Fort Lauderdale Story Slam: Heroes

Fort Lauderdale Story Slam: Heroes


Saturday, February 2, 2019    
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


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

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Please join us for an evening of true, personal stories about the heroes among us.

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 February 2nd is HEROES

Doors open at 6:00pm 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 at or by phone or email: Helen (954) 279-0994 / Jean: 954-540-9897 /

There is $100 prize money for the favorite story of the night, and two $50 prizes for the runners-up.

Additional information available HERE.