The Moth Premieres in Southern Nevada at UNLV Nov. 14

The Moth– a live storytelling show– will make its launching in southern Nevada at UNLV on Wednesday, Nov. 14.

The general public is invited to hear from five effective writers who will share their real and authentic experiences starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Artemus W. Ham Auditorium on UNLV’s campus. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Storytellers consist of quiet magician Teller ( of Penn and Teller); Las Vegas novelist, teacher, and editor Erica Vital-Lazare; and Chenjerai Kumanyika, the Peabody winning co-host of the podcast “Uncivil.”

Other storytellers include Vikram Krishnasamy, who operates at the Centers for Illness Control and Prevention in Atlanta, and Ruby Cooper, a mom, grandma, instructor, and writer based in Los Angeles.

The show will be hosted by the comic author and long time host of the Moth podcast, Dan Kennedy.

The Black Mountain Institute is hosting the event together with Nevada Public Radio, and “The Follower” publication, among the world’s leading journals of arts and culture which is produced and edited out of the Black Mountain Institute.


Tickets are $10 for students and $15 for adults.

To buy tickets, check out the UNLV Carrying out Arts Center ticket office, call (702) 895-ARTS (2787 ), or order online.

Package office is located off of Cottage Grove Opportunity at S. Maryland Parkway, on the campus of UNLV.

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