• Wed Feb 10


    Venue: Freight & Salvage
    2020 Addison Street
    Berkeley, CA 94704

    6:30 pm Doors open/ 7:30 pm Stories begin

    MOVIES: Prepare a five-minute story about cinema. Watching, making, taking inspiration from: FILM. Thriller, slasher, romance, adventure, documentary or drama, comedy or mystery. Your failed screenplay, audition or shooting nightmare OR your "I'd like to thank the academy" speech. The lights dim, the popcorn is hot, the moving picture can take you anywhere. Lights, camera, action.


    *All tickets become available one week before the show, at 12:30pm PT / 3:30pm ET.

    Media Sponsor: KQED

  • Tue Feb 23
    San Francisco

    Love Hurts

    Venue: Public Works
    161 Erie Street
    San Francisco, CA

    6:00pm Doors/ 7:30pm Stories begin

    This venue is 21+

    LOVE HURTS: Our annual celebration of heartbreak because what doesn’t break you, makes you eager to vent! (But please, make sure all venting is in story form!) 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.


    *Pre-sale tickets become available one week before the show, at 3pm EDT.

    Media Sponsor: KALW