We’re prepping for a new season and we need YOU to help pick us themes for Season 10 StorySlams.
The following list was generated by the Slam Lords (a.k.a. Programming Team), a group of volunteers who plan our monthly Slams. They selected these from a master list of themes suggested by audience members. Now, we’d like to hear what you think so please vote!
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Ex Fabula is growing again!
For Season 10, we want everyone in the region to know about the many opportunities to connect with others over true, personal stories – so we’re hiring a Marketing & Communications Associate. Please spread the word and help us find our next fabulous team member!
7/20/18 update: We’ve received lots of applications from qualified candidates and are reviewing them, so at this time, we’re no longer accepting additional applications.
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If there’s one thing Ex Fabula has brought to the Milwaukee community over the past nine seasons, it’s connections. Stories are the connective tissue that hold our families, neighborhoods, and communities together. So there was no more fitting theme for the Season 9 ALL STARS event than “Connection.”
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We’re headed back to Turner Hall, Friday May 18th 2018 to present Season 9 ALL STARS. It’s our Season ender featuring this Season’s winners from previous StorySlams. This year’s ALL STARS will feature 7 amazing community members telling their true, personal stories.
Meet the tellers who will be competing for your vote and the title of Season 9 Ex Fabula ALL STAR
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by guest blogger Jeremy Podolski
Just as we all have a voice and a story to tell, we all have capacity to lead.
If you have the desire to bring your volunteer energy to a local nonprofit dedicated to fostering empathy, advancing equity and recognizing the dignity of all people in our community, you may be a candidate for Ex Fabula’s Board of Directors. We are accepting applications for new board positions through May 25, 2018.Continue reading “Lend your leadership to Ex Fabula”
While the recent snow may have Milwaukeeans thinking it’s the last straw for winter, Ex Fabula hosted its last StorySlam of Season 9 on the theme of “Last Straw” at the Times Cinema on April 10th. A full house enjoyed emcees Leah Delaney and Nelson Lopez read the audience’s UltraShorts to think about the many ways we experience the “last straw” in our lives, and state representative, Evan Goyke, welcomed everyone to “The [Washington] Heights” neighborhood.
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TMI – Too. Much. Information. Rolling out the March 22nd Story Slam, Ex Fabula asked for it, and the story tellers who took the stage at Garfield’s 502 delivered. Body fluids spilled and spewed from body orifices. Boundaries were crossed, privacy was violated, and judging from the constant laughter, a good time was had by all.
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It was a packed and cozy room inside Bay View’s Sugar Maple as everyone came together to share and hear stories about the topic of karma.
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Can I ask a favor? It would mean a lot!
It will only take 2 minutes to complete. Your ideas will shape Ex Fabula programming – plus, you could win an Ex Fabula membership.
Don’t delay – the survey will be open through Wednesday March 7, 2018
Thanks in advance; Ex Fabula is a community effort, and you are a crucial part of it 🙂
Everyone remembers their first time, whether it’s their first time driving a car or drinking alcohol. With good beer and food from Lakefront Brewery, we huddled inside on a cold winter night in Milwaukee to tell some stories of first times.
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