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10/28/2009

Showing off pays off!

Our final story slam of the year was an evening packed with fun. The stories were flowing better than beer on tap, (and that’s saying something when you are at a wonderful bar like L’Etage.) Our theme for the event was “Showing Off” and this went in a lot of different directions – from showing off at the strip club, to a father blowing up a table to impress his son, the stories were fun and a little wild.

To spice things up even more, we decided that for our last story slam we’d give away some free tickets to our upcoming festival, a little thanks for all the support our audience gives us all year. So we picked volunteers from the audience. To win a ticket they had to pull a slip of paper from the hat and act out the task. This meant, we got to see one man beat his chest and make gorilla noise, and another woman sing the YMCA a capella. A little public humiliation never hurts right? Well it turns out our audience members are so talented that no embarrassment was even involved.

Check out this wonderful clip of an audience member singing the national anthem – while the whole audience joined in. It was American bonding at its best, and a great preview for how our Karaoke Obsessed event.

Upcoming Events
  • StorySlams – NSFW
  • Date: April 24, 2018
  • Time: 8:00 PM
  • Venue: Fringe Arts Building
  • Location: 140 N Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • May StorySlam – Grand Slam
  • Date: May 22, 2018
  • Time: 8 PM
  • Venue: Fringe Arts Building
  • Location: 140 N Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106