Saturday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating.
Kevin Boggs & Anne Driscoll: StorySLAM Favorites
A college kid from a small town in Tennessee has a chance to see the world and a teacher working to exonerate wrongly-convicted criminals is the victim of an attempted mugging. Kevin Boggs’ story comes to us courtesy of SpeakeasyDC.
David Crabb & Jia H. Jung: StorySLAM Favorites
David Crabb finds a video tape that his dad accidentally left in his video camera and Jia H. Jung tries to figure out what to do with her father’s ashes.
The Moth Radio Hour: Mother, Mommy, Mama, Mom
Molly Ringwald finds herself in the principal’s office with her daughter, a young man navigates life with his single mom, a boy who loves Barbies is terrified at the thought of playing tackle football, and a daughter contemplates how to face her mother’s death with grace.
The Moth Radio Hour: Crime and Forgiveness
A retired pickpocket remembers when he first enrolled in pickpocketing school, a young woman recounts the difficulty of being a Mormon in New York City, and the victim of a random stabbing faces his attacker in court.
The Moth Radio Hour: Parties, Plans, and Police
A son plans the party of a lifetime for his mother, a cancer patient seeks out the men who have shaped his identity, and a little boy visits his Lieutenant father at the police station.