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In response to concerns about COVID-19: Our goal is to create a safe environment that fosters empathy and builds a community enriched by storytelling. In an effort to abide by local and state guidelines, please reference each event's ticket landing page for updates on COVID-19 regulations. Search below for upcoming events in your area.

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All Upcoming Events

through September 3
Tuesday July 19
StorySLAM

Nature

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: Lincoln Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

NATURE: Prepare a five-minute story about life on earth. From the great, wide-open outdoors to the wee, uncharted interiors of the human mind. Think: salt of the earth, strong as an ox, sturdy as an oak, peas in a pod, a thorn in my side, treated lik...  Learn More

Tuesday July 19
StorySLAM

Time

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: The Blind Pig Map It

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

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Event Details:

TIME: Prepare a five-minute story about time. It passes like molasses or flies like a jet. Mark an era, tell us about a phase. Stuck in the 80s, chronically late, ahead of the trend or pressing the snooze alarm on your biological clock. Tell of time...  Learn More

Tuesday July 19
StorySLAM

Time

Portland, Oregon

Venue: Holocene Map It

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

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Event Details:

TIME: Prepare a five-minute story about time. It passes like molasses or flies like a jet. Mark an era, tell us about a phase. Stuck in the 80s, chronically late, ahead of the trend or pressing the snooze alarm on your biological clock. Tell of time...  Learn More

Thursday July 21
StorySLAM

Time

New York City, New York

Venue: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Map It

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

Event Details:

TIME: Prepare a five-minute story about time. It passes like molasses or flies like a jet. Mark an era, tell us about a phase. Stuck in the 80s, chronically late, ahead of the trend or pressing the snooze alarm on your biological clock. Tell of time...  Learn More

Thursday July 21
StorySLAM

Nature

Asheville, North Carolina

Venue: The Grey Eagle Map It

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

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Event Details:

NATURE: Prepare a five-minute story about life on earth. From the great, wide-open outdoors to the wee, uncharted interiors of the human mind. Think: salt of the earth, strong as an ox, sturdy as an oak, peas in a pod, a thorn in my side, treated lik...  Learn More

Thursday July 21
StorySLAM

Nature

Phoenix, Arizona

Venue: Crescent Ballroom Map It

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

Event Details:

NATURE: Prepare a five-minute story about life on earth. From the great, wide-open outdoors to the wee, uncharted interiors of the human mind. Think: salt of the earth, strong as an ox, sturdy as an oak, peas in a pod, a thorn in my side, treated lik...  Learn More

Friday July 22
StorySLAM

Time

Seattle, Washington

Venue: Bloedel Hall St. Mark's Map It

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

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Event Details:

TIME: Prepare a five-minute story about time. It passes like molasses or flies like a jet. Mark an era, tell us about a phase. Stuck in the 80s, chronically late, ahead of the trend or pressing the snooze alarm on your biological clock. Tell of time...  Learn More

Monday July 25
StorySLAM

NATURE

Birmingham, Alabama

Venue: Red Mountain Theatre Arts Campus - Discovery theatre Map It

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

Event Details:

NATURE: Prepare a five-minute story about life on earth. From the great, wide-open outdoors to the wee, uncharted interiors of the human mind. Think: salt of the earth, strong as an ox, sturdy as an oak, peas in a pod, a thorn in my side, treated lik...  Learn More

Tuesday July 26
StorySLAM

Time

Chicago, Illinois

Venue: FitzGerald's Nightclub Map It

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

Event Details:

TIME: Prepare a five-minute story about time. It passes like molasses or flies like a jet. Mark an era, tell us about a phase. Stuck in the 80s, chronically late, ahead of the trend or pressing the snooze alarm on your biological clock. Tell of time...  Learn More

Tuesday July 26
StorySLAM

Time

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

Event Details:

TIME: Prepare a five-minute story about time. It passes like molasses or flies like a jet. Mark an era, tell us about a phase. Stuck in the 80s, chronically late, ahead of the trend or pressing the snooze alarm on your biological clock. Tell of time...  Learn More

Tuesday July 26
StorySLAM

Time

San Francisco, California

Venue: Public Works Map It

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

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Event Details:

TIME: Prepare a five-minute story about time. It passes like molasses or flies like a jet. Mark an era, tell us about a phase. Stuck in the 80s, chronically late, ahead of the trend or pressing the snooze alarm on your biological clock. Tell of time...  Learn More

Tuesday July 26
StorySLAM

Time

Boston, Massachusetts

Venue: Arts at the Armory

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

Event Details:

TIME: Prepare a five-minute story about time. It passes like molasses or flies like a jet. Mark an era, tell us about a phase. Stuck in the 80s, chronically late, ahead of the trend or pressing the snooze alarm on your biological clock. Tell of time...  Learn More

Tuesday July 26
StorySLAM

Nature

Louisville, Kentucky

Venue: Headliners Music Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

NATURE: Prepare a five-minute story about life on earth. From the great, wide-open outdoors to the wee, uncharted interiors of the human mind. Think: salt of the earth, strong as an ox, sturdy as an oak, peas in a pod, a thorn in my side, treated lik...  Learn More

Wednesday July 27
StorySLAM

Nature

Twin Cities, Minnesota

Venue: Amsterdam Bar and Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

NATURE: Prepare a five-minute story about life on earth. From the great, wide-open outdoors to the wee, uncharted interiors of the human mind. Think: salt of the earth, strong as an ox, sturdy as an oak, peas in a pod, a thorn in my side, treated lik...  Learn More

Wednesday July 27
StorySLAM

Resourceful

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bell House Map It

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

Event Details:

RESOURCEFUL: Prepare a five-minute story about working with what you've got. Clipping coupons or hot-wiring a car. The quick fix. The work-around. Crisis control, last-ditch efforts and cub-scout training finally put to use. Making ends meet. GET THE...  Learn More

Monday August 1
StorySLAM

Happy

New York City, New York

Venue: The Bell House Map It

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

Event Details:

HAPPY: Prepare a five-minute story about smiles and sunshine. Think unbridled joy—landing the dream job, winning the talent show, or bowling a perfect game. The quest for your soul mate or for the perfect cup of coffee. The Midas touch. The goo...  Learn More

Monday August 1
StorySLAM

Happy

Portland, Oregon

Venue: TOC Concert Hall Map It

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

Event Details:

HAPPY: Prepare a five-minute story about smiles and sunshine. Think unbridled joy—landing the dream job, winning the talent show, or bowling a perfect game. The quest for your soul mate or for the perfect cup of coffee. The Midas touch. The goo...  Learn More

Tuesday August 2
StorySLAM

Happy

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Venue: World Cafe Live Map It

6:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

HAPPY: Prepare a five-minute story about smiles and sunshine. Think unbridled joy—landing the dream job, winning the talent show, or bowling a perfect game. The quest for your soul mate or for the perfect cup of coffee. The Midas touch. The goo...  Learn More

Wednesday August 3
StorySLAM

Happy

Berkeley, California

Venue: Freight & Salvage Map It

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

Event Details:

HAPPY: Prepare a five-minute story about smiles and sunshine. Think unbridled joy—landing the dream job, winning the talent show, or bowling a perfect game. The quest for your soul mate or for the perfect cup of coffee. The Midas touch. The goo...  Learn More

Wednesday August 3
StorySLAM

Happy

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: Howler Map It

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

Event Details:

HAPPY: Prepare a five-minute story about smiles and sunshine. Think unbridled joy—landing the dream job, winning the talent show, or bowling a perfect game. The quest for your soul mate or for the perfect cup of coffee. The Midas touch. The goo...  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

Featuring 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
SLAM Showcase