Last week, we announced our very first ever matching grant campaign! Because of a very generous anonymous donor, we are matching funds throughout December. We are set to raise $3000 by the end of the campaign which is December 31st AND WE’VE ALREADY RAISED $500!Continue reading “Matching Campaign!”
StorySlam: Misunderstood Noncompetitive
It was an exciting night for Ex Fabula’s first noncompetitive StorySlam of season 10. The place was packed to a sold out crowd at The Sugar Maple and it seemed as though all of BayView came out to join us. Misunderstood was the theme and the Tellers came to deliver!Continue reading “StorySlam: Misunderstood”
THE THEME WAS GENERATIONS
Generations StorySlam season 10 opener held at Garfield’s 502 this past Friday was everything we hoped for! The spot was filled with new and returning faces, Garfield’s staff were servin’ up delicious food and our volunteers were happy to assist. Our MC’s David Lee and Nelson Lopez kicked us off with humor, excitement and anticipation. Here’s a recap of the night!Continue reading “Generations StorySlam Kick Off”
Meet Ex Fabula’s new Marketing and Communications Associate!
Born and raised in Milwaukee, WI with roots in Mexico, Nicole is Chicana-first generation Mexican-American. Nicole has made it her life’s mission to preserve cultural practices and traditions by activating safe spaces in her hometown where people can connect to their experiences and identities. Whether through dance, visual art or written word, most of Nicole’s work reflects exploring identity through oral and visual storytelling.Continue reading “Meet Our New Marketing Maven!”
Guest blogger Tamara Burkett attended the curated “On The Road” StorySlam on October 19th at the Milwaukee Historical Society. The event was presented by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Wilde Subaru.
by guest blogger Rochelle Fritsch
Two years ago, I walked into the Zeidler Center for Public Discussion thinking — and knowing – I was in the right place at the right time.
Race and Privilege Stories. That’s I was there for, along with others of Ex Fabula’s inaugural Class of Fellows. This group of ethnically and racially diverse people were committed to sharing personal stories about race and privilege with the community.Continue reading “Discovering that I Didn’t Know the Whole Story”
Ex Fabula is excited to announce the second year of the Equal Access Project, which aims to amplify the voices and stories of individuals with disabilities. Throughout the first year we’ve had many successes and learning opportunities. Like, did you know that there are only a handful of wheelchair accessible stages in the Milwaukee area? The Equal Access Project, in partnership with various disability-focused organizations brings these issues to light while creating an inclusive and accessible environment for all.
by Ex Fabula blogger Kimberly M Ousley with Jacqueline Rice.
You’ve been to a few StorySlams, attended a workshop; perhaps you’ve volunteered a time or two. Looking for another way to get involved? How about a season membership? Ex Fabula memberships were introduced at the start of Season Five and have been in full swing ever since. Kimberly sat down with Jacqueline Rice to learn more about her interest in Ex Fabula and the reasons she became a member.
Jacqueline is a Wisconsin native, librarian-at-large, mother, wife, wordsmith & caretaker of the environment. And though she’s traveled from Tobago to Tasmania, Milwaukee is her home.