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“Marvel’s Voices”: Alex Phillips Encourages Storytelling to Go Beyond Visibility

The last two years have been nothing but a roller coaster. After the major success of last year’s first MARVEL’S VOICES: PRIDE #1, we as the LGBTQIA+ community have witnessed a continued attack on our most vulnerable with an onslaught of legislation. I don’t need to tell you how badly we need posts like this. […]

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From Mrs. Marvel’ to Dr. Bashir Hamed on ‘Transplant,’ Muslim On-Screen Storytelling Evolves

In the series premiere “Ms. Marvel,” Kamala Khan grabs a piece of naan for breakfast as she walks past her brother, who is praying in Arabic. Later, we see the main character catch up with her best friend Nakia, who wears a hijab. And that’s just the first five minutes of the first episode. The […]

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A free storytelling workshop will take place at the Highline Heritage Museum on Wednesday, July 6

The “7 Stories” storytelling group will host a free storytelling workshop on Wednesday, July 6, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Highline Heritage Museum (map below). Barbara and Ron Hammond will lead the workshop. They just celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary. “Storytelling is a family tradition in both of our biological families,” they said. […]

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Pointer carries a lifelong love for storytelling

Courtesy picturesRoselie Bellanca Posselius is hard at work editing. Storytelling is a common thread in the life of Roselie Bellanca Posselius, going through her first professional job in a commercial art studio, running a theatrical production company with her father and starting a documentary company ten years ago.“My dad (Peter Bellanca) was a lawyer, but […]

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Climate activist Vic Barrett on wonder, transformation and storytelling

What excites him most about his future is, well, storytelling. Barrett may only be 23 – a Gen Zer whose peers alone dismantle the status quo and revolutionize the relationship between employers and employees, politicians and voters, and business and consumers– but Barrett has skin in the game. He has been an internationally renowned climate […]

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Storyteller Jake Hiebert combined a punk attitude with a retro swing sound

Jake Hiebert, better known by his character Big Rude Jake.Don Dixon/Handout When Jake Hiebert took the stage to play the role of Big Rude Jake with his guitar, slicked back hair, retro suit and tie, he captivated his audience right away. “Watching Jake take over a venue with a new audience in a new city […]

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Insurgency audiences provide epic storytelling, no clear ending

The January 6 hearings into the facts and causes of the terrorist attack on the United States Capitol are a colossal feat of storytelling with myriad results, say communications and constitutional law scholars at the University of Miami. possible. Sam Terilli, associate professor and chair of the Department of Journalism and Media Management at the […]

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Storytelling is a powerful tool for developing literacy | Featured Columnists

Most parents are aware of the importance of reading for their children and how reading aloud develops literacy skills, a positive attitude towards reading, and a love of books in their children. However, many are unaware of the power of oral storytelling in developing literacy skills. Here are some ways that storytelling benefits children’s education: […]

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Learn our history through dance and storytelling at Sanquhar this summer

Register to our GlasgowWorld Today newsletter Nonsuch History and Dance tutors are recognized experts in historical dance Sanquhar Community Arts Center’s five-week school holiday program will run from July 4th to August 5th. The fifth week will allow the community to work with the professional dance theater company and the educational charity as part of […]

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OBLEY COLUMN: Storytelling as Personality Quirk | Sports

As far back as I can remember, I wanted to be a storyteller. The first story I wrote was for an assignment in CM1. It was 12 handwritten pages, front and back, single-spaced, with illustrations in the margins and at the top of the pages. It was a scam The Amityville Horror. The only problem […]

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Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Finale Is Pointless, A Barren Storytelling Checklist

This article contains spoilers for the Obi Wan Kenobi finale, “Part VI,” on Disney+. Immediately after the release of the last episode of Obi Wan Kenobifour trending words on social media: “HE SAID THE THING.” It looks like a proper encapsulation not only Obi Wan Kenobibut so much modern pop culture. Obi Wan Kenobi started […]

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Free UNI camp for middle schoolers to teach digital skills and tell stories about black families in northeast Iowa | Waverly Logs

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa will host a two-week Black Lives Matter Youth Camp in July and August for school-aged children that will focus on preserving the local history of Blacks through digital storytelling and imagery skills. BLYC is all about discovering hidden African-American cultural resources in the Cedar Valley and […]

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More than 270 Flintshire schoolchildren take part in a storytelling session at Broughton Shopping Park

Deeside.com > News Job : Thu 23 June 2022 More than 270 primary school children in Flintshire took part in a storytelling session at Broughton Shopping Park, hosted with the aim of helping them fall in love with reading. Young people heard stories from professional storyteller Fiona Eadie and participated in the Young Readers program […]

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Transmitting the living art of storytelling

NEW | FEATURES | PREVIEWS | EVENTS By Shen Shellenberger, JerseyArts.com originally published: 06/22/2022 Narration is one of those words that is not just a descriptive term. It is evocative. It’s personal. It is inclusive. It’s communal. And that’s what Storytelling Arts, Inc. is. Maybe you remember your aunt, the one who always wore a […]

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Colorado Cannabis Market Spotlight In 2014, Colorado made history as the first state to sell legal recreational cannabis. Once considered uncharted territory, the state has since established itself as a mature and thriving legal market. And as various governments explore the possibilities of legalizing cannabis, policymakers likely see Colorado’s course as one to potentially emulate […]

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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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Sharing her love for storytelling

By Jamesha Caldwell / Posted June 8, 2022 In 2015, Lionel Foster received a treasured honor for Baltimore City College graduates: an invitation to be inducted into the high school alumni hall of fame. Foster accepted recognition from his alma mater with great pride, but also with the nauseating feeling that the strides he had […]

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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, […]