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Academia Hernando: Tales of Old Tampa and Interactive Storytelling

The Old Tampa area is an area with a rich heritage, holding many tales and legends from its history. To hear Tampa tales from the master storytellers, join the Academia Hernando Community Learning Series when they perform “Storyteller of Old Tampa” at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 4 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. Academia Hernando […]

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How Man of Steel Failed at Its Most Important Storytelling Element

Superhero movies tend to wear their themes on their sleeves – it’s part of what makes them so universally appealing, from batman begins“It’s not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me” for wonder woman“I believe in love.” Because their roots are in comics primarily aimed at children, these stories often deal […]

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The Nebraska Storytelling Festival scheduled for November 12

Nine storytellers will take to the mic beginning at 7 p.m. on Saturday, November 12 to share a personal story with an audience at the Nebraska Storytelling Festival at the Lincoln Community Playhouse, 2500 S. 56th St. Storytellers will come from all over Nebraska, and some even have international roots in Nigeria and Ukraine. Their […]

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Here’s how my passion for storytelling led to my dream job of covering the Patriots | Mark Daniels

This story begins in the Fenway Park press box. During my sophomore year in high school, we were all assigned to “work shadow” someone in a line of work that we were interested in. In fact, many of my friends have used this project to write one of their parents and stay home during the […]

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“The Antipodes” analyzes narrative in a story – The Ramapo News

The first main show of the school year, “The Antipodes,” began its nine-show run Friday at the Berrie Center. The play is directed by Dara Malina, adjunct drama professor at Ramapo, and is written by 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama winner Annie Baker. “The Antipodes” revolves around a group of eight co-workers who visibly collaborate […]

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Bob Chapek Commits to Diversity in Disney Storytelling

Disney CEO Bob Chapek recently attended a Wall Street Journal Tech Live conference where he discussed the company’s commitment to diverse content, according to The Wrap. “I think the more complex something is, the more you really have to dig into the basics,” says Chapek. “And we want our content to reflect the rich and […]

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A Mennonite of Color’s Travel Memoirs Reject Rigid Storytelling

(RNS) — In the late 1800s, a group of German-speaking Mennonites traveled from southern Russia to Central Asia following the end-times prophecies of a charismatic preacher. But if the story of the perilous journey of these Mennonites in Uzbekistan is captivating, for Sofia Samatar, the real story begins after the end of the world does […]

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Athens Storytelling Festival welcomes 4,500 children

Oct. 25 – The Athens, AL Storytelling Festival welcomed nearly 4,500 school-aged spectators through its doors last week. “Our student scrutineers did a great job, and the good thing is that the students in the audience were so proud of those who stood up there,” Leah Oakley said. “They clapped when each student was announced, […]

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Carnegie Hall presents These Haunted Hills with the WV Storytelling Guild on October 28

LEWISBURG (WVDN) — Carnegie Hall is teaming up with the West Virginia Storytelling Guild to celebrate Halloween with These Haunted Hills: Appalachian Ghost Stories and Folklore on Friday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. in Carnegie’s Old Stone Hall. Get your Halloween mood on and enjoy an exciting night of spooky stories and spooky tales presented […]

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Winfield author imagined ‘storytelling through the eyes of a child’

In 2013, children’s book author Jennifer Bartoli-Kalina recalled how, at a meeting of authors, “I sat next to Alzina Stone Dale, who was rocking in an antique chair in front of a fire. ardent and told us about a biography she had written about a supposedly obscure English author. Ignorant, I kept my mouth shut […]

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Telling stories through horticulture – The Varsity

The quads and gardens at U of T are a welcoming respite from the hectic atmosphere of downtown Toronto. The most prominent of these is the University College Quadruple, featured on nearly all U of T publicity brochures, with its Romanesque design emphasizing the prestige and historical significance of the campus. Meanwhile, secluded havens like […]

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“Good storytelling is what I aim for”

I always knew I would be a writer. My father, Tom Joe Manus Rua, was a writer. He wrote short stories in Irish and published them in newspapers and journals. They were also recorded on the radio, and eventually collected and broadcast as Séimidh agus Scalta Eile. Seimidh includes both light and humorous stories of […]

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Introductory storytelling workshop with Terry Wolfisch Cole

Ira Glass of radio show This American Life says, “Great stories happen to people who know how to tell them. Whether you want to tell your story on stage, in a business meeting or college interview, or at the family table, professional storyteller Terry Wolfisch Cole of Tell Me Another will teach how to engage […]

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Brands such as John Deere and DoorDash are leaning into social impact storytelling

In 100 years, black farmers lost more than 12 million acres of land, according to census data. A new documentary, “Gaining Ground: the Fight for Black Land,” created in collaboration with Al Roker Entertainment, addresses the disproportionate economic issues that black American farmers have faced for generations, including heir rights. “If there is injustice for […]

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Nuanced Storytelling for Better Representation: How Women Playwrights Stand Out

Theater is not just a form of entertainment, but has often been a place of resistance to colonialism and the structural inequalities of society. For a long time, theater has been a way to interact at a community level and to be an art form that mixes with social activism. The origin of Indian theater […]

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The Sandbar Storytelling Festival has a successful inaugural weekend

The first Sandbar Storytelling Festival has passed, but it will always be a success story to tell. “We were absolutely thrilled with how it all turned out,” Sandbar Storytelling Festival board member Jerome Christenson said of last weekend’s event. He said while organizers were pleased with how the weekend went, attendees were also thrilled with […]

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Alyssa Story: Telling Stories Through COVID-19 | centenary

Alyssa Story led the Loyolans through the COVID-19 pandemic and the return to campus. Photo via Loyola Marymount University. No matter how hard she tries to leave, Alyssa Story, a double major in film, television and media and journalism, always ends up in the newsroom. And with a last name like Story, it’s no coincidence […]

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Taking a new approach to green preservation through storytelling

PUPILS from eight primary schools in the districts of Sri Aman, Lubok Antu and Betong in Sarawak learned to care for the environment through storytelling. The creative learning session, which included discussions on electrical safety, was organized by Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB) in partnership with the district education offices and KEC International (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, […]

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Oswego Town Rural Cemetery Hosts 7th Annual Ghost and History Storytelling Tour – Oswego County Today

File photo: SUNY Oswego entrance sign. Photo by: Alexander Gault-Plate. OSWEGO COUNTY – Stories of local legends and spirits will return with a live performance when SUNY Oswego’s Storytelling Class presents the 7th Annual Oswego City Rural Cemetery: Ghost and Ghost Storytelling Tour story at 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 29. Professor Jonel Langenfeld of […]

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The art lover brings his collection to life with colorful stories

When art collector Nik M. Fahmee was forced to stay home during the pandemic, he spent a lot of time staring at his walls. It’s a good thing those walls – and many other surfaces of his home in Selangor – aren’t bare. With paintings in every room, he had plenty to look at and […]

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Oswego Town Rural Cemetery Hosts 7th Annual Ghost and History Storytelling Tour

October 14, 2022 Stories of local legends and spirits will return with a live performance when SUNY Oswego’s Storytelling Class presents the 7th Annual Oswego Town Rural Cemetery: Ghost and History Storytelling Tour at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, October 29. Professor Jonel Langenfeld of SUNY Oswego’s Theater Faculty leads costumed storytellers as they bring the stories […]

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Marsha P. Johnson State Park hosts fall storytelling events

In a park named after such a vibrant icon as Marsha P. Johnson, it’s great to see so many community-focused events taking place. Marsha P. Johnson State Park (90 Kent Avenue) is hosting a storytelling series over the next few weeks. All shows are free and open to the public. Events are suitable for all […]

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Pplpleasr on sudden stardom and the future of decentralized storytelling

So, you have just become famous on the Internet. Now what? This is the situation Emily Yang faced in March 2021. Best known in the NFT space like pplpleasr, Yang was another type of fame. Rather than going viral on social media, Yang’s fame came with a payout of half a million dollars. After Yang’s […]

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Writer Sean Dietrich brings his brand of Southern storytelling to the Library of Birmingham event « The Official Website for the City of Birmingham, Alabama

By Chanda Temple On a recent Tuesday morning at a Birmingham-area park, Sean Dietrich trains his newly adopted, but blind, dog. Her name is Marigold the Magnificent and she has become something of a celebrity. She was blinded by abuse and left behind a tire shop in Mississippi. When Sean discovered her last month, he […]

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An impressive line-up as the Hastings Storytelling Festival prepares to shine

Lemn Sissay v Jamie MacMillian Spokeswoman Meena Winter said: “Some highlights of a program that is packed with well-known and emerging storytelling and performance artists include an evening with the BAFTA-nominated and multi-award-winning author, broadcaster and poet. occasions, Lemn Sissay. Join us for this author talk at St Mary in the Castle in Hastings on […]

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Author Yaffa Santos on intersectional storytelling

“For Dominicans born and raised in the Dominican Republic, I am American. But for Americans, I am not. I am something else. Other. And being in that middle space is tiring. It’s this constant state where I feel like I don’t belong anywhere. Yaffa S. Santos is a Dominican American author, born and raised in […]

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Penn Environmental Humanities Program to Host Climate Week Storytelling Event

Kelly Writer’s House on April 20. Credit: Derek Wong This Wednesday and Thursday, Penn will host a series of climate storytelling events including a reading and interactive program with a storyteller and climate reporter. Devi Lockwood and workshops led by Cosmic Writers. ” Listen ! Climate Storytelling with Devi Lockwood” is a two-day program that […]

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Digital storytelling uses innovative tools to transform the classroom experience

The camera points to the produce section of a grocery store, with fruits and vegetables neatly arranged on five rows of shelves. “Have you ever noticed,” asks the narrator, “how most of the products look perfect and a lot of it is wrapped in plastic?” In the next few seconds, the camera pans around a […]

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Fantastic Fest Films: Stephen King, David Lynch and storytelling

Do you like stories? Do you like telling stories? If you answered yes to any of these questions, two movies that premiered at this year’s Fantastic Fest should be on your must-see list. They both provide joy for moviegoers and lessons for filmmakers. Movies – King on screen and Lynch/Oz — explore the evolution, inspirations […]

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Multichoice rewards excellence in storytelling by bringing to light more authentic African stories and nurturing new talent

LR: Executive Director, Marketing, MultiChoice Nigeria, Tope Oshunkeye; Academy Director, West Africa, MultiChoice Talent Factory, Atinuke Babatunde; Managing Director of MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe; Dr Busola Tejumola, Executive Director, West Africa Content and Channels, MultiChoice Nigeria, and COO, MultiChoice Nigeria, Ayo Ajala at the MultiChoice 2022 Media Showcase. Before the start of the streaming wars […]

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Hello Woodlands Founder Presents Storytelling for Business Seminar

On October 7, 2022, Jennifer Bruse, President and CEO of Hello Woodlands, presented “Storytelling for Business,” a seminar designed for small businesses in a capacity classroom setting. The free seminar was hosted by the Sam Houston State University Small Business Development Center (SHSU SBDC) – The Woodlands Center, located at 3380 College Park Dr, The […]

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Litchfield Historical Society organizes spooky storytelling events

LITCHFIELD – The Litchfield Historical Society is gearing up for autumn with a collection of seasonal events. Registration and entry information is available at litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org, or by calling 860-567-4501. Scarecrows in the Meadow Opening Celebration, 1-3 p.m. October 15 at Tapping Reeve Meadow, 82 South Street. All are invited to explore the assembly of more […]

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The APSU will host a family event “Music, storytelling and art”

CLARKSVILLE, TN – At 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, Austin State University Peay’s Department of Music will present “Music, Storytelling, and Art” – an interactive concert featuring APSU Music Professor Dr. Patricia Halbeck , on piano and Dr. Min Sang Kim, Assistant Professor of Music at APSU, performing as a countertenor in the Recital […]

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The 36th Annual Storytelling Festival from the Ark returns to Ann Arbor in February

ANN ARBOR – L’Arche will host its annual storytelling festival from February 24 to 26. The event was extended to three days in 2023 and featured three shows designed for different ages. Here is the schedule: Friday, February 24: 8 p.m. The first annual L’Arche Liar Contest L’Arche will hold its first annual liar contest […]

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Children’s Museum Tucson launches storytelling program | Currents function

Click to enlarge (Tucson Children’s Museum/Submitted) Children play with drums in the courtyard of the Children’s Museum Tucson during Art After Dark on the second Saturday, September 10. The non-profit Japanese ensemble drum group Odaiko Sonora provided fun activities for children and their families. The Children’s Museum Tucson will launch its new […]

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University of Mississippi education majors captivate local students with storytelling

UM Published on October 5, 2022 | by the University of Mississippi Subscribe now and get the weekly TLV dispatch delivered to your inbox. Students read to fourth graders for Week of Service, 60th Anniversary of Integration Celebration Fourth year students at Lafayette Upper Elementary […]

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7 years later, Life Is Strange is still storytelling at its best

When I began the journey of Life Is Strange when it first launched in 2015, I was very impressed with the unique portrayal of supernatural characters and elements. So now that I’ve had the chance to experience the Arcadia Bay Collection on the Nintendo Switch, my perspective on the game has changed since I was […]

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Sandbar Storytelling Festival presents its musical program | Culture & Leisure

Along with nationally acclaimed storytelling shows, workshops and food trucks, the Sandbar Storytelling Festival features a full lineup of local musical talent, performing throughout the event on Friday and Saturday, October 14 and 15, at Saint Mary’s University. The following performances are free and open to the public: Little Warriors Battery Line — Friday, October […]

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The Stoop Storytelling series features public health stories

The Stoop Storytelling Series and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have collaborated to host the “Hidden in Plain Sight” event at the Enoch Pratt Central Library on September 22. The event included a live recording of an episode of the Stoop Storytelling Series podcast, released October 3, where a panel of speakers […]

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6 Movies Where Color Schemes Became an Intrinsic Storytelling Tool

Sometimes color tells stories better than dialogue ever can—Mr. Night Shyamalan used red in The sixth sense to represent a bond with the dead and foreshadow ghostly events, Quentin Tarantino chose yellow to bring out the character of Uma Thurman and portray her madness, Wes Anderson, a lover of discord, frequently depicts unfortunate events in […]