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About (un)toldottawa

(un)told is a monthly Ottawa event featuring original stories told live. Candid and heartfelt, whimsical and extraordinary, (un)told features authentic storiestold in an intimate setting without notes, sets, or props. Each show starts with a theme. An ensemble of tellers – anyone who has an inkling to tell a story, regardless of experience – explores the theme, often in unexpected ways. This isn’t stand-up, pontification, or abstract performance art. The stories are reflective and enlightening and have never been told in this way before. It’s like getting together with our most enigmatic and introspective friends to connect through the spoken word. (un)told happens the fourth Monday of most months in Ottawa.

We’ve set our themes for the next four open mic shows! Put your thinkin’ caps on and get your stories ready!

We’re back this fall with four more open mic shows! As always, stories should be about 5 minutes (we don’t mind though if you go a bit longer – as long as it’s worth it!). Your story should fit in … Continue reading

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Un (told) Series Act THREE: DISASTERS

Un(told) Series: A monthly Ottawa event featuring original stories told live From rock climbing adventures in the Adirondacks, to Grandma’s “fucking shoes right up”,  to eye patches and bonehead boyfriends, to revisiting the fall of Saigon, to 600 pounds of pure … Continue reading

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Un (told) Series Act Two: UNDERDOGS

Un(told) Series: A monthly Ottawa event featuring original stories told live From a paranoid dog, over to a Jam-Jamboree, through three sets of hurdles and on route to St. John’s just in time to meet a blind lamb survivor named … Continue reading

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The first (un)told open mic!

Our first ever (un)told open mic took place on February 24, 2014 at the Daily Grind! The theme was “firsts” and we had some really great stories! Our charming host, Ruthanne Edward, sharing anonymous “firsts”… Lukayo Estrella tells a tale … Continue reading

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