Virtual StorySlam: Now, What?

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

What better time than the end of the year to sit back and ask ourselves, “Now what?” At some point, we all find ourselves at a crossroads or an impasse with no directions to guide us, and everyone has a story about whether they found...


Virtual GrandSlam: Not Today!

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Our November GrandSlam may not be during our annual First Person Arts Festival but the best storytellers of the last six months will still come together and battle it out for the title of “Best Storyteller in Philadelphia”. Winners...


#US Podcast Launch Party

Friday, October 9, 2020

Celebrate the launch of our brand new podcast with a party on October 9th! This is a free event. Coming October 2020, First Person Arts returns with #US a new storytelling podcast that broadcasts Unique and Shared experiences that connect us with...


Virtual StorySlam: Echos

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

It’s high summer and we are at the back end of 2020. This year has been powerful in many ways. For some, the carefree days of old echo in their memory and for others, current events are echoing so loudly in their hearts and minds that they...


Virtual StorySlam: Cool Down

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

We all may be having a different summer than we are used to and there is a lot going on to get us heated up. We all have different ways of cooling down. Whether you are heated up by the sun or by someone or something, how do you cool down? But...


StorySlam: Roots

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Thank you for your continued support of First Person Arts.   We are striving to continue to bring you opportunities to share and experience true, personal stories from folks like you from across the region. We are not able to provide...


StorySlam: Ex-Files

6:30 PM SOLD OUT | 9:30 PM ONLY Show 21+

Friday, February 14, 2020

The 10th Annual Ex-Files is our biggest StorySlam of the Year!   Bring your friends, your main squeeze, your ex, or just come by yourself to laugh and cry at true stories of loves lost and found. Shakespeare wrote, "Love looks not...


StorySlam: The Next Day

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

It’s the year 2020 and as we start a new year and new decade resolutions abound.  This month for our StorySlam, we want to know what your Next Day looks like. The Next Day after a great triumph or defeat.  What’s next for...