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08/11/2014

Rescue Me!

“Lifeline” is the theme of tonight’s StorySlam at World Cafe Live! In order to properly prepare, we’ve tracked down five of our favorite rescue stories for you.

#5 Mike “Journeys” StorySlam
Prison inmates go head to head in a heated game of Scrabble.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8Gyglio8VM[/youtube]

#4 Mohammad “Close Calls” StorySlam
Mohammad
becomes a hero on his new ride: a scooter.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hk05FefbJxk[/youtube]

#3 Sean “Family Ties” StorySlam
Sean’s family whitewater rafting trip looks less and less like an L.L.Bean ad.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXQkViqGKgg[/youtube]

#2 Andrew “Dates To Remember” StorySlam
“Being robbed in Philadelphia is kind of a rite of passage.”

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k34MlWOI8sw[/youtube]

#1 Bernardo “Against All Odds” StorySlam
Lightning strikes and trees explode when Bernardo summons his Superman instincts and saves the day.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6uAkZPgRAg[/youtube]

Upcoming Events
  • StorySlam: On the Edge at L’Etage (Member Tix onsale Aug. 15)
  • Date: September 18, 2018
  • Time: 8 PM
  • Venue: L'Etage
  • Location: 624 S 6th St, Philadelphia