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Calling all storytellers!
Join City of Asylum and Story Club Pgh for a new monthly nonfiction storytelling series, mixing the spontaneity of an open mic with the experience of live theater. Organized and hosted by the former producers of The Moth Pittsburgh.
Every show has both spontaneous tellers and featured performers, all taking the stage to share stories based on a theme.
July’s theme is : Freedom
Storytelling is a tradition that spans across cultures, countries, and centuries. Storytelling traditions span across cultures, countries, and centuries. Stories bring us together to experience joy, wonderment, and intrigue—and they allow us to build deeper empathy and understanding.
Want to be a featured storyteller? Learn more here.
Or sign up for an open mic slot at the slam.
About your visit:
The in-house restaurant 40 North will be closed but a cash bar will be available.
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