Nov
1
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Detroit StorySLAM: Beginnings

BEGINNINGS: Prepare a five-minute story about a beginning. Dawn, step one, day one, birth or re-birth. Initiations and inaugurations. Tabula rasa. A new leaf, a new loft, a puppy, a job, parole. New car smell. A makeover so magical your own mama don't know you! Quantum hops, burning and building bridges, cleaning house, pulling up roots or a fresh coat of paint. Your nouveau reach. A blank sheet of paper...

*All tickets become available one week before the show 3pm ET.

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Media Sponsor: WDET

Tickets: https://themoth.org/events/beginnings-detroit

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Nov
6
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth StorySLAM: Distance

DISTANCE: Prepare a five-minute story about being near or far, the measure between places, people, hearts and minds. Emotionally unavailable, physically separated, long shots, and the distance that heals all wounds. Step away from the car. Snuggle up a little closer. Can you give me some room?

*Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 3pm ET. 

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

Tickets: https://themoth.org/events/distance-ann-arbor-1

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Nov
20
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor StorySLAM: Fear

FEAR: Prepare a five-minute story about fright. From butterflies to terror, reveal what makes you panic, shake or cry out for your mommy. Monsters, haircuts, your bank statements or rabid dogs. Aging, falling, flying, dentists or spiders. Doorknobs, elevators or attics. Tell us of your attempts to avoid your scary thing, or how you stared it down and lived to tell the tale.

*Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 3pm ET. 

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

Tickets: https://themoth.org/events/fear-ann-arbor

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Nov
28
8:00 PM20:00

The Moth Ann Arbor GrandSLAM

*All tickets become available at least four weeks before the show, at 3pm ET.

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

Tickets: https://themoth.org/events/grandslam-championship-ann-arbor-5

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Dec
4
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor StorySLAM: Roads

ROADS.

*Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 3pm ET. 

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

Tickets: https://themoth.org/events/roads-ann-arbor

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Dec
6
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Detroit StorySLAM: Instincts

INSTINCTS: Prepare a five-minute tale involving your animal instincts. Tell us about your intuition or sixth sense, a premonition or other intangible instruction from your deep down insides. Spidey sense, bar room brawls, or the hunch that leads you to a great sublet or away from a traffic jam.

*All tickets become available one week before the show 3pm ET.

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Media Sponsor: WDET

Tickets: https://themoth.org/events/instincts-detroit

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Dec
18
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor StorySLAM: Joy

JOY: Prepare a five-minute story about an experience that brought you utter delight, or a time you were able to provide it for somebody else. Glee, euphoria, eureka...a random act of kindness, a brand new car with a ribbon on it or a compassionate ear and a hot cup of soup for a hungry soul…things that make you bellow, ala Jimi Hendrix, "You make my heart sing!"

*Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 3pm ET. 

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

Tickets: https://themoth.org/events/joy-ann-arbor

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Oct
16
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor StorySLAM: Disguises

DISGUISES: Prepare a five-minute story about your undercover self, about obscuring the real you- with a fake mustache, a nurse's uniform, a cloak, a girdle or a giant hotdog costume. Mental disguises, like the Ph.D. you earned to appease your mother; or the "sensitive guy" persona you put on to get with the ladies. Undercover cops and chameleons. Pranks and mistaken identities. Wolves gussied up like lambs and lambs tarting-it-up to pass as mutton. The Trojan Horse, The Mighty Oz and now you!

*Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 3pm ET. 

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

Tickets: https://themoth.org/events/disguises-ann-arbor

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Oct
4
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Detroit StorySLAM: Dues

DUES: Prepare a five-minute story about DUES. The long hours, the horrible conditions, the leg work, low wages and abuse that earns you the golden ticket. Paying dues at work, school or in romance.

*All tickets become available one week before the show 3pm ET.

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Media Sponsor: WDET

Tickets: https://themoth.org/events/dues-detroit

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Oct
2
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor StorySLAM: Scandal

SCANDAL: Prepare a five-minute story about raising eyebrows. The naughty, the disgraced, the dishonored and the people who love them. Gossip, dirt, the skinny and all the gory details shared over midday tea. Oh the shame, the indignity, the outrage! The tabloid of your life hot off the press.

*Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 3pm ET. 

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

Tickets: https://themoth.org/events/scandal-ann-arbor-1

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Sep
29
10:00 AM10:00

Ann Arbor Out of the Darkness Walk

Event Details

Walk Date: 09/29/2018
Walk Location: West Park - Ann Arbor, MI
Check-in/Registration Time: 09/29/2018 at 10:00 am
Walk Begins: 11:30 am
Walk Ends: 1:30 pm

For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Patricia Wheeler 
Contact Phone: 347-423-8874 
Contact Email: a2losssurvivors@gmail.com

Online registration closes at noon (local time) the Friday before the walk. However, anyone who would like to participate can register in person at the walk from the time check-in begins until the walk starts. Registration is free and open to the public. Walk donations are accepted until December 31st.

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

Thanks to Walkers and Donors like you, AFSP has been able to set a goal to reduce the annual suicide rate 20% by 2025.

Register or Donate: afsp.org/annarbor

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Sep
26
8:00 PM20:00

The Moth Ann Arbor GrandSLAM: Growing Pains

The Moth presents the GrandSLAM, a battle of wits and words - fierce, hilarious, heartbreaking and all points between. Listen as ten StorySLAM champs tell tales about the ouches of development. Hurdles of the heart as you ripen. Fighting your way through hell or just making it through freshman orientation. You can only rise from the ashes if you make it through the fire.

The Moth is dedicated to finding intriguing people to tell inspired stories. At The Moth StorySLAM, those people find us. On this night, using words as weapons, they compete to determine The Moth's Ann Arbor GrandSLAM Story Champion.


Host: Amir Baghdadchi
Musician: Natalie Frakes
Director: Larry Rosen
Producer: Patricia Wheeler

Tickets: https://themoth.org/events/grandslam-championship-ann-arbor-4

 

 

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Sep
18
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor StorySLAM: Extra Mile

EXTRA MILE: Prepare a five-minute story about going the distance…and THEN SOME. Over-achieving and over-stepping your bounds. Blazing an ambitious trail, or flying too close to the sun. These feet are made for walkin'. Comfortable footwear advised.

*Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 3pm ET. 

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

Tickets: https://themoth.org/events/extra-mile-ann-arbor

 

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Sep
6
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Detroit StorySLAM: Education

Prepare a five-minute story about knowledge. Gleaned from teachers or the streets, lessons learned. From the Ivy League to hard knocks, beauty school to a hospital residency. Hot for teacher, pencils down, wax on, wax off.

*All tickets become available one week before the show 3pm ET.

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Media Sponsor: WDET

Tickets: https://themoth.org/events/education-detroit-1

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Sep
4
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor StorySLAM: Rivals

RIVALS: Prepare a five-minute story about your nemesis: the Backstreet Boy to your N'Sync, the Killmonger to your T'Challa, the Paris to your Nicole. Yankees to Red Sox, cats to dogs, Coke to Pepsi. Tell of enemies, "frenemies", rivals and foes.

*Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 3pm ET. 

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

Tickets: https://themoth.org/events/rivals-ann-arbor-1

 

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Jun
8
7:30 PM19:30

SPECIAL EVENT: The Moth Flint StorySLAM: Gatherings

GATHERINGS: Prepare a five-minute story about collections of people. Reunions, meet-ups, rallies and glee clubs. From a seance to spelling bees, simpatico and non-simpatico people brought together for debate, celebration, battles, bliss or beyond. Births, weddings, funerals. speed dating, stamp collecting and soul searching. We are gathered here...

Tickets: https://themoth.org/events/gatherings-flint

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Jun
7
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth MainStage Flint

After past sold out performances in Detroit, Ann Arbor, East Lansing, Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo, The Moth Mainstage comes to Flint for the very first time.  
Enjoy this show at the newly renovated Capitol Theatre, featuring a line-up of writers, performers, and other unique national and Michigan storytellers, each with a ten-minute story to tell live without notes. 

Each Moth Mainstage show features simple, old-fashioned storytelling by a select group of national and regional storytellers. 
You never know how the stories might unfold ...some are dramatic, funny, or suspenseful...and, perhaps, all these things and more.

Tickets: http://tickets.thewhiting.com/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=7808

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Jun
5
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Detroit StorySLAM: Technology

TECHNOLOGY: Prepare a five-minute story about the gadgetry and infrastructure that propels your life. Search engines and smart phones. Software, hard drives, spaceships and at-home robots. Universal access and online privacy. The Luddite's lament while the futurists rejoice!

*All tickets become available one week before the show 3pm ET.

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Media Sponsor: WDET

Event Sponsor: Mozilla

Additional Information About the Venue

This venue is 18+ unless accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Tickets: https://themoth.org/events/technology-detroit

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May
29
to May 30

The Moth Ann Arbor StorySLAM: Impostor

IMPOSTOR: Prepare a five-minute story about the masks we wear. Disguising the true person with a fake mustache or phony Ph.D.  Fabricated credentials or a cloak and girdle! The banjo-strumming, sensitive-guy persona you put on to get with the ladies.  Undercover cops and chameleons.  Pranks and parent-traps. Wolves gussied up like lambs and lambs dressed up to pass as mutton. The Trojan Horse, The Mighty Oz and now you!

*Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 3pm ET. 

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

Tickets: https://themoth.org/events/impostor-ann-arbor

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Dec
19
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor Storyslam: Rules

RULES: Prepare a five-minute story about a rule. School, religion, moral codes, your mama, the law! The Golden Rule (do unto others) and parking rules. Sex on the third date? White shoes in winter? Three strikes and you're out. The strictly prohibited and the mildly discouraged. Stories about principles, policies, regulations and conventions.

*Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 3pm ET. 

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

 

tickets: https://themoth.org/events/rules-ann-arbor

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Dec
7
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Detroit StorySLAM: Obsessions

OBSESSIONS: Prepare a five-minute story about not being able to let it go. Exes with unfinished business, binge-worthy Netflix shows, seductive practices that have moved from the anchor of your day to the master of your mind.

*Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 3pm ET.

Venue: Marble Bar

1501 Holden Street

tickets: https://themoth.org/events/obsessions-detroit

 

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Dec
5
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor StorySLAM: Dirt

DIRT: Prepare a five-minute story about dirt. Squalor, smut, filth, muck and mire! Dig it, dish it, spread it, hose it off. Dirt cheap, dirt poor, treated like dirt. Listen as gardeners and gossips share dirty tidbits and all the filthy details. Talk Dirty to Us.

*Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 3pm ET. 

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

tickets: https://themoth.org/events/dirt-ann-arbor

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Nov
21
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor StorySLAM: Revelations

REVELATIONS: Prepare a five-minute story involving a personal eureka. "A-ha" moments, sudden focus, answers found, secrets disclosed. Seeing the light, finding the culprit, solving the mystery or stumbling upon the truth.

*Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 3pm ET. 

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Venue: Zingerman's Greyline

100 N. Ashley St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104

tickets: https://themoth.org/events/revelations-ann-arbor

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Nov
11
9:00 PM21:00

Risk! Live

DOORS OPEN AT 8PM & THE SHOW STARTS AT 9PM

RISK! is a live show and podcast where people tell true stories they never thought they'd dare to share. Founded in 2009 by Kevin Allison of MTV's legendary sketch comedy show, The State, RISK! has been downloaded tens of millions of times and has featured incredible true stories from Sarah Silverman, Kevin Nealon, Dan Savage, Margaret Cho, Andy Dick, Michael Ian Black, and regular folks from around the world. Slate calls RISK! "jaw-dropping, hilarious and just plain touching." RISK! also puts on live shows for sold out crowds internationally. Learn more at www.RISK-show.com.

The Magic Bag

22920 Woodward AvenueFerndale, MI 48220

$15.00

Ages 18+

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Nov
7
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor StorySLAM: PROMISES

PROMISES: Prepare a five-minute story about pledges. Wedding vows and pinky swears. Secret pacts.  Promises you make to your friends, your parents, your kids or yourself. The oaths you work hard to honor and the empty ones you knew you’d never be able to keep. The Hippocratic Oath or just, “I won’t tell a soul.” You have my word.

*Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 3pm ET. 

*Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the show. Admission is not guaranteed for late arrivals. All sales final.

Venue: Zingerman's Greyline

100 N. Ashley St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104

tickets: https://themoth.org/events/promises-ann-arbor

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Nov
4
1:15 PM13:15

Story Hour at Lamp Light Music Festival

Lamp Light Music Festival is a house show event that takes place in the eastown area of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Throughout the year a small collective of creative minds meet to cultivate and organize a footing for the festival. A team of volunteers is put together to help facilitate the basic operation of it all. To make it financially viable for the attendees we receive contributions from local partners, and with the help from grants and partnerships, we are able to provide the artists with compensation by giving back 100% of the ticket sales.

Story Hour is from 1:15-2:15pm, Saturday, November 4.

tickets and info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lamp-light-music-festival-2017-tickets-36766528677

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Nov
2
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Detroit StorySLAM: Control

Control towers and control top pantyhose. It's all about holding it together. Prepare a five-minute story about your valiant efforts to keep the equilibrium. Or your maniacal plans as puppetmaster to bend others to your will. A surgeon's precision, a nursery school teacher's iron will, being the boss of yourself or others. Has anyone seen the remote?

*Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 3pm ET.

https://themoth.org/events/control-detroit

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

 

Additional Information About the Venue

This venue is 18+ unless accompanied by a parent/guardian.

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Oct
17
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor StorySLAM: Discovery

DISCOVERY: Prepare a five-minute story about unearthing truth. Moments of eureka in a cave or in therapy, through careful analysis or dumb luck. Learning something brand new or finding something you probably should have recognized all along.

*Tickets for this event are available one week before the show, at 3pm ET.

https://themoth.org/events/discovery-ann-arbor

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

This venue is 21+

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