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Henna Bakhshi on storytelling through art and underrepresentation

Henna Bakhshi is an emerging British Asian artist working to redefine the artistic landscape. The artist, who tells underrepresented stories through his creations, dabbles in fine art prints and commissioned illustrations. Through her one-of-a-kind pieces, Henna takes a narrative approach to thinking about social justice issues prevalent around the world. Plated on canvas, Henna […]

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Hollywood Climate Summit Founders on Storytelling and Climate Awareness

The third annual Hollywood Climate Summit will take place June 23-26. This will be the first time the summit has used a hybrid model of in-person and virtual events. Co-founded by Allison Begalman and Samuel Rubin, the summit is a call to action for the entertainment community to address the climate emergency. Over the course […]

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Join reporters and locals for a night of entertainment and conversation – Baltimore Sun

WHAT The Baltimore Sun and Back Pocket Media have teamed up for a night of storytelling and poetry. Hear the compelling stories behind stories covered in the news plus a performance by Baltimore’s Young Poet Laureate, all revolving around the theme “Desire: Stories of Hidden Patterns, Impossible Probabilities, and the Pursuit of Change.” Think of […]

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Vickie Paladino doubles down on her criticism of drag storytelling in schools

A beleaguered Queens councilwoman doubles down on her disdain for drag queens reading books to school children in the city. Councilwoman Vickie Paladino refused to bow to many of her council colleagues and other critics and apologize for claiming a taxpayer-funded program was “drag queen degeneration” that is, to “prepare” young children. “I want one […]

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West Lothian Storytelling Festival encourages young people to be all they can be

Craigshill youngsters will be encouraged to ‘be all they can be’ this summer with a range of book-themed activities designed to spark their imaginations. Spark, the former Craigshill Good Neighbor Network charity, will launch the Craigshill Storytelling Festival on Saturday in partnership with Almond Housing. Two events have been organized for the next week with […]

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June 16 activities kick off with storytelling event at College Station | Local News

The June 19 festivities kicked off in Brazos County on Wednesday morning at the Lincoln Recreation Center with storyteller Toni Simmons’ “Dancing for Freedom” presentation. The 20th annual celebration, which was organized in partnership between the Education Department of the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and the City of College Station, began […]

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Exclusive: Disney’s Orion Ross Talks Rights, Serialized Storytelling and ‘Bluey’ Love

The Doomies Disney EMEA is looking to order complex, serialized animated series and “grounded” preschool comedies, its animation chief told TBI here at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France. Orion Ross, vice president of original programming and animation for Disney EMEA, added that he looks for shows that push the boundaries of what […]

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According to Pushkar-Gayathri, there is an Indian ethic of storytelling that we should stick with

It was in 2017 that a couple decided to write and direct one of the most complex, yet interesting thrillers. The storytelling needed absolute perfection in its execution. The final product that hit the big screens impressed audiences and critics alike and was immediately declared a success. The film that brought together Vijay Sethupathi and […]

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Dive into the world of storytelling at a free family event

Children can dive into the world of storytelling and writing at a free family event in Exeter next month. ‘Word Play’ is coming to the Positive Lights Project in Sidwell Street on Saturday July 2 between 10am and 3pm, and looks to be a real page turner! The event was organized by InExeter, the city’s […]

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Scottish Highland Games and Tales Back in Person at Vista

The 47th San Diego Highland Scottish Games return this year in person on June 25-26 and will kick off with the age-old legends of Scotland told by local storytellers on the evening of June 24 at Brengle Terrace Park in Vista. San Diego’s favorite storytellers will take the stage to tell tales of misty moors, […]

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Love Without Freedom: Juneteenth Storytelling with Muriel Johnson on June 16

by Contributed content June 14, 2022 Despite the ever-present threat of separation, the bonds held by enslaved African Americans were never easily severed. On Thursday, June 16 from 6:30-7:30 p.m., join Muriel Johnson as she shares uncommon stories from the 1800s of African Americans navigating love, family, and the desires of the heart as their […]

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The storytelling movement begets a practical book

“How to Tell a Story”, by The Moth, Meg Bowles, Catherine Burns, Jenifer Hixson, Sarah Austin Jenness and Kate Tellers. (Penguin Random House/TNS) One day, Catherine Burns was sitting in the passenger seat of her friend Alex’s car, parked in a convenience store, waiting for him to come out with a cup of coffee. Bored, […]

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West Hartford Public Library to Host Gertrude Banks Storytelling Event – We-Ha

Gertrude Blanks’ contributions to the West Hartford community will be highlighted during a storytelling event at the Noah Webster Library on July 16, 2022. Gertrude Blancs. Courtesy picture Submitted Join the West Hartford Public Library on Thursday, June 16 at 6:30 p.m. as we celebrate Gertrude Blanks’ contributions to the community by keeping storytelling alive. […]

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Men disrupt drag queen storytelling at San Lorenzo Library by shouting homophobic slurs

SAN LORENZO — The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a group of five men who disrupted a drag queen storytelling event at the San Lorenzo Library on Saturday with homophobic and transphobic slurs. The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened Saturday afternoon at the San Lorenzo Library located on Paseo Grande. Alameda […]

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Bridging intergenerational gaps through storytelling

By Chenmiki Laloo Our mothers applied lime to our stomachs drawing a very visible plus sign if we suspected that we were suffering from stomach discomfort (sabuit sakai). She would apply a chewed beetle leaf to our wounds if we fell or had a minor accident. She even made us drink a mixture of water […]

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West Hartford Public Library to Host First Juneteenth Storytelling Event – NBC Connecticut

For the second time, the West Hartford Public Library will honor the late Gertrude Blanks and her love of storytelling. But people will have the chance to learn about his life and legacy in a new way. Growing up, Blanks broke down barriers in a heavily segregated society, becoming Hall High School’s first black graduate, […]

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Navajo mystery series ‘Dark Winds’ seeks true storytelling | app

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Redford and George RR Martin are the big names behind “Dark Winds,” but they’re not the biggest. That accolade belongs to the Native American creators and actors who have ensured that the AMC mystery series rings true to the Native experience and enduring culture, which has been largely snubbed or […]

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82nd Annual Peabody Awards Announced Represents Storytelling at its Best

The Peabody Awards judging panel unveiled the 30 programs representing the most compelling and thought-provoking stories published in broadcast and streaming media in 2021. Of the 30 winners, PBS led with six, followed by HBO/ HBO Max with four, Netflix with three, and Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, and The New York Times each have two. […]

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Wellness blogger and influencer Sari Diskin makes honest storytelling a priority

Sari Diskin. (VPG Photography) Sari Diskin also shares content on fitness, mental health and her journey as a new mom. Inot In April 2017, wellness blogger and influencer Sari Diskin left her home in Toronto, Canada for Metro Detroit. She was married to her husband, Jacob Diskin, with whom she had been in a long-distance […]

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Havant Rotary Club helps young people discover the wonder of storytelling with a literacy project

Members of the Havant Rotary Club set up the project in response to the pandemic to help children access books when they are not in school. Providing books to children aged 4 to 11, the Havant Rotary Club Reading Project started in 2021 with two schools and now has three participants: Trosnant, Warren Park and […]

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Calendar of Events Negotiating Digital Space in Culturally Meaningful Storytelling

“Negotiating Digital Space in Culturally Meaningful Storytelling” is a cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary webinar series hosted by the Canadian Center for Conscious Habitats in association with the Bachelor of Media Production and Design program, School of Journalism, Carleton University ( Ottawa) and the Bachelor of Interior Design program, Algonquin College (Ottawa). The seven-part webinar series, supported […]

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Cumberland Students Win Scholarship to Tell Stories and Create Culture Art

Pine Bluff History This submission is a collection of stories from Stewart’s grandmother. She shared memories of her life in Pine Bluff, their homeland, from sports to trapping. She also told the story of when her school burned down and soon after she was sent to boarding school. “She told me about her adolescence in […]

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Centuries of storytelling inspire the black travel movement

be added In the 1850s, David Dorr accompanied his white owner on a tour of the major cities of the world. By day, Dorr played the Louisiana businessman’s perfect servant, but at night, Dorr would go out to wander the streets of London, Venice, and Jerusalem. The experience was transformative; back in the United States, […]

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Storytelling Summer Workshop offered at Glenville State University

Glenville State University is offering West Virginia high school students the opportunity to explore storytelling traditions this summer. The week “Come Spin a Tale!” is a partnership between Glenville and the West Virginia Storytelling Guild. Incoming students in grades 9-12, as well as new high school graduates, will receive instruction in drawing from personal stories, […]

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Gibbs Presents Black Folk Oral Traditions at Utah Storytelling Festival

June 3, 2022 BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Michelle Gibbs, assistant professor of theater arts at Illinois Wesleyan University, was among several storytellers and educators who presented at the annual Story Crossroads festival in Salt Lake County, Utah, last month. The storytelling festival brought together 15 multicultural professional artists and more than 40 community members storytelling on […]

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Children can enjoy storytelling and yoga at Bloom

Parents looking to teach their kids a yoga spot in the park and allow them to spend time in an imaginary world will have a treat today at Bloom. children’s author Emma-Jane Leeson, from near Prosperous, Co Kildare, who writes the Adventures of Johnny Magory books, has teamed up with Sarah Cahill, from Playlikeapes.com – […]

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Storytelling camp for young people is coming to Glenville State

GLENVILLE, W.Va (WDTV) – Glenville State University is partnering with the West Virginia Storytelling Guild to present a week-long workshop titled “Come Spin a Tale!” The workshop is open to new students in grades 9-12 as well as recent high school graduates. It will take place from Monday July 18 to Friday July 22 on […]

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Youth Storytelling Summer Camp at Glenville State University | Harrison News

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Discover Autio, a new storytelling app that will enhance your next vacation

Kevin Costner and his friends want you to go on an epic summer road trip. Getty Just in time for the summer travel season, popular location-based storytelling app HearHere is relaunching as Autio, an audio experience that reveals the compelling stories behind America’s most interesting places. Founded by Woody Sears, Bill Werlin and award-winning actor, […]

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“American Made” Executive Producer Johnny Lin Lays the Foundation for Storytelling to Inspire the Next Generation

I work in the film industry, so storytelling is in my nature. There is an invaluable power to storytelling; stories allow us to connect. They are a tool that can be used to inspire others and provide them with an entirely different perspective – an ability that has always been essential, and it has become […]

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Calhoun Cowboy: The musician merges pop, country and rap into songs and stories | Features

While pop-country singer-songwriter and rapper Colt Graves may reside in the small town of Calhoun, he aims to make an impact on the country music scene on a large scale. Originally from Nashville and raised in central Tennessee, the 35-year-old musician was born into an artistic family, writing songs under the guidance of his father […]

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The mission behind Solon Quinn’s creativity and passion for storytelling

SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR-TV) – May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month and NewsChannel 9 is honoring members of the AAPI community who are making a difference here in central New York. This week on “Asian Americans Standing Strong,” NewsChannel 9 features Solon Quinn. From an early age, Solon knew he wanted to be a […]

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Benefits of storytelling in marketing

By Sam Adeoye At this time, long and hot traffic jams are becoming commonplace in Ibadan. The people who live in this town are half proud of this congestion as it somehow presents them with a shared experience with Lagosians who are too cool for school. On the other hand, however, they desperately hate it […]

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JOAN SULLIVAN: “The Good Thief” is good storytelling

ST. JOHN’S, NL — Sonny McClusky is about to turn 18, about to graduate from trade school with his certification as a mechanic, and ready to work full-time at the family business, Charlie’s Auto. He lives in Pouch Cove, just outside of St. John’s. It’s 1967, the summer of love, a season of military escalation […]

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Flatwater Tales storytelling shows June 3 and 4

The Flatwater Tales Storytelling Festival, featuring three nationally acclaimed storytellers, returns with in-person performances June 3-4. This popular annual event will return live to the Historic Grove Theatre, 123 Randolph Road, Oak Ridge. All tickets can be purchased online at Eventbrite or The Ferrell Shop at Jackson Square in Oak Ridge. Tickets for individual shows […]

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Pride Month: Storytelling and Drawing with Harry Woodgate

Key Stage 1 teachers and students, join our Pride Month celebrations by attending this 30-minute event that celebrates family, adventures, and love in all its forms. Join author and illustrator Harry Woodgate (they/them) on Friday, June 10 at 10 a.m. for a book exploration session grandpa camper. Hear all about Grandpa and Grandpa’s adventures in […]

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Annenberg to be long-term home of MTVE-led mental health storytelling initiative – Deadline

MTV Entertainment Studios today announced that USC’s Annenberg Inclusion Initiative will become the long-term home of the Mental Health Storytelling Initiative. The effort was led last year by MTVE, which brought together a coalition of more than 60 entertainment media companies and mental health expert organizations to raise awareness and change the discourse on mental […]

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How I Write: Nicole Titihuia Hawkins and the Magic of Maori Storytelling

provided Nicole Titihuia Hawkins author of Whai – winner of the Jessie MacKay Award for Best First Book of Poetry, at the 2022 Ockham Book Awards. Nicole Titihuia Hawkins (Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, Ngāti Pāhauwera) is an up-and-coming writer, avid baker, lipstick enthusiast, pro-level aunt, and proud mom of a newborn baby. She lives […]

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Heartstopper’s renewal is a huge win for queer storytelling

Heartstopper is a queer story that many young people have been waiting for. I grew up with representation that was either shrouded in subtext or marred by hurtful stereotypes that both didn’t understand the LGBTQ+ experience and actively wanted to despise it. It was tough, but that image has started to change over the years […]

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Knott’s Berry Farm adds more narrative twists to new Ghost Town Alive – Orange County Register

Citizens of Calico have formed a Society of Paranormal Investigators to investigate reports of ghost sightings in a new self-referential meta-story set this summer at Knott’s Berry Farm as part of an improv theater experience. a day. A new interactive Wild West, Choose Your Own Adventure experience, which allows Knott’s Berry Farm visitors to drive, […]

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Motion Capture Technology for Yukon Storytelling

Keinas.áx̱ Łdóos Kaanáx̱ Ḵuwóox works with the Carcross Tagish First Nation as a senior business collaborator Outpost 31. He feels like a superhero when he wears the first action-capture costume available in the Yukon. ” I’m like the Tlingit superhero, whom the kids look up to. Few people even call me Super Tlingit. » – […]

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Sandbar Storytelling Festival Board of Directors: Thank you for the support | Letters

The Sandbar Storytelling Festival Board of Directors would like to thank everyone who attended, donated auction items, purchased items, and had a great time at the Big Fat Greek Dinner fundraiser at the Blue Heron Coffeehouse in April. The evening was a huge success in raising funds for the Festival, to be held October 14-15, […]

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Opportunity for Native high school students to attend a journalism storytelling workshop at the University of Kansas; Deadline May 27

Details By Valerie Vande Panne May 20, 2022 The William Allen White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas has launched a Native Storytelling Workshop for high school students, in partnership with the Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) and Haskell Indian Nations University. This workshop will take place June 12-16, 2022 on the University […]

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Motion-capture suit signals future of storytelling at Carcross – Yukon News

Last Thursday’s dance demonstration at Haa Shagoon Hidi in Carcross showed how digital data capture can record performance, storytelling and craftsmanship. Jayden Soroka, owner of Outpost 31, demonstrated how new digital technologies can preserve the past and bring the past into the future. Soroka captures human movement in all its nuances using a motion capture […]

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The thematic richness of Christopher Nolan’s films can help your storytelling

Christopher Nolan’s films are loaded with philosophy. Christopher Nolan is one of today’s most influential directors. His films are deep meditations on life, humanity and our sense of self. His new movie, Oppenheimerwill address the complicated legacy of the men who built and dropped the atomic bomb. I found this amazing video online that takes […]

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Storytelling at the Heart of Indigenous Guernsey Crows Design

Pat Caruso, Guernsey native designer from Adelaide in 2022, has never struggled to tell a story. The veteran marketer and business owner has built a career based on storytelling, a tradition passed down from his mother and his connection to the culture. “In First Nations culture, stories and songs are how communication is passed down […]

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The Power of Storytelling and the Marvel Franchise – WWD

A media industry troubled by a maturing streaming model and a bearish stock market was no match for the thick layer of nostalgia on display during Disney’s initial presentation on Tuesday. The company will celebrate its 100th anniversary later this year. And Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Chapek opened the Basketball City presentation at Pier […]

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A Gen Z take on NFTs shows the future of news storytelling

Many Americans have a hard time understanding the concept of non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. Given the pace of technological advancement today, it’s understandable that people take time to catch up. That’s why Christian Ocana, a senior at the University of North Carolina, developed a multimedia explainer on the new flagship, supporting a school curriculum in […]

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A family storytelling workshop will take place at Athlone Library

Published: Tue, May 17, 2022, 10:20 AM Last update: Tue, May 17, 2022, 10:21 AM A family storytelling workshop organized by Repair Acts Ireland will take place at Athlone Library today (Tuesday) from 3-4pm and 6.30-8pm. The Intergenerational Workshop aims to foster vibrant and restorative restorative cultures in Ireland by connecting past stories of repair […]

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Falkirk Science Festival: students enjoy sensory science and storytelling with Wilbert the Whale

Local libraries including Grangemouth and Bo’ness held a sensory science and storytelling event for primary school pupils as part of the Falkirk Science Festival. Pupils from Sacred Heart Primary in Grangemouth were among those lucky enough to take part in the event last week, which coincided with the Keep The Heid and Read campaign asking […]

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The festival showcases tribal family heritages, the power of art and storytelling

BERNALILLO — Native American artists from across the region showcased their art and more over the weekend at Bernalillo. Nitanis Duncan, 9, of Gilbert, Arizona, performs a Native American hoop dance with her family during the fifth annual Bernalillo Indian Arts Festival Saturday, May 14, 2022 at Loretto Park. (Photos by Matt Hollinshead/Observer) In some […]

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How ArcGIS is changing the digital storytelling landscape

In recent years, the way students learn has changed. While technology and social media have made it difficult for teachers to keep students engaged in the classroom, the shift to virtual learning brought on by COVID-19 has presented even bigger issues. Educators accustomed to teaching in person found themselves teaching at home and on small […]

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Country storytelling at its finest

Chayce Beckham will tell you he’s not the best singer to ever win american idol. The country’s newcomer is, however, one of the best storytellers to have won the title. A year after winning Season 19, Beckham is signed to Wheelhouse Records, with a new EP available on digital streaming providers and a catalog of […]

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The Dayton couple host an evening of poetry, storytelling and music at Dayton Arcade

Matthews was one of the featured performers on the first Rhapsody-N-Soul in 2020, but he’s serving as production manager this time around. “I’ll have the helmet this time,” he said. “You won’t hear me doing anything until the very end. I’ve been doing spoken word since the 70s, so it’s great to be able to […]

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Historic Newtown Theater presents first storytelling event – ​​theportonline

NEWTOWN — The historic Newtown Theater will perform “An Afternoon of Storytelling: Tales of Risk and Transformation” on Sunday, June 12 at 2 p.m. During this oral storytelling event, five of the region’s most engaging storytellers will explore the human experience in all its pathos. and joy. Storytellers include: Robin Moore has told stories to […]

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Forbes India – Storytelling: not just good old practice

To drive action, a storyteller must tell the audience what the current state is, why it is insufficient, and paint a picture of the promising future state. Image: Shutterstock /> The human brain likes to structure, store and retrieve information in the form of stories. Perhaps for this reason, stories of different gods, kings, rulers, […]

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How captioning app Ava used storytelling to raise $16.3 million

“I was born into a deaf family. My parents are deaf. My sister is deaf. This was the start of Thibault Duchemin’s initial pitch for his business Ava, a real-time captioning product. Ava was originally created for the deaf and hard of hearing community and has recently expanded into the business market. Thanks to his […]

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Sharing women’s stories through digital storytelling

Inspirational stories For Women’s History Month in 2022, 20 new stories have been published on the Europeana website, in addition to previously published editorials that we have been promoting. In blogs, exhibitions and galleries, we told stories of women from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, featuring artists and performers, fashion, folk and crafts […]

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‘The Quest’ on Disney+ is an entertaining experience of immersive theatrical storytelling

A new series of scripted/unscripted hybrid competitions pits a group of teenagers against each other in an elaborate live theater series that’s as compelling to watch as it is fun. The quest is a new Disney+ original series that is brought to the screen by the Oscar and Emmy award-winning teams behind The Lord of […]

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Harrisonburg’s chess program teaches children the game through storytelling

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) – The game of chess has been played for more than 1,500 years, and an organization called Chess at 3, also known as Story Time Chess, continues the tradition and teaches the game to children ages 3 and up . The program began in New York and has multiple locations around the […]

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Stylist Nidhi Jacob explains how visual storytelling helps her embrace her authentic self

A stylist with a journalistic streak, Nidhi Jacob spent almost 8 years as a fashion editor for Indian editions of titles such as Grazia, Marie Claire and Elle. As she navigated the fashion landscape, she worked in a variety of mediums including print, video, film, advertising and editorial, and found the opportunity to connect with […]

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Sridhar Balan | Toast to Tbilisi’s golden storytelling heritage

There is a saying in Tbilisi in the Republic of Georgia that the month of March is quite unpredictable in terms of weather. The weather can change very drastically in a short time, from hot and sunny to cold, windy and humid. Sure enough, the town had snows in March, causing people to rush to […]

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SunLive – Unique Storytelling in New Zealand Schools for Road Safety

A new children’s picture book about a very special STOP/GO road worker sets the stage for important road safety conversations in schools during the upcoming Road Safety Week. Beca proudly supports Brake, the road safety charity, with Road Safety Week May 9-15 as co-lead sponsor alongside Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. This year’s theme, Road […]

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Qatar’s museums offer free online workshops, tours and storytelling until June

Doha: Qatar Museums (QM) is offering a range of online workshops, tours and storytelling until June this year. For this month, every Sunday and Tuesday, the National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) is offering a virtual field trip. The live tour will take place online from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and is free. In a […]

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A brief history of meta-history in horror before the unbearable weight of massive talent

I intend not to portray myself as a pretentious horror fan who will nibble on your ear about the off-putting stigma and negative press of the genre. “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent” is as enjoyable theatrical comedy as you can ask for and strikes a healthy balance between Cage the Madman and Cage the […]

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My Game Story: Thoughts on Design and Storytelling

Legendary game designer Richard Lemarchand on the importance and joy of playful storytelling. In a “peaceful village” sequence, Nathan Drake walks through a Himalayan village on a sunny morning. Screenshot from “Uncharted 2”, via Mocah.org The story of my game begins in 1991 in the rural west of England, on the eve of a video […]

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The power of storytelling – Language Magazine

When I was a child, my father would tell us stories while my siblings and I were getting ready to sleep. He had created a series of stories called “The Adventures of Booroo and Pooroo”. The two main characters, Booroo and Pooroo, lived many adventures day and night. They were both shapeshifters and could change […]

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Sound Advice: Faye Webster to Add Intimate Narrative to Haim’s Cincinnati Show | Music function | Cincinnati

Click to enlarge Photo: Pooneh Ghana Faye Webster There is a particular rhythm in the voice of Faye Webster. The Atlanta singer/songwriter conveys a lot without forcing, a laid-back approach that infuses her first-person stories with a unique intimacy, as if she’s whispering directly into your ear. Now 24, Webster has been writing songs since […]

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New BFA in Digital and Visual Storytelling at Augusta University Begins This Fall – Jagwire

Growing up, Grace Rolfe, a junior at Augusta University, admits she was your typical “theater kid.” “In the beginning, I was really into sound engineering and music, so I had a gig at my high school to do sound engineering,” Rolfe said. “Eventually I started doing the lights and I started leaning towards theater pretty […]

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John Madden tackles love, war and storytelling in Operation Mincemeat

It’s been almost 24 years since John Madden gave us Shakespeare in love, the Oscar-winning comedy-drama set during the writing and starring of Romeo and Juliet. The new film of the famous director, Ground Meat Operationalso deals with the lasting impact of a great story, although the setting and circumstances are quite different. Photo courtesy […]

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In anticipation of a new season of storytelling, Andy Offutt Irwin revisits his root | Appalachian Highlands

JONESBOROUGH – Storyteller Andy Offutt Irwin will soon kick off a highly anticipated season of live storytelling in downtown Jonesborough. “It’s really exciting to be back on the road,” Irwin said. “It’s my natural habitat.” Irwin will be the first in a line of 26 tellers that will include Donald Davis, Bil Lepp and Sheila […]

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In anticipation of a new season of storytelling, Andy Offutt Irwin revisits his roots | Culture & Leisure

JONESBOROUGH – Storyteller Andy Offutt Irwin will soon kick off a highly anticipated season of live storytelling in downtown Jonesborough. “It’s really exciting to be back on the road,” Irwin said. “It’s my natural habitat.” Irwin will be the first in a line of 26 tellers that will include Donald Davis, Bil Lepp and Sheila […]

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The Connecticut Storytelling Festival performs in downtown New London on Saturday

NEW LONDON – What happens when a proofreader fails in the only job he has to do? “I used to wake up at night sweating, wondering if ‘kick off’ is one word or two words? With a hyphen or without a hyphen? And which one did I use? Oh my god, I don’t know!” ChaChanna […]

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Television Academy Honors Recognize ‘Insecure’ and Others for ‘Powerful Storytelling’ – New York Daily News

Issa Rae’s “Insecure” emerged victorious. The popular HBO series, which concluded its five seasons in December, is among the winners of this year’s Television Academy Honors. The Television Academy highlighted programming “across many platforms and genres that raises awareness of the complex issues facing society” over the past 15 years. Issa Rae is seen in […]

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‘Mockingbird’ full of great stories and masterful performances

One of American literature’s most beloved characters, lawyer Atticus Finch, comes to life in Playhouse Square during the nationwide tour of Harper Lee’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’, starring famed actor Richard Thomas. Thomas, 70, plays a small-town lawyer fighting racial injustice in Maycomb, Alabama, in Aaron Sorkin’s theatrical adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic novel. Thomas, […]

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Olivia Rodrigo masters the art of storytelling in Olivia Rodrigo: Drive Home 2 u

After the release of her record song “drivers license”, everyone wondered what Olivia Rodrigo’s life was like. And after a year of performing at award shows, meeting his idol Taylor Swift and creating his hit debut album SOUR (2021), this fascination has only grown for his fans. In the Disney+ original Olivia Rodrigo: drive home […]

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between the lines: Literacy Connects celebrates 10 years of reading and storytelling | Currents function

The National Center for Education statistics estimate that nearly 5% of American adults are “functionally illiterate,” which can make it difficult to hold down a job, understand critical documents, and even navigate the world. For a decade, a local nonprofit has worked to improve reading comprehension and passion across the south. Arizona. Literacy Connects is […]

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The Day – Friends & Neighbors: Burridge and Scotka win storytelling awards

Marilyn Burridge of East Lyme, Connecticut College’s Conferences and Events Coordinator, received the Barbara L. Reed Award, one of three professional awards presented at the 41st Annual Connecticut Storytelling Festival and Conference in New London on June 29 and April 30. Other winners included Rebecca Scotka, Children and Young Adult Librarian at East Lyme Public […]

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2022 Tribeca Festival Game Picks Highlight Storytelling in Cuphead and OxenFree II

This year, the Tribeca Festival will once again showcase video games that excel in storytelling. Like last year, the long-running film festival will highlight the artistic excellence of the games that made the cut, which includes a mix of indie cult classics and popular big-budget titles. A total of 10 games have been selected for […]

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Storytelling project shines a light on rural women

Abby Hoare/supplied Jane Tylee, one of 10 women featured in the Gather Tararua project, at her farm in Mākuri, east of Pahīatua. From Eketāhuna to Woodville and places in between, the rural women of Tararua are the subject of a new storytelling project. Gather Tararua is a series from Shepherdess magazine that empowers rural women […]

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“People are not ‘the traumas they have experienced'”: trauma-informed stories at CPH:CONFERENCE 2022

For one film journalist who closely followed last year’s he said (filmmakers)/she said (ISIS ‘sex slave’ subjects) controversy that entangled Hogir Hirori’s Sundance premiere (followed by an avoided film festival) Sabaya, the recent CPH:DOX panel “Beyond Courage: Trauma-Informed Storytelling” was simply a must-see. The discussion, expertly moderated by Gavin Rees, executive director of the Dart […]

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The immortality of the travelogue

“There is no happiness for those who do not travel.” -1500 BC, Aitareya Brahmanan, the first travel blogger. In the metaphysics of identity, Theseus’ vessel is a thought experiment that asks the question of whether an object whose all components have been replaced remains fundamentally the same object. Storytelling is such a vessel. When I […]

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Hoover wins grant for human rights storytelling project

April 22, 2022 | Gonzaga University Press Service SPOKANE, Wash. – A digital resource for community members and story teachers about who we are in the Pacific Northwest, focused on cultural communities and human rights organizations, received a boost from the Kootenai County Human Relations Task Force. Kristine Hoover, director of the Center for the […]

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SPLC looking for a Video Storytelling Intern for Summer 2022

The Student Press Law Center is seeking an intern to write, edit and produce a series of explanatory and promotional video packages to share across all platforms. In these videos, the intern will strive to enhance the important work done by SPLC, promote the key services we provide, and answer common questions that student journalists […]

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The Day – Let’s Go: Storytelling Festival comes to downtown New London

The Connecticut Storytelling Center has announced its 41st Annual Storytelling Festival and Conference, April 29-30, live in downtown New London. The weekend features headliner Bill Harley, whom The Washington Post describes as “…a spinning and melodious champion with a sense of wonder, fantasy and mischief. .” Other professional storytellers include Diane Edgecomb and her presentation […]

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Guest Opinion: The Russian Invasions and the Power of Storytelling | Opinion

At the end of last month, I saw a TikTok Video it took my breath away. In it, a white-haired Ukrainian grandmother points an automatic rifle at the advancing Russian army. This, I thought, is why the world has rallied behind the Ukrainian people. They see what courage looks like in real time. The video […]

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Home Made’s ‘Curious Incident’ Has Less Bling, More Storytelling

With a production full of pulsating sounds, flashing lights and unusual choreography, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night” took the theater world by storm some eight years ago. After the play’s successful debut in London’s West End, the Broadway production opened in October 2014. It ran for 23 months and won Tony […]

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What Robinson Crusoe Island taught me about sustainability and storytelling

This article was sponsored by Lenovo. AAs part of Lenovo and Island Conservation’s #workforhumankind project, I had the chance to live, work and work for one of the most remote islands in the world – Isla Robinson Crusoe, off the coast of Chile in South America. South. Hiking, camping, kayaking and snorkeling, I experienced volcanic […]

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How storytelling can motivate us to help others

The mission of the Annenberg School’s Communication Neuroscience Lab has long been to determine what kinds of messages best motivate us to adopt healthier habits. As COVID-19 began its sweeping disruption of daily life in March 2020 and behaviors like mask-wearing, hand-washing and social distancing have become life or death for many, lab members are […]

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Cherokee Chef creates community with food and stories

Details By Darren Thompson April 18, 2022 TULSA, Okla.—Tulsa-based chef Nico Albert Williams is a self-taught chef who has had a passion for sharing traditional Native foods for as long as she can remember. She is ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, whose journey has led her to the Indigenous food revitalization and […]

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These 4 Fascinating Spring TV Shows Prove Storytelling Isn’t Dead Yet

A decade ago, entertainment coverage began using the term “peak television” and since then the number of shows hoping to find an audience has double. Hollywood is currently churning out 559 original scripted series, with no end in sight thanks to more than a dozen major streaming services. People were starting to talk about “peak […]

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Kristin Hahn and Tim Fort will discuss storytelling through film

Kristin Hahn, executive producer of Apple TV’s “The Morning Show” and 2022 Poling Professor of Business and Government at the Kelley School of Business, and Tim Fort, Everleigh Professor of Business Ethics and Kroc Institute Affiliate Fellow for International Peace from the University of Notre Dame, will hold a discussion on the power of storytelling […]

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The Foundation program organizes the World Storytelling Day event

Officials from the Qatar-Finland International School during the event. Doha: Sixteen male Basic Program (FP) students at the General Studies Dean of Qatar University (QU) enrolled in English for the Communications II course visited the Qatar-Finland International School (QFI) to share Qatari folk tales through the English language. The event organizer, QFI Librarian Holly Crewe, […]

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Kev Carmody’s First Performance in Years Shows the Power of Storytelling and Unity – Music Reads

A very rare performance by the legendary protest singer is full of songs, stories and special guests The best artists don’t always attract the biggest crowds. This weekend’s Byron Bay Bluesfest lineup is full of familiar names. Some of the country’s biggest stars – Midnight Oil, Missy Higgins, Paul Kelly and countless others – are […]

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Epik High’s Tablo on the band’s longevity and storytelling

Tablo by Epik High Photo: BEAR Co, Chart: Natalie Peeples Tablo is a writer and lyricist, and it often feels like the music comes out of him as naturally as the breath. But the lifelong musician says it’s not an innate talent, but rather one he’s diligently honed, a craft meticulously watered and cultivated from […]

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Authors launch storytelling project in Northborough, Southborough

Author Jennifer De Leon signs books after her keynote address last week. (Photo/Laura Hayes) SOUTHBOROUGH – Two Southborough writers are launching a new project to spotlight stories in Northborough and Southborough. Led by Jennifer De Leon and her husband, Adam Stumacher, the project is called Story Bridge. It was launched during a keynote speech De […]

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Books donated to Fresno Unified as part of Magic of Storytelling

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — In an effort to spark creativity and spark the imaginations of young minds, students at Kirk Elementary in southwest Fresno were treated to new books on Friday — many of them featuring favorite characters from the world of Disney and Star Wars. “I chose Anna and Elsa and the Secret River […]

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VISUAL TALE | Nat Geo photographer Annie Griffiths to speak in Thousand Oaks – VC Reporter

ON THE PICTURE : Camels in Petra, Jordan. Photo by Annie Griffiths by Madeline Nathaus Annie Griffiths, a highly acclaimed photographer with National Geographic, will share his photos and stories of his travels at the Bank of America Performing Arts Center in Thousand Oaks on Friday, April 15. “The camera has been my passport for […]

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Creepy Cuts: An interactive storytelling podcast focusing on horror, paranormal, slasher, and more.

Creepy Cuts is a podcast with a focus on bringing some of the darkest stories out there! What makes this format so special is that the podcast has an interactive approach to storytelling, with story arcs unfolding over at least a few episodes, opting for a more in-depth and engaging narrative approach. The stories are […]

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Maxis eKelas HIP competition continues to improve English writing and storytelling skills

Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest stories and updates. Winners of the last Maxis eKelas HIP (Highly Immersive Program) Storyfest Competition in English took home the rewards of improving their English proficiency and gaining confidence, in addition to impressive prizes including smartphones, tablets, headphones and gift sets with exclusive eKelas products. A total […]

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New book harnesses the power of storytelling to explain leadership to teens | News

Suketu Kohli announces the publication of “What the Owls Told Alex” SINGAPORE, April 12, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — “What the Owls Told Alex: Secret Leadership Schools Don’t Teach Young Adults” (published by Archway Publishing) by Suketu Kohli follows a young man on his journey to becoming a professional soccer player, revealing powerful lessons about leadership. The […]

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Storytelling in the Courtroom: A First Amendment Right | Academics

Judge Aquilina concluded the second day of First Amendment Days with her lecture “Dare to Speak, Dare to Listen in the Courtroom: Seeking Justice for All” in Iowa State’s Campanile Hall. By Ashlyn Ware The Honorable Justice Rosemarie Aquilina was the guest speaker for the second day of First Amendment Days on April 11. Aquilina […]

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The Importance of Storytelling in Raising Climate Awareness | Today

By Greg Varner What is the best way to increase public awareness, civic engagement and empathy around sustainability and the climate crisis? At a recent summit hosted by Planet Forward, a project of George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA), the answer was clear: the best way to engage people is through […]

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Elden Ring Clip Shows Awesome Environmental Storytelling At Raya Lucaria Academy

An Elden Ring player experiences a fun environmental storytelling incident related to the iron ball trap inside Raya Lucaria Academy. Ring of Elden has several memorable maze levels like all recent titles from FromSoftware, and Raya Lucaria Academy is one of the most famous dungeons in the game. Players can visit this place quite early […]

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Nisei Impact: Star-Advertiser’s Youth Storytelling Project Honors Hawaii’s WWII Veterans

Nisei Impact: Star-Advertiser’s Youth Storytelling Project Honors Hawaii’s WWII Veterans | Honolulu Star-Announcer By Cindy Ellen Russell | April 9, 2022 | Updated on April 9, 2022 at 9:10 p.m. The inaugural Nisei Impact program is a partnership between the Star-Advertiser and the nonprofit Nisei Veterans Legacy. Each day this week, the […]

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Alex showcases his creativity through storytelling

The Alex Theater Company and Academy, in partnership with the Gauteng Film Commission, hosted an Alex Creative Day on March 31 at the San Kopano Centre. “The Alex Theater Company and Academy has taken this initiative and invited the Alex community to come and share this day,” said Archie Matsetela, director of the academy. He […]

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🌱 Pandemic Narrative + Upcoming Weekend Activities

Hello Anchorage! Here’s everything you need to know to get this Friday off to a good start. First, today’s weather forecast: Snow showers in the morning; rather cloudy. Top: 33 Bottom: 19. Here are today’s top 3 stories in Anchorage: Can storytelling bring divided communities together? This is the question Anchorage Museum seeks to answer. […]

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An ordinary tale, in a rarely used storytelling format

story: The film is a coming-of-age story that goes through different stages of a man’s life and his experiences of love, tragedy, attachments and more. Review: Watching characters evolve through life’s challenges to become who they are can be truly inspiring. In the starring Joju George – Anaswara Rajan Aviyal, we watch the life story […]