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Performances
Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 8:00PM

First Person Arts StorySlam: Battle Scars

First Person Arts

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DATE Tuesday, May 23
TIME Doors at 7PM, Show at 8PM
LOCATION FringeArts Theater (140 N. Columbus Blvd. at Race St., Philadelphia)
TICKETS $10, $7 for members of WHYY, First Person Arts, and FringeArts

No body’s perfect. From broken limbs to heartbreak, and everywhere in between, we want to hear all about your scrapes, scruffs, dings, and dents. Not every battle leaves a scar, but every scar tells a story.

Hosted by Lovella Calica, Founder and Director of Warrior Writers.
Featuring DJ Prof.

What’s a StorySlam? A StorySlam is more than a storytelling competition. It’s an invitation to share five minutes of your life and connect with a room full of people who appreciate a well-told tale. Gutsy audience members sign up at the door to tell true stories on the theme of the night: “Battle Scars.” Of those who sign up, ten storytellers are randomly selected to take to the stage with their most outrageous, heartfelt, and hilarious tales. Judges, also selected from the audience, determine the StorySlam winner, who is awarded a $100 prize, and a chance to compete in the season finale Grand Slam. Got five minutes? Come and lend an ear, or share an experience! Rules, tips, and more info here.

Photo by Erika Lee Vonie.

All sales are final. There are no ticket refunds or exchanges. All tickets are e-tickets and will be emailed to you. For non-members, there is an added processing fee per ticket for all credit car transactions. Late seating is not guaranteed.

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What is Commonspace?
Commonspace shares remarkable true stories that speak to the pressing issues of our time. Whatever tomorrow’s news cycle may bring, we’ll be here with real life stories to put it all into context. This Commonspace is your springboard for processing today's headlines, and feeling a bit more connected to the world.

Commonspace was born when two trusted, Philadelphia-based organizations with expertise in sharing thought-provoking stories came together to create a place as fun, poignant, and maddening as the world that surrounds us. Through trusted journalism, artistic responses, and innovative partnership, WHYY and First Person Arts are building Commonspace to broaden our understanding of ourselves, each other, and the world

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Commonspace has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.

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