Oh, God. I am a MORON.
Well, not a classic moron making epically bad decisions like driving drunk, buying cute shoes that hurt (um, just one pair but they’re really cute), working at a publishing house and turning down Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (twelve did!) or going into an abandoned house alone to look for my missing friends when Michael Meyers had escaped yet again – it’s like eleven times now, right? Okay, I did buy an iPhone X, but it wasn’t my fault; I was lured.Continue reading ““And Our Next Storyteller Is…Sue Schoeppel!””
When should you trust a “gut feeling”? What risks will you take – or avoid – when you trust your gut? The five tellers at the New Year Spectacular explored this question from different angles.Continue reading “New Year Spectacular “Gut Feeling” Recap”
Thanks to the generous support of our community, we were able to not only meet our $3000 matching challenge goal but surpass it! Thanks to the following supporters, we can continue strengthening community bonds through the art of storytelling in 2019! Continue reading “Hooray, We Met Our Goal!!”
“Beginner’s Luck” can be a tough to tackle theme. Luckily we had a number of creative storytellers at Mr. J’s Lounge last week who found ways to tell stories about unlucky beginnings, misleading initial luck, and beginner’s luck that hasn’t yet stopped. Check out how lucky (or unlucky) your fellow Milwaukeeans are below!Continue reading “StorySlam: “Beginner’s Luck” Recap”
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!”
In front of a sold out crowd at Kochanski’s Concertina Bar, we heard nine stories about being caught in a variation of acts. From school principals catching mistakes in their budgets- to ministers in strip clubs, we heard it all. Check out all the ways our tellers were “Caught in the Act” below!
Continue reading “StorySlam: “Caught in the Act” Recap”
Crush can refer to many things. With over 100 people in attendance at our recent “Crush” StorySlam hosted at Best Place, our tellers demonstrated the multitude of ways our theme could be interpreted. We heard a variety of stories having to do with old ‘crushes’, but also accidents, misunderstandings, and schoolyard revenge.Continue reading “StorySlam: Crush Recap”
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”
Farewell Carolina, Hello Sam
Maybe you’ve met Carolina? Carolina has been Ex Fabula’s Community Connector, and leading our fabulous volunteer crew for the past two years through the Public Allies Americorps program. Carolina’s term is coming to an end and she is off to Chile soon to live her best life. We are so excited & happy for Carolina’s new journey, and she will be missed!
So, we have some big shoes to fill right? We searched high and low for Carolina’s replacement and we found Sam! We’ll let him introduce himself…
Continue reading “Meet Sam”