May 10, 2012
On May 8th, The Moth presented Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese with the 2012 Moth Award at its annual Moth Ball at Capitale in New York City. The honor was the centerpiece of a star-studded evening celebrating fifteen years of The Moth. Scorsese wowed the crowd with the story of a school field trip he took in 1951to the Old Bowery Saving Bank, now The Capitale, where the kids were allowed to touch $1,000 bills.
Coverage of the event included half-page stories in the Wall Street Journal and Metro, as well as New York Observer, Huffington Post, IndieWire, Time Out New York, CBS New York, Gothamist, and Flavorwire