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04/22/2014

Wildest Story Countdown

We’re getting psyched for tonight’s “Wild Things” StorySlam at L’Etage! It’s the FINAL Slam of the season before the Grand Slam on May 16 and the stakes are high. In honor of the theme, here’s a countdown of some of the wildest and craziest tales from the FPA archives. Enjoy!

#5 Marla, “Beasts” StorySlam
Delirious Marla encounters a possum in the bathroom of her West Philly home.
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTPqZgJ-r4o[/youtube]

#4 Sarah, “Ex-Files” StorySlam
A breakup sends Sarah on a tour of the seediest Minnesota apartments.
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmFb5sNzeTQ[/youtube]

#3 Marjorie, “Ex-Files” StorySlam
Teenage Majorie falls hard for a bad-boy three-fingered cellist.
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXwv83TLwBc[/youtube]

#2 Brady, “Wild Things” StorySlam
A borrowed feather boa leads Brady to a night of dirty dancing and missed opportunities.
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0EnmCCWX1U[/youtube]

#1 Olga, 2010 Grand Slam “Show and Tell”
Any man who wants to date Olga has to also date Carlitos.
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qC6Cxqoiy4w[/youtube]

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