2014 West Chester Grand Slam Set For November 11th

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Our 2014 GRAND SLAM, celebrating the culmination of our fifth season, will be held at the Chester County Historical Society on Tuesday, November 11th at 8 p.m. Tickets are available now. To order your tickets, click HERE. The GRAND SLAM features the winning storytellers of the regular season as they go head-to-head for the title … Continue reading

Luanne Sims wins the “Courage” Story Slam

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Luanne Sims won our final regular season Story Slam of the year, earning the final slot in our upcoming GRAND SLAM. Luanne was one of the co-winners of the 2013 GRAND SLAM, so she will be defending the title. Luanne’s winning story is posted below! The theme of Courage brought out many stories – some … Continue reading

Our October “Courage” Story Slam is Sold Out!

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Our final regular season Story Slam will be held on Tuesday, October 14th and the theme is “Courage!” UPDATED: September 25th – The October Story Slam is SOLD OUT. Thank You. We have tickets for Delco Story Slam. Learn more by clicking HERE. We’re looking for stories of courage during rough times – courage to … Continue reading

Jeff Hazelwood wins the “Scars” Story Slam

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Jeff Hazelwood won the “Scars” Story Slam with his tale of accidentally igniting an Italian man’s shirt on fire with a lit cigarette! Jeff won the coveted West Chester Story Slam coffee mug and a slot in our November Grand Slam. The range of stories tonight provided a rich experience for the sold out crowd. … Continue reading

West Chester Center Stage: “Faith” Debuts September 13th

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West Chester Story Slam Presents Center Stage, an occasional series of storytelling events focused on important themes and issues. Center Stage is a night of stories selected and arranged for the audience. Think of it as a curated anthology of nonfiction told live on stage, right here in the borough. Our first Center Stage event … Continue reading

Jill Salkin wins the “Small World” Story Slam!

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After a full night of wild stories, Jill Salkin edged her way to a win with her tale of an arduous hike up Mt. Washington. She won the coveted West Chester Story Slam coffee mug and a spot in November’s Grand Slam. Scroll down to watch her story. We heard some amazing stories that spanned … Continue reading

August 12th Slam Sold Out, Center Stage Launches in September

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UPDATED: August 12, Noon – Seats and Standing Room Only tickets for the August Story Slam have sold out. Thank you. Tickets for West Chester Center Stage: Faith are available now and you can learn more here. Tickets for the September Story Slam will go on sale Wednesday, August 13th. UPDATED: July 29, 5 pm … Continue reading

Lights Out! Chris Rich Wins July Story Slam!

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Just as we were starting our “Promises” Story Slam on Tuesday, July 8th, a storm swept through the borough and electricity was lost inside Side Bar. When emcee Mikey Gleason wondered aloud in the darkness if we should start the show, the packed house started chanting, “Stories! Stories! Stories!” The show must go on! The … Continue reading

Our “Promises” Story Slam, Tuesday, July 8th, has Sold Out

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Updated on July 2nd: Seats for our July 8th Story Slam have sold out. Thank you. Updated on July 5th: Our Standing Room only tickets have now sold out. Thank you. Tickets for the August Story Slam will go on sale Wednesday, July 9. Our next Story Slam, being held on Tuesday, July 8th, promises … Continue reading

Terry Heyman wins our “Home Sweet Home” Story Slam!

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Congratulations to Terry Heyman for winning our June “Home Sweet Home” Story Slam! Terry told the story of preparing to celebrate a final Christmas with her mother-in-law. It was a humorous and touching story. The range of stories were heard tonight was astonishing. We heard about trashing a rental unit in Hawaii and shooting rap … Continue reading

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