Fort Lauderdale Story Slam

Fort Lauderdale Story Slam


Saturday, August 11, 2018    
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


African-American Research Library and Cultural Center
2650 Sistrunk Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33311

Event Type

True stories told live!

The Fort Lauderdale Story Slam is a storytelling contest in which people tell 5-7 minute true stories about their own lives. The performers include first-timers and seasoned storytellers, and the stories cover a wide range of human experience from the comical to the profound. The evening features eight storytellers, and includes fun, interactive storytelling games for the audience between the stories.

The theme of the evening on August 11th is “You Can’t Judge a Book By Its Cover”

Doors open at 6:30pm for a pre-show ART EXHIBIT and LIVE MUSIC.

The story slam features real stories told by regular people. If you’ve got a great story and you’d like to be in the slam, please submit your idea online or by phone or email: (954) 279-0994 / 954-540-9897 / There is $100 prize money for the favorite story of the night, and two $50 prizes for the runners-up.