“Our Little Secret”: Meet the Storytellers, Part 2

Here it is, our last secret! (For now.) As many of you know, this Saturday, January 28th, Ex Fabula travels to Alverno’s Pitman Theatre for the New Year Spectacular with the theme “Our Little Secret.” Unlike our monthly Slams, this special event features 10-minute curated stories and is an afternoon (yep, a 3 pm show) not to be missed.

We’ve built the anticipation as high as possible, so let’s meet the last three Spectacular Storytellers!

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Stories We Tell: Milwaukee Film & Ex Fabula

Ready for a dose of short stories on film? Ex Fabula is delighted to once again be a Community Partner forContinue reading “Stories We Tell: Milwaukee Film & Ex Fabula”


Easy Access: An ADA StorySlam recap

Easy Access: An ADA StorySlam recap

Monday night Broadscope Disability Services and Ex Fabula proudly presented Easy Access: An ADA StorySlam, an event celebrating the 25th anniversary of The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Steve & Joel Dresang.
Steve & Joel Dresang.

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Women’s Community Dialogue recap

Two women. Sharing greetings, hugs & tears, they exchange a story or two along with exclamations of joy. Across the room, new connections were being formed and community building began to take shape.Continue reading “Women’s Community Dialogue recap”


Ex Fabula Podcast #2 — Off The Record

In anticipation of Ex Fabula’s “Off the Record” Story Slam this Wednesday at Lucille’s Piano Bar, we present our second podcast. In this podcast you’ll hear Stephanie Kilen’s story that was recorded live at an Ex Fabula event held in April 2012 where the theme was “Better Left Unsaid.”

Listen above, or better yet, download and subscribe to our monthly podcasts over at iTunes. (If you like what you hear, give us a five star rating and leave a comment — those tasks  satisfy fancy Internet algorithms and helps us get our name out there. Much obliged.)

We’ll see you Wednesday.


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!


2013 All Stars

Ex Fabula ALL STARS Recap

by Michelle Joubert

Thanks to everyone who joined us at last month’s ALL STARS event! For those who couldn’t attend, here are the “Lost in Translation” stories you missed – and for more photos from the talented Art Montes, check out this album on our Facebook page! Continue reading “Ex Fabula ALL STARS Recap”