The How I Learned Series features writers, storytellers, comedians, and other raconteurs holding forth on a different theme. It all happens every last Wednesday of the month, and sometimes more than that, which basically means you will have the best night of your life on those nights, repeatedly.



In One Week! UNION HALL, BROOKLYN! WED SEPT 25TH!



















The How I Learned Series
"HOW I LEARNED THE LANGUAGE OF LOVE"

Featuring:
ROB SHEFFIELD
(Author, Turn Around Bright EyesLove is a Mixtape)
RACHEL SHERMAN
(Author, Living Room; The First Hurt)
SHARON SPELL
(Performer / Host, The Big Shrink)
ISAAC BUTLER
(Writer / Storyteller, The Liar Show)
HILLARY REA
(Comedian / Storyteller, The MothFirst Person Arts)

Creator / Producer / Host:
Blaise Allysen Kearsley

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH
8PM / Doors 7:30
UNION HALL (NEW LOCATION!)
702 Union Street (Between 5th + 6th)
Brooklyn, NY
R to Union / F to 4th Ave / 
Q, 2, 3, 4 , 5 to Atlantic
$6 Advance / $10 Door

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ROB SHEFFIELD has been a columnist for Rolling Stone since 1997. He is the author of the national bestsellers, Love Is a MixtapeTalking to Girls About Duran Duran, and most recently, Turn Around Bright Eyes. He also appears regularly on VH1.



SHARON SPELL  is a southern-born fashion plate with an art degree who hosts The Big Shrink at the UCB Theatre East and has been seen in videos by UCBComedy, The Onion, and on The Bio Channel (portraying Vince Neil's Aunt Nelly). Her art has been seen in Paper mag and behind the scenes in Barney's store windows.


RACHEL SHERMAN's stories have appeared in McSweeney'sOpen City and n+1. Her first book, The First Hurt, was short-listed for the Story Prize and the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. Her first novel, Living Room, was released in 2009 to wide critical acclaim. She blogs for the Parenting Section of the Huffington Post.

ISAAC BUTLER is a writer, performer and occasional director. Most recently, he performed with The Soundtrack Series at Le Poisson Rouge and The Liar Show at Cornelia Street Cafe. His work has appeared in lots of places, including NarrativelyNY and Columbia: A Journal of Music and Art and American Theatre. 



HILLARY REA is a comedian and storyteller, and the host of the storytelling shows Tell Me A Story and Fibber. She is a recent Moth StorySLAM winner and performs regularly with First Person Arts. She was a 2011 Artist-in-Residence for Elsewhere Artist Collaborative in Greensboro, NC.



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