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International Storytelling Center, 100 W Main St, Jonesborough, TN 37659, USA

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May 2018

Yarn Exchange Radio Show – Salute to Veterans

May 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Music Guest: Freddie Vanderford and Brandon TurnerTickets $5 and Available: HEREMore information: HERE

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Peter Cook: Teller-In-Resident

May 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Peter Cook is an internationally renowned deaf performing artist whose work incorporates American Sign Language, pantomime, storytelling, acting and movement. Cook has presented his work both nationally and internationally, including at the Kennedy Center, the National Book Festival and in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Japan.  He has also appeared on PBS and traveled extensively with Flying Words Project to promote ASL literature.  Cook teaches at Columbia College, where he received an Excellence in Teaching award. He calls Chicago home, where…

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Peter Cook: Teller-In-Resident

May 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Peter Cook: Teller-In-Resident

May 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Peter Cook is an internationally renowned deaf performing artist whose work incorporates American Sign Language, pantomime, storytelling, acting and movement. Cook has presented his work both nationally and internationally, including at the Kennedy Center, the National Book Festival and in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Japan.  He has also appeared on PBS and traveled extensively with Flying Words Project to promote ASL literature.  Cook teaches at Columbia College, where he received an Excellence in Teaching award. He calls Chicago home, where…

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June 2018

Peter Cook: Teller-In-Resident

June 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Peter Cook: Teller-In-Resident

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Peter Cook is an internationally renowned deaf performing artist whose work incorporates American Sign Language, pantomime, storytelling, acting and movement. Cook has presented his work both nationally and internationally, including at the Kennedy Center, the National Book Festival and in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Japan.  He has also appeared on PBS and traveled extensively with Flying Words Project to promote ASL literature.  Cook teaches at Columbia College, where he received an Excellence in Teaching award. He calls Chicago home, where…

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Main Street Brews and Tunes

June 3 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Craft brews, live music and some good eats is all returning for the 4th season of Main Street Brews and Tunes in Downtown Jonesborough. Starting June 3rd, join us on the Plaza in front of the International Storytelling Center every Sunday afternoon through September. Food and beer will begin to be served at 4 pm with live music from 5-7 pm. A different brewery will be featured each week along with a rotating food truck which will offer a variety…

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Main Street Brews and Tunes

June 3 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Craft brews, live music and some good eats is all returning for the 4th season of Main Street Brews and Tunes in Downtown Jonesborough. Starting June 3rd, join us on the Plaza in front of the International Storytelling Center every Sunday afternoon through September. Food and beer will begin to be served at 4 pm with live music from 5-7 pm. A different brewery will be featured each week along with a rotating food truck which will offer a variety…

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Regi Carpenter: Teller-In-Residence

June 5 @ 2:00 pm - June 9 @ 3:00 pm

Regi Carpenter’s tales celebrate the glorious and gut-wrenching lives of four generations of Carpenters raised on the Saint Lawrence River.  Tales of underwater tea parties, drowning lessons and drives to the dump give voice to multi-generations of family life in a small river town with an undercurrent. Carpenter is a recipient of the J.J. Reneaux Emerging Artist Award, a Leonard Bernstein Teaching Fellowship Award, and the Parent’s Choice Gold Award. “Iam thoroughly charmed by how seamlessly she weaves the threads…

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Regi Carpenter: Teller-In-Residence

June 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Regi Carpenter’s tales celebrate the glorious and gut-wrenching lives of four generations of Carpenters raised on the Saint Lawrence River.  Tales of underwater tea parties, drowning lessons and drives to the dump give voice to multi-generations of family life in a small river town with an undercurrent. Carpenter is a recipient of the J.J. Reneaux Emerging Artist Award, a Leonard Bernstein Teaching Fellowship Award, and the Parent’s Choice Gold Award. “Iam thoroughly charmed by how seamlessly she weaves the threads…

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Regi Carpenter: Teller-In-Residence

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Regi Carpenter: Teller-In-Residence

June 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Regi Carpenter’s tales celebrate the glorious and gut-wrenching lives of four generations of Carpenters raised on the Saint Lawrence River.  Tales of underwater tea parties, drowning lessons and drives to the dump give voice to multi-generations of family life in a small river town with an undercurrent. Carpenter is a recipient of the J.J. Reneaux Emerging Artist Award, a Leonard Bernstein Teaching Fellowship Award, and the Parent’s Choice Gold Award. “Iam thoroughly charmed by how seamlessly she weaves the threads…

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Regi Carpenter: Teller-In-Residence

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Regi Carpenter: Teller-In-Residence

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Regi Carpenter’s tales celebrate the glorious and gut-wrenching lives of four generations of Carpenters raised on the Saint Lawrence River.  Tales of underwater tea parties, drowning lessons and drives to the dump give voice to multi-generations of family life in a small river town with an undercurrent. Carpenter is a recipient of the J.J. Reneaux Emerging Artist Award, a Leonard Bernstein Teaching Fellowship Award, and the Parent’s Choice Gold Award. “Iam thoroughly charmed by how seamlessly she weaves the threads…

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Main Street Brews and Tunes

June 10 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Main Street Brews and Tunes

June 10 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton: Teller-In-Residence

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Althoughonly in his twenties, Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton has earned a reputation fortransporting audiences back to the 1920’s and making them wish they could staythere for good.  An amazing multi-instrumentalist, his ability totransform traditional jazz, blues, folk, and country into the here and now –coupled with his humor and storytelling – makes for a uniquely engagingperformance.  Paxton was nominated this year for the International FolkMusic Artist of the Year. “Paxtonseems to effortlessly embody the spirit of early music including ragtime, ‘20sjazz…

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Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton: Teller-In-Residence

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton: Teller-In-Residence

June 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Althoughonly in his twenties, Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton has earned a reputation fortransporting audiences back to the 1920’s and making them wish they could staythere for good.  An amazing multi-instrumentalist, his ability totransform traditional jazz, blues, folk, and country into the here and now –coupled with his humor and storytelling – makes for a uniquely engagingperformance.  Paxton was nominated this year for the International FolkMusic Artist of the Year. “Paxtonseems to effortlessly embody the spirit of early music including ragtime, ‘20sjazz…

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Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton: Teller-In-Residence

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton: Teller-In-Residence

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Althoughonly in his twenties, Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton has earned a reputation fortransporting audiences back to the 1920’s and making them wish they could staythere for good.  An amazing multi-instrumentalist, his ability totransform traditional jazz, blues, folk, and country into the here and now –coupled with his humor and storytelling – makes for a uniquely engagingperformance.  Paxton was nominated this year for the International FolkMusic Artist of the Year. “Paxtonseems to effortlessly embody the spirit of early music including ragtime, ‘20sjazz…

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Main Street Brews and Tunes

June 17 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Craft brews, live music and some good eats is all returning for the 4th season of Main Street Brews and Tunes in Downtown Jonesborough. Starting June 3rd, join us on the Plaza in front of the International Storytelling Center every Sunday afternoon through September. Food and beer will begin to be served at 4 pm with live music from 5-7 pm. A different brewery will be featured each week along with a rotating food truck which will offer a variety…

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Jackson Gillman: Teller-In-Residence

June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

For over thirty years Jackson Gillman has performedthroughout the country, with a repertoire of stories that sparkle with energy,wit and warm-hearted honesty about his perceptions of life.  He’s been dubbed the “stand-up chameleon” forhis quick-change characterizations, physical comedy, and treasure trove ofvoices. Gillman’s performances are seasoned with song, dance, mime,and sign language, and infused with an underlying foundation of hope andspirit. “Gillman is a masterly storyteller.  Everything about him – his body, his voice,his choice of movements – has a…

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Jackson Gillman: Teller-In-Residence

June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Jackson Gillman: Teller-In-Residence

June 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

For over thirty years Jackson Gillman has performedthroughout the country, with a repertoire of stories that sparkle with energy,wit and warm-hearted honesty about his perceptions of life.  He’s been dubbed the “stand-up chameleon” forhis quick-change characterizations, physical comedy, and treasure trove ofvoices. Gillman’s performances are seasoned with song, dance, mime,and sign language, and infused with an underlying foundation of hope andspirit. “Gillman is a masterly storyteller.  Everything about him – his body, his voice,his choice of movements – has a…

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Jackson Gillman: Teller-In-Residence

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Jackson Gillman: Teller-In-Residence

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

For over thirty years Jackson Gillman has performedthroughout the country, with a repertoire of stories that sparkle with energy,wit and warm-hearted honesty about his perceptions of life.  He’s been dubbed the “stand-up chameleon” forhis quick-change characterizations, physical comedy, and treasure trove ofvoices. Gillman’s performances are seasoned with song, dance, mime,and sign language, and infused with an underlying foundation of hope andspirit. “Gillman is a masterly storyteller.  Everything about him – his body, his voice,his choice of movements – has a…

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Main Street Brews and Tunes

June 24 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Yarn Exchange Radio Show – Sweet Love

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tickets $5 Available: HERE

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