Los Angeles

Tuesday September 17
StorySLAM

Cars

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

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Event Details:

CARS: Prepare a five-minute story about the most American way of getting from point A to point B. Tell us about drag-racing on empty neighborhood streets, dropping keys down a sewer, getting away just in the nick of time. Driving though, driving in,...  Learn More

Wednesday October 2
StorySLAM

Fraud

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Senator Jones Map It

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

Event Details:

FRAUD: Prepare a five-minute story about fakes, liars, and hustlers. Tell us about a time when you felt like a phony or a sham. A moment where you struggled with impostor syndrome? Exposed a con? Catch Me If You Can or fake it 'til you make it. *T...  Learn More

Friday October 4
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Santa Monica

Los Angeles, California

Venue: The Broad Stage Map It

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

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Wednesday October 16
StorySLAM

Ink

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Busby's East Map It

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

Event Details:

INK: Prepare a five-minute story involving things written or drawn in ink. Manifestos, diaries, contracts…dotted lines. Commitments! Tattoos you relish or regret. Documents that finally solve the mystery. Notes and letters you wish you tak...  Learn More

Wednesday October 23
StorySLAM

Spooky

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

Event Details:

SPOOKY: Prepare a five-minute story about the moments that made your heart race. Jump up from your seat or hide under the covers. Be it Casper or spider. From butterflies to terror, reveal what makes you uneasy. Shaking in your boots or confronting i...  Learn More

Wednesday November 6
StorySLAM

Gumption

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Senator Jones Map It

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

Event Details:

GUMPTION: Prepare a five-minute story about go-getting. Moments of courage and the peaks and pratfalls of a daring spirit. Scaling mountains or admitting to mistakes. Nerves of steel or jelly legs. Tell us about your gutsiest gambles and the mettle t...  Learn More

Wednesday November 13
StorySLAM

Landmarks

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Busby's East Map It

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

Event Details:

LANDMARKS: Prepare a five-minute story about the places and points that plot our course. Meeting at the top of the Empire State Building, seeing the world's largest ball of yarn, or returning to your ancestral home. Making decisions big or small, fro...  Learn More

Tuesday November 19
StorySLAM

Gratitude

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

Event Details:

GRATITUDE: Prepare a five-minute story about blessings you can count or the ones in disguise. The times you looked a gift horse in the mouth or thanked your lucky stars. A wave of relief, a favor just for you, a hand to hold when you need it most.Th...  Learn More

Wednesday November 27
StorySLAM

Network

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Senator Jones Map It

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

Event Details:

NETWORK: Prepare a five-minute story about the systems that connect you socially, professionally or creatively. Tinder or Tumblr, Twitch or tin-can phones. Stories of shared space, where potential romance, tax tips or guacamole recipes are always sec...  Learn More

Wednesday December 11
StorySLAM

Family

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Busby's East Map It

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

Event Details:

FAMILY: Prepare a five-minute story about your kin, your clan, the people that made you. Awkward Thanksgiving dinners back home and last minute Friendsgivings in your cramped apartment. A chip off the old block or your neighbor down the block. Whethe...  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
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