Los Angeles

Wednesday November 14
StorySLAM

Distance

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Busby's East Map It

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

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Event Details:

DISTANCE: Prepare a five-minute story about being near or far, the measure between places, people, hearts and minds. Emotionally unavailable, physically separated, long shots, and the distance that heals all wounds. Step away from the car. Snuggle up...  Learn More

Tuesday November 27
StorySLAM

Fear

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

Event Details:

FEAR: Prepare a five-minute story about fright. From butterflies to terror, reveal what makes you panic, shake or cry out for your mommy. Monsters, haircuts, your bank statements or rabid dogs. Aging, falling, flying, dentists or spiders. Doorknobs,...  Learn More

Wednesday December 5
Mainstage

Between Worlds: The Moth Mainstage in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Avalon Hollywood Map It

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

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Wednesday December 12
StorySLAM

Instincts

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Busby's East Map It

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

Event Details:

INSTINCTS: Prepare a five-minute tale involving your animal instincts. Tell us about your intuition or sixth sense, a premonition or other intangible instruction from your deep down insides. Spidey sense, bar room brawls, or the hunch that leads you...  Learn More

Tuesday December 18
StorySLAM

Joy

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

Event Details:

JOY: Prepare a five-minute story about an experience that brought you utter delight, or a time you were able to provide it for somebody else. Glee, euphoria, eureka...a random act of kindness, a brand new car with a ribbon on it or a compassionate ea...  Learn More

Tuesday March 26
Mainstage

The Moth Mainstage in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Palace Theater Map It

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

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Presented in partnership with KCRW...  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
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