Dispatches from the Moth


Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Apr 08, 2013

The Joint Is Jumpin’: The Moth Ball 2013 is here!

by Joan D. Firestone, Executive Director

“The Joint Is Jumpin”, The Moth Ball 2013 is set against the back-drop of that history and the lyric from Honeysuckle Rose, one of Fats’ best known songs “So Sweet When You Stir It Up” inspired the theme of the evening’s Moth’s stories: Stirring It Up. So mark May 14th on your calendars! A fun and festive evening, hosted by the legendary Garrison Keillor, awaits you. It will feature new stories from Adam Gopnik, Richard Price and Satori Shakoor; our popular national GrandSLAM winners; Alb...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Feb 05, 2013

The Moth Remembers Ed Koch

by Joan D. Firestone, Executive Director

The Board and staff of The Moth join New Yorkers in mourning the loss of Mayor Ed Koch, a giant political leader and devoted humanist who turned personal ideas and ideals into goals and then accomplishments to benefit all New Yorkers. Determined and relentless in his governing style, Mayor Koch was capable of extraordinary sensitivity. I experienced first-hand his concern for New York’s youth. As he waited his turn as storyteller at The Moth’s New York Stories show, that featured storytellers...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jan 04, 2013

SLAM Expansion! StorySLAMs for San Francisco and the Twin Cities, GrandSLAMs for Pittsburgh and Louisville!

by The Moth Staff

Exciting news raconteurs – we’re ringing in 2013 with a SLAM expansion! We’ve got new StorySLAMs and GrandSLAMs all around the country. Get your stories ready, because starting this January two new cities are getting their very own monthly Moth StorySLAM series. That’s right, Minneapolis and San Francisco. We heard you, and we’re coming. The Minneapolis/St. Paul Moth StorySLAM will launch on Wednesday, January 30th at Amsterdam Bar and Hall and will continue on ...

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