March in the US is Women's History Month. It makes sense, then, that are many storytelling shows showcasing women's stories (Storytelling Shows in Mar). A really big showcase this month will be the Women's Storytelling Festival being held virtually 19-21 Mar. It's being organized by Better Said Than Done who has partnered with the National … Continue reading Women’s HER-story Month
Get ready for another month packed with stories! With this being Women's History Month, expect that this will be a month highlighting the beauty and strength of women's voices. There is even the Women's Storytelling Festival! (see below). And when you add in the fact that 20 Mar is World Storytelling day, you know there … Continue reading Storytelling shows in Mar
If you have a storytelling show coming up next month I'd love to add it to my monthly listing. Send me the following info: Name of the eventLink to the event (Facebook, Eventbrite, your website, etc.)Theme (If you have one) Note, this for Storytelling SHOWS, not workshops or classes. You can use the this link … Continue reading Who has storytelling shows in Mar?
There's going to be a part 2 to last week's discussion about comedic storytelling as genre. This isn't it. I'm still working on pulling together all of the ideas and thoughts people had from the first post. There are ideas shared in some groups that didn't make it over to other groups. I want to … Continue reading What “The Comic Toolbox” taught me about storytelling
A pretty cool thing happened in 1928. A guy named Harry Reese, while working work the Hersey chocolate company, decided to see what would happen if he put peanut butter into cholate cups. (See more here) Chocolate and peanut butter already existed. Reese just found an interesting way to put them together. I wonder if … Continue reading Is comedic storytelling a new genre of oral storytelling?
Greetings all! I'm happy to hear stories every single day. This Feb 2021, it seems like the storytelling word is going to give it a try! It's going to be exciting because: The National Storytelling Week has started all around the world (30 Jan - 6 Feb). There will be shows and Festivals and kinds … Continue reading How Many Stories Can Fit Into One Month?
In this blog post, I am looking at Facebook Pages that are connected to storytelling. These are the ones that I know and are connected to. There are many, many more out there. Some are pages done by phenomenal storytellers that I know. Some are by phenomenal storytellers that I don’t know personally, but are … Continue reading Connecting Storytellers to Storytellers 2021: Facebook Pages
Here in the US, Feb is the month that people are going to talk about two things, love and Black History. In both cases, people have seen great joys and great sorrows. In those emotions lies the beginnings of some great stories. While I normally only cover the DC, MD, and VA area, with all … Continue reading Storytelling Shows in February
I am lucky enough to have a chance to bring laughter and entertainment to folks by way of the shows I happen to be in over the next few weeks. Come hear stories and jokes with a host of people in a number of shows. Some are free, some have a cost, and some are … Continue reading Guess who is telling stories and jokes and talking to folks?
If you have a storytelling show coming up next month I'd love to add it to my monthly listing. Send me the following info: Name of the eventLink to the event (Facebook, Eventbrite, your website, etc.)Theme (If you have one) Note, this for Storytelling SHOWS, not workshops or classes. You can use the this link … Continue reading Who has storytelling show in Feb?