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World Book Day: storytelling fun for Ramsgate Arts Primary

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

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SU alum produces ‘guitar-driven storytelling’ with her music

Get the latest news from Syracuse delivered straight to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter here. Even though Gillian Pelkonen has been playing and recording music since she was a child, she says she still gets nervous every time she is about to perform at a show. For Pelkonen, performing nerves are an inevitable part […]

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The Edinburgh International Improv Festival returns to the Scottish Storytelling Center this weekend

The Edinburgh International Improv Festival returns this weekend and is back in person for its fourth year. Those attending the Scottish Storytelling Center can expect to see a mix of legendary headliners, artists from around the world and some of the country’s best improvisational talent. Artistic Director Jason Perez says, “For the past two years, […]

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The Art of Storytelling in Video Games

We read stories to entertain ourselves, travel to strange or magical places, get scared, discover a whodunit, laugh, cry, think, feel and are so engrossed that for a moment we forget where we are. We consume stories in many ways, such as reading books or watching movies. But there’s another form of storytelling that elicits […]

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Tyrone mum inspires confidence and imagination with Debutots storytelling lessons for kids

A Co Tyrone mum is helping inspire children’s confidence and imagination with creative new lessons following a career change. Avril Loughlin, from Castlederg, decided to quit her retail job after 17 years to start a Debutots franchise in her area. Debutots is an interactive group of storytelling and dramatic games for children aged six months […]