Jun
4
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor: Chemistry

CHEMISTRY: Prepare a five-minute story about the power of combinations. Complex reactions, sparks, explosions…magical solutions. Dynamic rapport and explosive interactions. Opposites that attract or pheromones that fizzle. Lessons in the lab of life. Transformation. Safety goggles ON. Cu There.


*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/chemistry-ann-arbor

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Jun
6
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Detroit: Chemistry

CHEMISTRY: Prepare a five-minute story about the power of combinations. Complex reactions, sparks, explosions…magical solutions. Dynamic rapport and explosive interactions. Opposites that attract or pheromones that fizzle. Lessons in the lab of life. Transformation. Safety goggles ON. Cu There.

*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/chemistry-detroit

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Jun
18
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor: Danger

DANGER: Prepare a five-minute story about peril. Shaky ground, dark alleys, dare devils and over-protective mothers. Flirting with married co-workers, driving without a seat belt, hiking alone. Stories of courage, stupidity and other hazards of being human.

*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/danger-ann-arbor

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May
21
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor: Worship

WORSHIP: Prepare a five minute story about coming to the altar. Waiting in line for the midnight release of the next book in the series or singing your heart out on a Sunday morning. Tell tales of seeing the light or giving it up in favor of something else. Feeling the glory of the end of a 10 mile run, becoming an adult at 13, or finally making it to the last level. Prayers, disillusions, and everything in between. All are welcome here.

*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/worship-ann-arbor

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May
7
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor: Flawed

FLAWED: Prepare a five-minute story about pitfalls. Imperfections....a glitch that changed your course either for the better or for the worse. Times that even Beyonce couldn't say "I woke up like this." Some say the flaws are what makes something beautiful.

*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/flawed-ann-arbor

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May
2
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Detroit: Mama Rules

MAMA RULES: Prepare a five-minute story involving a mother or mothering! Your womb of origin or the person who raised you. Mother love: making it all better or setting you straight. Maternal instincts and mother-powered superhuman acts. (Lifting a car, anyone?) Mama's boys, Mommy Dearest and Mr. Mom also welcome. Becoming a mother, finding a mother, or finally recognizing the wisdom of the one you got. (Please be sure that you bring a story about a mother, not an homage.)

*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/mama-rules-detroit

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Apr
16
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor: Burned

BURNED: Prepare a five-minute story about getting burned. Blistered by love, scalded by the powers that be, scorched by karma or just over-tanned. Tell us about the things that leave you smoldering. Sunscreen anyone?

*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/burned

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Apr
4
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Detroit: Bamboozled

Prepare a five-minute story about your greatest con, your Tom Sawyer moment, or the day gullibility got the best of you. That time when you managed to pull the wool over someone's eyes ... or that moment you became the mark. Hoodwinker or the hornswoggled. Scammer or the snookered. Did you get them all to paint the fence or unwittingly show up with your brushes?

*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/bamboozled-detroit

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Apr
2
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor: Blunders

BLUNDERS: Prepare a five-minute story about a time you goofed. Wax on about a gaffe, mistake, misstep or other oops. Recount a defining slip-up, blooper, or faux pas from your life and times. Recall saying the wrong thing at the wrong time, letting the cat out of the bag or other spectacularly bad decisions.

*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/blunders-ann-arbor

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Mar
19
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor: Rush

RUSH: Prepare a five-minute story about racing to destinations or racing your heart. The thrill of capitalizing on the last chance to submit your work, meet your love, or simply to save the day! Hurried projects that get sloppy due to deadlines, or writers block that is cured by the need for speed. How has your sprinting, rallying and blood pressure surging served you in the long run?

*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.

*It has been four years since we last raised SLAM ticket prices; we are doing so for 2019 in order to keep up with rising production costs.

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

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

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Mar
7
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Detroit: Blame

BLAME: Prepare a five-minute story about being left holding the bag. Taking the fall, feeling the heat. Your honor impugned, your good name sullied! Scolded, accused or rebuked! Share stories of pointing the finger, naming names, squealing. Getting over your guilt by passing along the blame or, confessing all. Mea Culpa, but the devil made me do it.

*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.

*It has been four years since we last raised SLAM ticket prices; we are doing so for 2019 in order to keep up with rising production costs.

Media Sponsor: WDET

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

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Mar
5
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor: Envy

ENVY: Prepare a five-minute story involving the undeservedly blessed who luxuriate in all you want. Or speak on your own jealousy-causing good fortune. Bring your tales of loathing someone just because they have more money than you, more followers on Insta, or a speedy metabolism. Are you one who lets the haters aggravate or motivate you? Let's hear about it!

*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.

*It has been four years since we last raised SLAM ticket prices; we are doing so for 2019 in order to keep up with rising production costs.

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

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

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Feb
19
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor: Flight

FLIGHT: Prepare a five-minute story about flying high or flying solo, running from confrontation or soaring straight for it like a kamikaze. Please remain seated with your seat belt fastened. It's a bird, it's a plane, it's 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.

*It has been four years since we last raised SLAM ticket prices; we are doing so for 2019 in order to keep up with rising production costs.

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

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

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Feb
7
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Detroit: Love Hurts

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things you love...or used to love. Love that "Hurts So Good" also welcome.

*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.

*It has been four years since we last raised SLAM ticket prices; we are doing so for 2019 in order to keep up with rising production costs.

Media Sponsor: WDET

Tickets: https://themoth.org/events/love-hurts-detroit-2

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Feb
5
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor: Delusions

DELUSIONS: Prepare a five minute story about wearing rose-colored glasses. Putting on blinders. We're gonna be famous. She's the one. No one saw that. Visions dancing in your head. Monsters under the bed. I can fly!

*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.

*It has been four years since we last raised SLAM ticket prices; we are doing so for 2019 in order to keep up with rising production costs.

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

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

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Jan
15
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor: Drive

DRIVE: Prepare a five-minute story about something that propelled you. Accelerating cars or burning desire, obsession, ambition or escape. Tell us about what keeps the gears spinning. Must. Get. To. Finish. Line...

*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.

*It has been four years since we last raised SLAM ticket prices; we are doing so for 2019 in order to keep up with rising production costs.

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

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

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Jan
8
7:30 PM19:30

The Moth Ann Arbor: Backwards

BACKWARDS: Prepare a five-minute story about regression. Going back in time. Rebounds and backslides. Tales of the vice versa, the inside out, and the topsy turvy. Revisit the scene of the crime. Press rewind.

*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.

*It has been four years since we last raised SLAM ticket prices; we are doing so for 2019 in order to keep up with rising production costs.

Media Sponsor: Michigan Radio.

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

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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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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
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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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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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
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
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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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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