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Moth StorySlam

May 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Greyline, 100 N. Ashley St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
Price: $15

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.

*Doors open at 6:30pm; Show starts at 7:30pm. 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.

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Moth StorySlam

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Greyline, 100 N. Ashley St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
Price: $15

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.

*Doors open at 6:30pm; Show starts at 7:30pm. 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.

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Camp Bacon Film Festival

May 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Greyline, 100 N. Ashley St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
Price: $45

Featuring Southern Foodways Alliance director John T. Edge
Nationally acclaimed author and contributor for the New York Times and director of the Southern Foodways Alliance, an organization dedicated to preserving and exploring the histories of the American South, we’re so excited to have him back at Camp Bacon for our 10 year anniversary!.

Spend an evening with John T. Edge. Enjoy great food from Zingerman’s Greyline including a build-your-own BLT bar and caramel-enrobed bacon popcorn. Then, experience great conversations about food. John T. will discuss the power of narrative and its effects through the lens of culture and food.

It’s going to be a great night—don’t miss out, tickets will go quick.

$15 dollars from each ticket will be donated to SFA to further their amazing work.

Doors and cash bar open at 6:00pm. Program begins at 6:30.

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Moth StorySlam

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Greyline, 100 N. Ashley St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
Price: $15

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.

*Doors open at 6:30pm; Show starts at 7:30pm. 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.

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826michigan Storymakers Dinner

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Greyline, 100 N. Ashley St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States

You’re invited to join 826michigan on June 6 as we celebrate our 10th annual Storymakers Dinner with featured author Cristina Henríquez. Recently declared a luminary of fiction, she is the author of The Book of Unknown Americans, which was a New York Times Notable Book of 2014 and one of Amazon’s 10 Best Books of the Year. She joins us to share perspectives on her heartfelt stories of family life, identity, and belonging.

 

Storymakers Dinner is a celebration that honors impactful writers and their stories, from nationally known novelists to emerging young authors in our community. Through this annual benefit celebration, 826michigan partners with Zingerman’s Community of Businesses to bring together a noted person of letters and more than one hundred friends committed to supporting the next generation of storymakers. We promise to provide outstanding food and drink alongside extraordinary stories.

 

Schedule of Events

6:00pm – Reception for VIP ticket holders with the Featured Author

7:00pm – Doors open for general admission

7:30pm – Opening remarks and dinner

8:00pm – Storymaker readings and student reflections

8:30pm – Future Storymakers paddle raise

9:00pm – closing remarks

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A Veggie Forward Dinner with Abra Berens

June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Greyline, 100 N. Ashley St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
Price: $85

A homecoming event for the ages! For one night only, Chef and Zingerman’s Deli alumna, Abra Berens will be back at her old stomping grounds for a dinner to celebrate her freshly-authored tome, Ruffage: A Practical Guide to Vegetables. Back together again in the kitchen, she’ll be joined by Deli Managing Partner Chef Rodger Bowser, for an evening to harken back to old-school Deli Days. We’re so excited to hear stories of her culinary journey and dine on dishes pulled straight from the cookbook, which just hit The New York Times’ 12 Best Cookbooks of Spring 2019! Don’t worry, omnivores, meat will be on the menu, too.

“Zingermans will always be home, in a lot of ways…this dinner is a representation of my food community on a plate.”

– Abra Berens

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  • Hand-picked Asparagus, Shiitake Mushroom and Gruyère Cheese Galette
  • Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Toasts
  • Fresh Radish and Smoked White Fish Bagna Cauda
  • Sugar Snap Pea Salad with Tarragon Vinaigrette and Vella Dry Jack Cheese
  • Cauliflower Purée and Seared Pork Cutlets
  • Mustard Braised Potatoes and Chicken Thighs
  • Roasted Carrots with Spicy Apricot Jam, Mint and Almonds
  • Panzanella Salad with Morel Mushrooms, Ramps, and Farm Bread
  • Zingerman’s Bakehouse 24 Carrot Cake with Toasted Walnuts

*Pre-order your copy of Abra’s Cookbook with the event ticket for a discount. Books will also be available for purchase at the event.

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Moth StorySlam

June 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Greyline, 100 N. Ashley St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
Price: $15

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.

*Doors open at 6:30pm; Show starts at 7:30pm. 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.

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Moth StorySlam

July 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Greyline, 100 N. Ashley St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
Price: $15

BACKFIRED:  Prepare a five-minute story about the best laid plans that… weren’t. From bungled diamond heists to busted dinner reservations, tell us about foolproof schemes gone bad, a cunning plot that went awry. Muffler malfunctions also welcome.

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

*Doors open at 6:30pm; Show starts at 7:30pm. 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.

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Moth StorySlam

July 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Greyline, 100 N. Ashley St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
Price: $15

BAGGAGE: Prepare a five-minute story about the things we carry. Personal belongings, long-held ideas, that ex who lingers years later. Suitcases, trunks, purses and pocketbooks. Whether in your hand or forever on your mind, traveling light or weighted down. Check it at the door or carry it on, whatever the case, we all have it.

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

*Doors open at 6:30pm; Show starts at 7:30pm.  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.

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Moth StorySlam

August 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Greyline, 100 N. Ashley St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
Price: $15

CAMP: Prepare a five-minute story about camp; the summer destination where you found friends, first loves, and maybe a bees nest or two. Roughing it out in the woods or pitching tents in your backyard. Whether it’s the territory or community, you’ll defend to the death, or the unbridled joy of kitsch and pomp, we want to hear what camp, or your camp, means to you.

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

*Doors open at 6:30pm; Show starts at 7:30pm.  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.

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