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Sandbar Storytelling Festival thanks the community for their support | Letters

All of us at the Sandbar Storytelling Festival would like to thank everyone who helped out at our Kevin Kling and Simone Perrin fundraising concert on Saturday June 25 at the St. Cecilia Theater. Thanks to the Callender King Foundation for their financial support and thank you to everyone who participated. In particular, we would […]

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Few Americans use animated storytelling to stand out

For any musical artist, visuals are often a key part of their work. But for Rare Americans, it’s what sets them apart from their peers. At the heart of the band’s work is its penchant for storytelling. Their fascination with how people interact in the world carries over into their music. But their whole unique […]

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With a new company, Fall Mtn. alumna hones her storytelling skills

July 29—Ceara Comeau, an Acworth native who has written 10 novels, begins a new chapter in her passion for storytelling. Together with Chester Killarney filmmaker Traynor, Comeau started Book Sisters Productions, a company that focuses on freelance writers turning their books into movies. The company’s first series, “The Sadie McAllister Files” — written and directed […]

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Storytelling magic for schoolchildren in Gosport thanks to a ‘brilliant’ literary initiative

Around 300 young people from Holbrook Primary School, St John’s CofE Primary School and Bedenham Primary School heard the stories of Amanda Kane Smith. Hosted by Whiteley Shopping Centre, the storytelling events were part of the Young Readers scheme, an award-winning initiative sponsored by Whiteley’s co-owner British Land and in partnership with the National Literacy […]

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From July 30 to August 6: storytelling, Greek food tours, cinema, concerts and more

CIV GREEK STORY TIME AT THE HAWTHORN LIBRARY An interactive storytelling session with stories and songs in Greek and English, aka Greek Storytime, takes place on the first Tuesday of the month at the Hawthorn Library, except during school holidays. The activity is aimed at children from 0 to 5 years old and is free. […]

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Indigenous woman leads walking tours using traditional oral storytelling

Tarra Wright’s Many Chief tourism business offers guided tours of traditional Blackfoot territory. PHOTO PROVIDED BY: LOTS OF TOURS IN CHIEF Tarra Wright Many Chief has worked with major institutions in Calgary as a background player to help amplify Indigenous voices, but in opening her small business she found her purpose in sharing Blackfoot culture […]

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FC Academy Summer Camp at Medway Teaches Kids Filmmaking and Storytelling

Beginner filmmakers Professional storytellers teach the art of filmmaking to students Children open their minds and express their emotions through the film Having already hosted 30 summer film camps across the state, nonprofit Melrose Filmmakers Collaborative is set to host its FC Academy for the first time in Medway in August. The week-long film class […]

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Infodemic Management Community Event: The Science of Storytelling

Learning opportunity: effective storytelling to communicate about infodemics, their impact and how to contribute to the practice of managing infodemics July 26, 2022 at 4:00 PM CEST-Geneva | 14:00 UTC | 10:00 a.m. EDT-Washington, DC Stories fuel infodemics. By understanding how emotional storytelling succeeds in reaching audiences and making stories go viral, infodemic managers can […]

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Tales for Generations – Indian Country Today

Following the stories of an incarcerated young man, “The School-Prison Trust” examines the characteristics of school-prison relationships for Indigenous youth to ask pressing questions about Indigenous sovereignty, conquest, survival and denial. Jeremiah Chin, one of the authors puts this in a historical context. A Lakota and Cheyenne citizen, Scotti Clifford is a rock ‘n’ roll […]

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Two Bit Circus Hotels Add a Touch of VR Storytelling to Disney’s Galactic Starcruiser Model – San Bernardino Sun

The team behind the Two Bit Circus micro amusement park in downtown Los Angeles plans to take Disney’s Star Wars hotel concept and add a virtual reality video arcade twist with a pair of new interactive storytelling hotels. Two Bit Entertainment has acquired two former conference hotels in Denver, Colorado and the New York area, […]

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The power of storytelling | The Sunday Mail

The Sunday Mail Change perspectiveRutendo Gwatidzo One of the effective ways for humans to bond is to tell stories. Hearing someone else’s story creates deeper connections. Telling your story does not make you a victim. In most cases, it frees you from the past and empowers you for the future. An untold story can imprison […]

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CBC reporter Jody Porter is remembered for her compassionate storytelling and commitment to the truth

Friends, colleagues and others who knew Jody Porter shared memories and messages of love, gratitude and admiration for the longtime CBC reporter. Porter’s remembrance messages reflect his life, his friendship and his commitment to speaking hard and necessary truths about residential schools and colonialism in Canada, and their ongoing impacts on the Indigenous peoples of […]

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DUNCAN: A year as a journalist but a life of storytelling | Opinion

This month marks my one year anniversary since I started working full time at the newspaper and it has been a whirlwind of learning, growing and trying to figure out exactly where I fit in the world of journalism. It’s not where I imagined myself but I’m beginning to understand that it’s exactly where I […]

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Thanks from the organizers of the Flatwater Tales Storytelling Festival

For the editor: The Flatwater Tales Storytelling Festival, held live at the Historic Grove Theater June 3-4, has many people to thank. We are especially grateful to the three Rotary clubs of Oak Ridge for sponsoring the Festival, and we thank the dozens of volunteers, many of them Rotarians, who make it possible. Our large […]

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An intergenerational storytelling project brings residents and students together

The project, from the Bolton Clarke Research Institute, is part of a program using storytelling and reminiscence to reduce loneliness and bring happiness to older people living in nursing homes and retirement communities. Through the project, quick friendships developed between residents of Bolton Clarke’s Westhaven Retirement Village in Toowoomba and students of Faith Lutheran College […]

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Chicago organization uses live storytelling to discuss mental health

Live storytelling is an emotionally powerful medium, and an organization in Chicago is using it to get more people talking about mental health. “You’ll notice, even in the last five years, billboards on the side of the freeway or signs on the side of the bus that say ‘Talk to someone,’ right?” Heather Bodie, executive […]

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Where the Crawdads Sing: A beloved book adaptation bogged down by confusing storytelling

Provided Daisy Edgar-Jones plays Catherine “Kya” Danielle Clark from Where the Crawdads Sing. Listen to the Stuff To Watch podcast by hitting the “play” button below, or find it on podcast apps like Apple or Spotify. Where the Crawdads Sing (M, 126mins) Directed by Olivia Newman **½ Not since Gone Girl, Fifty Shades of Gray […]

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Kidsburgh: Media Center helps teens discover audio storytelling

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Youth Media Center of Pittsburgh not only produces incredible teenage stories, but also prepares young people for the world of work. The teenagers are busy recording interviews, setting up their audio equipment, editing computers and creating stories for podcasts and radio in the newly renovated center. Students like Morgan McCray, a […]

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The Barrick Museum of Art hosts the closing event: Community Storytelling & Warmth on July 22

Join the UNLV Marjorie Barrick Art Museum for an evening of community storytelling and warmth from 5-8 p.m. July 22 as we say goodbye to The spirit of the earth, Always movingand The Mojave Project. Engage in an informal discussion with The Mojave Project artist Kim Stringfellow, and listen to five storytellers from different backgrounds […]

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Why storytelling is part of being a good doctor

Contents This content can also be viewed on the site from which it originated. It wasn’t until my mid-40s that I started writing about the world of medicine. Before that, I was busy building a career as a hematologist-oncologist: caring for patients with blood diseases, cancers and, later, AIDS; creation of a research laboratory; publishing […]

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Storytelling as Art: Snake House Exhibits Paintings by Whitfield | Local News

VALDOSTA – Grady “Mr. Spanky” Whitfield is an artist and storyteller. Through visual arts, theatre, writing and voice, Whitfield shares stories of her life and the lives of others. He tells stories of his life that sound like something out of “Forrest Gump”, a life full of adventures and encounters with famous people – Miles […]

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Round two commentators speak their hearts and minds through storytelling

LD Salmanson, an MBA from Wharton and founder of Cherre, a leader in real estate data and insights, recently visited the Wharton Global Youth Program’s Global Youth Meetup (GYM) online community to share insights from career with the students of our summer programs. What is the #1 skill that Salmanson looks for in job candidates? […]

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Tom Rush tells stories about storytelling | Lifestyles

The call is from an unknown location in southern Maine. Tom Rush, the grandfather of American folk, is on the horn and wants to talk about two upcoming shows, Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22, at the Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport. He has minutes before recording a bunch of songs for his […]

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Traditional Chinese storytelling provides an opportunity for community connection

Caption 2: Henry Tang performs in the covered courtyard behind the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum on July 2. Its storytelling sessions take place every Saturday afternoon. Every Saturday afternoon for the past few weeks, Jack Meng has found himself in the Chuang Garden behind the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum downtown. In the shady […]

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Music and storytelling at the crossroads

Photo by Chris Saladin. Crossroads at Big Creek will feature words in the woods on July 15th7 p.m., when the musicians Tad Green and David LeFevreaccompanied by the puppeteer and the storyteller Nancy Hawkins, will perform songs and stories in Crossroads’ outdoor amphitheater. Then have s’mores at the council ring campfire after. Volunteers of all […]

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Creator of “The Summer I Became Pretty”

Do you remember going from a dumb middle schooler to a handsome teenager who suddenly commands attention? Amazon Prime Video’s series, “The Summer I Turned Pretty,” explores this delicate transition through the eyes of 16-year-old Isabel (aka Belly) Conklin. It is adapted from the trilogy of novels by New York Times bestselling author Jenny Han. […]

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Tales as old as time: Sierra Storytelling Festival holds 35th performance on San Juan Ridge

Storyteller Angela Lloyd plays one of her many instruments on stage during Saturday sessions of the Sierra Storytelling Festival held at the North Columbia Schoolhouse on the San Juan Ridge. Lloyd was one of a dozen cashiers to take the stage at the 35th annual event.Photo: Elias Funez Crowds of story seekers flocked to the […]

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How TV and Movies Will Change Abortion Narrative After Roe v. Wade – The Hollywood Reporter

In 1972, a two-part episode of Norman Lear’s groundbreaking comedy Maud saw its main character unexpectedly pregnant and 47 years old. During two episodes of primetime television, Bea Arthur’s Maude weighed the decision to have an abortion. A year later, in 1973, a constitutional right to abortion was established by the Supreme Court’s decision on […]

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At Margiela, John Galliano proves he is the Oz of fashion storytelling

July 11, 2022 main pictureMaison Margiela Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2022Courtesy of Maison Margiela John Galliano has always been obsessed with fantasy, with process, with showing his inner workings. In a way, it’s the opposite of the great, mighty Wizard of Oz, boasting that we pay no attention to the man behind the curtain. Galliano is […]

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Kay’s Latest Epic Fantasy Novel Packed With Rich Storytelling

Guy Gavriel Kay’s latest “fantasy quarter-turn” is full of pirates, assassins and political intrigue. In Kay’s masterful world-building hands, that alone might be enough for most readers. But as he has done in his 14 previous international bestselling novels, Kay transcends adventure with complex philosophical musings on identity, loss, and how even our smallest choices […]

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Donald Davis’ Storytelling Workshop will be back next week – Reuters

The Lafayette Society for the Performing Arts [LSPA] will present, with Azalea Storytelling Committee, the seventh annual Donald Davis Storytelling Festival, a week-long adventure in story discovery and fun. Davis, a world-renowned storyteller, author and pastor, will return to LaGrange July 10-16 to teach the art and skill of storytelling. Throughout the week, attendees will […]

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‘Black Bird’ Showrunner Dennis Lehane Explains How Greek Mythology Inspired Storytelling in Apple TV+ Series

As Jimmy Keene, Oscar-nominated Taron Egerton goes from regular inmate to maximum security in an effort to extract a confession to murdering another inmate in “Black Bird.” The drama, based on true events, tells the gripping story of a high school star athlete turned underage drug kingpin, who is sent to prison after accepting a […]

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“Analog and no frills”: Sierra Storytelling Festival captivates at North Columbia Schoolhouse

Analogous and unadorned, audiences are captivated by these open-hearted storytelling artists who carry on the deep human oral tradition of sharing stories that transcend time. For 35 years, volunteers have hosted the nation’s top tellers in the shaded amphitheater behind the 145-year-old North Columbia Schoolhouse. Poet and storyteller Steve Sanfield settled in this rural haven […]

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How a new generation is reviving the hikayat, Morocco’s ancient storytelling tradition

“Until about a decade ago there were 10 to 20 storytellers in the square at any one time,” says Zouhair. “Now you’d be lucky to find three.” But, lately, a more reliable stop has emerged: Morocco’s cafes, riads, museums and community centers now offer space for itinerant cashiers. The World Storytelling Cafe, which opened in […]

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Richard Van Camp honors history through storytelling

Richard Van Camp is very proud to be a Tłı̨chǫ Dene from Fort Smith, Northwest Territories; he now lives in Edmonton as a proud father. This speaker’s event on National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrated Van Camp’s Indigenous heritage and teachings. Van Camp is an internationally acclaimed storyteller and bestselling author of 26 books in 26 […]

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Edinburgh Primary pupils take part in storytelling events with Fort Kinnaird to inspire them to read

The events involved children hearing stories from professional storyteller, Amanda Edmiston, and were part of the Young Readers programme, an award-winning initiative sponsored by Fort Kinnaird co-owner British Land, and in partnership with the National Literacy Trust, designed to encourage children to read outside of class. During the literature-focused events, pupils from Castleview Primary School, […]

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A storytelling festival highlights the “unprecedented experiences” of female homelessness

Lauren Bianchi, the film’s main creative contribution. After a five-year hiatus, the Village Storytelling Festival returns to discuss reconnection and transformation in a number of performances starting Tuesday. Organized by the Village Storytelling Centre, the festival will focus on the world in motion and the importance of coming together through stories. Register to our daily […]

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Writers share benefits of storytelling at Kahani Darbar: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Amritsar, July 1 Sharing stories from her childhood, memories of her father Nanak Singh who was a towering literary personality, the famous writer Kulbir Singh Suri was the keynote speaker at the Kahani Darbar organized by BBK DAV College for Women. The event was organized in collaboration with Ek Bharat […]

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Story Lounge Lunchtime Tales of Death and Dying – Event Information

Bring your lunch to the Center for Stories pop-up in the Hay Street Mall and join skilled storytellers Cathy Henkel and Anju Sivarajah as they share true and personal stories about death and dying. Dr. Cathy Henkel is the Director of the WA Screen Academy at ECU and has over 30 years of experience as […]

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Healing through storytelling – OutSmart Magazine

Pacifica Sauer PThree-time Emmy-winning editor Pacifica J. Sauer uses her platform on KHOU-TV to give marginalized people the chance to tell their stories. “The privileged can tell their story all the time. Ordinary people and little-known intermediaries, these are the people we need to tell stories about,” says Sauer, a lesbian out. At KHOU, she […]