Sunday, December 14
Doors open 7pm
show starts at 7:30
Shine Restaurant & Gathering Place
2027 13th St, Boulder, CO
$12 advance / $15 door
We give you the theme.
You bring a story.
Five minutes tops. Must be true. Told by heart.
Featured storytellers: Cristie Chamberland, Mary J. Lockwood
Nina learns to chill on a bus in Nepal. From “Heat”, August 2013.
This was one of our favorites from June 2013. The theme for the night was “Busted.”
The theme BORDERLINE brought us stories of toilets in China, bagpipes in Scotland, a life threatening health scare while traveling in Kenya, cigarettes and gasoline in Mexico, a family member’s mental health challenges, an immigration love story, Tex Ritter, Arlo Guthrie, and a one-minute ski instructor. Keep Reading
The theme “committed” brought us a story of someone getting in touch with his Irish roots with his head hanging over a toilet, the aftermath of a mountain biking accident and the love that survived, an unfortunate Spanish mis-translation, a young woman’s journey with her father’s mental illness, an impulsive international courier’s trip to the Adriatic coast, a wilderness trip with juvenile delinquents, and a big payoff in hiring a baby-buggy saleswoman to sell cars.
This month we had winners in 3 categories, all 3 of whom will be invited to tell a story at the Grand Slam in February 2015. Keep Reading
Check out these photos from April’s slam.
And what a great slam it was! We heard about a lost ipod, a lost car, a 72-hour kiss, finding love in a karaoke bar, fortuitously losing the world’s ugliest sweater, losing a rock legend’s leahter jacket, and a church camp prank gone awry.
Often at the slams, a sub-theme emerges. This time it was dogs. We heard tales of finding the world’s best dog, being chased by a lost dog, smuggling a dog over the Mexican border, and being trapped in a gondola with a stoned hippie and his curious wolf-dog. Keep Reading