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SMITH Live: Video from the April 3 Story Show in Washington, DC

Monday, April 9th, 2012

SMITH Magazine celebrated the release of Oy! Only Six? Why Not More?— Six-Word Memoirs on Jewish Life with a live show at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue in DC. Each storyteller had six minutes to reveal the backstory behind his or her Six-Word Memoir, and the evening ended with a Six-Word Story Slam from [...]

“Catholic kills at Jewish memoir reading.” Our Six-Word Story Show, Sept. 21, 92YTribeca

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Walter Mosley at the Six-Word Story Show. from SMITHmag on Vimeo.

Our fourth Six-Word Story Show, “Oy! Only Six? Why Not More?”—Six Words on the Jewish Life, on September 21 at NYC’s 92YTribeca started with a tribute to Leonard Cohen and ended with a song from Godspell. In between what followed was an unforgettable evening of [...]

“I Pulled off the Perfect Proposal” —And More Six-Word Memoirs from 92YTribeca

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Our first event in the 2011 Six-Word Memoir Story Slam series was hot: 11 performers (including two with guitars), 150 people (including many of you who shared a Six-Word Memoir during the audience “slam” part), and an evening in which stories of teenage semen situations and breast cancer battles were [...]

February 14: “Married by Elvis: Divorced by Friday”: Six-Word Memoir Show & Story Slam

Monday, January 24th, 2011

“Silently suffered his facial hair experiments.”
“Husband won’t confirm Facebook status.”
“Arranged marriage now sounding pretty good.”
“Engaged in Jerusalem. Thank you, God.”
“My mother warned me about you.”
Whether you’re spending the evening with that special someone or taking a stand against romance, come out for a night of Six-Word Memoirs on Love and Heartbreak at the 92YTribeca [...]

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