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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.


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


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


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


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


Upcoming Events
  • StorySlam: Laws of Nature (tickets on sale 4/8/19)
  • Date: April 30, 2019
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Venue: The Playground at the Adrienne
  • Location: 2030 Sansom Street
  • I Want to Be: Stories Inspired by Jerry Pinkney
  • Date: May 4, 2019
  • Time: 7 PM - 9 PM
  • Venue: Woodmere Art Museum
  • Location: 9201 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118