Tell and listen to true life stories at StorySlam: "I learned it the hard way"

A StorySlam is an open mic event where people tell and listen to true stories. (Like "The Moth" radio program and live shows). This month's theme is: "I learned it the hard way: tales from the school of hard knocks."

This is a fun night of laughter and friends, meeting new people and getting to know your neighbors. Practice your empathic listening skills, get your needs met for community, authenticity and FUN!

Open to all. You don't have to tell a story to enjoy the show. If you want a chance to tell a personal story on the theme, be there by 7:00PM and put your name in the hat. Storytellers will be chosen at random. To keep things moving along and authentic, we ask that storytellers follow 4 simple rules:

++ Stories must be 5 minutes or less and touch on the theme in some way
++ Stories must be true
++ Stories must be about your life
++ Stories must be told from memory or spontaneously improvised, but no notes are allowed

What did you learn the hard way? Come tell us about it!
(Refreshments, beer & wine will be available for purchase.)

Arrive by 7:00 PM if you want to tell a story, and put your name in the hat. Although storytellers are chosen at random, most people who put their name in do get to tell their story.

Stories begin at 7:30PM.


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  • A former member
    A former member

    It was creative, supportive, courageous, and fun. Great judges!

    May 13, 2013

  • daniele

    it was cool!

    May 13, 2013

  • Cheryl

    Sorry for the last minute notice, but I'm not going to make it tonight. Hope you all enjoy!

    May 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Wonderful idea.

    May 11, 2013

  • Cheryl

    This sounds like my kind of fun.

    May 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Alisa, yes it is Mother's Day and I'm hoping most of you moms will go out to brunch so you can come to StorySlam in the evening! Haha, okay, next time then!

    May 6, 2013

  • Alisa

    I LOVE this idea. I hope you do it again as it is Mother's Day that night and I have p,ans with my son!

    May 5, 2013

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