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Pop-Up Magazine: Live storytelling with no digital footprint
Pop-Up Magazine: Live storytelling with no digital footprint

The scene was a beautiful, chaotic mess, a mashup of live music, animation and rollicking storytelling for about 2,600 people filling Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco. So ravenous was the crowd for Pop-Up Magazine's particular brand of storytelling — original magazine-style nonfiction, told aloud and through still photography, recorded interviews and short films, with many pieces accompanied by live "soundtracks" — that the Nov. 13 event had sold out online in about 15 minutes. Afterward, the crowd streamed into the lobby rotunda for what some described as a deafening party that went on for hours. The bars were packed with gregarious guests savoring and...

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