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All Upcoming Events

through September 17
Monday August 5
StorySLAM

Hot Mess

Portland, Oregon

Venue: TOC Portland Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… HOT MES...  Learn More

Tuesday August 6
StorySLAM

Hot Mess

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos (21+) Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… HOT MESS: Prepare a five-minute story about spectacular chaos. Faux pas and flamboyant fails. Calamitous confusion. Wearing two diff...  Learn More

Tuesday August 6
StorySLAM

Hot Mess

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Venue: World Cafe Live Map It

6:15pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… ...  Learn More

Wednesday August 7
StorySLAM

Hot Mess

Berkeley, California

Venue: Freight & Salvage Map It

6:00pm Doors Open | 7:00pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… ...  Learn More

Wednesday August 7
StorySLAM

Hot Mess

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: Howler Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… HOT MESS: Prepare a five-minute story about spectacular chaos. Faux pas and flamboyant fails. Calamitous confusion. Wearing two different sh...  Learn More

Monday August 12
StorySLAM

Hot Mess

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Lincoln Hall (21+) Map It

6:00pm Doors Open | 7:00pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… HOT...  Learn More

Monday August 12
StorySLAM

Hot Mess

Atlanta, Georgia

Venue: Theatrical Outfit - The Balzer Theater Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… HOT MESS: Prepare a five-minute story about spectacular chaos. Faux pas and flamboyant fails. Calamitous confusion. Wearing two different sh...  Learn More

Monday August 12
StorySLAM

Hot Mess

Madison, Wisconsin

Venue: High Noon Saloon Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… HOT MESS: Prepare a five-minute story about spectacular chaos. Faux pas and flamboyant fails. Calamitous confusion. Wearing two diff...  Learn More

Tuesday August 13
StorySLAM

Hot Mess

Burlington, Vermont

Venue: Burlington Beer Company Map It

6:15pm Doors Open | 7:00pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… HOT MESS: Prepare a five-minute story about spectacular chaos. Faux pas and flamboyant fails. Calamitous confusion. Wearing two differen...  Learn More

Tuesday August 13
StorySLAM

Temptation

New Orleans, Louisiana

Venue: Cafe Istanbul Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… ...  Learn More

Tuesday August 13
StorySLAM

Hot Mess

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: WBUR CitySpace Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… HOT MESS: Prepare a five-minute story about spectacular chaos. Faux pas and flamboyant fails. Calamitous confusion. Wearing two different sh...  Learn More

Tuesday August 13
StorySLAM

Hot Mess

Houston, Texas

Venue: Lambert Hall Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… HOT MESS: P...  Learn More

Thursday August 15
StorySLAM

Hot Mess

Miami, Florida

Venue: Sandrell Rivers Theater

6:00pm Doors Open | 7:00pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… HOT MESS: Prepare a five-minute story about spectacular chaos. Faux pas and flamboyant fails. Calamitous confusion. Wearing two differen...  Learn More

Thursday August 15
GrandSLAM

GrandSLAM Championship

New York City, New York

Venue: Music Hall of Williamsburg Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

The Moth presents the NYC GrandSLAM, a battle of wits and words - fierce, hilarious, heartbreaking and all points between. The Moth is dedicated to finding people from all walks of life to tell inspired stories. At The Moth StorySLAM, thos...  Learn More

Thursday August 15
StorySLAM

Hot Mess

Asheville, North Carolina

Venue: The Grey Eagle Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… HOT MESS: Prepare a five-minute story about spectacular chaos. Faux pas and flamboyant fails. Calamitous confusion. Wearing ...  Learn More

Thursday August 15
StorySLAM

Hot Mess

Phoenix, Arizona

Venue: Crescent Ballroom (21+) Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… HOT MESS: Prepare a five-minute story about spectacular chaos. Faux pas and flamboyant fails. Calamitous confusion. Wearing two ...  Learn More

Friday August 16
StorySLAM

Hot Mess

Denver, Colorado

Venue: Swallow Hill Music Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

Listen to true stories or share your own at our open-mic storytelling competition! Tonight's theme… HOT MESS: Prepare a five-minute story about spectacular chaos. Faux pas and flamboyant fails. Calamitous confusion. Wearing two different sh...  Learn More

Friday August 16
StorySLAM

Comebacks

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Bloedel Hall St. Mark's Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… ...  Learn More

Monday August 19
StorySLAM

Rejection

New York City, New York

Venue: Cutting Room Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… REJECTION: ...  Learn More

Monday August 19
StorySLAM

Hot Mess

London, United Kingdom

Venue: King's Head Theatre

7:15pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition in which anyone can share a true, personal, 5-minute story on the night's theme. Sign up for a chance to tell a story or sit back and enjoy the show! Tonight’s theme is… HOT MESS: P...  Learn More

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Moth Events

Mainstage

Curated events featuring five tellers who develop and shape their stories with our directors. Beyond theater, The Moth Mainstage is a community where entertainment and enlightenment merge.

StorySLAM

Open-mic storytelling competitions. Open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show!

GrandSLAM

After ten StorySLAMs in a city, the winners then compete for the title of GrandSLAM Champion with a brand new story. This is the ultimate battle of wits and words.

Special Events

Each year The Moth presents two benefits featuring a special show and party: The Moth Ball and the Moth Members' Show.

Education

The Moth's Education Program events showcase high school and college students who have participated in Moth workshops in their schools.

Community

Showcases of storytellers from a wide range of populations, community organizations and non-profits.

Global Community

The Moth's Global Community Program presents special Mainstage and showcases featuring personal stories from extraordinary individuals in the global south.

SLAM Showcase

SLAM Showcases feature beloved stories from our popular StorySLAM series presented a new!

Community StorySLAM

The Moth's Community Engagement Program presents annual Community StorySLAMs where anyone can share a true personal story on any theme!

Moth Ball

The Moth Ball is our most important fundraiser of the year! The evening will include a cocktail party, an elegant seated dinner, Moth storytellers, and a presentation of The Moth Legacy Award and the Storyteller of The Year Award.