December 14, 2010

December 2010

* MI Story *


Storytelling Event Calendar

www.MichiganStorytelling.COM

since 2001

Yvonne Healy, Editor - Judy Sima, Distribution Editor

All events are located in Michigan unless otherwise noted.

SUBMISSIONS: Stories@YHealy.com by 15th of month

12/02/2010



HIGHLIGHTS



DECEMBER

December 3, Vernon 6:00 pm

Come to play or sit a spell with jolly interactive stories for children and cozy tales for adults from the European Christmas tradition performed by award-winning storyteller, Yvonne Healy. Vernon District Library, 115 E. Main St., Vernon. Info: 989-288-6486

December 4, Detroit 5:30-7:00 pm

38th Annual Noel Night! Combine storytelling by Yvonne Healy with the Underground Railroad tour at the First Congregational Church, 33 E. Forest St., Detroit. Wander through 40 venues offering free entertainment, paid performances, food, art exhibits and shopping in one of a kind boutiques. Info: www.detroitmidtown.com/05/noelnight.php

December 5, Detroit, 2:00 pm

Join award winning storyteller, author, and teaching artist, Judy Sima, for "Storytelling: Hanukkah the Festival of Lights" as she lights up the holiday season with Hanukkah stories of miracles, menorahs, and magic dredyls. Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave. Info: www.DIA.org

December 5, Ann Arbor 2:00 pm

“Kerry Tales: Ring a Bell with Mother Goose.” Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. 1/2 hour program for young and old alike. 2 p.m., Kerrytown Market and Shops in Hollander's, 410 N. Fourth Avenue, Ann Arbor. Free. 734-769-3115

December 11, Detroit 11:00 am & 1:00 pm

Ivory D. presents: "Grown Folks Talkin'...HUSH!" A hilarious interactive, entertaining and educational storytelling session for grown folks and their young'uns. Organized by AARP Family Fun Day, Virgil H. Carr Arts & Cultural Center, 311 E. Grand River, Detroit (downtown behind Music Hall). FREE!!! Info: Ivory D. 313-822-6483 (effy1@aol.com)

December 12, Detroit 2:00 pm

Come to play or sit a spell with jolly interactive stories for children and cozy tales for adults from the European Christmas tradition performed by award-winning storyteller, Yvonne Healy. Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave., info: www.DIA.org

December 19, Detroit 2:00 p.m.

Discover the real reasons behind Kwanzaa's seven principles through stories filled with fun, excitement and humor. Tonya Dallas brings the African principles alive in this family event for all ages and cultures.

Detroit Institute of the Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave., Info: www.dia.org



2011

JANUARY 2011

January 2, Ann Arbor 2:00 pm

“Kerry Tales: A Nimble New Year with Mother Goose” - Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. 1/2 hour program for young and old alike. 2 p.m., Kerrytown Market and Shops in Hollander's, 410 N. Fourth Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI. Free. 734-769-3115

January 22, Detroit 1:30 pm

The public is invited to attend “The Irish Storytelling Tradition”, a lecture-demonstration sponsored by the Irish Geneological Society featuring Yvonne Healy. The Irish American Club, 2068 Michigan Ave., (Corktown), Detroit. Info: 313-964-8700



FEBRUARY 2011

February 6, Ann Arbor 2:00 pm

“Kerry Tales: Lost and Found with Mother Goose” - Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. 1/2 hour program for young and old alike. 2 p.m., Kerrytown Market and Shops in Hollander's, 410 N. Fourth Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI. Free. 734-769-3115

February 11-12, Marquette

The Midwinter Storytelling Festival kicks off Friday at 7:00 pm with a colorful, noisy celebration of Indian culture, a Bollywood movie, dancing and snacks. Saturday at 11:00 am offers an interactive workshop led by featured storyteller, Yvonne Healy. Saturday night concludes with a performance of Irish stories by Yvonne Healy. Located at the Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St., Marquette. Info: 906-226-4323 cathys@pwpl.info

February 19, Ann Arbor 7:30 pm

The Ark’s 24th Annual Storytelling Festival, in partnership with the Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild, offers a concert for adults and teens featuring Ed Stivender and others tellers TBA. 316 S. Main St. Tickets available at the door or through Ticketmaster. Info: www.theArk.org

February 20, Ann Arbor 1:00 pm

So kids can enjoy storytelling, too, The Ark Storytelling Festival (in partnership with the Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild) presents a Family Concert with Ed Stivender and tellers TBA. 316 S. Main St., Tickets available at the door or Ticketmaster. Info: www.theArk.org.



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www.MichiganStoryteller.com

Managing Editor

810-813-3000