Most folks go to the city for adventure. Not Hillary. She heads to the burbs.
At last Thursday night’s “Us and Them” themed StorySlam at World Cafe Live, Hillary told us all about about growing up in Philadelphia– about going to a diverse, tolerant high school where she was disappointed to find little of the petty drama and cliques that she thought made the high schools on TV so exciting. But her humdrum high school experience gets taken to the next level after she meets a set of twins from Bucks Country. Hillary earned the Winning Storyteller title with her well-told tale of burbs drama.
Katie had the Audience Favorite title in the bag once the story of her “artsy-fartsy” date at a live performance of Stars Wars became something much more… uh… holy.
Hillary will be joining a host of other Winning Storytellers at our Grand Slam on November 8th at Christ Church Neighborhood House. Tickets always sell out for this ultimate storytelling event, so buy them soon if you want to hear more from Hillary.
And you’ve got one more chance to flex your StorySlam muscle– the winning storyteller from October 23rd “Unknown” themed Slam at L’Etage will be the final storyteller allowed in the Grand Slam on the 8th. If you don’t want to tell a story, at least come out and help us decide who will be the last one in the running for the coveted title of Best Storyteller in Philadelphia