Compete with local amateur storytellers to tell 5 minute personal stories on the theme of books, movies, music or games with controversial themes (sex, violence, religion and/or politics) and the impact they’ve had on the storyteller’s life. The stories will be judged by audience members and the best story will win a hat full of donations from the audience and 2 seats to Sir Salman Rushdie: Freedom of Expression on February 25th.
Story Slam information
Where: The Mercury Room, 10575 114 St
When: Feb. 24, 2016
Time: Stories start at 7:30 pm
Sign Up: 7 pm
Admission: there is no fee to attend (suggested donation of $5 goes to the winner)
What to expect: great atmosphere, excellent beverages and tasty finger foods. Minors are permitted (language and content warning).