Asheville

Thursday August 17
StorySLAM

Caution

Asheville, North Carolina

Venue: The Mothlight Map It

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

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Event Details:

CAUTION: Prepare a five-minute story about prudent behavior. Treading lightly, hedging bets, playing it safe. Vigilant rule-followers, overprotective mother hens, reckless thrill-seekers. Red alert- pitfalls ahead: hazardous materials, dangerous terr...  Learn More

Thursday September 7
StorySLAM

Schooled

Asheville, North Carolina

Venue: The Mothlight Map It

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

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SCHOOLED- Taught by nuns or wolves, the streets, trial and error or Harvard professors, come share a story of SCHOOL. Prepare a five-minute tale about lessons learned, mentored enlightenment or hard knock knowledge. This venue is 21+. *Tic...  Learn More

Monday October 16
GrandSLAM

The Inaugural Asheville Moth GrandSLAM

Asheville, North Carolina

Venue: Diana Wortham Theatre Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 12:00am Stories Begin

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Tickets for this show will become available on August 28, 2017, at 3 PM EST...  Learn More

Thursday October 19
StorySLAM

Creepy

Asheville, North Carolina

Venue: The Mothlight Map It

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

Event Details:

CREEPY: Prepare a five-minute story about something that makes your skin crawl—the people, places or things that spook you. Creatures, humans included, who slither or skulk. Haunted houses, dark alleys, inappropriate co-worker comments, menacin...  Learn More

Thursday November 16
StorySLAM

Control

Asheville, North Carolina

Venue: The Mothlight Map It

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

Event Details:

CONTROL: Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's pre...  Learn More

Thursday December 21
StorySLAM

Dirt

Asheville, North Carolina

Venue: The Mothlight Map It

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

Event Details:

DIRT: Prepare a five-minute story about dirt. Squalor, smut, filth, muck and mire! Dig it, dish it, spread it, hose it off. Dirt cheap, dirt poor, treated like dirt. Listen as gardeners and gossips share dirty tidbits and all the filthy details. Ta...  Learn More

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