Finding Your Voice on the Road

It’s those long drives with good friends that start great memories and even better stories. Road trips are some of our best memories and stories to tell, and the most interesting to listen to. Join us on October 19, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to hear the best road trip stories, but in the meantime, see what they have to say here.

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Three guests sit in movie theatre seats.

Shorts: Stories We Tell – Milwaukee Film Fest

This year’s Shorts: Stories We Tell is a masterful combination of storytelling and cinematography as wondrous and mesmerizing as we’ve come to expect from this Milwaukee Film Fest favorite. You’ll want to go with a friend because these shorts leave you not just wanting but needing to discuss (and probably Google) many of these little ditties. Continue reading “Shorts: Stories We Tell – Milwaukee Film Fest”


ALL STARS 2017 poster with a microphone and a small drawing of Milwaukee buildings

Meet the Season 8 ALL STARS

What does it take to be an ALL STAR? The season 8 contenders tell us what makes them feel like an all star when they take stage and how they came to be ALL STARS. Hear all of their stories May 18 at Turner Hall Ballroom. General admission tickets are now available for the show, which starts at 7:30 pm with doors at 6:30. Continue reading “Meet the Season 8 ALL STARS”


American Dream/Sueño Americano

Hola! ¿Te gustaría escuchar historias personales? On Thursday locals poured into Hot Water Wherehouse for a what was sure to be a very unique evening. Continue reading “American Dream/Sueño Americano”


UltraShorts and January Events

Happy New Year! We hope it was safe and festive! A new year indicates fresh beginnings & experiences. A time of renewal and appreciation for life’s offerings.Continue reading “UltraShorts and January Events”


Ex Fabula StorySlam: “Trust Me”

In Ex Fabula We Trust!
Put your faith in us to deliver a memorable round of true and personal stories at the first StorySlam of Season 5! Join us on Tuesday, October 15th for community stories on the theme “Trust Me“. We’re back at the Times Cinema, located at 5906 W. Vliet (and conveniently on the 31 and 33 bus lines, for those of you who put your trust in public transit). The show begins at 7:30, with doors opening an hour before. Tickets are $7 (cash only, please), with all proceeds going right back to funding more programs that connect you with live storytelling here in Milwaukee. Continue reading “Ex Fabula StorySlam: “Trust Me””


Ex Fabula Kick-off Fundraiser TOMORROW!

Don’t forget to get your tickets for our first-ever Ex Fabula fundraiser – our Season 5 Kickoff is TOMORROW NIGHT!  Tickets are $25 and include one drink ticket. All proceeds will benefit Ex Fabula’s work to strengthen communities through the art of storytelling.  Funds raised will help us expand our audience, improve access to content on our website, and grow our programming over the coming years.  Cocktail hour and silent auction begin at 6:00 pm.  Storytellers take the stage at 7 pm. Special thanks to Eat Cake! for donating Season 5 cupcakes, and Transfer Pizza and Sazama’s Fine Catering for donating pizza and sliders.  We’d also like to thank our silent auction donors for the their generous contributions to these amazing packages:Continue reading “Ex Fabula Kick-off Fundraiser TOMORROW!”


Ex Fabula Membership Info, Kickoff Party Details, and MORE!

Less than 3 weeks stand between us and the Season 5 kickoff party! Click here to find out how you can purchase Ex Fabula membership! Keep checking, as we will also continue to post new details on the storytellers, food, and prizes for the September 5th kickoff bash.

We can’t wait to see all of you on the 5th!


Ex Fabula Director Megan McGee in Shepherd Express!

Hot off the press! The excitement is brewing for Season 5, and there was some big news for Ex Fabula this week – Megan McGee, Ex Fabula’s Executive Director, was featured in this week’s Shepherd Express!

In “Fabulous Stories”, Megan gives the skinny on Ex Fabula and gets to tell some stories of her own.

Check it out here!


Ex Fabula ALL STARS

Join Ex Fabula on Thursday, May 16th for the ALL STARS Season 4 finale. Your crowd favorites from this year’s story slams will take to the historic stage at Turner Hall to share extended stories on the theme “Lost in Translation.” Our raconteurs for the evening include Carl Fuerst, Becca Segal, Jennifer Evenson, Rich Christensen, Molly Snyder, Linda Cieslik, Dave Hendrickson. Continue reading “Ex Fabula ALL STARS”