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Jonesborough, TN United States

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July 2018

Andy Offutt Irwin: Teller-In-Residence

July 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

With a manic, Silly Putty voice, hilarious, heart-filledstories, and amazing mouth noises, (arguably the greatest in the world), AndyOffutt Irwin has been described as “The Marx Brothers meet Eudora Welty.” Irwin’s appearances have taken him across the U.S., includingthe Library of Congress and Walt Disney World’s EPCOT Center.  He has beenassociated with Oxford College of Emory University since 1991, where hemaintains the title, Artist-in-Just-Passing-Through.  Irwin is therecipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “Afiendishly clever union of Tom Lehrer’s topicality .…

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Andy Offutt Irwin: Teller-In-Residence

July 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

With a manic, Silly Putty voice, hilarious, heart-filledstories, and amazing mouth noises, (arguably the greatest in the world), AndyOffutt Irwin has been described as “The Marx Brothers meet Eudora Welty.” Irwin’s appearances have taken him across the U.S., includingthe Library of Congress and Walt Disney World’s EPCOT Center.  He has beenassociated with Oxford College of Emory University since 1991, where hemaintains the title, Artist-in-Just-Passing-Through.  Irwin is therecipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “Afiendishly clever union of Tom Lehrer’s topicality .…

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Andy Offutt Irwin: Teller-In-Residence

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

With a manic, Silly Putty voice, hilarious, heart-filledstories, and amazing mouth noises, (arguably the greatest in the world), AndyOffutt Irwin has been described as “The Marx Brothers meet Eudora Welty.” Irwin’s appearances have taken him across the U.S., includingthe Library of Congress and Walt Disney World’s EPCOT Center.  He has beenassociated with Oxford College of Emory University since 1991, where hemaintains the title, Artist-in-Just-Passing-Through.  Irwin is therecipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “Afiendishly clever union of Tom Lehrer’s topicality .…

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Andy Offutt Irwin: Teller-In-Residence

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

With a manic, Silly Putty voice, hilarious, heart-filledstories, and amazing mouth noises, (arguably the greatest in the world), AndyOffutt Irwin has been described as “The Marx Brothers meet Eudora Welty.” Irwin’s appearances have taken him across the U.S., includingthe Library of Congress and Walt Disney World’s EPCOT Center.  He has beenassociated with Oxford College of Emory University since 1991, where hemaintains the title, Artist-in-Just-Passing-Through.  Irwin is therecipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “Afiendishly clever union of Tom Lehrer’s topicality .…

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Andy Offutt Irwin: Teller-In-Residence

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

With a manic, Silly Putty voice, hilarious, heart-filledstories, and amazing mouth noises, (arguably the greatest in the world), AndyOffutt Irwin has been described as “The Marx Brothers meet Eudora Welty.” Irwin’s appearances have taken him across the U.S., includingthe Library of Congress and Walt Disney World’s EPCOT Center.  He has beenassociated with Oxford College of Emory University since 1991, where hemaintains the title, Artist-in-Just-Passing-Through.  Irwin is therecipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “Afiendishly clever union of Tom Lehrer’s topicality .…

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Main Street Brews and Tunes

July 22 @ 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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Yarn Exchange Radio Show

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Music Guest: Nate HarrisTickets $5  Available: HERE

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Don White: Teller-In-Residence

July 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

There is no one-word description for what Don Whitedoes.  He has brought audiences tolaughter and tears in his live performances, studio recordings, and on theprinted page for over twenty years.  As astoryteller, comedian, author, troubadour, folksinger, and songwriter, White isa walking challenge to the phrase “file under.” “No artist on the coffeehouse circuit today is better thanDon White at combining the heartfelt aesthetics of the singer-songwriter withside-splitting laughs.  He mines the sameregions for his jokes as he does for his…

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Don White: Teller-In-Residence

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

There is no one-word description for what Don Whitedoes.  He has brought audiences tolaughter and tears in his live performances, studio recordings, and on theprinted page for over twenty years.  As astoryteller, comedian, author, troubadour, folksinger, and songwriter, White isa walking challenge to the phrase “file under.” “No artist on the coffeehouse circuit today is better thanDon White at combining the heartfelt aesthetics of the singer-songwriter withside-splitting laughs.  He mines the sameregions for his jokes as he does for his…

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Don White: Teller-In-Residence

July 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

There is no one-word description for what Don Whitedoes.  He has brought audiences tolaughter and tears in his live performances, studio recordings, and on theprinted page for over twenty years.  As astoryteller, comedian, author, troubadour, folksinger, and songwriter, White isa walking challenge to the phrase “file under.” “No artist on the coffeehouse circuit today is better thanDon White at combining the heartfelt aesthetics of the singer-songwriter withside-splitting laughs.  He mines the sameregions for his jokes as he does for his…

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Don White: Teller-In-Residence

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

There is no one-word description for what Don Whitedoes.  He has brought audiences tolaughter and tears in his live performances, studio recordings, and on theprinted page for over twenty years.  As astoryteller, comedian, author, troubadour, folksinger, and songwriter, White isa walking challenge to the phrase “file under.” “No artist on the coffeehouse circuit today is better thanDon White at combining the heartfelt aesthetics of the singer-songwriter withside-splitting laughs.  He mines the sameregions for his jokes as he does for his…

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Don White: Teller-In-Residence

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

There is no one-word description for what Don Whitedoes.  He has brought audiences tolaughter and tears in his live performances, studio recordings, and on theprinted page for over twenty years.  As astoryteller, comedian, author, troubadour, folksinger, and songwriter, White isa walking challenge to the phrase “file under.” “No artist on the coffeehouse circuit today is better thanDon White at combining the heartfelt aesthetics of the singer-songwriter withside-splitting laughs.  He mines the sameregions for his jokes as he does for his…

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Main Street Brews and Tunes

July 29 @ 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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Carolina Quiroga-Stultz: Teller-In-Residence

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

Thebilingual storytelling of Carolina Quiroga-Stultz enchants her audiences withher compelling mannerisms and the passion she brings to each story. Her largerepertoire explores the Native Latin American and Hispanic myths, legends andmysteries, ranging from El Río Bravo to La Patagonia.In2014 she was awarded “Outstanding Performer of the Year” by East TennesseeState University (ETSU), and in 2015 received the “J.J. Reneaux Emerging ArtistGrant from the National Storytelling Network. She has performed in festivals inTennessee, Texas and Kansas, and in 2016, toured in…

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August 2018

Carolina Quiroga-Stultz: Teller-In-Residence

August 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thebilingual storytelling of Carolina Quiroga-Stultz enchants her audiences withher compelling mannerisms and the passion she brings to each story. Her largerepertoire explores the Native Latin American and Hispanic myths, legends andmysteries, ranging from El Río Bravo to La Patagonia.In2014 she was awarded “Outstanding Performer of the Year” by East TennesseeState University (ETSU), and in 2015 received the “J.J. Reneaux Emerging ArtistGrant from the National Storytelling Network. She has performed in festivals inTennessee, Texas and Kansas, and in 2016, toured in…

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Carolina Quiroga-Stultz: Teller-In-Residence

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thebilingual storytelling of Carolina Quiroga-Stultz enchants her audiences withher compelling mannerisms and the passion she brings to each story. Her largerepertoire explores the Native Latin American and Hispanic myths, legends andmysteries, ranging from El Río Bravo to La Patagonia.In2014 she was awarded “Outstanding Performer of the Year” by East TennesseeState University (ETSU), and in 2015 received the “J.J. Reneaux Emerging ArtistGrant from the National Storytelling Network. She has performed in festivals inTennessee, Texas and Kansas, and in 2016, toured in…

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Carolina Quiroga-Stultz: Teller-In-Residence

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thebilingual storytelling of Carolina Quiroga-Stultz enchants her audiences withher compelling mannerisms and the passion she brings to each story. Her largerepertoire explores the Native Latin American and Hispanic myths, legends andmysteries, ranging from El Río Bravo to La Patagonia.In2014 she was awarded “Outstanding Performer of the Year” by East TennesseeState University (ETSU), and in 2015 received the “J.J. Reneaux Emerging ArtistGrant from the National Storytelling Network. She has performed in festivals inTennessee, Texas and Kansas, and in 2016, toured in…

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Carolina Quiroga-Stultz: Teller-In-Residence

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thebilingual storytelling of Carolina Quiroga-Stultz enchants her audiences withher compelling mannerisms and the passion she brings to each story. Her largerepertoire explores the Native Latin American and Hispanic myths, legends andmysteries, ranging from El Río Bravo to La Patagonia.In2014 she was awarded “Outstanding Performer of the Year” by East TennesseeState University (ETSU), and in 2015 received the “J.J. Reneaux Emerging ArtistGrant from the National Storytelling Network. She has performed in festivals inTennessee, Texas and Kansas, and in 2016, toured in…

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Main Street Brews and Tunes

August 5 @ 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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Bobby Norfolk: Teller-In-Residence

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

Internationallyknown teaching artist, actor, TV host, recording artist, and professionalstoryteller since 1975, Bobby Norfolk’s unique life path is reflected in hishumorous and animated stories. With tales rich in creativity, lively soundeffects, high energy, and vibrant 3D characters, his performances promotecultural diversity, self-esteem and character education. Norfolkhas recorded multiple storytelling CDs which have won ten prestigious Parents’Choice Gold awards, and has co-authored eight award-winning children’sbooks.  He has also received three Emmyawards as host of CBS’s television series, Gator Tales, and is…

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Bobby Norfolk: Teller-In-Residence

August 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Internationallyknown teaching artist, actor, TV host, recording artist, and professionalstoryteller since 1975, Bobby Norfolk’s unique life path is reflected in hishumorous and animated stories. With tales rich in creativity, lively soundeffects, high energy, and vibrant 3D characters, his performances promotecultural diversity, self-esteem and character education. Norfolkhas recorded multiple storytelling CDs which have won ten prestigious Parents’Choice Gold awards, and has co-authored eight award-winning children’sbooks.  He has also received three Emmyawards as host of CBS’s television series, Gator Tales, and is…

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Bobby Norfolk: Teller-In-Residence

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

Internationallyknown teaching artist, actor, TV host, recording artist, and professionalstoryteller since 1975, Bobby Norfolk’s unique life path is reflected in hishumorous and animated stories. With tales rich in creativity, lively soundeffects, high energy, and vibrant 3D characters, his performances promotecultural diversity, self-esteem and character education. Norfolkhas recorded multiple storytelling CDs which have won ten prestigious Parents’Choice Gold awards, and has co-authored eight award-winning children’sbooks.  He has also received three Emmyawards as host of CBS’s television series, Gator Tales, and is…

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Bobby Norfolk: Teller-In-Residence

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Internationallyknown teaching artist, actor, TV host, recording artist, and professionalstoryteller since 1975, Bobby Norfolk’s unique life path is reflected in hishumorous and animated stories. With tales rich in creativity, lively soundeffects, high energy, and vibrant 3D characters, his performances promotecultural diversity, self-esteem and character education. Norfolkhas recorded multiple storytelling CDs which have won ten prestigious Parents’Choice Gold awards, and has co-authored eight award-winning children’sbooks.  He has also received three Emmyawards as host of CBS’s television series, Gator Tales, and is…

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Bobby Norfolk: Teller-In-Residence

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Internationallyknown teaching artist, actor, TV host, recording artist, and professionalstoryteller since 1975, Bobby Norfolk’s unique life path is reflected in hishumorous and animated stories. With tales rich in creativity, lively soundeffects, high energy, and vibrant 3D characters, his performances promotecultural diversity, self-esteem and character education. Norfolkhas recorded multiple storytelling CDs which have won ten prestigious Parents’Choice Gold awards, and has co-authored eight award-winning children’sbooks.  He has also received three Emmyawards as host of CBS’s television series, Gator Tales, and is…

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Main Street Brews and Tunes

August 12 @ 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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Victoria Burnett: Teller-In-Residence

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

VictoriaBurnett blends her skills as a teacher, librarian, singer and performer to telldynamic and lyrical multicultural stories from Africa, Thailand, Italy, Franceand Israel.  With a wonderful sense of playfulness and reverence for othercultures’ stories, she combines music and drama into a myriad of diversefolktales, legends and stories for all ages. Burnetthas performed throughout the U.S., Europe, Africa, and Central and SouthAmerica, appearing in multiple venues that include the Smithsonian FolklifeFestival and the Acres of Love Festival in South Africa. “Victoria’scrystalline voice takes…

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Victoria Burnett: Teller-In-Residence

August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

VictoriaBurnett blends her skills as a teacher, librarian, singer and performer to telldynamic and lyrical multicultural stories from Africa, Thailand, Italy, Franceand Israel.  With a wonderful sense of playfulness and reverence for othercultures’ stories, she combines music and drama into a myriad of diversefolktales, legends and stories for all ages. Burnetthas performed throughout the U.S., Europe, Africa, and Central and SouthAmerica, appearing in multiple venues that include the Smithsonian FolklifeFestival and the Acres of Love Festival in South Africa. “Victoria’scrystalline voice takes…

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