the living art of storytelling in Massachusetts

The time frame is only a suggestion. It may not be possible for everyone to arrange a venue at this late date. However, sharing our talents during the holiday season will have the biggest impact for many who feel lonely and hopeless at this time of year. Know that whenever you decide to “walk the walk” you will be following in the footsteps of our beloved Brother Blue.

HOW: At whatever location you decide to serve, storytellers will:

o Share that they are part of "A Brother Blue Christmas" and present a bit about Brother Blue, who he was and why we are offering stories in honor of his life and work.

o Storytellers will be responsible for arranging and completing the programs in their communities. They may go alone or in groups and bring musicians or other artists with them as well.

o They will NOT take any money for their performance.

Storytellers will remember and honor Brother Blue by giving the gift of story to people who need it most, when they need it most. The final piece will be publicizing the venues after completion so his example will live on.

WHERE: There will be an online blog or page to list places people visited and any story the performers wish to contribute about their experience.

When we join together to memorialize Hugh Morgan Hill, a.k.a. Brother Blue, we will have many hopeful moments to share with about our experiences. By our actions and the presence of Brother Blue in our lives the world will be a better place.

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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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Grand Slam Story Slam Fuller Craft Museum May 7th

The South Shore story Slams presents The GRAND SLAM STORY SLAM MAY 5TH @The Company Theater 6:30PM the winners of Doyles and SS Story Slam Season compete for Maine Getaway valued at  $1,000. Get your tickets before they are gone $25.00 in advance $20.00 members at door $30.00 non members 



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