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  Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike Hosted by Storyteller Tony Toledo
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  The Grapevine in Takoma Park
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  Prostate Dialogues and Tales of the Tallywacker told by Jon Spelman
  Storytelling at Scandinavia House
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  Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike Hosted by Storyteller Tony Toledo
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Jan 7th, 2015 (Wed)
  Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike Hosted by Storyteller Tony Toledo
State: Massachusetts

Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike is held every Wednesday at The Walnut Street Coffee Cafe, 157 Walnut Street, Lynn MA. It is hosted by storyteller Tony Toledo who gives every speaker a story and a lucky coin at the end of their words. We start at 7:30 pm till 10ish. Each person who wants to speak gets 5 minutes at the microphone. Tony stands up when all the sand in the five minute hour glass is done. At five and a half minutes he is walking toward the speaker. At 6 minutes he will slide his tongue in your ear. We are a free speech zone with a three word cussing minimum. Storytellers, poets, comedians,singers, community activists and just plain ranters are all welcome. Each week has a Featured Performer who goes on at 8:30 PM for half an hour. The hat is passed to get gas money so the feature can get home. See you at Speak Up.
Time(s) 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Admission Free, pass the hat for the feature.
Location - The Walnut Street Coffee Cafe, 157 Walnut Street, Lynn, MA 01905
Contact Phone 978-921-4628
Contact Email  ToledoGoat@aol.com
Event Website www.facebook.com/walnutstreet

Jan 8th, 2015 (Thu)
  The Grapevine in Takoma Park
State: Maryland

Old-fashioned newfangled storytelling, featuring storytellers Noa Baum and Regi Carpenter, hosted by Tim Livengood. Celebrate the timeless art of the bards with stories of all kinds — truths and myths and everything in between! Sponsored by the City of Takoma Park Arts & Humanities Commission.

7:30 – 8:30 PM
Free ($10 donation suggested)

Takoma Park Community Center
7500 Maple Ave.
Takoma Park, MD 20912

443-535-3185
timtales@verizon.net
https://www.facebook.com/GrapevineStorytelling

Jan 10th, 2015 (Sat)
  Prostate Dialogues and Tales of the Tallywacker told by Jon Spelman
State: Indiana

Jon Spelman explores masculinity and mortality in the face of disease with humanity and humor. Spelman draws from his personal experience and interviews to examine the effects of prostate cancer and its treatment on sexuality and relationships with warmth and candor.

7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
$20/Advance, $25/Door, $15 for students with high school or college ID

Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center
450 W. Ohio St
Indianapolis, IN 46202

317-576-9848
Ellen@storytellingarts.org
http://www.storytellingarts.org/76.html

Jan 10th, 2015 (Sat)
  Storytelling at Scandinavia House
State: New York

Hildur, Queen of the Elves and other Icelandic Tales. An hour of Trolls, Elves, the Hidden People and some folks they meet - with Bill Gordh and his banjo.

11:00 Am
Admission free

Scandinavia House
58 Park Avenue, NYC, NY

212-260-3674
regina@reginaress.com
www.scandinaviahouse.org

Jan 14th, 2015 (Wed)
  Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike Hosted by Storyteller Tony Toledo
State: Massachusetts

Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike is held every Wednesday at The Walnut Street Coffee Cafe, 157 Walnut Street, Lynn MA. It is hosted by storyteller Tony Toledo who gives every speaker a story and a lucky coin at the end of their words. We start at 7:30 pm till 10ish. Each person who wants to speak gets 5 minutes at the microphone. Tony stands up when all the sand in the five minute hour glass is done. At five and a half minutes he is walking toward the speaker. At 6 minutes he will slide his tongue in your ear. We are a free speech zone with a three word cussing minimum. Storytellers, poets, comedians,singers, community activists and just plain ranters are all welcome. Each week has a Featured Performer who goes on at 8:30 PM for half an hour. The hat is passed to get gas money so the feature can get home. See you at Speak Up.
Time(s) 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Admission Free, pass the hat for the feature.
Location - The Walnut Street Coffee Cafe, 157 Walnut Street, Lynn, MA 01905
Contact Phone 978-921-4628
Contact Email  ToledoGoat@aol.com
Event Website www.facebook.com/walnutstreet

Jan 15th, 2015 (Thu)
  Golden Story Circle
State: Colorado

Come tell a story, rough or polished.
Get suggestions (if wanted) & praise.
Or just listen.    All are welcome.
Hosted by Lev Ropes & Kate Lutz

6:00 PM
Free

Jefferson Unitarian Church
14350 W 32nd Ave
Golden, CO 80401
One mile west of I-70/Youngfield/32nd intersection

303-278-0177
levropes@comcast.net

Jan 21st, 2015 (Wed)
  Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike Hosted by Storyteller Tony Toledo
State: Massachusetts

Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike is held every Wednesday at The Walnut Street Coffee Cafe, 157 Walnut Street, Lynn MA. It is hosted by storyteller Tony Toledo who gives every speaker a story and a lucky coin at the end of their words. We start at 7:30 pm till 10ish. Each person who wants to speak gets 5 minutes at the microphone. Tony stands up when all the sand in the five minute hour glass is done. At five and a half minutes he is walking toward the speaker. At 6 minutes he will slide his tongue in your ear. We are a free speech zone with a three word cussing minimum. Storytellers, poets, comedians,singers, community activists and just plain ranters are all welcome. Each week has a Featured Performer who goes on at 8:30 PM for half an hour. The hat is passed to get gas money so the feature can get home. See you at Speak Up.
Time(s) 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Admission Free, pass the hat for the feature.
Location - The Walnut Street Coffee Cafe, 157 Walnut Street, Lynn, MA 01905
Contact Phone 978-921-4628
Contact Email  ToledoGoat@aol.com
Event Website www.facebook.com/walnutstreet

Jan 25th, 2015 (Sun)
  Listening to the Whisper
State: New York

If you're one of those people who lingers in your car long after reaching a destination just to hear the end of Garrison Keillor's "The News from Lake Wobegon" or Ira Glass on "This American Life," then Story Sundays may be for you. Story Sundays is a long running storytelling dinner series for adults. Over 7,300 people have enjoyed our special banquets which combine splendid stories with fabulous food.

Sometimes the quietest times are the most important. Kent Busman, Alden (Joe) Doolittle, and Harlan Ratmeyer share stories of these moments, each in his own special storytelling style.

Entrée Choices:
Chicken Cutlet, Basil Marinated Plum Tomatoes, Provolone, Capellini Twist, Parmesan Cream;
Pork Chop with Sage and Apple Chutney; or
Pasta Primavera with Fresh Vegetables.

5-8 pm
Admission $35 (includes entertainment, a three-course meal, coffee/tea, tax and tip)

The Glen Sanders Mansion, 1 Glen Ave., Scotia, NY12302
(518) 384-1700
kate@katedudding.com
www.storysunday.org

Jan 28th, 2015 (Wed)
  Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike Hosted by Storyteller Tony Toledo
State: Massachusetts

Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike is held every Wednesday at The Walnut Street Coffee Cafe, 157 Walnut Street, Lynn MA. It is hosted by storyteller Tony Toledo who gives every speaker a story and a lucky coin at the end of their words. We start at 7:30 pm till 10ish. Each person who wants to speak gets 5 minutes at the microphone. Tony stands up when all the sand in the five minute hour glass is done. At five and a half minutes he is walking toward the speaker. At 6 minutes he will slide his tongue in your ear. We are a free speech zone with a three word cussing minimum. Storytellers, poets, comedians,singers, community activists and just plain ranters are all welcome. Each week has a Featured Performer who goes on at 8:30 PM for half an hour. The hat is passed to get gas money so the feature can get home. See you at Speak Up.
Time(s) 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Admission Free, pass the hat for the feature.
Location - The Walnut Street Coffee Cafe, 157 Walnut Street, Lynn, MA 01905
Contact Phone 978-921-4628
Contact Email  ToledoGoat@aol.com
Event Website www.facebook.com/walnutstreet