First Fridays! In Collaboration with The Moth
Friday, June 5, 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us for a Bronx StorySLAM in collaboration with The Moth. Arrive by 7pm for the opportunity to put your name in The Moth “hat”.  Later, names are picked, and one by one, storytellers take the stage. Of the ten featured storytellers, one winner is chosen. Register early for this popular and well-attended event!


7:00pm Doors open
7:30pm Stories begin

The Moth is excited to be back for the 2nd Bronx StorySLAM! We have set aside a handful of complimentary tickets for Bronx residents. Please RSVP to if you are interested in this offer.

$8 General admission tickets are available here. Tickets may be available at the door, but the majority of tickets are available online. Seating is first come, first served.



The night's theme: AMAZED

Prepare a five minute story about the shock of the unexpected. Surprise parties, surprise visits and the gripping feeling of shocking developments. The moment Scrooge finally smiled at you. The day that Math finally made sense. The time you realized the that it takes as long to get there on the A train as the 2/3...




About The Moth

The Moth is an acclaimed not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide.Moth shows are renowned for the great range of human experience they showcase. Each show starts with a theme, and the storytellers explore it, often in unexpected ways. Since each story is true and every voice authentic, the shows dance between documentary and theater, creating a unique, intimate, and often enlightening experience for the audience.


The Moth StorySLAMs are open-mic storytelling competitions open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme. 







Public and Community Engagement Programs at The Bronx Museum of the Arts are made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Mertz Gilmore Foundation,  and The New York Community Trust. Beer has been donated by Bronx Brewery.


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