We don’t usually blog about Secret Fabulas. They’re secret…

Contributor: Sue Schoeppel

We don’t usually blog about Secret Fabulas.  They’re secret… and saucy and bawdy and occasionally downright erotic! Being of high moral fiber, I only stumbled on the latest, “Secret Fabula: Afterdark”, by accident.  Piously trekking toward the Christian Science Reading Room, I spied Nicole placing a Secret Fabula poster in the window of Freight 38 (www.freight38.space) on the corner of Walker & First.  Yes, I often walk 15 blocks and under a major highway on frozen Friday nights. Continue reading “We don’t usually blog about Secret Fabulas. They’re secret…”


Hooray, We Met Our Goal!!

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!!”


StorySlam: “Beginner’s Luck” Recap

“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”


StorySlam: “Caught in the Act” Recap

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!

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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”