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The Moth: StorySLAM: Wisdom

WISDOM: Prepare a five-minute story about lessons born of experience. Advice from elders, gurus, and sages. Knowledge gleaned from hard knocks or fortune cookies. Mistakes and successes, Confucius or Dr. Phil. *PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATION WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.* Your last dose must be administered at least 14 days prior to date of arrival. Proof of a negative COVID test taken within 48 hours of the event will also be accepted in lieu of proof of vaccination.  We will not be selling any tickets at the door. This venue is 16+ *Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final. Media Sponsors: OPB and Literary…

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The Moth: StorySLAM: Fortune

FORTUNE: Prepare a five-minute story about Lady Luck. The unexpected discoveries or a peek into the future. A one in a million chance, the flip of a coin or the spin of a wheel. Wishing well wins or four leaf clover fails. The tea leaves say the next one will be THE ONE, so when opportunity knocks, open the door. *PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATION WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.* Your last dose must be administered at least 14 days prior to date of arrival. Proof of a negative COVID test taken within 48 hours of the event will also be accepted in lieu of proof of vaccination.  We will not be selling any tickets at the door. This venue is 16+ *Seating is not guaranteed and is available…

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The Moth: StorySLAM: Legends

*PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATION WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.* Your last dose must be administered at least 14 days prior to date of arrival. Proof of a negative COVID test taken within 48 hours of the event will also be accepted in lieu of proof of vaccination.  LEGENDS: Prepare a five-minute story about lore. Hometown heroes or larger than life icons. Spending the night in a haunted house, family secrets uncovered, senior pranks that went down in history. Deep-seated superstitions that fly in the face of reality checks. Every myth has to start somewhere. We will not be selling any tickets at the door. This venue is 16+ *Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10…

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The Moth: StorySLAM: Gatherings

*PLEASE NOTE THAT PROOF OF VACCINATION SHOW WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.* Your last dose must be administered at least 14 days prior to date of arrival. Proof of a negative COVID test taken within 48 hours of the event will also be accepted in lieu of proof of vaccination.  Gatherings: Prepare a five-minute story about coming together. Family reunions, meet-ups, rallies, and glee clubs. Births, weddings, or funerals. Speed dating, stamp collecting, soul searching. Seances to spelling bees. Joining forces of facing off, down the street or across the world. Tell us about a time it took a village. We will not be selling any tickets at the door. This venue is 16+ *Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to…

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The Moth: Virtual StorySLAM: Disguises

DISGUISES: Prepare a five-minute story about going undercover. Fake mustaches, heel lifts, cloaks, a nurse’s uniform, or that giant hotdog costume. Mental disguises, like the Ph.D. you earned to appease your mother; or the “sensitive guy” persona you thought might work in your favor. Chameleon-level concealment. Pranks and mistaken identities. Wolves gussied up like lambs. The Trojan Horse, the Mighty Oz and now … you! Media Sponsor: KUOW Additional Information About the Venue A link to the official Zoom room will be sent on the day of the event to anyone who purchases a ticket. Make sure you check your spam folder. If you have any issues accessing the event please contact info@themoth.org [Buy Tickets Here]

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The Moth: Virtual StorySLAM: Silenced

SILENCED: Prepare a five-minute story about suppression. Interrupted, talked over, censored, shushed. Pleading the Fifth about your sister’s boyfriend, your friend’s new haircut, your mother-in-law’s famous jello salad. Being told to hold your tongue, hush your mouth, or button your lip. OR the time you pushed back, shouted out, and brandished your words as weapons. Regale us with tales of words eaten…or spoken. Media Sponsors: OPB and Literary Arts Additional Information About the Venue A link to the official Zoom room will be sent on the day of the event to anyone who purchases a ticket. Make sure you check your spam folder. If you have any issues accessing the event please contact info@themoth.org [Buy Tickets Here]

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The Moth: Virtual StorySLAM: Enthusiasm

Venue: Zoom For any questions regarding this event or purchasing tickets, please email info@themoth.org Enthusiasm: Prepare a five-minute story about going full force. RAH RAH fervor and raring to go. That high-energy, can-do spirit that gets things done—or ensures that everyone wants you dead. New love, new job, first day of school….LETS DO THIS! Sustaining interest, inspiring new zeal and reigniting the fire. … and the inevitable PUSH needed to get over the finish line. Additional Information About the Venue A link to the official Zoom room will be sent on the day of the event to anyone who purchases a ticket. Make sure you check your spam folder. If you have any issues accessing the event please contact info@themoth.org [Buy Tickets Here]

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The Moth: Virtual StorySLAM: Co-Habitation

CO-HABITATION: Prepare a five-minute story about living with someone, or something. Your crazy college roommate or the raccoons in your backyard. A very particular neighbor or your unique family. Tell us about how you can’t live with them, but you can’t live without them! Additional Information About the Venue: A link to the official Zoom room will be sent on the day of the event to anyone who purchases a ticket. Make sure you check your spam folder. If you have any issues accessing the event please contact info@themoth.org

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The Moth: StorySLAM: Revolution

REVOLUTION: Prepare a five-minute story about rebellion. Renewal, upheaval, or ridding a system of evil. Whether macro or micro, tell us about a moment of complete transformation, progression, regression. A call to arms or a call to action, share a story of change and the power of resistance. This venue is 21+ *Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 12pm PT / 3pm ET. *Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final. Media Sponsors: OPB and Literary Arts Additional Information About the Venue This venue is 21+.

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The Moth: StorySLAM: Love Hurts

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things you love…or used to love. Love that “Hurts So Good” also welcome. This venue is 17+ *Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 12pm PT / 3pm ET. *Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final. Media Sponsors: OPB and Literary Arts

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