PODCAST – THE LOVE EDITION!

Sweet goodness I know it’s taken three forevers to get these podcasts up and posted, but by golly, we’re on a roll!

Here is Mouth Piece Storytelling – The Love Edition!

The Love Edition took place on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2015 at The Foundry Pub with special Guest Storyteller John Wing.

Click here for a blog post with photos about the incredible night!

The Master Mouth Piece for the Love Edition was Storyteller Natasha!

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She will be competing at our Master Mouth-Off event on Sunday, December 4th, 2o16.

Please settle in and listen to our podcast for the Love Edition!

Click here for the Love Edition podcast! This podcast is posted via Soundcloud.

Thank you to our podcast guru Miss Lauren!

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Mouth Piece Master Mouth Off – Date and Guest Storytellers Confirmed!

Mark your calendars people.

The Mouth Piece Storytelling Master Mouth-Off has landed!

Featuring our six glorious winning Master Mouth Pieces, and – THIS JUST IN! – two Guest Storytellers who have traveled the globe sharing stories….ba-da-da-dummmmmm!

Satori Shakoor and Dameon Wilburn!

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Dameon Wilburn. Photo from The Moth.

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Satori Shakoor. Photo by: Allan Leschinsky

We just featured Satori on our site to give you some insight on her. (So your skin can start getting goosebumps now). Dameon’s interview is in the works.

Mark your calendar for Sunday, December 4th, 2016

7pm – 11pm @ The Rondo!

Sooooo excited!

More to come…

LISTEN UP! Mouth Piece will be on the radio! AM800 @ 6:50am

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Squeee! We will be doing a radio interview with Mike Kakuk and Lisa Williams from AM800’s Morning Drive show this Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 6:50am.

Ho boyeee. Yes, that’s early! But I’ve got a face for radio…and since it’s a phone interview, I can do it in my jammies! Heck yeah!

Thank you Mike and Lisa and the AM800 production team for interviewing us!

In case you’ll still be catching zzzzs, here are the details for the our next show!

WHEN: THURSDAY, JUNE 30 – 7:00PM DOORS OPEN – 7:30PM SHOW STARTS!

WHERE: PHOG LOUNGE 131 UNIVERSITY AVE W – STREET PARKING – SEATING LIMITED – SO ARRIVE EARLY!

WHAT: STORYTELLING – THEME: MUSIC

WHAT ELSE: FEATURING GUEST STORYTELLER DAN MACDONALD, MUSICAL GUESTS NADINE DELEURY AND TOM MCWILLIAMS…DJ CAMERON, AND A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY DOMINIC CARLONE AND…WHO ELSE?!

STILL MORE: THERE WILL BE CUPCAKES! We’re celebrating our one year anniversary! So plan to get sugared up on cupcakes and stay and dance! (Friday is a holiday so…you’ve no excuses as to why you have to hurry home!) And, as usual – IT’S ALL FREE!

 Thank you again to our continued sponsor Suede Productions Inc., and our special Music Edition sponsors Windsor Family Dentistry!

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Mouth Piece Kick-Off Mouth-Off a total success!!

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What an outstanding event the Mouth Piece Kick-Off Mouth-Off was! Although at first the storytellers were a bit shy, they gathered their guts and stepped up to the stage to share honest, funny, heartfelt stories about BOOKS. Thank you!

Where do I begin? Villains Beastro was the perfect place to begin this storytelling journey. The staff was attentive and the venue was perfect! Stage? Check. Food? Check. Booze? Check! With over 50 people in attendance, there were cheers and hoorahs from the robust crowd. Many folks who are supporters of The Moth attended Mouth Piece to ‘see what it was all about’. And of course! We’re so happy you came! Social media and the *amazing* article in the Windsor Star promoting Mouth Piece did the job – got storyteller’s attention and attendance! Yahoo!

With the support of the Arts Culture & Heritage Fund grant Mouth Piece was granted, our kick-off Mouth-Off was a grand success! Storyteller Shannon Cason’s honest story about being a father opened the floor for more raw, heart-squeezing stories. We’re so thrilled Shannon came as our first Guest Storyteller! We are all fans! DJ Cam spun sweet music that kept us dancing in our seats…and a few brave souls even shook a booty on the dance floor as the scores were being tabulated (thank you Claire, Mouth Piece Math Goddess!!)

Thank you and high-fives to everyone who helped make this event so spectacular:

Villains Beastro, Shannon Cason, Suede Productions, Cameron Hucker, Corey Futko (the graphic artist who created our logo!), The Moth (our inspiration!), Cathy Masterson, Christopher Lawrence Menard, Arts, Culture & Heritage Fund, Grown Ups Read Things They Wrote as Kids family (Dan and Jenna!), Katie Hawkins (sound technician!), Claire Ferris, Emma Truswell (Blush Photography), DigiPrint, Marty Gervais, Sarah Jarvis (BookFest Windsor), Windsor Star, Beatrice Fantoni & Tyler Brownbridge, Raise A Reader, Nick, Jett & Miller Shields, and all the family and friends of the storytellers!

I bet you’re wondering, well, who the heck won this Mouth Piece event? Who is the Master Mouth Piece?!!

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The June Master Mouth Piece is Greg!!

And now…please scroll and enjoy this visual essay featuring photographs taken by the talented Emma Truswell of Blush Photography.

Thank you! Stay tuned for the podcast! For details on the next Mouth Piece storytelling event, see ‘Events’ or read this!

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NEWS ALERT! MOUTH PIECE RECIPIENT OF ACHF GRANT!

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We are thrilled to announce that Mouth Piece Storytelling is the recipient of an Arts, Culture & Heritage Grant, offered by the City of Windsor’s Culture Department! We put loads of time and effort into the grant application in hopes that we would get some financial help for our Kick-Off Mouth-Off event – and we did!

Thank you so much ACHF team and the City of Windsor!

The official Press Release…

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Two Weeks From Today! Kick-Off Mouth-Off!!

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Storytellers! Are you preparing your book-themed stories? Our Kick-Off Mouth-Off storytelling event is but two weeks away! We look forward to starting this culturally cultivating storytelling series in Windsor.

We’ll see you at Villains Beastro (256 Pelissier) on Friday, June 12, 2015. Doors open at 6:30pm. Sign-up starts at 7pm, and storytelling begins at 7:30pm.

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Shannon Cason, professional storyteller and comedic genius, will lead our storytelling, followed by 10 local storytellers. If you want to be one of the storytellers, you MUST fill out our form so we can put it in the basket and test your luck!

There will be a brief intermission after the first 5 storytellers. Each storyteller has 5 minutes to tell her story. No reading! No memorizing! And the story MUST BE TRUE!

For full storyteller info – CLICK HERE!

Yes, this is FREE EVENT and will continue to be a FREE EVENT because we at Mouth Piece believe that the oral tradition of storytelling is a given. We should be sharing stories with each other as often as possible. We’re here to foster this gift we can give to each other.

Of course, we couldn’t do this without our local supporters!

Each Mouth Piece event will take donations for the Raise A Reader program. Please bring in gently-used or new books – any genre, and we will promptly get them to the team!

As an added Kick-Off bonus, DJ Cam (was the DJ at Oishi back in the day!) will be spinning sick beats in between stories, during intermission, and after the Master Mouth Piece winner is announced. So prepare to stay and dance all night!

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SEE YOU THERE!