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Time: May 17, 2010 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Brown-Rhone Park, across from Toscanini's in Central Square
Street: 899 Main Street
City/Town: Cambridge, MA
Website or Map:…
Phone: 617-416-8518
Event Type: storytelling, open, mic
Organized By: Doria Hughes
Latest Activity: May 14, 2010

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Event Description

It's time to kick off our summer series of MouthOffs!

What is a MouthOff, you ask? A MouthOff is a Storytelling Open Mic, held somewhere in Massachusetts, that is usually videotaped and uploaded to the massmouth website. Folk tales and original stories are welcome; no reading aloud allowed, though!

We take our stories to the streets whenever we can, preferring parks and open spaces when weather permits! You provide a 5 minute story, and massmouth provides amplification and videography.

Our May MouthOff will be at Brown-Rhone Park in Central Square, across from Toscanini's (our alternative location in case of rain), and our theme will be "From Hibernation to Hay Fever: Welcome Spring!".

Show up by 7pm to get your name in the hat!

Summer 2010 MouthOff Schedule:
May 17, Brown-Rhone Park
June 21, Location TBA
July 19, Location TBA
August 16, Location TBA

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Comment by Stu Mendelson on May 12, 2010 at 10:15am
Thanks Doria, See you on Monday


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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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