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POV in first Roxbury Story Slam w/Nina LaNegra

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POV in first Roxbury Story Slam w/Nina LaNegra

Time: February 24, 2011 from 6pm to 9pm
Location: Haley House Bakery Café
Street: 12 Dade Street (off of Washington Street)
City/Town: Boston MA
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Event Type: story, slam
Organized By: Norah Dooley
Latest Activity: Feb 22, 2011

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Nina LaNegra co hosts the first massmouth story slam at Haley House in Roxbury. Her Story,His Story ,Our story. Come tell your story at the Haley House Bakery Cafe.

We all have a story and  sometimes it comes in pieces and sometimes it wrapped up in one story.


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 Haley House Bakery offer a gift certificate and a t-shirt for the winner of  this 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     FEB  7     Kennedy's Midtown  Host   "love objects"

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

THUR   FEB 24     Haley House Café POV

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”

THUR  MAR 24     Haley House Café "wysiwyg" adventures in computing - email, coding, design?


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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Comment by Esther Piszczek on February 22, 2011 at 4:40pm
Does this slam start at 6 pm or 6:30 pm?

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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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