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The Quiet Girl reminds us of the power of storytelling

Imagine the Hollywood pitch: a young Irish girl who doesn’t speak much is sent by her struggling family to live with distant relatives for the summer. She has no idea why she is there but she helps around their dairy farm then she comes home. From this very simple premise, first director Colm Bairéad created […]

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Joseph Sabino Mistick: We could use a bit of Jack Bogut’s storytelling these days

When Jack Bogut was the king of morning radio in Pittsburgh, waking up to his favorite station wasn’t as scary as it is today. We always seem to be on the brink of something terrible or facing something terrible that happened overnight – political violence, mass shootings, pandemic – but it wasn’t always that way. […]

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Ice cream social at Manistee with music and storytelling

Hello Manistee County! Hope you are enjoying our beautiful weather. I can’t believe all the crazy time going on east and west. My son called me to talk the other day on his way home from teaching because they closed his school in Denver because of the heat. I’m still happy living in Michigan, especially […]

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Nonprofit uses storytelling to end mental health stigma

In a Culver City home, a rehearsal takes place that puts mental health first. “You are uncomfortable and you cannot leave because everyone is watching you,” said Reba Buhr, performing a monologue. What do you want to know “This Is My Brave” debuted in 2014 and has produced over 80 shows in the United States […]

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Connections and Collections: The Storytelling Life of Paul Diamond

Paul Diamond has pursued stories all his life. An accountant turned journalist, Diamond is queer and Maori and now works to help tell stories at the Alexander Turnbull Library in Wellington as a curator, Māori. Diamond (Ngāti Haua, Te Rarawa and Ngāpuhi) is about to release his latest book, about the downfall of Charles Mackay, […]

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WLT Continues ‘Brave’ Storytelling and Set Design for New Fall Season | Winchester Star

A new show at the Winchester Little Theater brought some changes to the stage this fall with high-tech storytelling choices. Starring 17-year-old high school student Josh Horn as Christopher, “Strange Incident of the Dog in the Night” is “an incredibly demanding show,” director Sally Anderson said. Based on the award-winning novel by Mark Haddon, Simon […]

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Sandbar Storytelling Festival Day Passes Now Available | Culture & Leisure

The Sandbar Storytelling Festival (SSF), presenting its first fall lineup of storytellers on October 14 and 15, goes on sale with day passes starting Tuesday, September 6. In addition to two-day passes ($120 for 10 events), customers can now purchase separate passes for Friday and Saturday. The Friday pass is $50 (four events) and the […]

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Remento, a storytelling app to preserve family stories, raises $3 million and launches its iOS app • TechCrunch

Remento, a company focused on capturing and preserving family stories, has raised $3 million in seed funding led by Upfront Ventures. The Los Angeles-based company is also launching its iOS app today after beta testing it for a year. The company’s new iOS app is designed to give users conversation prompts to inspire family members […]

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The storyteller has her own story

September 3 – HERMITAGE – People all over Mercer County know her as the “Lady of the Tale.” Victoria Rivetti Lingner has been telling stories for over 20 years in nursing homes, elementary schools and as an in-house storyteller for Buhl Park. “I want kids to love reading as much as I do,” Lingner said. […]

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Test your entrepreneurial creativity with edition 53 of our quiz!

side sparks, the weekly quiz Your story, tests your domain knowledge, business acumen and lateral thinking skills (see previous edition here). In this 53rd edition of the quiz, we present the issues addressed by real entrepreneurs in their startup journey. What would you do if you were in their place? At the end of the […]

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Muskegon County youth experience hands-on digital storytelling workshop

Storytelling is an in-demand communication skill for 21st century careers across all disciplines and industries. A collaboration between Mosaic Film Experience and Pathfinders of Muskegon provided 25 Muskegon County students with an introduction to the art and science of digital storytelling. “Students are digital natives, and storytelling can be a convenient way to connect classroom […]

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‘Devil In Ohio’ review: A miniseries defined by Schlocky performances, cliche storytelling and bad horror

It is common knowledge that TV shows, limited series, and movies follow two different forms of storytelling. The first takes place over several episodes, and the second ends in a few hours, which can range from 90 minutes to 4 hours. And these two forms are not interchangeable. A story substantial enough to be made […]

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My favorite pieces: Charu Gandhi’s Indian roots are reflected in his precious objects

Growing up in India, interior designer Charu Gandhi learned to appreciate jewelry as something meaningful through family stories. His grandparents left what is now Pakistan during the partition in 1947 with only a few trunks of possessions. “I come from a family that had a lot of land, these beautiful houses. . . but all […]

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Faculty Feature: CFA San Diego Member Uses Storytelling to Elevate Previously Suppressed Black Stories and Experiences

Dr. Sureshi M. Jayawardene recalls his first encounter with storytelling: the letters his great-grandmother Muriel de Silva wrote to a baby Jayawardene, the matriarch’s first great-grandchild. The personal messages urged Jayawardene to think about his future beyond individual achievement, to work to improve the lives of his community and his people. Jayawardene grew up in […]

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Scrubs Star John C McGinley on the Power of Visual Storytelling

In an exclusive interview with The Drum, the Hollywood star talks about finding inspiration and what he learned about storytelling and boxing resilience. American actor John C McGinley, perhaps best known for his role as Dr Perry Cox on the long-running sitcom Scrubs, stars in a new advertising campaign launched today for Anecdotes, an automated […]

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‘Appalachia in the Bluegrass’ concert series opens with storytelling and singing duo Sparky and Rhonda Rucker

Storytellers and singers Sparky and Rhonda Rucker open this year’s “Appalachia in the Bluegrass” concert series at noon on Friday, September 2 at the Niles Gallery. Photo provided. The University of Kentucky is increasingly the first choice for students, faculty, and staff to pursue their passions and professional goals. For the past two years, Forbes […]

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Barber Jim Everett tells stories at Art Circle | Lifestyles

Join us as the Library presents the incomparable Jim Everett, local barber and storyteller (which barber has no tales) appears in the Cumberland Hall tomorrow, August 31, at noon. You will laugh and enjoy. Great New Books The inky heart by Robert Galbraith. Robert Galbraith is the pseudonym of JK Rowling, bestselling author of the […]

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Cultural story: Veni School of Dance gives a recital at the CAC | Region

After a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus, the Veni School of Dance, led by Suma Pokala, held its annual recital Saturday night at the Azalee Marshall Cultural Activities Center in Temple. “We’re happy to put it on,” Pokala said. “It was difficult to teach and learn during COVID. We do this in memory of […]

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Stz’uminus Youth lives their storytelling dreams through Indigenous films

Isaiah Harris pictured at Thuq’mi’n (Shell Beach) in Stz’uminus’ homelands, near where he grew up. Photo by Philip McLachlan Isaiah Harris has always been fascinated by Indigenous stories. Some are the backbone of creating communities. Others highlight the importance of landmarks and local places in nature. He dreamed of a career as a storyteller, and […]

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10 Anime With The Most Ambitious Storytelling, Ranked

Anime can appeal through its music, voice acting, animation, direction, characters, or themes. However, he is widely considered a narrative medium, so his storytelling takes center stage. This can take the form of action epics like A playsoap operas like Rose of Versaillesor episodic vignettes like Mushishi. These approaches can succeed on their own, producing […]

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Save the date for a special storytelling and music fundraiser for your library

By Carole Howard | OVERVIEW The Columnist and Library Staff We hope you will mark your calendars to attend a special fundraiser on September 10 at 6 p.m. for your library at the Pagosa Lakes Property Owners Association Pavilion at 230 Port Ave. which will feature professional storytelling and music. Proceeds from this event will […]

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Opinion: Fusing data and statistics with creative storytelling to create a solid marketing plan

Upasna Dash provides insight into merging data and statistics which in turn helps create a marketing plan and provides insight into the future of creative storytelling. Users are looking for meaning. They are looking for credibility. As we move forward into the age of visual information, the timeless art of creative storytelling can now strengthen […]

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On Uniquely Kentucky with Amber Philpott

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) — If you’re wondering where the July episode of Uniquely Kentucky is, don’t worry, you haven’t missed a thing. We decided to hit the pause button out of respect for several major tragedies that made headlines in Eastern Kentucky in June and July. First the funeral for the deadly ambush of three […]

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‘I believe in the power of storytelling’: Etobicoke Legion Museum curator shares lesser-known war stories | New

sergeant. Karen Hermiston was Canada’s only female photographer during the Second World War. Yet most Canadians are likely unaware of Hermiston’s name, military service, or photographs. Francesco Bori is working hard to change that. Bori designed, coordinated and curated the Legion Experience Museum (LEM) — a collection of nearly 800 Canadian artifacts from WWI, WWII, […]

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Five Data Storytelling Best Practices to Consider Right Now

This is part of Solutions Review’s Premium Content Series, a collection of reviews written by industry experts in maturing software categories. In this submission, Toucan Toco co-founder and CEO Charles Miglietti offers five data storytelling best practices to consider for your next project. Data storytelling is the ability to effectively communicate information from a set […]

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Sandbar Storytelling Festival adds Koo Koo Kanga Roo to its fall lineup |

The Sandbar Storytelling Festival welcomes the interactive dance duo Koo Koo Kanga Roo for a moving evening of music on Saturday October 15. The show, sponsored by Todd VonBastiaans and Winona Area Public Schools, will run from 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. (doors open 5 p.m.) in the auditorium at Winona Middle School. Minneapolis-based Koo […]

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Student organization empowers pediatric patients and families through storytelling

Through colorful children’s storybooks, Pages for Pediatrics draws inclusiveness for young patients. Founded in the spring of 2021, Pages for Pediatrics is a UCLA student-run organization that aims to write and illustrate original children’s storybooks focused on pediatric disease and disability, said President and Founder Rujuta Sathe. . The club uses child-friendly terminology and attractive […]

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Building Skills and Stories: UW-La Crosse Digital Storytelling Project Amplifies Diverse Voices

Heather Linville, professor of educational studies at UW-La Crosse, helps local middle school student Julia Bacalso with her digital storytelling project. Through the “We Live in La Crosse: Stories of Belonging” project, Linville hopes to amplify diverse voices in the La Crosse community. An award-winning lumberjack who started at age 6. A school district employee […]

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School shooting survivor Alexa Kitaygorodsky attends storytelling event with ‘This is My Brave’ – Parkland Talk

Alexa Kitaygorodsky. By Bryan Boggiano On February 14, 2018, Alexa Kitaygorodsky went to school like it was any other day. High school freshman Marjory Stoneman Douglas went to her first three classes, noting that nothing eventful had happened. But for Alexa, her life as she knew it changed during her fourth period and final lesson […]

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Award-winning science fiction author shares his storytelling tips

Eric Choi is a longtime science fiction writer who specializes in “hard” science fiction and drawing true stories in space exploration. Choi, is the winner of Aurora Awards in 2011 and 2015, twice receiving one of Canada’s top science fiction awards. Choi spoke with Space.com about the release of his recent collection, “Just Like Being […]

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Resident Evil Cosplayer Bela Dimitrescu Says It’s All About the Storytelling

Cosplayer Lutavia is here with some words of wisdom for future cosplayers – served with a side of Bela Dimitrescu’s spooky cosplay! We’ve been covering Houston Comicpalooza cosplays for years, and this year we’re back. The show is always tough on cosplay, with a wide range of genres and fandoms represented. Their cosplay contest is […]

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What Made Better Caul Saul a Masterclass in Visual Storytelling: A Video Essay

Ten years ago, no one interested in high-profile drama television could have ignored breaking Bad, Vince Gilligan’s AMC series about an underdog high school chemistry teacher who becomes a calculating, savage crystal-meth dealer. The critical and popular success of the program was such that, less than two years after its end, it was revived in […]

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Annenberg Inclusion Initiative launches new focus on reproductive health and political storytelling

Flanked by a powerful group of luminaries, the project will monitor popular entertainment content for issues related to reproductive rights, marriage equality, race relations and gun violence and offer ideas for creating change. Amid protests and fallout from the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wadeone group is taking a step to examine how […]

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[100 Emerging Women Leaders] Creative Galileo’s Prerna Jhunjhunwala on directing storytelling through her lear

Building a learning platform has been a passion for Prerna A Jhunjhunwala because she has seen with her own eyes how education can help people move forward in life. “My father owned jute mills, and they were sick units at the time with the CPIM [Communist Party of India (Marxist)] in Bengal. We spent a […]

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Residents of the retirement village share stories with students as part of a digital storytelling project

Neville Brown grew up in a time when children were seen and not heard. So when the call went out to residents of Westhaven Retirement Village to take part in a digital storytelling project with students at Faith Lutheran College in Plainland, the 88-year-old thought it was an idea wonderful. “I understood that gap between […]

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Salem Indigenous Farmland Grant for Video Storytelling Project

On a small two-acre farm south of Salem, a nonprofit organization is working to give young Native American adults a path to their roots. Elderberry Wisdom Farm is run by Rose High Bear and strives to help younger generations carry Indigenous traditions – from ecological knowledge to oral storytelling – into the future. “I ran […]

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NEW SHINES | Starbucks Pushes to Halt Nationwide Union Elections, Community Storytelling Series in CID

A roundup of news and announcements we don’t want to lose in the ever-changing news cycle! Organized by Vee Hua 華婷婷 🖋️ Letter from the editor 🖋️ The Starbucks strikes continue to make local and national news, including their current demand for the National Labor Relations Board to suspend union elections at all of its […]

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Lehi Historical Society and Archives: Scaddens praised for fabulous histories, library programs and BSA service

Editor’s Note: The Lehi Historical Society and Archives is proud to present the stories of its 2022 Lehi Heritage Day winners. Duane and Linda’s Story Scadden is the sixth of nine articles featuring this year’s winners. Each couple will be celebrated on Lehi Heritage Day on September 5, beginning at 2:30 p.m., with a parade, […]

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5 Ways Storytelling Is Fun As A Fantasy Space Pirate With Spelljammer

Two covers of Spelljammer featuring the dice by author Goldie Chan Goldie Chan / Wizards of the Coast If you have thvuh heard something described as “like dungeons and dragons in space” gone are the days of imagining this mashup like the new 5e adventure setting spelljammer is literally Dungeons and Dragons in Space. spelljammer […]

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Oregon’s Hearth Community Storytelling Project is launched and invites you to speak your truth

Mark Yaconelli is a story catcher. As director of the Hearth Community Storytelling Project in Ashland for 12 years, he coached everyday people to tell hidden truths they want to share. The community organizer and retreat leader has seen firsthand that when people put aside their built-in arguments and really listen to someone vulnerable tell […]

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Main Character Syndrome: How Storytelling Defines Humanity

As a writer, I often wonder where the line lies between an author insert — think of Stephenie Meyer, the author of Dusk – and an independent narrator. Where is the line blurred between a writer and his subject? How, as a writer, do you loosen the fist that grips your ideas? Instead of fearing […]

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Valuing the Future of Storytelling, Autonomous Transportation Company Turns to CCS Students to Predict the History of the Future

Zoox Automotive, an Amazon subsidiary developing self-driving vehicles aimed at making safer, cleaner and more pleasant personal transportrecently traveled to the College for Creative Studies (CCS) in Detroit to host a sponsored studio class. This course challenged transportation design undergraduates and color material design graduate students to think of car design as a story, not […]

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Black Farming 2022 conference will focus on the power of storytelling through food

On September 9, the third annual Black Farming Conference will be hosted by Agraria Center for Regenerative Practice at Central State University. This will be the first time it will be held in person. Over the past few years, the conference has highlighted the impact of cooperative business models among black producers, access to land, […]

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High-tech storytelling is coming to Swansea Central Library and bringing history to life

Visitors to Swansea Central Library will be able to enjoy a remarkable look into the city’s past this week – with a new style of high-tech storytelling. The city’s stories will be revitalized through a project that harnesses virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). The free-entry immersive experience known as StoryTrails is to be […]

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GBPT’s “Things I Know To Be True” is Outstanding Storytelling

Great Barrington Public Theater Regional Premiere The things that I know to be true is a great epic family drama that you don’t often find in theaters lately. Although there are only six characters, they are all members of the Price family, and they all have overwhelming fears, anxieties, and desires that force them to […]

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Why listening to stories has the edge over telling

Everything is a story that we are told, so we learn better to tell stories with force to persuade, cause impact and be memorable. But now there’s a new and important counterpoint to storytelling on story blocks – “listening to stories” – which is both a theory and a practice on how to be a […]

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Sound-Based Storytelling as an Empathy Building Exercise

Among the many phenomenal works exhibited at the India Art Fair 2022, one in particular that stood out was the project SUNO (सुनो). Design thinker Kanchan Joneja, who is a third of the team undertaking this project, describes it as “a new media experience, exploring the intersections between the art of storytelling and digital soundscapes. […]

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New Horizons” has better storytelling in season 3 compared to previous seasons

As streaming services like netflix, Huluand Peacock continue to take over, more popular TV shows are dropping cable. Take, The Kardashians, Dancing with the starsor even The Orville: new horizons for example. For two seasons, the sci-fi comedy-drama series aired on FOX, but after the last episode of season two in 2019, its home base […]

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New exhibition to marry art and science through storytelling

Supported by SFI and UCD, STEP Through the Looking Glass will give audiences “a unique insight” into the lives of the people behind the research. A unique Irish exhibition aims to bring together scientists and artists through storytelling. STEP Through the Looking Glass: Told Stories of Experimental Processes will use personal and scientific objects belonging […]

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County Lines: Library to mark Hiroshima Day with discussion, storytelling, crafts |

SAINTE MARIE Library to mark Hiroshima Day with discussion, storytelling, crafts The Santa Maria Public Library will offer a special Hiroshima Memorial Day presentation at 11 a.m. Saturday at Shepard Hall. Hiroshima Day is observed annually on August 6, the day an atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, followed days later […]

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ANNE CROSSMAN: Elder Wisdom and Storytelling

CENTRELEA, N.S. — “The small rural churches are closing, the schools are being consolidated, and therefore only the halls that represent the community remain. » The above statement was uttered by a good friend not too long ago. The halls replace what used to be in the neighborhoods of those churches and school gymnasiums years […]

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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet ditch linear storytelling entirely

You’ll have three different stories to play through when Pokemon Scarlet and Violet release later this year. Upcoming Pokemon games were the focus of the latest Pokemon Presents stream, with a host of new details revealed to guide everyone to Pokemon Scarlet and Violet’s release date. One of the most notable reveals revolves around the […]

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Storyblok launches new CMS experience to shape the future of digital storytelling

V2 further empowers all teams to create and scale exceptional audience experiences. LINZ, Austria, August 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — story block, the 2022 content management system (CMS) category leader that empowers developers and content teams to create better content experiences across all digital channels, today announced the launch of its all-new CMS. Storyblok V2 includes […]

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Creative storytelling in branding and communication | The new times

Just over a decade ago, a simple billboard would have been enough to market a business. For those who went the extra mile, cold calls, flyers, radio ads, and business cards came in handy. While these old-fashioned marketing techniques were successful back then because they communicated to customers where to find a business and what […]

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ABC, Disney+, Hulu and More to Feature “Journey into Storytelling” Pavilion at D23 Expo 2022

Fans can immerse themselves in shows from ABC, Disney+, Hulu and more at the “Journey into Storytelling” pavilion at Expo D23 2022. Disney General Entertainment brings together more than 30 fan-favorite programs under one roof at this year’s D23 Expo: the ultimate Disney fan event presented by Visa. Through interactive showroom activations as well as […]

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Presentation: Christina Poon on Community Storytelling, Cultural Identity and the Chinese Diaspora

Christina Poon is a London-based designer interested in the links between environment and identity, and what this can mean for relationships within similar cultural backgrounds. She has just completed a BA (Hons) in Graphic Communication Design from Central Saint Martins and was shortlisted for a MullenLowe Award for her final year project, Wintermelon. With disciplines […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]