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Next to Normal Story Slam
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Next to Normal Story Slam is a monthly storytelling event held at the McLean County Arts Center in Bloomington, Ill. People tell personal stories that revolve around a chosen theme. It is an opportunity to listen, connect and share. Stories are periodically shared on WGLT's Sound Ideas.

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  • The Next To Normal Story Slam is back after its pandemic hiatus with a new schedule. Instead of every month, the Story Slam happens every three months at the McLean County Arts Center.
  • Now, another first-person story from the Next To Normal Story Slam and its special audio series, "Voices From the Pandemic." Today we hear from…
  • Listen to the first episode of a new audio series from the folks at the Next To Normal Story Slam, called “Voices From The Pandemic.” This story comes…
  • Bloomington-Normal community members shared their Animal Tales during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Feb. 28 at the McLean County Arts Center.Joe…
  • Bloomington-Normal community members shared their Animal Tales during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Feb. 28 at the McLean County Arts Center.Bob…
  • Bloomington-Normal community members shared their Animal Tales during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Feb. 28 at the McLean County Arts…
  • Bloomington-Normal community members shared their Animal Tales during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Feb. 28 at the McLean County Arts…
  • Bloomington-Normal community members shared their Animal Tales during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Feb. 28 at the McLean County Arts…
  • Bloomington-Normal community members shared their Animal Tales during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Feb. 28 at the McLean County Arts…
  • Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "Aha Moment" or “Eureka!” stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Jan. 24 at the McLean…