April 26, 2010

AUGUST 2009

Enjoy some of these wonderful ”tales” during the dog days of summer
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Storytelling Event Calendar
Yvonne Healy, Editor – Judy Sima, Distribution Editor
All events are located in Michigan unless otherwise noted.
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August
August 1, Gladwin 2:00 pm
Mid-Michigan Area Storytellers will present stories for the entire family at Stone Cottage Gardens, Gladwin, MI from 2:00 to 3:00 P.M.  Contact stonecottagegardens.com or Joe Remenar 989-426-4872
August 2, Ann Arbor 2:00 pm
“Kerry Tales: The Little Dog Laughed with Mother Goose.” Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. ½ hour program for young and old alike. Free. Kerrytown Market & Shops in Hollander’s, 410 N. Fourth Ave., 734-769-3115
August 4, Ann Arbor 8:00 pm
Adults and teens will enjoy an evening of storytelling with Bat Burns from County Kerry, Ireland at The Ark, 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. Batt Burns, an elementary school principal and textbook author began a second career as a Seanachie (storyteller) after he won The All-Ireland Teachers Talent Competition in Dublin. Tickets $15 at Ticketmaster or at the door. Info: www.theArk.org.
August 8, Detroit 11:00 am
“Music, Art and Summer Fun…OH MY!” Families, mark your calendars for Free Fun on the Detroit Riverfront! The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Detroit Institute of Arts and The Riverfront Conservancy present a Free one-of-a-kind summer extravaganza set against the beautiful waterside scenery of Rivard Plaza. Featuring storytelling with Yvonne Healy and live music. Come early to ride the Cullen Family Carousel. Located at Rivard Plaza, on the Riverfront near 1340 E. Atwater Street Info: Phone: 313-566-8206 or rsvp@detroitriverfront.org
August 8, Mohegan, NY
Witty and wise Corinne Stavish is featured at the Ninth Annual Mohegan Colony Storytelling and Music Festival. Info: www.hvstoryall.org/mohegan
August 9, Ypsilanti 2:00 pm
You’re invited to tell or listen at the monthly series, “2nd Sunday Story Swap”. Always located at Bombadill’s Coffee House, 217 W. Michigan Ave.. Always presented on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 2:00 pm. Always hosted by the Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild. And always Free! Info: www.AnnArborStorytelling.org or Bombadill’s 734.544.5080
September
September 11-12, Livonia
Detroit League Storytelling Festival features concerts for adults or families and workshops. Dianne Ferlatte (CA) and Laura Pershin Raynor (MI) are the featured tellers. Located at Livonia Civic Center Library, 32777 Five le Road @ Farmington Road. Info: www.Detroitstorytelling.org
September 12-13, Chicago 12:00-5:00 pm
Isn’t it a natural? A Celtic Festival with storytelling? Michigan’s Yvonne Healy kicks off the 1st ever storytelling at the Chicago Celtic Fest in Grant Park Other tellers include notable Illinois tellers Jim May, Susan O’Halloran, Megan Wells, and Judith Heineman. Storytelling programs run on the hour 12:00 noon-5:00 pm , Grant Park, Cultural Tent, North Rose Garden, directly north of Buckingham Fountain. Storytelling Info: juhestories@aol.comjuhestories@aol.com or 773-288-7217. General Festival info: www.exploreChicago.org. Free!
September 13, Ann Arbor 2:00 pm
Mother Goose will be in the Children’s Tent at the Kerrytown Bookfest, 410 N. Fourth Avenue with “Kerry Tales: A, B, Cs for Mother Goose”
September 13, Ypsilanti 2:00 pm
You’re invited to tell or listen at the monthly series, “2nd Sunday Story Swap”. Always located at Bombadill’s Coffee House, 217 W. Michigan Ave.. Always presented on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 2:00 pm. Always hosted by the Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild. And always Free! Info: www.AnnArborStorytelling.org or Bombadill’s 734.544.5080
September 19-20, Story City, IA
LaRon Williams brings his entertaining and insightful performances to Iowa’s Story! Festival where he’ll be joined by Kevin Kling, Dovie Thomason and Dr. Jackie Thompson. Info: www.StoryFestival.net
September 26, Detroit 12:00 pm
Detroit Association of Black Storytellers presents “River Tales” at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum on
Belle Isle, in Detroit. Featured Storytellers are Miz Rosie Chapman and Gerald McLamore, The Tellingman. Info Jennie Crittendon, 517- 522- 3364
October
October 2-4, Tennessee
Michigan’s Robert Jones will be featured at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee. Info: www.storytellingfestival.com. Michigan’s Yvonne Healy will be honored with the ORACLE Award on Sunday. www.storynet.org
October 4, Ann Arbor 2:00 pm
“Kerry Tales: A Full Moon for Mother Goose” Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. ½ hour program for young and old alike. Free. Kerrytown Market & Shops in Hollander’s, 410 N. Fourth Ave., 734-769-3115
October 11, Ypsilanti 2:00 pm
You’re invited to tell or listen at the monthly series, “2nd Sunday Story Swap”. Always located at Bombadill’s Coffee House, 217 W. Michigan Ave.. Always presented on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 2:00 pm. Always hosted by the Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild. And always Free! Info: www.AnnArborStorytelling.org or Bombadill’s 734.544.5080
October 16, Ann Arbor 7:00 pm
Welcome! Families, children and adults are invited to a concert by Rafe Martin (NY), award-winning storyteller and author and Buddhist teacher at the Zen Buddhist Temple $10. 1214 Packard Street, Ann Arbor. Info: (734) 761-6520 annarbor@zenbuddhisttemple.org
October 17, Ann Arbor 10:00 am
Storyteller-writer Rafe Martin will lead a special 3 hour workshop on The Transformative Power of Storytelling and How To Tell Them. $75. Zen Buddhist Temple. 1214 Packard Street, Ann Arbor. Info: (734) 761-6520 annarbor@zenbuddhisttemple.org
October 18, Ann Arbor, 9:30 am
Rafe Martin will speak on The Buddhist Jataka Tales during the regular Sunday morning service at the Zen Buddhist Temple. 1214 Packard Street, Ann Arbor. Info: (734) 761-6520 annarbor@zenbuddhisttemple.org
October 23-24, Mt. Pleasant
Beth Horner (IL) is pure comic delight and is one of the artists presenting. Plan now to attend the Michigan Story Festival, a partnership between Central Michigan University and the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan. www.MichiganStoryFestival.org
November
November 1, Ann Arbor 2:00 pm
“Kerry Tales: The Wise Old Owl and Mother Goose” Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. ½ hour program for young and old alike. Free. Kerrytown Market & Shops in Hollander’s, 410 N. Fourth Ave., 734-769-3115
November 14, Ann Arbor 7:30 pm
Adult Tellebration! Ann Arbor’s 18th annual evening of storytelling for grownups, will take place at 7:30 p.m. at St. Clare’s Episcopal Church/Temple Beth Emeth, 2309 Packard (at Eastover) Ann Arbor, 48104. Tellers TBA. Tickets $10 each at the door. Info from the Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild www.AnnArborStorytelling.org
November 15, Ann Arbor 2:00 pm
Family Tellebration Concert. Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild presents their 8th Family Tellabration at 2:00 pm. Kids aged 4 & up are invited with their grownup to this popular event hosted by The Ann Arbor District Library, Pittsfield Branch Library, 2359 Oak Valley Drive, Ann Arbor, 48103. Admission Free. Info: www.AnnArborStorytelling.org
November 22, Ann Arbor 1:00 pm
FREE kids and family show by storyteller/musician Bill Harley (RI) presented by the Ann Arbor District Library at the Ark, 361 Main St. Info: raynorl@aadl.org
November 22, Ann Arbor 7:30 pm
Concert for adults and teens with storyteller/musician Bill Harley (RI) at the Ark, 361 Main St. Ticket info: www.theArk.org
Find-A-Storyteller:
STORYTELLER DIRECTORIES links at http://www.Michiganstorytelling.com
STORYTELLING ORGANIZATIONS/MEETINGS
Michigan guilds are also found at www.MichiganStorytelling.org
Yvonne Healy, storyteller
www.YHealy.com
Managing Editor
810-225-2204
Judy Sima
Storyteller-Author-Educator
248-644-3951
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