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ALL STARS 2015 recap

It’s that time of year again when Ex Fabula concludes another great season with an ALL STARS show! On Wednesday, May 14th Ex Fabula’s ALL STARS show at Turner Hall Ballroom featured the Audience Favorite storytellers from the past season. This time, they told new tales on the theme “Nitty Gritty.” Continue reading “ALL STARS 2015 recap”


My Story: Meet the rest of the ALL STARS

Our ALL STARS event is almost here! On Wednesday the 13th, the Audience Favorite storytellers will take the stage at Turner Hall Ballroom. Last week, we introduced three tellers and our special guest. Today, we are introducing three more tellers. To help you get to know them, we asked them the question,Continue reading “My Story: Meet the rest of the ALL STARS”


Secret Fabula recap

Ryan serves up microgreens; photo by Elizabeth Dawson.
Ryan serves up microgreens; all photos by Elizabeth Dawson.

On Sunday the 3rd, Ex Fabula hosted a Secret Fabula event at Sugar Bee Farm and the Energy Exchange. Members were treated to a behind-the-scenes look at this unique organization that included a tour, a chance to try delicious sautéed mushrooms with fresh greens, a game of trivia, and of course,  great stories!Continue reading “Secret Fabula recap”


Secret Fabula: Sugar Bee Farm and the Energy Exchange

More sunshine and the green that’s brightening the landscape mean one thing: spring is here! Welcome the sunnier season and check out a unique event that is happening this weekend at an urban farm. Join us for a Secret Fabula that Continue reading “Secret Fabula: Sugar Bee Farm and the Energy Exchange”


On the stage, panelist Andre Lee Ellis stands to the left, talking into the microphone. The other panelists sit in chairs to the right.

Vel Phillips recap

The Wisconsin Public Television documentary, “Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams,” tells the story of a Wisconsin woman who fought for civil rights. While the documentary provides lessons from history, it also prompts the question: How do we win civil rights battles today?Continue reading “Vel Phillips recap”


Promotional photo for documentary with title and current picture of Vel Phillips

Establishing Our Future: Garnering from the Past

Have you seen “Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams,” a new documentary from Wisconsin Public Television? It tells the story of Vel Phillips, a Wisconsin civil rights activist and politician who made a difference in Milwaukee and beyond.

Continue reading “Establishing Our Future: Garnering from the Past”


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Oops StorySlam at Lucille’s

This month, Ex Fabula returned to Lucille’s Piano Bar on Old World Third. A packed house enjoyed many variations on the theme of “Oops!” The always terrific team, Leah Delaney and Dasha Kelly, served as emcees for the evening, sharing serious and funny UltraShorts from the audience. Continue reading “Oops StorySlam at Lucille’s”


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January Events

Ex Fabula StorySlam: Who Knew?

The New Year is here! Join Ex Fabula for the first StorySlam of the year Tuesday, January 13th, on the theme “Who Knew?”

We’ll be at a brand new venue, Garfield’s 502, a restaurant and bar located at 502 W. Garfield Ave. It’s a smaller venue so advance tickets are recommended.  Tickets are $8; with all proceeds going right back to funding more programs that connect you with live storytelling here in Milwaukee. Continue reading “January Events”