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August 2015
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  Megan Wells as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
  Pathways - National Storytelling Conference
  Virginia Highlands Festival
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  Pathways - National Storytelling Conference
  Virginia Highlands Festival
  Summer Embodied Life-Stories Intensive with Sheila Rubin
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  Virginia Highlands Festival
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  Virginia Highlands Festival
  Angela Lloyd as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
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  Virginia Highlands Festival
  Angela Lloyd as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
  Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike Hosted by Storyteller Tony Toledo
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  Virginia Highlands Festival
  Angela Lloyd as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
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  Virginia Highlands Festival
  Angela Lloyd as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
  Three Rivers Storytelling Festival
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  Virginia Highlands Festival
  Angela Lloyd as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
  Three Rivers Storytelling Festival
  The Imaginative Voice
  Children's Storytelling Concert with Angela Lloyd
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  Virginia Highlands Festival
  Summer Embodied Life-Stories Intensive with Sheila Rubin
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  Kim Weitkamp as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
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  Kim Weitkamp as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
  Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike Hosted by Storyteller Tony Toledo
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  Kim Weitkamp as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
  The Wild Nature of YOUR Story
  Evening Storytelling Concert with Kim Weitkamp
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  Kim Weitkamp as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
  The Wild Nature of YOUR Story
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  Kim Weitkamp as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
  The Wild Nature of YOUR Story
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  The Wild Nature of YOUR Story
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  The Wild Nature of YOUR Story
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  The Wild Nature of YOUR Story
  David Holt as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
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  David Holt as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
  Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike Hosted by Storyteller Tony Toledo
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  David Holt as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
  Connie Regan-Blake: "Taking Your Story To The Stage"
  Golden Story Circle
  WOODS (Western Order of Dedicated Storytellers) Storytelling Guild
  Evening Storytelling Concert with David Holt
21
  David Holt as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
  Connie Regan-Blake: "Taking Your Story To The Stage"
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  David Holt as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
  Connie Regan-Blake: "Taking Your Story To The Stage"
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  Odds Bodkin as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
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  Odds Bodkin as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
  Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike Hosted by Storyteller Tony Toledo
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  Odds Bodkin as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
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  Odds Bodkin as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
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  Odds Bodkin as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
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Jul 28th, 2015 (Tue) -- Aug 1st, 2015 (Sat)
  Megan Wells as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
State: Tennessee

Megan Wells’ telling is passionate, soulful, and warm with humor. A master of the literary tale as well as a long form myth teller, Wells is known for her delicious timing, character portrayals and the theatrical sensitivity she brings to her work. Wells tours her one-woman shows, including Dracula, Psyche and Eros, and historical re-enactments of famous women. Wells has performed as a guest artist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. “In a world longing for poetry, myth and passionate storytelling, it is a joy to behold work in which all three are present. Megan’s soulful storytelling breathes new life into ancient stories and embodies the revitalizing power of live theatre.” – Phil Cousineau, author, The Hero’s Journey: Joseph Campbell on his Life and Work

2:00 pm
Admission  $12 adults $11 seniors/students

International Storytelling Center
110 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659

(800)952-8392
customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
http://www.storytellingcenter.net

Jul 30th, 2015 (Thu) -- Aug 2nd, 2015 (Sun)
  Pathways - National Storytelling Conference
State: Missouri

Don't miss the opportunity to join @300 storytellers for keynotes, workshops, showcases, fringes, swaps, networking, and more! See www.storynet.org for full details. "...Where paths that have an affinity for each other intersect, the whole world looks like home..." Herman Hesse. Gather with us in America's heartland -- Kansas City, MO, the city of NSN's new home – for our first hometown conference! Where our paths cross, we find and celebrate common ground; we examine our options and choose the next steps of our journey. Pathways provide opportunities to view new horizons and make new discoveries, explore new perspectives and make new connections…and find our way home.

Time(s) vary
Admission varies

Marriott Country Club Plaza
4445 Main St.
Kansas City, MO

800-525-4514
karin@storynet.org
www.storynet.org

Jul 31st, 2015 (Fri) -- Aug 9th, 2015 (Sun)
  Virginia Highlands Festival
State: Virginia

The annual Virginia Highlands Festival builds a center of artistic and cultural activity by engaging the creative, historical, and natural resources of Abingdon and the surrounding area. We honor the past, celebrate the present, and promote our region. In addition to incredible acrobatic acts, art, music, come see Virginia native, National Storytelling Network storyteller Mackenzie Vanover spin and perform her original stories on August 3rd at 11am-12pm and 3pm-4pm. The Festival, over the past six decades, has grown in scope to represent all of Southwest Virginia.

Admission $1 donation per person as you enter

35 Cummings St, Abingdon, VA 24210

(276) 623-5266
http://www.vahighlandsfestival.org/

Aug 2nd, 2015 (Sun)
  Summer Embodied Life-Stories Intensive with Sheila Rubin
State: California

“This class changed my life!”

Mondays - July 13, July 20, July 27, 6:00-8:00pm & Sundays - August 2, August 9, 1:00-5:00pm
Performance: Monday, August 10

Experience the journey of a life-time. Improvisation, embodied storytelling, writing, and the seven levels of sacred witnessing.

We are taking a journey. Moments of reality thread back to connect with myth, family history, and dreams. Performance on the last night. All levels welcome.

CEUs available (Learning methods for using personal story with groups and individuals)

Cost: $550 ($100 off with full payment by July 3) $50 off for students, teachers, or seniors over 60
There may be a DVD of the performance that would be an additional cost.

To Register: Call Sheila Rubin at 415-820-3974
Send payment to Sheila Rubin at address below. Call if you want to pay via PayPal.
Cost: $550 ($100 off with full payment by July 3) $50 off for students, teachers, or seniors over 60

Rudramandir Center
830 Bancroft Way, Suite 102
Berkeley, CA 94710

sheilarubin@sheilarubin.com
www.theHealingStory.com

Aug 4th, 2015 (Tue) -- Aug 8th, 2015 (Sat)
  Angela Lloyd as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
State: Tennessee

Angela Lloyd, one of the most unique performers on the national storytelling circuit today, is a matchmaker of spoken word and music. A one-woman band on washboard, along with autoharp, ukulele, and bells, her performances are a whimsical braid of poetry, story, and song. Lloyd’s repertoire comes from a variety of sources including world folktales, the oral tradition, original works based on personal experience, and the best in children’s literature, all of which showcase her unique style and impeccable timing. Lloyd has traveled a million miles across the country, appearing regularly at storytelling venues and reconnecting children with their families, elders and teachers. She is a recipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “Divine foolishness.” – Durham Morning Herald

2:00 pm
Admission $12 adults $11 seniors and students

International Storytelling Center
110 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659

(800)952-8392
customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
http://www.storytellingcenter.net

Aug 5th, 2015 (Wed)
  Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike Hosted by Storyteller Tony Toledo
State: Massachusetts

Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike is held every Wednesday at The Walnut Street Coffee Cafe, 157 Walnut Street, Lynn MA. It is hosted by storyteller Tony Toledo who gives every speaker a story and a lucky coin at the end of their words. We start at 7:30 pm till 10ish. Each person who wants to speak gets 5 minutes at the microphone. Tony stands up when all the sand in the five minute hour glass is done. At five and a half minutes he is walking toward the speaker. At 6 minutes he will slide his tongue in your ear. We are a free speech zone with a three word cussing minimum. Storytellers, poets, comedians,singers, community activists and just plain ranters are all welcome. Each week has a Featured Performer who goes on at 8:30 PM for half an hour. The hat is passed to get gas money so the feature can get home. See you at Speak Up.
Time(s) 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Admission Free, pass the hat for the feature.
Location - The Walnut Street Coffee Cafe, 157 Walnut Street, Lynn, MA 01905
Contact Phone 978-921-4628
Contact Email  ToledoGoat@aol.com
Event Website www.facebook.com/walnutstreet

Aug 7th, 2015 (Fri) -- Aug 8th, 2015 (Sat)
  Three Rivers Storytelling Festival
State: Pennsylvania

For 15 years, the Three Rivers Storytelling Festival has presented a two-day storytelling festival that features national and regional tellers, workshops, master storytelling classes, Liars’ Contests, Ghost Stories, and Youth Concerts. It has received foundational and organizational funding to support its work in promoting awareness and appreciation of the art of oral storytelling to intergenerational and multi-cultural audiences throughout Western Pennsylvania.

We invite you to participate in the 2015 Storytelling Festival from August 4 through August 9, 2015 in Pittsburgh, PA. National tellers this year will be Connie Regan-Blake, Alton Chung, Lyn Ford, & Jim May. Starting on Tuesday, August 4th we are hosting Tim Hartman in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership as part of the KidsPlay @ Market Square. Then on to off-site performance as local child care centers leading up to the Friday when we will have our workshops and Senior lunch at Depreciation Lands Museum in Hampton Township during the day and then back to Winchester-Thurston School in Allison Park for the Story Scrum, Liar’s Contest and Opening Concert starting at 6: PM. Saturday will be a full day of stories starting at 10:00 am and ending with the national teller’s concert and then ghost stories.

So stay for an hour, stay for a day, or stay for the weekend. There will be food trucks available to give you energy, and a Story Store where you can purchase CD recordings of your favorite tellers to take home with you.

All day Friday and Saturday
$15 for Adults $5 for children, Workshops and Seniors Lunch have fees, please see festival website to buy tickets

Winchester Thurston School – North Campus
4225 Middle Road, Allison Park, PA 15101
Friday Night & All day Saturday - Concerts, Ghost Stories, Story Scrum, Food, Story Store

Depreciation Lands Museum - 4743 S Pioneer Rd, Allison Park, PA 15101
Friday - Workshops and Senior's Lunch

Carnegie Main Library -
4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Friday AM - Storytelling for Children

412.449.9373
3rstf.org@gmail.com
http://www.3rstf.org/

Aug 8th, 2015 (Sat)
  The Imaginative Voice
State: Massachusetts

A ONE-DAY MASTER CLASS with Award-Winning Storyteller and Theatre Artist DIANE EDGECOMB

Whenever we communicate a story, an idea or an image we rely on our voices to create a living world for our listeners. To do this we need a voice that is both expressive and authentic. Diane’s unique vocal and physical exercises help strengthen and explore the connection between imagination and voice. Concentration, sourcing inner images, vocal impulses and being porous to what we imagine help bring about more expressive storytelling and communication skills for each participant. Special emphasis is placed on going beyond habitual usages and restrictions to find your natural and true voice, increasing its range and resonance. Wear comfortable clothing and come prepared to speak, sing and Sound Out!

This workshop is for storytellers, theatre artists, public speakers, clergy, teachers, interpreters and all those who rely on good voice production and expressive vocal abilities in their work. Open to all levels of experience.

From a Previous Imaginative Voice Workshop:
“Lots of great activities, sense of play, building on previous activities, feedback – thanks so much for sharing these techniques.”
“All of this was new to me. It will definitely bring strength and meaning to my storytelling."

10 am to 4 pm
Admission $100 ($75 early bird special before July 25th)

South Acton Congregational Church
35 School Street
Acton, MA 01720

617-522-4335
dedge@livingmyth.com
http://bitly.com/theimaginativevoice

Aug 8th, 2015 (Sat)
  Children's Storytelling Concert with Angela Lloyd
State: Tennessee

Angela Lloyd, one of the most unique performers on the national storytelling circuit today, is a matchmaker of spoken word and music. A one-woman band on washboard, along with autoharp, ukulele, and bells, her performances are a whimsical braid of poetry, story, and song. Lloyd’s repertoire comes from a variety of sources including world folktales, the oral tradition, original works based on personal experience, and the best in children’s literature, all of which showcase her unique style and impeccable timing. Lloyd has traveled a million miles across the country, appearing regularly at storytelling venues and reconnecting children with their families, elders and teachers. She is a recipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “Divine foolishness.” – Durham Morning Herald

10:30 am
Admission $5.00

International Storytelling Center
110 W. Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659

(800)952-8392
customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
http://www.storytellingcenter.net

Aug 9th, 2015 (Sun)
  Summer Embodied Life-Stories Intensive with Sheila Rubin
State: California

“This class changed my life!”

Mondays - July 13, July 20, July 27, 6:00-8:00pm & Sundays - August 2, August 9, 1:00-5:00pm
Performance: Monday, August 10

Experience the journey of a life-time. Improvisation, embodied storytelling, writing, and the seven levels of sacred witnessing.

We are taking a journey. Moments of reality thread back to connect with myth, family history, and dreams. Performance on the last night. All levels welcome.

CEUs available (Learning methods for using personal story with groups and individuals)

Cost: $550 ($100 off with full payment by July 3) $50 off for students, teachers, or seniors over 60
There may be a DVD of the performance that would be an additional cost.

To Register: Call Sheila Rubin at 415-820-3974
Send payment to Sheila Rubin at address below. Call if you want to pay via PayPal.
Cost: $550 ($100 off with full payment by July 3) $50 off for students, teachers, or seniors over 60

Rudramandir Center
830 Bancroft Way, Suite 102
Berkeley, CA 94710

sheilarubin@sheilarubin.com
www.theHealingStory.com

Aug 11th, 2015 (Tue) -- Aug 15th, 2015 (Sat)
  Kim Weitkamp as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
State: Tennessee

Kim Weitkamp is an award-winning storyteller, humorist, singer and songwriter who shares her original stories and songs at theaters and festivals throughout the U.S. With a commanding presence, impeccable comedic timing and velvet voice, she weaves precious memories and delightful details into panoramic pictures that take the listener on a personal journey. Weitkamp has eight audio collections and her material is played regularly on NPR affiliate stations. She’s also worked on and created successful peace initiatives including the Peace by Piece project, a collaboration with the Taubman Museum of Arts. “Kim studs her storytelling performances with bits of musical Americana that match the sweet and gentle tones of her narrative.” – The Oregonian

2:00pm
Admission $12 adults $11 students and seniors

International Storytelling Center
110 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659

(800)952-8392
customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
http://www.storytellingcenter.net

Aug 12th, 2015 (Wed)
  Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike Hosted by Storyteller Tony Toledo
State: Massachusetts

Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike is held every Wednesday at The Walnut Street Coffee Cafe, 157 Walnut Street, Lynn MA. It is hosted by storyteller Tony Toledo who gives every speaker a story and a lucky coin at the end of their words. We start at 7:30 pm till 10ish. Each person who wants to speak gets 5 minutes at the microphone. Tony stands up when all the sand in the five minute hour glass is done. At five and a half minutes he is walking toward the speaker. At 6 minutes he will slide his tongue in your ear. We are a free speech zone with a three word cussing minimum. Storytellers, poets, comedians,singers, community activists and just plain ranters are all welcome. Each week has a Featured Performer who goes on at 8:30 PM for half an hour. The hat is passed to get gas money so the feature can get home. See you at Speak Up.
Time(s) 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Admission Free, pass the hat for the feature.
Location - The Walnut Street Coffee Cafe, 157 Walnut Street, Lynn, MA 01905
Contact Phone 978-921-4628
Contact Email  ToledoGoat@aol.com
Event Website www.facebook.com/walnutstreet

Aug 13th, 2015 (Thu) -- Aug 18th, 2015 (Tue)
  The Wild Nature of YOUR Story
State: Colorado

Join us for a two-part workshop where you will explore your inner landscape through the art of storytelling. Leah Lamb, known storyteller and performance artist, will lead you through this experiential and interactive workshop. Carefully crafted exercises and activities will provide you the time to tap into your creativity, and to reflect and explore your personal story through writing, sharing, and performing. The mountains and rivers of Colorado will be our guide as we explore the connection to the natural world and your wild nature. No writing or storytelling experience necessary, and all forms of storytellers are welcome.

Admission $490 and $675 (based on double occupancy)

Shadowcliff Mountain Lodge
405 Summerland Park Road
Grand Lake, CO

970-988-9734
hillary@shadowcliff.org
http://shadowcliff.org/the-wild-nature-of-your-story/

Aug 13th, 2015 (Thu)
  Evening Storytelling Concert with Kim Weitkamp
State: Tennessee

Kim Weitkamp is an award-winning storyteller, humorist, singer and songwriter who shares her original stories and songs at theaters and festivals throughout the U.S. With a commanding presence, impeccable comedic timing and velvet voice, she weaves precious memories and delightful details into panoramic pictures that take the listener on a personal journey. Weitkamp has eight audio collections and her material is played regularly on NPR affiliate stations. She’s also worked on and created successful peace initiatives including the Peace by Piece project, a collaboration with the Taubman Museum of Arts. “Kim studs her storytelling performances with bits of musical Americana that match the sweet and gentle tones of her narrative.” – The Oregonian

7:30 pm
Admission  $15.00

International Storytelling Center
110 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659

(800)952-8392
customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
http://www.storytellingcenter.net

Aug 18th, 2015 (Tue) -- Aug 22nd, 2015 (Sat)
  David Holt as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
State: Tennessee

Four-time Grammy award winner David Holt is a musician, storyteller, historian, television host and entertainer dedicated to performing and preserving traditional American music and stories. Holt plays ten acoustic instruments, including banjo, slide guitar, harmonica, bones, spoons and jaw harp, has released numerous recordings of traditional mountain music and southern folktales, and is well known for his work in multiple television and radio series. He was a musician in the film O Brother, Where Art Thou? The U.S. State Department has sponsored Holt’s performances as a musical ambassador to such diverse lands as Nepal, Thailand, South America and Africa. Holt is an NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award recipient. “The best minstrel-storyteller is David Holt.” – Vogue

2:00pm
Admission $12 adults, $11 seniors and students

International Storytelling Center
110 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659

(800)952-8392
customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
http://www.storytellingcenter.net

Aug 19th, 2015 (Wed)
  Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike Hosted by Storyteller Tony Toledo
State: Massachusetts

Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike is held every Wednesday at The Walnut Street Coffee Cafe, 157 Walnut Street, Lynn MA. It is hosted by storyteller Tony Toledo who gives every speaker a story and a lucky coin at the end of their words. We start at 7:30 pm till 10ish. Each person who wants to speak gets 5 minutes at the microphone. Tony stands up when all the sand in the five minute hour glass is done. At five and a half minutes he is walking toward the speaker. At 6 minutes he will slide his tongue in your ear. We are a free speech zone with a three word cussing minimum. Storytellers, poets, comedians,singers, community activists and just plain ranters are all welcome. Each week has a Featured Performer who goes on at 8:30 PM for half an hour. The hat is passed to get gas money so the feature can get home. See you at Speak Up.
Time(s) 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Admission Free, pass the hat for the feature.
Location - The Walnut Street Coffee Cafe, 157 Walnut Street, Lynn, MA 01905
Contact Phone 978-921-4628
Contact Email  ToledoGoat@aol.com
Event Website www.facebook.com/walnutstreet

Aug 20th, 2015 (Thu) -- Aug 22nd, 2015 (Sat)
  Connie Regan-Blake: "Taking Your Story To The Stage"
State: North Carolina

Connie has delighted in offering storytelling workshops for over 25 years. A number of her past workshop participants have requested more advanced coaching in a group setting in which each person attending has experienced Connie’s approach to critical feedback with “appreciations” and are familiar with her ground rules for deep listening and partnering.

“Taking Your Story to the Stage” is open only to those who have previously studied with Connie. If you have not had this opportunity and/or Connie has not heard you tell a story, a private coaching session may be required.

The focus of this workshop will be on performance. Each participant is asked to come with a story that is almost “stage ready.” We will begin on Thursday with group and partner exercises and individual feedback designed to smooth rough edges and polish your story and performance.

In preparation for the performance, we will do sound and light checks and get comfortable with the performance space on Friday. That evening we will meet at 6:45pm to welcome our audience for the performance beginning at 7:30pm. Connie will emcee the performance and introduce each storyteller (videographer services available at additional cost).

On Saturday, each participant will have the opportunity for reflection & self-assessment as well as receive individual feedback, appreciations, critique and suggestions from Connie and other participants.

Thursday, Aug. 20th, 9:30am - Saturday Aug. 22nd, 4pm
Workshop Registration Fee: $450 (Early Registration Fee: $395 if paid in full by July 30, 2015)

Asheville, NC
828-258-1113
connie@storywindow.com
http://www.storywindow.com/print_pages/workshop_desc_aug15.html

Aug 20th, 2015 (Thu)
  Golden Story Circle
State: Colorado

Come tell a story, rough or polished.
Get suggestions (if wanted) & praise.
Or just listen.    All are welcome.
Hosted by Lev Ropes & Kate Lutz

6:00 PM
Free

Jefferson Unitarian Church
14350 W 32nd Ave
Golden, CO 80401
One mile west of I-70/Youngfield/32nd intersection

303-278-0177
levropes@comcast.net

Aug 20th, 2015 (Thu)
  WOODS (Western Order of Dedicated Storytellers) Storytelling Guild
State: Maine

The monthly meeting of WOODS (Western Order of Dedicated Storytellers) Storytelling Guild in FARMINGTON, MAINE is held on the third Thursday of each month from 7:00-8:30 at the Farmington Public Library on Academy St. in Farmington, MAINE. All who are interested in storytelling are welcome. Telling a story is optional. Summer and fall tourists will receive a warm welcome.

7:00-8:30
Admission  Free

Farmington Public Library
Academy St.
Farmington, ME 04938

207-860-6622
phyllis.blackstone@maine.edu
westernmainestorytelling.org

Aug 20th, 2015 (Thu)
  Evening Storytelling Concert with David Holt
State: Tennessee

Four-time Grammy award winner David Holt is a musician, storyteller, historian, television host and entertainer dedicated to performing and preserving traditional American music and stories. Holt plays ten acoustic instruments, including banjo, slide guitar, harmonica, bones, spoons and jaw harp, has released numerous recordings of traditional mountain music and southern folktales, and is well known for his work in multiple television and radio series. He was a musician in the film O Brother, Where Art Thou? The U.S. State Department has sponsored Holt’s performances as a musical ambassador to such diverse lands as Nepal, Thailand, South America and Africa. Holt is an NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award recipient. “The best minstrel-storyteller is David Holt.” – Vogue

7:30pm
Admission  $15.00

International Storytelling Center
110 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659

(800)952-8392
customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
http://www.storytellingcenter.net

Aug 25th, 2015 (Tue) -- Aug 29th, 2015 (Sat)
  Odds Bodkin as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center
State: Tennessee

Odds Bodkin is a master storyteller, author, creative musician and educator who has shared his work world-wide, from the White House to Bangkok. Known for his renditions of epic tales, he has a large repertoire of folk tales from cultures around the world, Greek Myths, and American and New England folklore, flavored by accompaniment on guitar, Celtic harp, African thumb piano and more. Bodkin has won numerous awards for his recordings including the Parents’ Choice Gold Award, the Storytelling World Award, and the Dove Foundation Award. “A consummate storyteller.” – New York Times

2:00pm
Admission  $12 adults $11 students and seniors

International Storytelling Center
110 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659

(800)952-8392
customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
http://www.storytellingcenter.net

Aug 26th, 2015 (Wed)
  Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike Hosted by Storyteller Tony Toledo
State: Massachusetts

Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike is held every Wednesday at The Walnut Street Coffee Cafe, 157 Walnut Street, Lynn MA. It is hosted by storyteller Tony Toledo who gives every speaker a story and a lucky coin at the end of their words. We start at 7:30 pm till 10ish. Each person who wants to speak gets 5 minutes at the microphone. Tony stands up when all the sand in the five minute hour glass is done. At five and a half minutes he is walking toward the speaker. At 6 minutes he will slide his tongue in your ear. We are a free speech zone with a three word cussing minimum. Storytellers, poets, comedians,singers, community activists and just plain ranters are all welcome. Each week has a Featured Performer who goes on at 8:30 PM for half an hour. The hat is passed to get gas money so the feature can get home. See you at Speak Up.
Time(s) 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Admission Free, pass the hat for the feature.
Location - The Walnut Street Coffee Cafe, 157 Walnut Street, Lynn, MA 01905
Contact Phone 978-921-4628
Contact Email  ToledoGoat@aol.com
Event Website www.facebook.com/walnutstreet