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First Person Arts - COVID Stories: "Just...

First Person Arts - COVID Stories: "Just Breath"As we watch spring erupt around us and hear birds chirping, in some cases, for the first time in years. As the streets are quieted from the steady thrum of car and pedestrian traffic, one's mind is freed to ponder other things. This week's stories are about how the pandemic has impacted careers. It has allowed some people to refocus and others to use their talents at home. People all over the world are experiencing an unprecedented health crisis - a viral pandemic that is isolating people and communities in a world that already felt divided. It can be daunting but you don’t have to be alone.

Teresa - "Ex Files" First Person Arts...

Teresa - "Ex Files" First Person Arts StorySlam (Early Show)Underground Arts, Philadelphia, PA February 14, 2020 Theme: Ex Files Music by Subglo. Animation by Tanesha Ford. What’s a StorySlam? A StorySlam is more than a storytelling competition. It’s an invitation to share five minutes of your life in a room full of people who appreciate a well-told tale. Audience storytellers take to the stage with real life stories on the theme of the night. Winners get $100 prize and the chance to complete in the season finale Grand Slam. Got five minutes? Come and lend an ear, or share an experience. For more information and a complete StorySlam schedule visit firstpersonarts.org.

Steve - "Ex Files" First Person Arts...

Steve - "Ex Files" First Person Arts StorySlam (Late Show)Underground Arts, Philadelphia, PA February 14, 2020 Theme: Ex Files Music by Subglo. Animation by Tanesha Ford. What’s a StorySlam? A StorySlam is more than a storytelling competition. It’s an invitation to share five minutes of your life in a room full of people who appreciate a well-told tale. Audience storytellers take to the stage with real life stories on the theme of the night. Winners get $100 prize and the chance to complete in the season finale Grand Slam. Got five minutes? Come and lend an ear, or share an experience. For more information and a complete StorySlam schedule visit firstpersonarts.org.

Steve - "Ex Files" First Person Arts...

Steve - "Ex Files" First Person Arts StorySlam (Early Show)Underground Arts, Philadelphia, PA February 14, 2020 Theme: Ex Files Music by Subglo. Animation by Tanesha Ford. What’s a StorySlam? A StorySlam is more than a storytelling competition. It’s an invitation to share five minutes of your life in a room full of people who appreciate a well-told tale. Audience storytellers take to the stage with real life stories on the theme of the night. Winners get $100 prize and the chance to complete in the season finale Grand Slam. Got five minutes? Come and lend an ear, or share an experience. For more information and a complete StorySlam schedule visit firstpersonarts.org.

Nicole - "Ex Files" First Person Arts...

Nicole - "Ex Files" First Person Arts StorySlam (Late Show)Underground Arts, Philadelphia, PA February 14, 2020 Theme: Ex Files Music by Subglo. Animation by Tanesha Ford. What’s a StorySlam? A StorySlam is more than a storytelling competition. It’s an invitation to share five minutes of your life in a room full of people who appreciate a well-told tale. Audience storytellers take to the stage with real life stories on the theme of the night. Winners get $100 prize and the chance to complete in the season finale Grand Slam. Got five minutes? Come and lend an ear, or share an experience. For more information and a complete StorySlam schedule visit firstpersonarts.org.

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