Our September 17th Story Slam is “Heaven!”

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You’ll be in the clouds at the September 17th Story Slam, because our theme is “Heaven!” After taking the month of August off, we are back with a theme that refers to all things awesome. What kind of stories fit under the theme of “Heaven?” We’re looking for stories about  all things heavenly, or experiences … Continue reading

Center Stage: Faith debuts September 13th


Delco Story Slam is taking August off! We return to Burlap and Bean in on Wednesday, September 17th with the theme of HEAVEN. Tickets available here. We’re excited to debut a new Storytelling night. West Chester Center Stage will be an occasional series featuring real people telling personal stories tied to an important theme. Our … Continue reading

Our “It’s My Job” Story Slam Ends in a Tie!

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Donna McCole and Pat Winter both told winning stories at the July “It’s My Job” Story Slam. Donna told a story of seeing how an actual “sex chat line” operations works firsthand. Pat recalled a night of drinking with her cousins where she assumed the responsibility of guarding her young relatives from some leering men … Continue reading

Our July 16th Story Slam is themed “It’s My Job!”

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OUR JULY STORY SLAM IS… What do you love about your job? What do you hate about your job? We want to know! Our next Delco Story Slam, scheduled for Wednesday, July 16th, is themed “It’s My Job.” You can order your tickets and reserve seats through Burlap and Bean’s events page by clicking here. We … Continue reading

Jackie Danesi wins our “Road Trip” Story Slam!

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We heard some stellar Road Trip stories, and Jackie Danesi’s story won the night. Jackie recalled how she pulled together a road trip to Atlantic City that turned into a nightmare, with one catastrophe after another. We heard stories about being picked up by hillbillies while hitch hiking, trekking to rock concerts, being chased by … Continue reading

Our June 18th Story Slam is themed “Road Trip!”

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It’s June, which means it is time for a “Road Trip!” That’s the theme for our next Story Slam which is being held on Wednesday, June 18th, 7 p.m., at Burlap and Bean Coffeehouse in Newtown Square. We’re searching for stories about awesome road trips and road trips from hell. Was your last family vacation … Continue reading

Jasmann wins the “Broke” Story Slam

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Jasmann Thornton won our “Broke” Story Slam with her candid story of how growing up broke on the Main Line shaped her perception of money. She won our coveted Delco Story Slam mug and a slot in our November Grand Slam. We heard a diverse set of stories on the night. We heard about the … Continue reading

Our May 21 Story Slam is Themed “Broke!”

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We’re going for BROKE at our May 21 Story Slam! Come out to Burlap and Bean to hear stories about desperate times, desperate measures. In a land of plenty, we’re looking for stories about the lack of money. These might be stories about losing your wallet one night while in the big city or surviving … Continue reading

Lewis Everline wins our Karma Story Slam

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Lewis Everline took home the coveted coffee mug and a slot in our November Grand Slam with his story about trying to retrieve gold out of a river. We heard many fine stories tonight on the theme of Karma! We heard stories about leaving an abusive husband, stealing contraband out of the back of a … Continue reading

Our April 16th Story Slam is “Karma!”


On April 16th, we’ll be sending good vibes and hopefully feeling the return waves. Our April 16 Story Slam is themed “Karma!” We’re looking for stories about both good and bad Karma. We know you’ve experienced both. Here’s a piece of the Wikipedia definition: Karma means action, work or deed; [1] it also refers to … Continue reading


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