617.922.0032

After sold out, SRO opening season massmouth‘s series continues this year with 6 slams at Kennedy’s Midtown, 42 Province Street, a short walk from Park Street T stop. Seating starts at 6:30pm. Stories begin at 7pm. Ten lucky tellers will be drawn at random to tell and be judged.

Other audience members can join in on judging teams or just listen and enjoy a night of stories. Like poetry slams, there is team of volunteer judges and massmouth awards the top two stories. Listeners will be engaged in story improv games between each 5 minute feature. $7 and $3 for students.

massmouth and Kennedy’s offer a $50 gift certificate and a t-shirt for the winner of each monthly slam. On April 26, 2011 all the finalists will gather for a BIGMOUTHOFF story slam at Rabb Hall at Copley Square Library. massmouth will award the winners of this contest a fabulous prizes.

If you have a life, you have a story. Bring it.

massmouth story slams  2010-2011  "Because have a life, you  have a story. Bring it!"

MON     JAN 10     Kennedy's Midtown  "your day in court"

SUN     JAN 16     Bella Luna in JP “somebody’s got to do it”

MON     FEB  7     Kennedy's Midtown  Host   "love objects"

SUN     FEB 13     Enormous Room Cambridge "crazy exes"
SUN     FEB 20     Bella Luna in JP  “beasts”

MON    MAR 7      Kennedy's Midtown  Brian O'Donovan  "where I'm from"

SUN     MAR 13    Enormous Room Cambridge "death and taxes"
SUN    MAR 20     Bella Luna in JP  “down and out”

APRIL 26th TUE BIG MOUTH OFF at BPL RabbHall, Copley Square,Boston
APRIL 30th FIRST HIGH SCHOOL STORY SLAM Cambridge Public Library  - Main

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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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