Show-and-Tell Returns on Aug. 18!


After a one-month summer vacation, Open Mic Show-and-Tell, hosted by Paul Lukas, make a triumphant return to the City Reliquary on August 18th.

Open Mic Show-and-Tell is exactly what it sounds like: Anyone can bring an object of personal significance and talk about it for up to three minutes. No theme, no agenda — interesting stuff and the stories behind them are their own reward.

Objects that were featured last time included a 38-year-old Mets ticket stub, a very odd kitchen implement, and a piece of luggage that had been around the world. We’re expecting even better objects this time around.

But as always, Show-and-Tell isn’t about the objects — it’s about the stories. Look in your pocket or your purse — there’s probably good show-and-tell fodder there, whether you realize it or not.

You can either (a) bring an object and be prepared to talk about it, or (b) just be part of the audience (because you can’t have show-and-tell unless there are people on hand to be shown and told). Either way, it’s a good time.

The City Reliquary
370 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn
L train to Lorimer Avenue Station
Doors and sign-ups at 7p; showing/telling commences at 8p
$5 suggested donation; beer available for sale

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