Yvonne Healy “Lipstick for Courage”

Yvonne won SECOND PLACE at February’s Grand Slam competition sharing her story about her job search during the summer of 1974.

Hear her tell the story of what was required to wear during the 70’s when trying out for a dancing job in Boston and what lessons she learned about the hidden costs when making decisions. 

The theme of the Grand Slam was BLUE.

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Brenton Weyi “Baby Blue”

Brenton Weyi, the WINNER from February’s GRAND SLAM, shares his powerful story about the strong bond between brothers, and about connection and loss. 

Listen to this story to discover what lessons can be learned through the sorrows of life and what can be gained. 

The theme of the night was “BLUE”.

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February 2018 Grand Slam photos–BLUE

Check out the photos from the February 2018 Grand slam

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Johanna Walker “I don’t know”

Johanna posed a simple question to her dying father, which elicited a profound answer.

Johanna shares the riveting story about how she realized the beauty and gift of his answer after he died.  

The theme of the night was TRICK OR TREAT.

 

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Cory Byrom “Fake News”

Cory Byrom, the featured storyteller during October’s story slam, shares a story about his experience with playing in a band. 

Listen to his story about how the band took off and how they were *almost* featured in a story about local music in Atlanta. That story didn’t quite get reported the way they thought it would. 

The theme of the night was TRICK OR TREAT.

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Jason Berkowitz “Hot Roommate”

Jason needed a roommate to share his San Francisco apartment.  He found one in the penny saver. 

She moved in, and things went well until the roommate got a boyfriend a few months later.  

The theme of the night was TRICK OR TREAT. 

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Laura Deal “Lois Lane”

While at a truck stop in the 80’s, Laura gets a compliment and a staggering proposal.

With bills to pay, she weighs the options.

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Joan Janice “In Denver you can get away with ANYthing”

Armed with some brand new clothes sent by a friend, a hat, and some lipstick, Joan headed out in Denver feeling like a million bucks.

Turns out it wasn’t quite the outfit she thought it was.  Listen here to find out how she got away with it in Denver, Colorado. 

The theme of the night was TRICK OR TREAT. 

 

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Rhett Tavernetti “Haunted House”

One night during Halloween, Rhett was convinced to visit a haunted house by a bunch of his friends.

Once inside, they heard the sound of heavy breathing. Listen to how tense it got inside as they searched for the source of the scary noises.

The theme of the night was TRICK OR TREAT.

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Vanessa Tavernetti “Run Away”

Vanessa sees ghosts.   Seriously.

Listen to her story of a fabulous encounter she had in an apartment she moved into during college.

The theme of the night was TRICK OR TREAT.

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Susan Ribnick “The Chandelier Bra and the Lamp Whisperer of Queens”

Once a skinny tomboy, Susan Ribnick waited a long time to buy her first bra.  Years later, after a scary diagnosis, Susan’s life was changed when she was asked to model a bra to raise money for a breast cancer resource center fundraiser. 

Listen to Susan’s story as she explains how she took her mosaic art experience and helped to create a spectacular piece to model. 

The theme of the night was TRICK OR TREAT. 

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October 2017 photos–TRICK OR TREAT

Check out the photos from the October 2017 slam

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