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"Once upon a time, so long ago, nobody but the storytellers remember ..."

Last Update Date October 16, 2004

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October 2004

International Storytelling Center
Presents Tellers-in-Residence

The third annual Teller-in-Residence Program will begin June, 2004 and continue through the end of October. Nationally known storytellers from across the United States will share stories and entertain guests at the International Storytelling Center. In all, 22 storytellers will each spend a week at the Center.

Location: International Storytelling Center in historic Jonesborough, TN
Information:Home page for International Storytelling Center or Schedule of Tellers
Time: Public performances will be held at 2:00 p.m. daily, Tuesday - Saturday.

October Performances
October 5 - 9 Angela Lloyd - CA
October 12 - 16 Roy Book Binder - FL
October 19 - 23 Jim May - IL
October 26 - 30 Sparky Rucker - TN

Roswell Mysteries, Legends & Lies

A night-time Storytelling Tour of Roswell's Historic District
Sponsored by Roswell Heritage and Folk Bureau
Date: October 16, 2004 (Saturday)
Time: TBA
Cost: TBA
Location: TBA
Information: 770-640-3253; 1-800-776-7935
Website: www.cvb.roswell.ga.us

Halloween Stories

Hair-raising, spine-tingling stories for those who aren't faint of heart!
Sponsored by Roswell Heritage and Folk Bureau
Date: October 30, 2004 (Saturday)
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: Old Mill Park on Sloan Street in Roswell, GA
Information: 770-640-3253; 1-800-776-7935
Website: www.cvb.roswell.ga.us

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November 2004

The 2nd annual South Carolina Storytelling Festival

Sponsored by Charles Towne Landing, State Historic Site, and the South Carolina Storytelling Network

Date: November 6, 2004
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Cost: Park admission fees admit visitors to all event
Location: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site, 1500 Old Towne Landing Road (Highway 171 West of the Ashley River), Charleston, SC
Tellers: South Carolina professional storytellers
Workshop: "Stories on the Spot" by Mary Droge, $15.00 (reservations recommended-call 843-566-1380)
Information: 843-852-4200

Kuumba's Open Mic

Sponsored by Kuumba Storytellers of Georgia, East Point Branch Library, Target Stores and Friends of East Point Library
Date: November 13, 2004
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: East Point Branch Library, 2757 Main Street, East Point, GA
Tellers: Your chance to tell a story or just sit back, relax and listen to a yarn or two
Information: 404-762-4842

Tellabration!

Sponsored by Roswell Folk & Heritage Bureau

Date: November 19 (Friday)
Time: 7:30 P.M.
Location: Adult Recreation Center, 830 Grimes Bridge Road, Roswell, GA
Information: 770-640-3253; 1-800-776-7935
Website: www.cvb.roswell.ga.us

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December 2004

Holiday Stories
Enjoy the season at its best with holiday stories to inspire and entertain
Date: December 3, 2004 (Friday)
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: Roswell Visitors Center, 617 Atlanta Street, Roswell, GA
Information: 770-640-3253; 1-800-776-7935
Website: www.cvb.roswell.ga.us

Kuumba's Open Mic

Sponsored by Kuumba Storytellers of Georgia, East Point Branch Library, Target Stores and Friends of East Point Library
Date: December 11, 2004
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: East Point Branch Library, 2757 Main Street, East Point, GA
Tellers: Your chance to tell a story or just sit back, relax and listen to a yarn or two
Information: 404-762-4842

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January 2005

Kuumba's Open Mic

Sponsored by Kuumba Storytellers of Georgia, East Point Branch Library, Target Stores and Friends of East Point Library
Date: January 8, 2005
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: East Point Branch Library, 2757 Main Street, East Point, GA
Tellers: Your chance to tell a story or just sit back, relax and listen to a yarn or two
Information: 404-762-4842

4th annual Stitching Stars Storytelling Festival

"Stories stitched from the fabric of our lives"

Date: January 15 (Saturday)
Location: Historic Seney-Stovall Chapel, 201 North Milledge Avenue, Athens, GA
Featured tellers: Sheila Kay Adama and Tim Tingle
Information: 706-613-3650 ext. 314
Website: www.clarke.public.lib.ga.us/stitching.html

23rd annual Winter Storytelling Festival

Sponsored by Southern Order of Storytellers

Date: January 28 - 30, 2005 (Friday to Sunday)
Location: KSU Center (near the campus of Kennesaw State University), 3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw, GA.
Information: 404 329 9950
E-mail: soswsfcmt@aol.com

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March 2005

9th annual Azalea Storytelling Festival

An Award-Winning Festival
Dates: March 4 - 6 (Friday to Sunday)
Location: West Georgia Technical College, LaGrange, GA
Tellers: Donald Davis, Carmen Deedy, Kathryn Windham and BJ Abraham. Emcee: Carol Cain
Information: 706-880-8276
E-mail: dbradley@lagrange.edu

Roland's Song: A War Story

An original work created and directed by Atlanta playwright and performance artist Margaret Baldwin in collaboration with a KSU student ensemble. Roland's Song will use movement, song, puppetry and other media and performance techniques to tell the story of Charlemagne's favorite nephew, the "greatest warrior in the world." The medieval meets the contemporary, and the personal, the epic, as in this story of friendship, courage, chivalry and loss, we challenge our perceptions of war.
Dates: March 22 - 27 (Tuesday to Sunday)
Location: Studio Theatre, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA
Box office: 770-423-6650
E-mail: boxoffice@kennesaw.edu

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April 2005

20th annual Stone Soup Storytelling Festival

The official storytelling festival of South Carolina
Location: Woodruff, SC
Date: April 15 – 16, 2005

Sounds of the Mountains-Music and Storytelling

Date: April 22 – 23, 2005
Tellers: Donald Davis, John McCutcheon and Baba Jamal Koram
Location: near Roanoke, VA
Information: Alan Hoal, 919 469 0394 or by email
Website: Sounds of the Mountains website

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May 2005

9th Annual Gorham's Bluff Storytelling Festival

Date: May 6 - 7, 2005
Location: Gorhams Bluff, Alabama
Information: (256) 451-ARTS (2787)
E-mail: mailto:arts@gorhamsbluff.com
Web site: http://www.gorhamsbluff.com

Tennessee Storytelling Festival

Date: May 20- 22, 2005
Information: Tennessee Storytelling Association, PO Box 150984, Nashville, TN 37215-0984
E-mail: mailto:rbfuller@mindspring.com

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June 2005

Roswell Magnolia Storytelling Festival

Sponsored by Roswell Folk & Heritage Bureau

Date: June 24 - 25 (Friday & Saturday)
Time: 9 A.M. to 9 P.M.
Location: Roswell, GA
Tellers: Featuring Donald Davis and Syd Lieberman
Workshops: Teachers may receive SDU’s through West Georgia State University
Information: Dotty Etris, 770-640-3253; 1-800-776-7935
Website: www.cvb.roswell.ga.us

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July 2005

10th annual Storytelling Cruise
A 7-day cruise from Galveston to Exotic Western Caribbean featuring Bill Lepp

Bill Lepp, a master of the modern tall tale with a traditional bent and an Appalachian scent, shares humorous, sometimes hilarious and clearly not factual (but nearly true) stories.
Date: July 3 - 10, 2004
Information: Carlson Wagonlit Travel, 423-282-5126 or 800-264-1223

National Storytelling Conference

"Movin' On ...

... stories of heart

.... stories of hope"

Produced by the National Storytelling Network
Date:July 13 - 17, 2005
Location: Oklahoma, OK
Information: 1-800-525-4514 or visit the NSN website: www.storynet.org

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October 2005

Folk Tales of the Rails Storytelling

A family oriented event. Hear storytellers both inside and outside the museum and depot grounds with campfires, hayrides and other activities.
Date: October 8, 2005
Time: 4 to 9 P.M.
Location: The entire block between the Kennesaw Depot and the Smithsonian-backed Kennesaw Civil War and Locomotive History Museum.
Address: 2727 Cherokee Street, Downtown, Kennesaw 30144
Information: 770-422-9714

33rd annual National Storytelling Festival

Date: October 7 - 9 (Friday to Sunday)
Location: Jonesborough, TN
Cost: Tickets available for full weekend or single events.
Information: 800-952-8392
E-mail: info@storytellingcenter.net
Website: www.storytellingcenter.com/festival/festival.htm

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January 2006

24th annual Winter Storytelling Festival

Sponsored by Southern Order of Storytellers

Date: January 27 to 29, 2006 (Friday & Sunday)
Information: 404 329 9950
E-mail: soswsfcmt@aol.com

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July 2006

National Storytelling Conference

Produced by the National Storytelling Network
Date:July 12-16, 2006 (Wednesday to Sunday)
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Information: www.stlouisgatewaystorytellers.org
NSN Information: 1-800-525-4514; www.storynet.org
Greater Pittsburg Convention and Visitor Bureau: www.visitpittsburg.com

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July 2007

National Storytelling Conference

Produced by the National Storytelling Network
Date:July 11-15, 2007 (Wednesday to Sunday)
Location: St. Louis, MO
Hosts: MO-TELL Storytellers, St. Louis Gateway Storytellers and Riverwind Storytellers
Information: www.stlouisgatewaystorytellers.org
NSN Information: 1-800-525-4514; www.storynet.org
St. Louis visitor information: St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission.

 

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