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November 10th Story Slam at the Precinct

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November 10th Story Slam at the Precinct

Time: November 10, 2011 from 7pm to 10pm
Location: The Precinct
Street: 70 Union Square
City/Town: Somerville
Website or Map:…
Event Type: story, slam
Organized By: andrea lovett
Latest Activity: Nov 9, 2011

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Doors open at 7pm for seating and sign ups! 7:30PM Slam Starts

Don't miss this story slam at the Precinct in Somerville

produced by massmouth member Diana Valentine.

Theme "pranked" ever been pranked ? the butt of a joke? or have you been doing the pranks?

After a successful story slam at the Precinct  during last year's season Diana Valentine brings it back.

Tickets $5.00 will be available for early sales at eventbrite soon to be posted with link on this page. $7.00 at the door.

Special Guest

 Giovanni Alabiso ,local improviser and stand-up comedian, will be co-hosting with massmouth storyteller and slam producer DianaVaentine. Alabiso can currently be seen in “Fishnet-Networks.Net,” an interactive comedy show at Club Café. Alabiso performs regularly at ImprovBoston, and also does stand-up at Dick Doherty’s and The Comedy Studio.

PRECINCT, Previously home to the Somerville Police Department is a unique basement-venue that features an outdoor beer garden/patio, live music every night.

The Precinct is available by public transportation

Red Line MBTA:
to Harvard Square, then the #86 (Sullivan Square) bus to Union Square.

Orange Line MBTA:
to Sullivan Square, then the #86 (Allston) bus or the #91 (Central Square) bus to Union Square.

Green Line MBTA:
to Lechmere Station, then the #87 (Clarendon Hill) bus to Union Square.

On April 11, 2012, 7-9PM All the finalists will gather at Coolidge Corner,  main Theater to compete for a week in a medeival townhouse in Tuscany and other prizes.

Listen to our podcasts at iTunes and podcast webpage. And check out our video archive to get an idea about 5 minute stories

Mondays: Club Passim in Cambridge, MA  and Semi finals in March 2012

Tuesdays: Somerville, Cambridge and other venues Semi-finals in March 2012

Semi Finals: in March 11th for JP events

Finals: WED APRIL 11th   the Finals will be  at Coolidge Corner Theater main theater  Brookline, 7-9PM

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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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