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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Nov 10, 2011

The New York Neo-Futurists to Honor The Moth on November 14th!

by Laura Hadden, Media & Communications Manager

The Moth is extraordinarily flattered to be the honoree at The New York Neo-Futurists’ benefit this Monday, November 14th! Tickets are available now and we hope you’ll be able to join us in celebrating the art of storytelling in one of its most innovative forms. The Neo-Futurists, which began in Chicago in 1998, are best-known for their popular show Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind. We asked two of The New York Neo-Futurists, Managing Director Rob Neill and ensemble member Christopher B...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Nov 02, 2011

The Moth Profiles: Brian Finkelstein

by Laura Hadden, Media & Communications Manager

This month, The Moth caught up with Los Angeles StorySLAM host and Moth Mainstage storyteller Brian Finkelstein to talk about his relationship to The Moth and storytelling in general. Moth fans might be familiar with his popular story How I Earned My Bitter Badge which has been been featured on the second season of The Moth Radio Hour, The Moth Podcast and our YouTube channel: In addition to his hosting and storytelling gigs with The Moth, Brian is a comedic writer and ...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Aug 30, 2011

The Moth Profiles: Mazz Swift

by Laura Hadden, Media & Communications Manager

Many musicians have graced The Moth stage, but few as often as Mazz Swift, who began playing violin at age 6 and first bestowed her improvised pieces on The Moth audiences in 2006. The role of The Moth musician is a unique one. Their music opens the show, drawing the audience’s attention to the stage before the storytelling begins. The musician also serves as a timekeeper, playing a few notes as a signal to storytellers that they are nearing or have exceeded their allotted time. While ...

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