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BCA Story Slam, June 20

Pre-registration $15
Door $20

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Get your culture fix with the BCA’s last Social Hour of the season. Ken Green and C. Payal Sharma host an evening of artful storytelling and socializing in one of Boston’s most creative spaces, where novices and professionals will try to wow you with their best tales of adventures on the T. You may even get to jump in to share some of your favorite public transportation adventures. Complimentary beer or wine (for our 21 + guests) and light refreshments will be served.


Lindsey O'NeillLindsey O'Neill, an Integrative Yoga teacher, Yoga and Writing Workshop Facilitator, and Poet. She believes intentional movement practices and creative self-expression to be indispensable art forms capable of enhancing our wellness, inspiring our passion, and creating embodied social change.



Ruby PoltorakRuby Poltorak grew up in Brighton, MA and has been a vocalist and drummer in a Klezmer band and now sings in a 90-person Yiddish Chorus. She teaches and translates Yiddish and writes poetry, some of which has found its way to Boston City Hall.



Srilatha RajamaniSrilatha Rajamani




Rob RovenoltRob Rovenolt first lived in the South End on Shawmut Ave. in the mid ‘70s, within earshot of the rumble of the elevated Orange Line on Washington St. Although Rob likes to hear a good story, this is his first story slam!



Diana ValentineDiana Valentine hails from NY but she has had a love affair with Boston going on 10 years. She has been a professional storyteller for five years now, performing around Boston and New York. She lives locally with her Siberian Forest Cat, Deago and three roommates.



Travis WoodsTravis Woods was born and raised in Connecticut but now he calls Jamaica Plain home. He is a co-host of the David Bowie podcast From A To Ziggy and a co-host of Story Club Boston's monthly show.




About the Hosts:

Ken GreenKen Green—A newspaper reporter and editor, Ken started off in the poetry slam scene, becoming a member of four Chicago teams to compete in the National Poetry Slam. Several years ago he turned his attention to fiction and essays writing, as well as playwriting (in 2006 his placed third in the Goodman Theater's David Mamet Write-Alike Contest with a somewhat profane Mametized version of "The Wizard of Oz.") He is a lifelong Chicago White Sox fans who finds his baseball patience being tested living in Boston.


C. Payal SharmaC. Payal Sharma—C. Payal Sharma is a 32-year old certified badass with a master's degree in schooling herself and you all in THE TRUTH and THE LOVE! She spends her time working for the YW Boston, engaging in social justice leadership development programs and workshops and facilitating Youth/Police Dialogues. Additionally, as a founding member of The Genki Spark, Payal has traveled across the U.S. leading taiko and empowerment workshops with a dope crew of pan-Asian, multigenerational women.


Evening includes a cash bar for 21 plus guests. ID required. Light refreshments will be served.

No refunds or exchanges for tickets.


BCA Story Slam
Jun 20, 2016  7:00 pm
Plaza Theatre - Boston


Plaza Theatre   -   Website
539 Tremont Street
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