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All Star Slam MAY 24th - 6:30 to 8:00PM Cambridge Public Library
A concert of 12 personal stories told to win a chance to be the massmouth representative at the National Story Slam

Windy City National Story Slam in Chicago - JUNE 13th 2010 Sunday afternoon at Printers Row

massmouth has just been invited to send a rep the national event. We've created a venue to showcase 12 storytellers will contend for that spot on MONDAY night, MAY 24th at
the beautiful new Lecture Hall at the Cambridge Main Library, 449 Broadway in Cambridge Contestants will tell a story on any theme 5 minutes (+30 seconds grace) and the audience will decide the winner with written ballots. The lucky winning contestant will receive $220 towards round trip air fare and free hotel in Chicago for the National Story Slam.

Participants must be able to attend these two events, will be responsible for their travel arrangements and all additional expenses. The winner will be may asked to represent massmouth in other capacities as well

The winner will be chosen by written ballot at the event, so the participants need to bring in audience. Registration fee - $20 ( this will help cover air fare of the winner)

Flyers are attached in comments below.

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Here are the flyers for All Star Slam
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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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