But offering a new location requires more work and extra help. So Norris asked photographer Laura
"It's very real in a way you don't see day-to-day, you get to learn something intimate about a stranger," Norris told Cleveland.com.
The event, which was voted "best new bar event" by Thrillist Cleveland, features two paid performers and three volunteer guests who wish to share a true story. They are given eight minutes or roughly 1300 words. If more than three people sign up, then names are drawn out of a hat. At the end of the show, the audience votes for their favorite story with the winner ending up in Story Club Magazine.
Norris has some advice for potential storytellers, saying to Cleveland.com, "The best story is about the time you made an awful mistake. There's built-in drama. There needs to be something at stake. The audience needs to be a little worried for you."
The next east side Story Club starts tomorrow at 7 p.m. A $10 donation is suggested, which will go