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Philly vs. Boston smack down

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Philly vs. Boston smack down

Time: April 15, 2011 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Location: Free Library of Philadelphia
Street: 1901 Vine St.
City/Town: Philadelphia
Website or Map: http://www.firstpersonarts.or…
Event Type: story_slam, contest
Organized By: massmouth,
Latest Activity: Apr 11, 2011

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Don’t Miss Our Special Event StorySlams!


massmouth is sending

Norah Dooley, Jim Stahl, Katie Liesener and Ben Cunningham to "represent" with 5 minute stories on the theme "experiments"

Philly vs. Boston Slam!
Friday, April 15, 2011 at 7:30PM
Free Library of Philadelphia

(1901 Vine St., Philadelphia)

Theme: Experiments.

Get experimental with First Person Arts storytellers when they compete against tale spinners from Boston storytelling organization massmouth to show who has the best storytelling skills. They’ll be proving their prowess with stories about science. Hosted by Philadelphia performer, Beth Nixon.

TICKET REQUIRED. General Admission $15, Student Admission $7. Buy Tickets Online or call 1-800-595-4849 to order by phone.

A joint production of the Philadelphia Book Festival, the Philadelphia Science Festival, and First Person Arts.

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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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