How to Build a Fire: A Storytelling Event

Event Date and Time: February 29, 2024 7:00 pm
Cost: $0
Location: 20 Puffin Way, Teaneck, NJ 07666
Tickets and Reservations

The Puffin Cultural Forum presents the final performance of How to Build a Fire (HTBAF), a community story-telling series from Brooklyn, NY funded by the Puffin Foundation. HTBAF’s “best-of” finale for its 9th season of story-telling will be performed at the Puffin Cultural Forum. HTBAF was founded by Terence Degnan and is co-curated and co-hosted by Stacie Evans and Lana Siebel.

Featuring: Mary Edwards, Lisa Jean Moore, and Lillian Bustle. PLUS (NEW): Laz Vic and Vin Baker.


Mary Edwards is a composer and sound artist whose interdisciplinary practice encompasses themes of temporality, impermanence, nostalgia and the natural world that recur throughout her work.

Lisa Jean Moore is a feminist medical sociologist who teaches at Purchase College, SUNY and Bedford Hill Correctional Facility.

Lillian Bustle is an award-winning Burlesque performer and emcee, published essayist, TEDx speaker, podcaster, vocalist, and gleeful loudmouth about body liberation.

Laz Vic is the winner of the 2007 HBO NYILFF best short film “REWIND.” He was also a featured comedian in the 2007 Hollywood Latino Laugh Festival and 2008 TBS Las Vegas Comedy Festival.

Vin Baker is a New Jersey based stand up comedian. Vin is part of an online Sketch Show called “Broke A$$ Sketch Show” and has performed all over.


PLEASE NOTE: N95 or equivalent masks required. Limited quantity will be available at the door for those without one.

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Reservations can also be made via: 201-836-3499

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