Los Angeles

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

Event Details:

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Wednesday April 3
StorySLAM

Bamboozled

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Senator Jones Map It

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

Event Details:

BAMBOOZLED: Prepare a five-minute story about your greatest con, your Tom Sawyer moment, or the day gullibility got the best of you. That time when you managed to pull the wool over someone's eyes ... or that moment you became the mark. Hoodwinker or...  Learn More

Wednesday April 10
StorySLAM

Blunders

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Busby's East Map It

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

Event Details:

BLUNDERS: Prepare a five-minute story about a time you goofed. Wax on about a gaffe, mistake, misstep or other oops. Recount a defining slip-up, blooper, or faux pas from your life and times. Recall saying the wrong thing at the wrong time, letting t...  Learn More

Tuesday April 16
StorySLAM

Burned

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

Event Details:

BURNED: Prepare a five-minute story about getting burned. Blistered by love, scalded by the powers that be, scorched by karma or just over-tanned. Tell us about the things that leave you smoldering. Sunscreen anyone?This venue is 21+. *Tickets fo...  Learn More

Wednesday May 8
StorySLAM

Mama Rules

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Senator Jones Map It

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

Event Details:

MAMA RULES: Prepare a five-minute story involving a mother or mothering! Your womb of origin or the person who raised you. Mother love: making it all better or setting you straight. Maternal instincts and mother-powered superhuman acts. (Lifting a ca...  Learn More

Wednesday May 15
StorySLAM

Flawed

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Busby's East Map It

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

Event Details:

FLAWED: Prepare a five-minute story about pitfalls. Imperfections....a glitch that changed your course either for the better or for the worse. Times that even Beyonce couldn't say "I woke up like this." Some say the flaws are what makes something bea...  Learn More

Tuesday May 21
StorySLAM

Worship

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

Event Details:

WORSHIP: Prepare a five minute story about coming to the altar. Waiting in line for the midnight release of the next book in the series or singing your heart out on a Sunday morning. Tell tales of seeing the light or giving it up in favor of somethin...  Learn More

Wednesday June 5
StorySLAM

Chemistry

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Senator Jones Map It

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

Event Details:

CHEMISTRY: Prepare a five-minute story about the power of combinations. Complex reactions, sparks, explosions…magical solutions. Dynamic rapport and explosive interactions. Opposites that attract or pheromones that fizzle. Lessons in the lab o...  Learn More

Wednesday June 12
StorySLAM

Danger

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Busby's East Map It

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

Event Details:

DANGER: Prepare a five-minute story about peril. Shaky ground, dark alleys, dare devils and over-protective mothers. Flirting with married co-workers, driving without a seat belt, hiking alone. Stories of courage, stupidity and other hazards of being...  Learn More

Tuesday June 18
StorySLAM

Food

Los Angeles, California

Venue: Los Globos Map It

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

Event Details:

FOOD: Prepare a five-minute story about FOOD. Vittles, grub, cuisine, groceries, homemade or take out. From frozen dinners to nuts and berries, bring us stories of nourishment. From gluttony to gluten intolerance, tales of your daily bread. This v...  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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