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The Stow Story Slam

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The Stow Story Slam

Time: January 29, 2010 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Stow, MA
Street: 353 Great Rd.
City/Town: Stow
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Event Type: fundraiser, communal, gathering
Organized By: Skye Gibson
Latest Activity: Jan 18, 2010

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Stow, MA's own story slam in the exurbs!
Friday, January 29, 2010
Fellowship Hall at First Parish Church of Stow, 353 Great Rd, Stow, MA
(near intersection of routes 117 and 62)
7-9 pm Refreshments available
10 people chosen to tell a five-minute story, judged by 10 volunteers from the audience. $50 gift card from Willow Books in Acton to the winner! Two local storytellers will introduce with their own tales.
Legendary teacher Kevin Keaveney, from Hale Middle School, Master of Ceremonies
$5 suggested donation at the door to benefit
The Stow Community Chest
Made possible by a grant from the Stow Cultural Council

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Comment by Norah Dooley on December 4, 2009 at 3:04pm
Great to see the stow slam at massmouth! "....sincerest form of flattery" - that's what we tell The Moth - tho' in truth we have been telling stories on themes for decades here in New England. Break a leg - I hope to get out there!

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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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