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May 2019

National Youth Summit on Woman Suffrage: The Ballot and Beyond

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

ISC is excited to host an affiliate event for the National Museum of American History's National Youth Summit on May 21! Educators and students across the country can join in, too! Register your class for this free one-hour webcast, where Smithsonian experts will help your students connect the history of women's activism to today. The conversation kit has everything you need for to bring the summit into your classroom. #BecauseOfHerStory https://americanhistory.si.edu/nys?fbclid=IwAR3DKb43JUrMENoX7U2IkVSfXyPe6jeKYznIB_lBZf-ePfdaWKs8NnvfeBc

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Rev. Robert Jones – Storytelling LIVE!

May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Robert B. Jones, Sr. is an inspirational storyteller, singer, instrumentalist, and visual artist celebrating the history of American Roots music. His initial love was country blues guitar, but over the years, his repertoire has expanded to include many styles of traditional African American folk, including spirituals and gospel, which he has performed throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. In 2018, Robert received a prestigious Kresge Arts Fellowship for his work in music composition and performance. He is also the co-founder…

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Rev. Robert Jones – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Robert B. Jones, Sr. is an inspirational storyteller, singer, instrumentalist, and visual artist celebrating the history of American Roots music. His initial love was country blues guitar, but over the years, his repertoire has expanded to include many styles of traditional African American folk, including spirituals and gospel, which he has performed throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. In 2018, Robert received a prestigious Kresge Arts Fellowship for his work in music composition and performance. He is also the co-founder…

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Rev. Robert Jones – Evening Concert

May 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

"Lead Belly: An America Legend"Hear the stories and remarkable music of Huddie “Lead Belly” Ledbetter – a folk legend who mentored both Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger. With songs like “Rock Island Line”, “Pick A Bale O’ Cotton”, “Midnight Special”, and “Goodnight Irene,” Lead Belly helped to shape American culture with a contribution both profound and lasting. Thursday, May 23 · 7:30 pm · $15https://www.storytellingcenter.net/storytelling-live/schedule/?event_cat=26

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Rev. Robert Jones – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Robert B. Jones, Sr. is an inspirational storyteller, singer, instrumentalist, and visual artist celebrating the history of American Roots music. His initial love was country blues guitar, but over the years, his repertoire has expanded to include many styles of traditional African American folk, including spirituals and gospel, which he has performed throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. In 2018, Robert received a prestigious Kresge Arts Fellowship for his work in music composition and performance. He is also the co-founder…

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Rev. Robert Jones – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Robert B. Jones, Sr. is an inspirational storyteller, singer, instrumentalist, and visual artist celebrating the history of American Roots music. His initial love was country blues guitar, but over the years, his repertoire has expanded to include many styles of traditional African American folk, including spirituals and gospel, which he has performed throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. In 2018, Robert received a prestigious Kresge Arts Fellowship for his work in music composition and performance. He is also the co-founder…

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Yarn Exchange Radio Show: Tough Love

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The award-winning Jonesborough Yarn Exchange production, A Night with the Yarn Exchange, is a monthly, story-based old-time radio performance at the International Storytelling Center. The production is broadcast on the local public radio station 89.5 FM and streamed online. These productions celebrate the culture, history, and stories of the people of Jonesborough and the Southern Appalachian Region. Since 2011, the show has been performed by a multi-cultural cast of local actors, storytellers, and musicians, creating an audio patchwork quilt of…

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Bill Harley – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Bill Harley is a songwriter, storyteller, author, and recording artist. Recipient of two Grammy awards, Harley uses song and story to paint a vibrant and hilarious picture of American life. With over 35 award-winning recordings and numerous books to his credit, his work honors the universal joys and hardships that we all share. Harley was awarded the lifetime achievement award from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities and an NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “In slice of life…

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Bill Harley – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Bill Harley is a songwriter, storyteller, author, and recording artist. Recipient of two Grammy awards, Harley uses song and story to paint a vibrant and hilarious picture of American life. With over 35 award-winning recordings and numerous books to his credit, his work honors the universal joys and hardships that we all share. Harley was awarded the lifetime achievement award from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities and an NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “In slice of life…

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Bill Harley – Storytelling LIVE!

May 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bill Harley is a songwriter, storyteller, author, and recording artist. Recipient of two Grammy awards, Harley uses song and story to paint a vibrant and hilarious picture of American life. With over 35 award-winning recordings and numerous books to his credit, his work honors the universal joys and hardships that we all share. Harley was awarded the lifetime achievement award from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities and an NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “In slice of life…

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Bill Harley – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Bill Harley is a songwriter, storyteller, author, and recording artist. Recipient of two Grammy awards, Harley uses song and story to paint a vibrant and hilarious picture of American life. With over 35 award-winning recordings and numerous books to his credit, his work honors the universal joys and hardships that we all share. Harley was awarded the lifetime achievement award from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities and an NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “In slice of life…

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June 2019

Bill Harley – Children’s Concert

June 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

A two-time Grammy award winner, Bill combines humor, wisdom, and child-like wonder in a hilarious picture of growing up, schooling and family life. Saturday, June 1 · 10:30 am Admission $5 (all seats) Recommended for children ages 6 – 10 https://www.storytellingcenter.net/storytelling-live/schedule/?event_cat=52

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Bill Harley – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Bill Harley is a songwriter, storyteller, author, and recording artist. Recipient of two Grammy awards, Harley uses song and story to paint a vibrant and hilarious picture of American life. With over 35 award-winning recordings and numerous books to his credit, his work honors the universal joys and hardships that we all share. Harley was awarded the lifetime achievement award from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities and an NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “In slice of life…

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Anne Shimojima – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Known for her elegant, mesmerizing delivery, Anne Shimojima tells literary stories, folk tales from her Asian heritage and around the world, and the story of her Japanese American family’s incarceration in a WWII camp. A retired, award-winning school library media specialist, Shimojima has performed at venues nationwide for over 30 years, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Chicago History Museum, and the Asian American Storytelling Festival. Her award-winning CD, Sakura Tales; Stories from Japan, introduces listeners to her favorite…

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Anne Shimojima – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Known for her elegant, mesmerizing delivery, Anne Shimojima tells literary stories, folk tales from her Asian heritage and around the world, and the story of her Japanese American family’s incarceration in a WWII camp. A retired, award-winning school library media specialist, Shimojima has performed at venues nationwide for over 30 years, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Chicago History Museum, and the Asian American Storytelling Festival. Her award-winning CD, Sakura Tales; Stories from Japan, introduces listeners to her favorite…

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Anne Shimojima – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Known for her elegant, mesmerizing delivery, Anne Shimojima tells literary stories, folk tales from her Asian heritage and around the world, and the story of her Japanese American family’s incarceration in a WWII camp. A retired, award-winning school library media specialist, Shimojima has performed at venues nationwide for over 30 years, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Chicago History Museum, and the Asian American Storytelling Festival. Her award-winning CD, Sakura Tales; Stories from Japan, introduces listeners to her favorite…

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Anne Shimojima – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Known for her elegant, mesmerizing delivery, Anne Shimojima tells literary stories, folk tales from her Asian heritage and around the world, and the story of her Japanese American family’s incarceration in a WWII camp. A retired, award-winning school library media specialist, Shimojima has performed at venues nationwide for over 30 years, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Chicago History Museum, and the Asian American Storytelling Festival. Her award-winning CD, Sakura Tales; Stories from Japan, introduces listeners to her favorite…

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Anne Shimojima – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Known for her elegant, mesmerizing delivery, Anne Shimojima tells literary stories, folk tales from her Asian heritage and around the world, and the story of her Japanese American family’s incarceration in a WWII camp. A retired, award-winning school library media specialist, Shimojima has performed at venues nationwide for over 30 years, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Chicago History Museum, and the Asian American Storytelling Festival. Her award-winning CD, Sakura Tales; Stories from Japan, introduces listeners to her favorite…

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Anne Shimojima – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Known for her elegant, mesmerizing delivery, Anne Shimojima tells literary stories, folk tales from her Asian heritage and around the world, and the story of her Japanese American family’s incarceration in a WWII camp. A retired, award-winning school library media specialist, Shimojima has performed at venues nationwide for over 30 years, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Chicago History Museum, and the Asian American Storytelling Festival. Her award-winning CD, Sakura Tales; Stories from Japan, introduces listeners to her favorite…

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Anne Shimojima – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Known for her elegant, mesmerizing delivery, Anne Shimojima tells literary stories, folk tales from her Asian heritage and around the world, and the story of her Japanese American family’s incarceration in a WWII camp. A retired, award-winning school library media specialist, Shimojima has performed at venues nationwide for over 30 years, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Chicago History Museum, and the Asian American Storytelling Festival. Her award-winning CD, Sakura Tales; Stories from Japan, introduces listeners to her favorite…

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Anne Shimojima – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Known for her elegant, mesmerizing delivery, Anne Shimojima tells literary stories, folk tales from her Asian heritage and around the world, and the story of her Japanese American family’s incarceration in a WWII camp. A retired, award-winning school library media specialist, Shimojima has performed at venues nationwide for over 30 years, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Chicago History Museum, and the Asian American Storytelling Festival. Her award-winning CD, Sakura Tales; Stories from Japan, introduces listeners to her favorite…

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Anne Shimojima – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Known for her elegant, mesmerizing delivery, Anne Shimojima tells literary stories, folk tales from her Asian heritage and around the world, and the story of her Japanese American family’s incarceration in a WWII camp. A retired, award-winning school library media specialist, Shimojima has performed at venues nationwide for over 30 years, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Chicago History Museum, and the Asian American Storytelling Festival. Her award-winning CD, Sakura Tales; Stories from Japan, introduces listeners to her favorite…

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Anne Shimojima – Storytelling LIVE!

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Known for her elegant, mesmerizing delivery, Anne Shimojima tells literary stories, folk tales from her Asian heritage and around the world, and the story of her Japanese American family’s incarceration in a WWII camp. A retired, award-winning school library media specialist, Shimojima has performed at venues nationwide for over 30 years, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Chicago History Museum, and the Asian American Storytelling Festival. Her award-winning CD, Sakura Tales; Stories from Japan, introduces listeners to her favorite…

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Anne Shimojima – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Known for her elegant, mesmerizing delivery, Anne Shimojima tells literary stories, folk tales from her Asian heritage and around the world, and the story of her Japanese American family’s incarceration in a WWII camp. A retired, award-winning school library media specialist, Shimojima has performed at venues nationwide for over 30 years, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Chicago History Museum, and the Asian American Storytelling Festival. Her award-winning CD, Sakura Tales; Stories from Japan, introduces listeners to her favorite…

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Anne Shimojima – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Known for her elegant, mesmerizing delivery, Anne Shimojima tells literary stories, folk tales from her Asian heritage and around the world, and the story of her Japanese American family’s incarceration in a WWII camp. A retired, award-winning school library media specialist, Shimojima has performed at venues nationwide for over 30 years, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Chicago History Museum, and the Asian American Storytelling Festival. Her award-winning CD, Sakura Tales; Stories from Japan, introduces listeners to her favorite…

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Jim May – Storytelling LIVE!

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

An Emmy award-winning storyteller and writer, Jim May’s stories are hilarious, touching, and filled with the many characters who populated the Illinois farming community where his family has lived since the 1840s. His story collection, The Farm on Nippersink Creek, won a best book award from the Public Librarian Association, and his book, Trail Guide for a Crooked Heart: Stories and Reflections for Life’s Journeys received a 2017 Storytelling World award. May has shared his work throughout the U.S. and…

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Jim May – Storytelling LIVE!

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

An Emmy award-winning storyteller and writer, Jim May’s stories are hilarious, touching, and filled with the many characters who populated the Illinois farming community where his family has lived since the 1840s. His story collection, The Farm on Nippersink Creek, won a best book award from the Public Librarian Association, and his book, Trail Guide for a Crooked Heart: Stories and Reflections for Life’s Journeys received a 2017 Storytelling World award. May has shared his work throughout the U.S. and…

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Jim May – Storytelling LIVE!

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

An Emmy award-winning storyteller and writer, Jim May’s stories are hilarious, touching, and filled with the many characters who populated the Illinois farming community where his family has lived since the 1840s. His story collection, The Farm on Nippersink Creek, won a best book award from the Public Librarian Association, and his book, Trail Guide for a Crooked Heart: Stories and Reflections for Life’s Journeys received a 2017 Storytelling World award. May has shared his work throughout the U.S. and…

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Jim May – Storytelling LIVE!

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

An Emmy award-winning storyteller and writer, Jim May’s stories are hilarious, touching, and filled with the many characters who populated the Illinois farming community where his family has lived since the 1840s. His story collection, The Farm on Nippersink Creek, won a best book award from the Public Librarian Association, and his book, Trail Guide for a Crooked Heart: Stories and Reflections for Life’s Journeys received a 2017 Storytelling World award. May has shared his work throughout the U.S. and…

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Jim May – Storytelling LIVE!

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

An Emmy award-winning storyteller and writer, Jim May’s stories are hilarious, touching, and filled with the many characters who populated the Illinois farming community where his family has lived since the 1840s. His story collection, The Farm on Nippersink Creek, won a best book award from the Public Librarian Association, and his book, Trail Guide for a Crooked Heart: Stories and Reflections for Life’s Journeys received a 2017 Storytelling World award. May has shared his work throughout the U.S. and…

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Jim May – Storytelling LIVE!

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

An Emmy award-winning storyteller and writer, Jim May’s stories are hilarious, touching, and filled with the many characters who populated the Illinois farming community where his family has lived since the 1840s. His story collection, The Farm on Nippersink Creek, won a best book award from the Public Librarian Association, and his book, Trail Guide for a Crooked Heart: Stories and Reflections for Life’s Journeys received a 2017 Storytelling World award. May has shared his work throughout the U.S. and…

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Jim May – Storytelling LIVE!

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

An Emmy award-winning storyteller and writer, Jim May’s stories are hilarious, touching, and filled with the many characters who populated the Illinois farming community where his family has lived since the 1840s. His story collection, The Farm on Nippersink Creek, won a best book award from the Public Librarian Association, and his book, Trail Guide for a Crooked Heart: Stories and Reflections for Life’s Journeys received a 2017 Storytelling World award. May has shared his work throughout the U.S. and…

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Jim May – Storytelling LIVE!

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

An Emmy award-winning storyteller and writer, Jim May’s stories are hilarious, touching, and filled with the many characters who populated the Illinois farming community where his family has lived since the 1840s. His story collection, The Farm on Nippersink Creek, won a best book award from the Public Librarian Association, and his book, Trail Guide for a Crooked Heart: Stories and Reflections for Life’s Journeys received a 2017 Storytelling World award. May has shared his work throughout the U.S. and…

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Jim May – Storytelling LIVE!

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

An Emmy award-winning storyteller and writer, Jim May’s stories are hilarious, touching, and filled with the many characters who populated the Illinois farming community where his family has lived since the 1840s. His story collection, The Farm on Nippersink Creek, won a best book award from the Public Librarian Association, and his book, Trail Guide for a Crooked Heart: Stories and Reflections for Life’s Journeys received a 2017 Storytelling World award. May has shared his work throughout the U.S. and…

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Jim May – Storytelling LIVE!

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

An Emmy award-winning storyteller and writer, Jim May’s stories are hilarious, touching, and filled with the many characters who populated the Illinois farming community where his family has lived since the 1840s. His story collection, The Farm on Nippersink Creek, won a best book award from the Public Librarian Association, and his book, Trail Guide for a Crooked Heart: Stories and Reflections for Life’s Journeys received a 2017 Storytelling World award. May has shared his work throughout the U.S. and…

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Jim May – Storytelling LIVE!

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

An Emmy award-winning storyteller and writer, Jim May’s stories are hilarious, touching, and filled with the many characters who populated the Illinois farming community where his family has lived since the 1840s. His story collection, The Farm on Nippersink Creek, won a best book award from the Public Librarian Association, and his book, Trail Guide for a Crooked Heart: Stories and Reflections for Life’s Journeys received a 2017 Storytelling World award. May has shared his work throughout the U.S. and…

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Tim Lowry – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Tim Lowry tells stories from his unique 'seersucker perspective' of storytelling which features historical facts, regional folk tales, personal narrative, and traditional Southern folklore. Tim’s love of show business began as a six year-old when he discovered the thrill of seeing a live circus performance. In his teen years, he formed a puppet company that provided entertainment for children’s birthday parties and toured the U.S. with a Broadway-style musical as a high school drama student. In college, Lowry studied Shakespeare…

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Tim Lowry – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Tim Lowry tells stories from his unique 'seersucker perspective' of storytelling which features historical facts, regional folk tales, personal narrative, and traditional Southern folklore. Tim’s love of show business began as a six year-old when he discovered the thrill of seeing a live circus performance. In his teen years, he formed a puppet company that provided entertainment for children’s birthday parties and toured the U.S. with a Broadway-style musical as a high school drama student. In college, Lowry studied Shakespeare…

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Tim Lowry – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Tim Lowry tells stories from his unique 'seersucker perspective' of storytelling which features historical facts, regional folk tales, personal narrative, and traditional Southern folklore. Tim’s love of show business began as a six year-old when he discovered the thrill of seeing a live circus performance. In his teen years, he formed a puppet company that provided entertainment for children’s birthday parties and toured the U.S. with a Broadway-style musical as a high school drama student. In college, Lowry studied Shakespeare…

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Tim Lowry – Workshop

June 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Thursday, June 20 · 9:30 am - 11:30 am · $30Essential Stories for Effective Communication - WorkshopStories can effectively communicate vision, goals, values, direction, and purpose. A well-told story, strategically placed into personal presentations, advertising campaigns, social media, and one-on-one conversations can make a huge difference in political campaigns, board meetings, and office management. Learn to replace the sound bite with meaningful stories that show who you are, describe what you are doing, explain why you are taking action, and invite…

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Tim Lowry – Workshop

June 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Thursday, June 20 · 9:30 am - 11:30 am · $30Essential Stories for Effective Communication - WorkshopStories can effectively communicate vision, goals, values, direction, and purpose. A well-told story, strategically placed into personal presentations, advertising campaigns, social media, and one-on-one conversations can make a huge difference in political campaigns, board meetings, and office management. Learn to replace the sound bite with meaningful stories that show who you are, describe what you are doing, explain why you are taking action, and invite…

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Tim Lowry – Workshop

June 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Thursday, June 20 · 9:30 am - 11:30 am · $30Essential Stories for Effective Communication - WorkshopStories can effectively communicate vision, goals, values, direction, and purpose. A well-told story, strategically placed into personal presentations, advertising campaigns, social media, and one-on-one conversations can make a huge difference in political campaigns, board meetings, and office management. Learn to replace the sound bite with meaningful stories that show who you are, describe what you are doing, explain why you are taking action, and invite…

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Tim Lowry – Workshop

June 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Thursday, June 20 · 9:30 am - 11:30 am · $30Essential Stories for Effective Communication - WorkshopStories can effectively communicate vision, goals, values, direction, and purpose. A well-told story, strategically placed into personal presentations, advertising campaigns, social media, and one-on-one conversations can make a huge difference in political campaigns, board meetings, and office management. Learn to replace the sound bite with meaningful stories that show who you are, describe what you are doing, explain why you are taking action, and invite…

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Tim Lowry – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Tim Lowry tells stories from his unique 'seersucker perspective' of storytelling which features historical facts, regional folk tales, personal narrative, and traditional Southern folklore. Tim’s love of show business began as a six year-old when he discovered the thrill of seeing a live circus performance. In his teen years, he formed a puppet company that provided entertainment for children’s birthday parties and toured the U.S. with a Broadway-style musical as a high school drama student. In college, Lowry studied Shakespeare…

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Tim Lowry – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Tim Lowry tells stories from his unique 'seersucker perspective' of storytelling which features historical facts, regional folk tales, personal narrative, and traditional Southern folklore. Tim’s love of show business began as a six year-old when he discovered the thrill of seeing a live circus performance. In his teen years, he formed a puppet company that provided entertainment for children’s birthday parties and toured the U.S. with a Broadway-style musical as a high school drama student. In college, Lowry studied Shakespeare…

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Tim Lowry – Storytelling LIVE!

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tim Lowry tells stories from his unique 'seersucker perspective' of storytelling which features historical facts, regional folk tales, personal narrative, and traditional Southern folklore. Tim’s love of show business began as a six year-old when he discovered the thrill of seeing a live circus performance. In his teen years, he formed a puppet company that provided entertainment for children’s birthday parties and toured the U.S. with a Broadway-style musical as a high school drama student. In college, Lowry studied Shakespeare…

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Yarn Exchange Radio Show: Trip of a Life, Time-Traveling Stories

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The award-winning Jonesborough Yarn Exchange production, A Night with the Yarn Exchange, is a monthly, story-based old-time radio performance at the International Storytelling Center. The production is broadcast on the local public radio station 89.5 FM and streamed online. These productions celebrate the culture, history, and stories of the people of Jonesborough and the Southern Appalachian Region. Since 2011, the show has been performed by a multi-cultural cast of local actors, storytellers, and musicians, creating an audio patchwork quilt of…

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Corinne Stavish – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Corinne Stavish specializes in personal and historical narratives and biblical interpretative tales that are warm, witty, thoughtful, powerful and poignant, and enhanced by a lively performing style. Featured at festivals nationwide, Stavish has also been a keynote speaker at the National Storytelling Conference, a Detroit Jewish Woman Artist of the Year, a contributor to Chicken Soup for the Jewish Soul and The Storyteller’s Companion to the Bible, and author of four award-winning CDs. Stavish serves on the Board of Directors…

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Corinne Stavish – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Corinne Stavish specializes in personal and historical narratives and biblical interpretative tales that are warm, witty, thoughtful, powerful and poignant, and enhanced by a lively performing style. Featured at festivals nationwide, Stavish has also been a keynote speaker at the National Storytelling Conference, a Detroit Jewish Woman Artist of the Year, a contributor to Chicken Soup for the Jewish Soul and The Storyteller’s Companion to the Bible, and author of four award-winning CDs. Stavish serves on the Board of Directors…

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Corinne Stavish – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Corinne Stavish specializes in personal and historical narratives and biblical interpretative tales that are warm, witty, thoughtful, powerful and poignant, and enhanced by a lively performing style. Featured at festivals nationwide, Stavish has also been a keynote speaker at the National Storytelling Conference, a Detroit Jewish Woman Artist of the Year, a contributor to Chicken Soup for the Jewish Soul and The Storyteller’s Companion to the Bible, and author of four award-winning CDs. Stavish serves on the Board of Directors…

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Corinne Stavish – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Corinne Stavish specializes in personal and historical narratives and biblical interpretative tales that are warm, witty, thoughtful, powerful and poignant, and enhanced by a lively performing style. Featured at festivals nationwide, Stavish has also been a keynote speaker at the National Storytelling Conference, a Detroit Jewish Woman Artist of the Year, a contributor to Chicken Soup for the Jewish Soul and The Storyteller’s Companion to the Bible, and author of four award-winning CDs. Stavish serves on the Board of Directors…

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Corinne Stavish – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Corinne Stavish specializes in personal and historical narratives and biblical interpretative tales that are warm, witty, thoughtful, powerful and poignant, and enhanced by a lively performing style. Featured at festivals nationwide, Stavish has also been a keynote speaker at the National Storytelling Conference, a Detroit Jewish Woman Artist of the Year, a contributor to Chicken Soup for the Jewish Soul and The Storyteller’s Companion to the Bible, and author of four award-winning CDs. Stavish serves on the Board of Directors…

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July 2019

Anne Rutherford – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Anne Rutherford’s enchanting, funny, and touching performances delight audiences with Pacific Northwest folklore and tales of personal adventure. Her singing and mandolin playing add to the fun, along with vivid vocal and physical characterizations such as her original Wild West alter-ego, the adventurous Clementine Ryder. A four-time first place winner of the Northwest Folklife Liar’s Contest, she took the grand prize in the 2016 Northwest Tall Tale Challenge. Rutherford’s CD, The Habit of Joy, is a Storytelling World award winner.…

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Anne Rutherford – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Anne Rutherford’s enchanting, funny, and touching performances delight audiences with Pacific Northwest folklore and tales of personal adventure. Her singing and mandolin playing add to the fun, along with vivid vocal and physical characterizations such as her original Wild West alter-ego, the adventurous Clementine Ryder. A four-time first place winner of the Northwest Folklife Liar’s Contest, she took the grand prize in the 2016 Northwest Tall Tale Challenge. Rutherford’s CD, The Habit of Joy, is a Storytelling World award winner.…

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Anne Rutherford – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Anne Rutherford’s enchanting, funny, and touching performances delight audiences with Pacific Northwest folklore and tales of personal adventure. Her singing and mandolin playing add to the fun, along with vivid vocal and physical characterizations such as her original Wild West alter-ego, the adventurous Clementine Ryder. A four-time first place winner of the Northwest Folklife Liar’s Contest, she took the grand prize in the 2016 Northwest Tall Tale Challenge. Rutherford’s CD, The Habit of Joy, is a Storytelling World award winner.…

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Anne Rutherford – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Anne Rutherford’s enchanting, funny, and touching performances delight audiences with Pacific Northwest folklore and tales of personal adventure. Her singing and mandolin playing add to the fun, along with vivid vocal and physical characterizations such as her original Wild West alter-ego, the adventurous Clementine Ryder. A four-time first place winner of the Northwest Folklife Liar’s Contest, she took the grand prize in the 2016 Northwest Tall Tale Challenge. Rutherford’s CD, The Habit of Joy, is a Storytelling World award winner.…

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Anne Rutherford – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Anne Rutherford’s enchanting, funny, and touching performances delight audiences with Pacific Northwest folklore and tales of personal adventure. Her singing and mandolin playing add to the fun, along with vivid vocal and physical characterizations such as her original Wild West alter-ego, the adventurous Clementine Ryder. A four-time first place winner of the Northwest Folklife Liar’s Contest, she took the grand prize in the 2016 Northwest Tall Tale Challenge. Rutherford’s CD, The Habit of Joy, is a Storytelling World award winner.…

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Anne Rutherford – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Anne Rutherford’s enchanting, funny, and touching performances delight audiences with Pacific Northwest folklore and tales of personal adventure. Her singing and mandolin playing add to the fun, along with vivid vocal and physical characterizations such as her original Wild West alter-ego, the adventurous Clementine Ryder. A four-time first place winner of the Northwest Folklife Liar’s Contest, she took the grand prize in the 2016 Northwest Tall Tale Challenge. Rutherford’s CD, The Habit of Joy, is a Storytelling World award winner.…

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Anne Rutherford – Children’s Concert

July 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Saturday, July 6 · 10:30 am Anne performs a lively, interactive mix of folktales, trickster tales, and real-life kid-friendly adventures from near and far.

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Anne Rutherford – Storytelling LIVE!

July 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Anne Rutherford’s enchanting, funny, and touching performances delight audiences with Pacific Northwest folklore and tales of personal adventure. Her singing and mandolin playing add to the fun, along with vivid vocal and physical characterizations such as her original Wild West alter-ego, the adventurous Clementine Ryder. A four-time first place winner of the Northwest Folklife Liar’s Contest, she took the grand prize in the 2016 Northwest Tall Tale Challenge. Rutherford’s CD, The Habit of Joy, is a Storytelling World award winner.…

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Noa Baum – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Born and raised in Israel, Noa Baum is an award-winning storyteller who uses her art to build bridges of peace and understanding. Her stories, drawn from diverse cultures but primarily from her own Jewish heritage and personal experience, highlight our similarities, celebrate our differences, and encourage curiosity, awareness, and acceptance. Baum has performed in Turkey, Sweden, Israel, the UK, and across the U.S., including the World Bank. Baum’s recordings won the Storytelling World and Parents’ Choice Recommended awards. Her memoir…

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Noa Baum – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Born and raised in Israel, Noa Baum is an award-winning storyteller who uses her art to build bridges of peace and understanding. Her stories, drawn from diverse cultures but primarily from her own Jewish heritage and personal experience, highlight our similarities, celebrate our differences, and encourage curiosity, awareness, and acceptance. Baum has performed in Turkey, Sweden, Israel, the UK, and across the U.S., including the World Bank. Baum’s recordings won the Storytelling World and Parents’ Choice Recommended awards. Her memoir…

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Noa Baum – Workshop

July 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Thursday, July 11 · 9:30 – 11:30 am · $30Beyond Labels: Bridging Differences through Storytelling - Workshop  Discover how storytelling can break through stereotypes and labels, lead to compassion and change, and be an effective tool to open dialogue and foster peace and tolerance in our communities. You’ll learn techniques to deepen listening skills, build community, and make connections with others. Especially appropriate for those in non-profits and business, ministry, and educators.Israeli born Noa Baum is an award-winning storyteller, educator…

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Noa Baum – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Born and raised in Israel, Noa Baum is an award-winning storyteller who uses her art to build bridges of peace and understanding. Her stories, drawn from diverse cultures but primarily from her own Jewish heritage and personal experience, highlight our similarities, celebrate our differences, and encourage curiosity, awareness, and acceptance. Baum has performed in Turkey, Sweden, Israel, the UK, and across the U.S., including the World Bank. Baum’s recordings won the Storytelling World and Parents’ Choice Recommended awards. Her memoir…

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Noa Baum – Storytelling LIVE!

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

Born and raised in Israel, Noa Baum is an award-winning storyteller who uses her art to build bridges of peace and understanding. Her stories, drawn from diverse cultures but primarily from her own Jewish heritage and personal experience, highlight our similarities, celebrate our differences, and encourage curiosity, awareness, and acceptance. Baum has performed in Turkey, Sweden, Israel, the UK, and across the U.S., including the World Bank. Baum’s recordings won the Storytelling World and Parents’ Choice Recommended awards. Her memoir…

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Noa Baum – Storytelling LIVE!

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Born and raised in Israel, Noa Baum is an award-winning storyteller who uses her art to build bridges of peace and understanding. Her stories, drawn from diverse cultures but primarily from her own Jewish heritage and personal experience, highlight our similarities, celebrate our differences, and encourage curiosity, awareness, and acceptance. Baum has performed in Turkey, Sweden, Israel, the UK, and across the U.S., including the World Bank. Baum’s recordings won the Storytelling World and Parents’ Choice Recommended awards. Her memoir…

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Yarn Exchange Radio Show: Our Amazing Animals

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The award-winning Jonesborough Yarn Exchange production, A Night with the Yarn Exchange, is a monthly, story-based old-time radio performance at the International Storytelling Center. The production is broadcast on the local public radio station 89.5 FM and streamed online. These productions celebrate the culture, history, and stories of the people of Jonesborough and the Southern Appalachian Region. Since 2011, the show has been performed by a multi-cultural cast of local actors, storytellers, and musicians, creating an audio patchwork quilt of…

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