Calendar

Sep
4
Tue
The Moth Storyslam: Rivals @ Greyline
Sep 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Sept. 4 & 18. Open mike storytelling competition sponsored by The Moth, the NYC-based nonprofit storytelling organization that also produces a weekly public radio show. 10 storytellers are selected at random from among those who sign up to tell a 3-5 minute story on the themes of “Rivals” (Sept. 4) & “Extra Mile” (Sept. 18). The 3-person judging teams are recruited from the audience. Monthly winners compete in a semiannual Grand Slam (see Sept. 26 listing). Space limited, so it’s smart to arrive early.
7:30-9 p.m. (doors open and sign-up begins at 6 p.m.), Greyline, 100 N. Ashley. $8. 764-5118.

 

Sep
12
Wed
Toastmasters Meeting @ Sweetwaters
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

ToastMasters at SweetWaters is an opportunity to practice your personal and/or professional speaking as well as Leadership in a fun friendly atmosphere.
The club is open to everyone. Attendees have the opportunity to speak, give and receive feedback about speaking, presentations and current events.
We typically have 2-4 prepared speeches followed by (Kind and constructive evaluations) to provide feedback and growth. Attendees will have an opportunity for impromptu speaking as well.
Sweetwaters Cafe, 123 W Washington. Free. chrisjriley@hotmail.com 

 

 

 

 

Sep
17
Mon
Jim Glenn: A History of the English Language: The First Thousand Years @ AADL Westgate
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Local storyteller Jim Glenn performs a storytelling program on the history of English, beginning with the Roman invasion through to the end of the 15th century. For grade 8-adult.
7-8:30 p.m., AADL Westgate. Free. 327-4200.

 

Sep
18
Tue
The Moth Storyslam: Extra Mile @ Greyline
Sep 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Sept. 4 & 18. Open mike storytelling competition sponsored by The Moth, the NYC-based nonprofit storytelling organization that also produces a weekly public radio show. 10 storytellers are selected at random from among those who sign up to tell a 3-5 minute story on the themes of “Rivals” (Sept. 4) & “Extra Mile” (Sept. 18). The 3-person judging teams are recruited from the audience. Monthly winners compete in a semiannual Grand Slam (see Sept. 26 listing). Space limited, so it’s smart to arrive early.
7:30-9 p.m. (doors open and sign-up begins at 6 p.m.), Greyline, 100 N. Ashley. $8. 764-5118.

 

Sep
26
Wed
Toastmasters Meeting @ Sweetwaters
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

ToastMasters at SweetWaters is an opportunity to practice your personal and/or professional speaking as well as Leadership in a fun friendly atmosphere.
The club is open to everyone. Attendees have the opportunity to speak, give and receive feedback about speaking, presentations and current events.
We typically have 2-4 prepared speeches followed by (Kind and constructive evaluations) to provide feedback and growth. Attendees will have an opportunity for impromptu speaking as well.
Sweetwaters Cafe, 123 W Washington. Free. chrisjriley@hotmail.com 

 

 

 

 

The Moth Storyslam: Grand Slam @ The Ark
Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

All-star storytelling showdown featuring the last 10 winners of the Ann Arbor Storyslams, the monthly open mike storytelling competitions sponsored by The Moth, the NYC-based nonprofit storytelling organization that also produces a weekly public radio show.
8 p.m., The Ark, 316 S. Main. $25 in advance at themoth.org and at the door. 761-1451.

Oct
2
Tue
The Moth Storyslam: Scandal @ Greyline
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Oct. 2 & 16. Open mike storytelling competition sponsored by The Moth, the NYC-based nonprofit storytelling organization that also produces a weekly public radio show. 10 storytellers are selected at random from among those who sign up to tell a 3-5 minute story on “Scandal” (Oct. 2) and “Disguises” (Oct. 16). The 3-person judging teams are recruited from the audience. Monthly winners compete in a semiannual Grand Slam. Space limited, so it’s smart to arrive early.
7:30-9 p.m. (doors open and sign-up begins at 6 p.m.), Greyline, 100 N. Ashley. $10. 764-5118. [map]

 

Oct
10
Wed
Toastmasters Meeting @ Sweetwaters
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

ToastMasters at SweetWaters is an opportunity to practice your personal and/or professional speaking as well as Leadership in a fun friendly atmosphere.
The club is open to everyone. Attendees have the opportunity to speak, give and receive feedback about speaking, presentations and current events.
We typically have 2-4 prepared speeches followed by (Kind and constructive evaluations) to provide feedback and growth. Attendees will have an opportunity for impromptu speaking as well.
Sweetwaters Cafe, 123 W Washington. Free. chrisjriley@hotmail.com 

 

 

 

 

Oct
16
Tue
The Moth Storyslam: Disguises @ Greyline
Oct 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Oct. 2 & 16. Open mike storytelling competition sponsored by The Moth, the NYC-based nonprofit storytelling organization that also produces a weekly public radio show. 10 storytellers are selected at random from among those who sign up to tell a 3-5 minute story on “Scandal” (Oct. 2) and “Disguises” (Oct. 16). The 3-person judging teams are recruited from the audience. Monthly winners compete in a semiannual Grand Slam. Space limited, so it’s smart to arrive early.
7:30-9 p.m. (doors open and sign-up begins at 6 p.m.), Greyline, 100 N. Ashley. $10. 764-5118. [map]

 

Oct
20
Sat
RC Players: Red Eye 24-Hour Theater @ Keene Theater, East Quad
Oct 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Participants write, direct, and perform their show in 24 hours from scratch), Performance. Free, but pay what you can.