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Jill - “Ex Files” First Person Arts StorySlam

Jill - “Ex Files” First Person Arts StorySlamIs it better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all? We put that theory to the test as storytellers chart a course through their toughest breakups, romantic disasters, and tales of love gone sour. Whether you come with a story, or an ear to hear one, join us for the wildly popular StorySlam: 11th Annual Ex-Files. For the month of February, we are releasing a new installment of our subseries #US - Five People. One Moment: Love in the Heart of the City.  For five days, starting on the 15th of February, hear how five African Americans in Philadelphia express their love.  Love of family, community, and self.  Be sure to like and subscribe to #US - Unique and Shared Experiences wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. Enjoy last month’s Virtual StorySlam: Return to Senderhttps://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyueoHsA8y5XU9I9RA4SQkD5M-7VFBuNe Subscribe to First Person Arts YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/SubscribetoFPA Share your COVID Story: https://www.firstpersonarts.org/Stories/COVID-Stories   First Person Arts ON SOCIAL First Person Arts Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/firstpersonarts First Person Arts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FirstPersonPhilly/ First Person Arts Twitter: https://twitter.com/FirstPersonArts   Subscribe to our Email List Like First Person Arts: https://www.firstpersonarts.org/signup  #StoryPrompts  #Storytelling  #FirstPersonArts

Winner, John - “Ex Files” First Person...

Winner, John - “Ex Files” First Person Arts StorySlamIs it better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all? We put that theory to the test as storytellers chart a course through their toughest breakups, romantic disasters, and tales of love gone sour. Whether you come with a story, or an ear to hear one, join us for the wildly popular StorySlam: 11th Annual Ex-Files. For the month of February, we are releasing a new installment of our subseries #US - Five People. One Moment: Love in the Heart of the City.  For five days, starting on the 15th of February, hear how five African Americans in Philadelphia express their love.  Love of family, community, and self.  Be sure to like and subscribe to #US - Unique and Shared Experiences wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. Enjoy last month’s Virtual StorySlam: Return to Senderhttps://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyueoHsA8y5XU9I9RA4SQkD5M-7VFBuNe Subscribe to First Person Arts YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/SubscribetoFPA Share your COVID Story: https://www.firstpersonarts.org/Stories/COVID-Stories   First Person Arts ON SOCIAL First Person Arts Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/firstpersonarts First Person Arts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FirstPersonPhilly/ First Person Arts Twitter: https://twitter.com/FirstPersonArts   Subscribe to our Email List Like First Person Arts: https://www.firstpersonarts.org/signup  #StoryPrompts  #Storytelling  #FirstPersonArts

Kat - “Ex Files” First Person Arts StorySlam

Kat - “Ex Files” First Person Arts StorySlamIs it better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all? We put that theory to the test as storytellers chart a course through their toughest breakups, romantic disasters, and tales of love gone sour. Whether you come with a story, or an ear to hear one, join us for the wildly popular StorySlam: 11th Annual Ex-Files. For the month of February, we are releasing a new installment of our subseries #US - Five People. One Moment: Love in the Heart of the City.  For five days, starting on the 15th of February, hear how five African Americans in Philadelphia express their love.  Love of family, community, and self.  Be sure to like and subscribe to #US - Unique and Shared Experiences wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. Enjoy last month’s Virtual StorySlam: Return to Senderhttps://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyueoHsA8y5XU9I9RA4SQkD5M-7VFBuNe Subscribe to First Person Arts YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/SubscribetoFPA Share your COVID Story: https://www.firstpersonarts.org/Stories/COVID-Stories   First Person Arts ON SOCIAL First Person Arts Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/firstpersonarts First Person Arts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FirstPersonPhilly/ First Person Arts Twitter: https://twitter.com/FirstPersonArts   Subscribe to our Email List Like First Person Arts: https://www.firstpersonarts.org/signup  #StoryPrompts  #Storytelling  #FirstPersonArts

BEyond Expectations: Engaging Males Of...

BEyond Expectations: Engaging Males Of Color, Beyond Numbness and AngerBeyond Numbness and Anger These feelings are shared by so many people today. How do you move past them? How do WE move past them? With courage, laughter, and a little help. Join us for this rare, authentic moment when four males of color: Comedians @Ali Siddiq and Che Guerrero, Dr. Neil Bardhan, and Activist Edwin Desamour talk about the true experiences that lead to these and other feelings. In conversation with co-hosts Dr. Jean Wright and Gabriel Bryant, they discuss ways to move past numbness and anger toward wellness. The event was sponsored by The City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health & Intellectual disAbility Services' Engaging Males of Color (EMOC) initiative in collaboration with First Person Arts.

Winner, Valeria - “Return to Sender”...

Winner, Valeria - “Return to Sender” First Person Arts StorySlamSome things in life end up back where they started. What we put out there has a way of coming back. Whether it’s unrequited emotions or actions. We all react differently to getting back what we gave, and those are the stories that shape who we are. Whether you come with a story, or an ear to hear one, let’s put it out there and see what we get back in Return to Sender. In the meantime, take a stroll down memory lane and watch the top storytellers from our Winner’s playlist on our Youtube channel. Please subscribe and click notifications so you won’t miss any of our great videos. Enjoy last month’s Virtual StorySlam: Now What: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fn5LU7JkePs&list=PLyueoHsA8y5WdutshfLaY0ZT6AF8b653a Subscribe to First Person Arts YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/SubscribetoFPA Share your COVID Story: https://www.firstpersonarts.org/Stories/COVID-Stories First Person Arts ON SOCIAL First Person Arts Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/firstpersonarts First Person Arts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FirstPersonPhilly/ First Person Arts Twitter: https://twitter.com/FirstPersonArts Subscribe to our Email List Like First Person Arts: https://www.firstpersonarts.org/signup #StoryPrompts #Storytelling #FirstPersonArts

Nancy - “Return to Sender” First Person...

Nancy - “Return to Sender” First Person Arts StorySlamSome things in life end up back where they started. What we put out there has a way of coming back. Whether it’s unrequited emotions or actions. We all react differently to getting back what we gave, and those are the stories that shape who we are. Whether you come with a story, or an ear to hear one, let’s put it out there and see what we get back in Return to Sender. In the meantime, take a stroll down memory lane and watch the top storytellers from our Winner’s playlist on our Youtube channel. Please subscribe and click notifications so you won’t miss any of our great videos. Enjoy last month’s Virtual StorySlam: Now What: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fn5LU7JkePs&list=PLyueoHsA8y5WdutshfLaY0ZT6AF8b653a Subscribe to First Person Arts YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/SubscribetoFPA Share your COVID Story: https://www.firstpersonarts.org/Stories/COVID-Stories First Person Arts ON SOCIAL First Person Arts Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/firstpersonarts First Person Arts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FirstPersonPhilly/ First Person Arts Twitter: https://twitter.com/FirstPersonArts Subscribe to our Email List Like First Person Arts: https://www.firstpersonarts.org/signup #StoryPrompts #Storytelling #FirstPersonArts

Jill - “Return to Sender” First Person...

Jill - “Return to Sender” First Person Arts StorySlamSome things in life end up back where they started. What we put out there has a way of coming back. Whether it’s unrequited emotions or actions. We all react differently to getting back what we gave, and those are the stories that shape who we are. Whether you come with a story, or an ear to hear one, let’s put it out there and see what we get back in Return to Sender. In the meantime, take a stroll down memory lane and watch the top storytellers from our Winner’s playlist on our Youtube channel. Please subscribe and click notifications so you won’t miss any of our great videos. Enjoy last month’s Virtual StorySlam: Now What: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fn5LU7JkePs&list=PLyueoHsA8y5WdutshfLaY0ZT6AF8b653a Subscribe to First Person Arts YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/SubscribetoFPA Share your COVID Story: https://www.firstpersonarts.org/Stories/COVID-Stories First Person Arts ON SOCIAL First Person Arts Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/firstpersonarts First Person Arts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FirstPersonPhilly/ First Person Arts Twitter: https://twitter.com/FirstPersonArts Subscribe to our Email List Like First Person Arts: https://www.firstpersonarts.org/signup #StoryPrompts #Storytelling #FirstPersonArts

Gabby - “Return to Sender” First Person...

Gabby - “Return to Sender” First Person Arts StorySlamSome things in life end up back where they started. What we put out there has a way of coming back. Whether it’s unrequited emotions or actions. We all react differently to getting back what we gave, and those are the stories that shape who we are. Whether you come with a story, or an ear to hear one, let’s put it out there and see what we get back in Return to Sender. In the meantime, take a stroll down memory lane and watch the top storytellers from our Winner’s playlist on our Youtube channel. Please subscribe and click notifications so you won’t miss any of our great videos. Enjoy last month’s Virtual StorySlam: Now What: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fn5LU7JkePs&list=PLyueoHsA8y5WdutshfLaY0ZT6AF8b653a Subscribe to First Person Arts YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/SubscribetoFPA Share your COVID Story: https://www.firstpersonarts.org/Stories/COVID-Stories First Person Arts ON SOCIAL First Person Arts Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/firstpersonarts First Person Arts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FirstPersonPhilly/ First Person Arts Twitter: https://twitter.com/FirstPersonArts Subscribe to our Email List Like First Person Arts: https://www.firstpersonarts.org/signup #StoryPrompts #Storytelling #FirstPersonArts

Chris, Host - “Return to Sender” First...

Chris, Host - “Return to Sender” First Person Arts StorySlamSome things in life end up back where they started. What we put out there has a way of coming back. Whether it’s unrequited emotions or actions. We all react differently to getting back what we gave, and those are the stories that shape who we are. Whether you come with a story, or an ear to hear one, let’s put it out there and see what we get back in Return to Sender. In the meantime, take a stroll down memory lane and watch the top storytellers from our Winner’s playlist on our Youtube channel. Please subscribe and click notifications so you won’t miss any of our great videos. Enjoy last month’s Virtual StorySlam: Now What: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fn5LU7JkePs&list=PLyueoHsA8y5WdutshfLaY0ZT6AF8b653a Subscribe to First Person Arts YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/SubscribetoFPA Share your COVID Story: https://www.firstpersonarts.org/Stories/COVID-Stories First Person Arts ON SOCIAL First Person Arts Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/firstpersonarts First Person Arts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FirstPersonPhilly/ First Person Arts Twitter: https://twitter.com/FirstPersonArts Subscribe to our Email List Like First Person Arts: https://www.firstpersonarts.org/signup #StoryPrompts #Storytelling #FirstPersonArts

Brandon, Audience Favorite - “Return to...

Brandon, Audience Favorite - “Return to Sender” First Person Arts StorySlamSome things in life end up back where they started. What we put out there has a way of coming back. Whether it’s unrequited emotions or actions. We all react differently to getting back what we gave, and those are the stories that shape who we are. Whether you come with a story, or an ear to hear one, let’s put it out there and see what we get back in Return to Sender. In the meantime, take a stroll down memory lane and watch the top storytellers from our Winner’s playlist on our Youtube channel. Please subscribe and click notifications so you won’t miss any of our great videos. Enjoy last month’s Virtual StorySlam: Now What: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fn5LU7JkePs&list=PLyueoHsA8y5WdutshfLaY0ZT6AF8b653a Subscribe to First Person Arts YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/SubscribetoFPA Share your COVID Story: https://www.firstpersonarts.org/Stories/COVID-Stories First Person Arts ON SOCIAL First Person Arts Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/firstpersonarts First Person Arts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FirstPersonPhilly/ First Person Arts Twitter: https://twitter.com/FirstPersonArts Subscribe to our Email List Like First Person Arts: https://www.firstpersonarts.org/signup #StoryPrompts #Storytelling #FirstPersonArts

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