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Busta’s Phenomenal Woman of the Week: The Storytelling Fashion Designer Turned Rejection into Success at the Fashion Ministry

By Busta Brown The feeling of rejection in many adults can lead to emotional depression. So imagine how lonely and empty a child must feel, and the strain this puts on their character and self-esteem. “In elementary school, I sucked my thumb to comfort myself, so I didn’t go out much to play with the […]

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An evening of music, storytelling and readings with author and folk singer “The Good Hand” Michael Patrick Flanagan Smith | Culture & Leisure

Curious Iguana and New Spire Arts will present an evening of music, storytelling and readings with author Michael Patrick F. Smith on April 5. The event will celebrate the paperback release of his book “The Good Hand: A Memoir of Work, Brotherhood, and Transformation in an American Boomtown” (Penguin), as well as the streaming release […]

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Art, advocacy and storytelling event scheduled for April 9 – Bemidji Pioneer

BEMIDJI – Local members of the Minnesota Youth Council will host an arts, advocacy and storytelling event from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at the Rail River Folk School, 303 Railroad St. SW. The event will be a family gathering with snacks, collaborative artwork and a gallery-style showcase featuring artwork by young people ages 5 […]

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ASU uses Hollywood storytelling to enhance learning

TEMPE, AZ — For months, Arizona State University has been using new virtual reality labs where students walk in, put on a headset, and jump into a world designed by a filmmaker. Dreamscape Learn was created in partnership with Hollywood producer Walter Parkes, known for his work on Men in Black and Gladiator. “We kind […]

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Rangeley arts group plans storytelling workshops

The Rangeley Friends of the Arts have received a grant from the Onion Foundation to organize storytelling workshops, which are to be held twice a month with the option of performing monthly. Participants can create their story with Tim Straub, English teacher at Rangeley Lakes Regional School. Participants should come to the workshop with some […]

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Launch of a centralized immersive storytelling lab for SA/NT First Nations creators

First Nations screen-makers in South Australia and the Northern Territory will have the opportunity to learn new skills in immersive storytelling in a new workshop launched as part of the interstate initiative centralized. Presented by the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC), Screen Territory, Screen Australia’s First Nations Department and AFTRS Indigenous, the Centralized Immersive Storytelling […]

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Students explore the impact of storytelling while celebrating diversity and identity

As part of a communications class, students recently created video journalism pieces as part of the University’s Home Project, a collection of video and audio interviews that strive to build community and to foster connection and understanding. March 29, 2022 By Finley Chapman ’22, Desheania Andrews ’22 and Tiana Badjue ’22 The special subject class […]

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Shaler Area School District hosts storytelling event as part of 50 year celebration

A lot can happen in 50 years, and some of the biggest stories from five decades were discussed at the Shaler Area School District’s March 24 storytelling event. “The idea behind the night [was] to create an event where we bring different storytellers and panelists back to the district to talk about some of the […]

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Disney’s ‘Magic of Storytelling’ helps donate 11,000 books

NEW YORK — On a beautiful March day in New York’s Chinatown, college students and their parents lined the block for a surprising reason: books! “Today we are a joy machine. We were here at PS 1 giving away 11,000 pounds,” said Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), who spoke passionately […]

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Red Fox Storytelling Festival celebrates local history | News

POUND — The Red Fox Storytelling Festival, like many Southwest Virginia events, is making a post-pandemic in-person return this spring. Festival coordinator Debbi Hale said this year’s fourth annual event also marks a milestone in the town’s efforts to show that Pound is a thriving community. “It’s a positive thing for Pound,” Hale said of […]

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Gautier’s passion for storytelling leads her to Huntsville – OXFORD STORIES

Turner, right, reporting on UNA football. Photo submitted. Jay Mitchell WengerOxford [email protected] Sometimes life experiences can lead us to our destiny. For DeAndria Turner, the people and situations that impacted her life led to a career in storytelling with empathy. Turner, a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media, knew […]

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Finding Our Way Live at Camden Opera House April 14 – Knox County VillageSoup

CAMDEN – Wayfinder Schools is hosting its second Find Our Way live storytelling event on Thursday April 14 at 7pm at Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St. This event debuted in March 2020 and, after a hiatus in 2021, is from back with an incredible cast of Maine storytellers. This “moth-style” event features eight well-known […]

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Marvel Boss Compares Moon Knight’s Storytelling Approach To WandaVision’s

Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige draws a narrative connection between Moon Knight and the first Marvel series to air on Disney+, WandaVision. Creative Director and President of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige compared the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe TV show moon knight the studio’s first foray into the television landscape, Wanda Vision. In a red carpet […]

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Storytelling at the Heart of Indigenous Musician Lucas Proudfoot

Storytelling has always been at the heart of teaching and music for Lucas Proudfoot. A Bundjalung man, he grew up playing music with friends and in bands. When he had children of his own, he was inspired to start his Circular Rhythm program, which teaches school-aged children about contemporary music and culture. And now he’s […]

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The Importance of Indigenous Storytelling in Post-Apocalyptic Survival Narratives

As many provinces across Canada lift vaccination and mask mandates, concerns run high. If COVID-19 becomes rampant, we must pursue what philosopher Jonathan Lear calls “radical hope.” Read more: Radical Hope: What Young Literary Dreamers Can Teach Us About COVID-19 However, alongside trauma and especially in times of pandemics throughout history, hope can come in […]

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Join the annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival

The Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative presents the annual Storytelling Festival until May. Join anytime and learn how to be a storyteller. For 42 years, the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative has hosted a storytelling festival. This year, the Festival du Conte is virtual. This allows many more locals to get involved. The Storytelling Festival […]

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Chelsea Winstanley and Ainsley Gardiner on Night Raiders and Indigenous Storytelling

Indigenous sci-fi film Night Raiders, a Canadian-New Zealand co-production, hits theaters this week. Charlotte Muru-Lanning interviews the film’s Maori wāhine producers, Chelsea Winstanley and Ainsley Gardiner, about the film and shares indigenous stories. Jojo Rabbit; Waru; Merata: how mom decolonized the screen; The Pa Boys; Two cars, one night; The cousins; Boy. Together and separately, […]

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Hip-hop, poetry and musical storytelling collide in Suyash Dasgupta’s book “Chosen” –

It’s not very often that school projects lead to publishing not just a novel, but also composing two hip-hop songs to enhance the plot, but that’s what happened with the first book in the series. Singaporean writer Suyash Dasgupta. Selected. A 12th grade student at Singapore American School, Dasgupta says he Selected — which was […]

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AWC English Department Presents Digital Storytelling Contest

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) — The English Department at Arizona Western College (AWC) is holding its first-ever digital storytelling contest for students, staff, and faculty to show off their artistic talents. Anyone who enters the contest can submit their digital stories for a chance to win a prize. There will be three prizes of $250 […]

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How brands can make an impact with a new way of telling stories | WaterBear Network | Open mic

In a world full of uncertainties, one thing is clear: climate change is real and it is here to stay. Just four months after COP26, where world leaders pledged to act quickly on climate change, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released another report, which has been described as “the darkest warning yet”. Highlighting […]

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‘Jujutsu Kaisen 0’ Spoiler Review: “Peak Shonen Storytelling”

When it was first announced volume 0 of the hit series Jujutsu Kaisen would receive a theatrical adaptation, fan expectations were high, especially after the anime’s acclaimed first season. And thankfully, moviegoers will find their expectations exceeded as Jujutsu Kaisen 0 delivers on all levels with a great story, outstanding animation, and stunning action sequences. […]

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Preserving the Art of Storytelling with Flatwater Tales, June 3-4

The Flatwater Tales Storytelling Festival, which will be presented June 3 and 4 at the Historic Grove Theater in Oak Ridge, announced its advisory committee, a group of Oak Ridge volunteers from the three Rotary clubs as well as other civic, charitable organizations , commercial and other organizations throughout Oak Ridge. The festival will feature […]

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Sun Valley story, storytelling workshop on Thursday’s agenda

BY KAREN BOSSICK Sun Valley Resort opened in December 1936 as a luxury oasis in the Idaho wilderness. Built for $1.5 million, it lured Wall Street barons, Hollywood stars and Chicago socialites to a remote area that had previously been home to Shoshone-Bannock, miners and harsh herders and a few herders. Newcomers found an ultra-modern […]

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David Olusoga to direct an immersive storytelling experience | News

David Olusoga is leading an initiative in which 50 creatives will create immersive storytelling experiences in 15 locations this summer. Inspired by Olusoga’s 2020 MacTaggart Conference, Royal Holloway and the NFTS’ StoryFutures Academy are launching StoryTrails with support from organizations including the BBC and BFI. The 50 creatives will create augmented story walks in city […]

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Storytelling, poetry and the Latin Grammy winner come to Super Saturday – The Tryon Daily Bulletin

Leland Faulkner will present “Walker Between Worlds” at Super Saturday 2022 on March 19. Faulkner is a member of the Bad River Band of Chippewa Indians in Odenah, Wisconsin. “Walker Between Worlds” is a harvest of Faulkner’s favorite traditional Aboriginal stories told from an original perspective. These traditional tales of wonder are full of entertaining […]

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Use narration to make intro stats less scary

Salvation. My name is Carl Sherwood from the University of Queensland. I was invited to discuss an authentic assessment task I designed for first-year introductory statistics students called MOSS Book: My Own Statistics Story Book. It is based on a context that the students choose and a language that a 10 year old can understand. […]

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Bringing history to light through storytelling | The Gazette

Amanda Johnson of Marion knows the power of the pen to bring cultures and hearts together. And create a family. Her grandmother, Lydia Marie Hammer in Germany, and her great-grandmother, Anna Kann in Guttenberg, became pen pals after World War II, all because Lydia Marie “chose fashion over function” , Johnson said. Amanda Johnson’s grandmother, […]

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World Book Day: storytelling fun for Ramsgate Arts Primary

Students dressed as favorite storybook characters Submitted to the Thanet Gazette Children, families and staff at Ramsgate Arts Primary shared the joy of writing and speaking to celebrate the 25th anniversary of World Book Day. School was a riot of colorful costumes; characters from a range of authors popped off the pages of storybooks and […]

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Discover the power of live storytelling with The Moth | VTX

The host of the evening is Jon Goode, an Emmy-nominated author, poet, and playwright living in Atlanta. Goode has been a featured artist on HBO “Def Poetry”, “Verses & Flow” by TVOne and BET “Lyrical cafe. He is the regular host of The Moth StorySLAM in Atlanta. Featured storytellers include: Hannah H. Smith Brennan. A […]

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Tales in high school | About in English

school work showcase 2022 A selection of short stories written by children aged 11 to 18 submitted to the SUR supplement in English Education and Learning Friday, March 11, 2022, 5:02 p.m. Students from international schools in southern Spain were invited to submit a short story of no more than 300 words on the theme […]

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Brad Bestelink: A Life of Natural History Storytelling :: Mmegi Online

Brad Bestelink is a modern-day bushman. The Okavango Delta has been his home since he was born there 44 years ago. His parents were pioneers in the photographic safari industry, replacing their guns with cameras. Bestelink found his passion and calling when he was still a teenager. At 16, he became Botswana’s youngest professional bush […]

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Campbell, 10, creates an award-winning storytelling app

CAMPBELL, Calif. — A fourth-grade student at Campbell has won the Silicon Valley Challenge by creating an app that facilitates community building and storytelling. Hari Gangadharan, a 10-year-old attending Grade 4 at Ocean Grove Charter School, has been taking coding lessons since Grade 1. During the pandemic, he started taking one-on-one virtual coding classes with […]

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Essex Council launches storytelling competition

Aspiring writers have been encouraged to express themselves in a new council-run storytelling competition. The competition, organized by Essex Council, is part of the Essex Year of Reading campaign. The campaign created by the Essex Education Taskforce aims to tackle the impact of the pandemic on pupils’ education and help every child develop their reading […]

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CBS and Turner Embrace More Access, Living Storytelling as March Madness Returns to Normal

The 2020 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has been lost to COVID, the first major event to bear the brunt of a reality that has rendered sporting events unviable for far too long. He returned last season in modified form, never leaving Indiana State. The dependable unpredictability and tension were still there, and a worthy champion […]

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Storytelling lessons, board games and a book club are now offered at the new Northampton Wellness Center

The new well-being center of the Abbaye de Delapré offers a full program of activities starting this month. Delapré Wellbeing is a new wellness center designed to empower city dwellers to take control of their health and wellbeing through cultural experiences, events, classes and more. Above all, all activities have been suggested and designed by […]

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Review: ‘Euphoria’ Season 2 Redefines Authentic Storytelling

Photo courtesy HBO Max By Caleb Dukes 3/8/22 10:44 PM Rating: ★★★★ After years of delays, Sam Levinson’s Emmy winner hit, “Euphoria”, returned to our screens in full force. Resuming just at the end of the winter break established in the bridge special episodesviewers find the characters attending a New Year’s Eve party, where old […]

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Launch of the Global Climate Storytelling WE HEAR YOU—A CLIMATE ARCHIVE project

Dramaten (The Royal Dramatic Theater of Sweden), the Institute for Environment and Sustainability at Earth Commons-Georgetown University, the Swedish Embassy in Washington, DC and the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics announce the launch of We Hear You-A Climate Archive, co-designed by Caitlin Nasema Cassidy and Jacob Hirdwall. Inspired by Greta Thunberg’s urgent question “Can […]

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Azelea Storytelling Festival Celebrates Quarter Century – LaGrange Daily News

Kevin Kling Some of the stories told may one day be as old as time, but even after 25 years the Azalea Storytelling Festival continues to bring laughs and smiles. Last weekend, the festival celebrated its 25th anniversary, and after a pandemic-impacted event in 2021, it was also a return to normal. The three-day event, […]

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This ’90s kids’ show is actually a scary lesson in storytelling

As a child of the 90s, I watch Goose bumps and Are you scared of the dark? was part of everyday life. It was fun to be spooked by stories about everything from monsters and creatures to spooky apartments and librarians. Now it’s nice and fun to revisit these two shows, but it’s also possible […]

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Digital Storytelling Project Along the Manawatū River Among Funding Recipients

WARWICK SMITH / Stuff He Ara Kotahi Hei Ara Kōrero will be a digital storytelling experience along the Manawatū River (file photo). A project that will give people the opportunity to engage in digital stories is one of many arts and culture projects in Manawatū to receive government funding. Rangitāne and the Central Economic Development […]

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Alexa Michelle Diaz on Evocative Storytelling, from Netflix to Metaverse

As Global Head of Creative Marketing at Netflix, Alexa Michelle Diaz has been leading cross-channel marketing campaigns for the company’s documentary group since 2018. As a Latina, intersectionality enters into her marketing philosophy to create global campaigns and inclusive. From music documentaries to character documentaries, Alexa led the launch strategies for Martin Scorsese’s Pretend It’s […]

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‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines’ takes visual storytelling forward

“Making the film look like nothing that’s been done before.” Scribbled on a production whiteboard, this guiding principle led Sony Pictures Animation’s “The Mitchells vs. the Machines” to break down barriers with its fresh perspectives, unique artistry, and richly drawn characters. Released on Netflix last April to acclaim from audiences and critics alike, the feature […]

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Storytelling contest to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity Region of Waterloo

What does home mean to you? That’s the question local students were asked to ponder as part of the Meaning of Home contest benefiting Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region. The answers came in the form of a story or a poem. The national competition ended in February. “For me, home is a place where I […]

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Endgame Director Says Video Games Are The Future Of Storytelling

Joe Russo, one of the directors of Avengers: Endgamesaid at a recent conference that gaming will be the future of entertainment. Russo recently spoke with Epic Games Chief Creative Officer Donald Mustard at an event for the 2022 DICE Summit. of the universe,” Russo and Mustard looked at the impact that future technology will have […]

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Cronkite School and Global Futures Laboratory partner to improve sustainability storytelling

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the College of Global Futures at the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory are strengthening their relationship to better teach sustainability storytelling as environmental media coverage becomes more prominent. While climate and sustainability stories can be convoluted due to their geographic and temporal scales, making […]

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Doctor-writers highlight the power of storytelling – Harvard Gazette

An episode of the TV medical drama “ER” featured a 14-year-old girl with cervical cancer, who learns that her illness may be linked to human papillomavirus, a sexually transmitted disease. A Kaiser Family Foundation survey conducted after the 2000 episode found that more than 50% of viewers increased their knowledge of the virus after watching […]