September 1, 2015

September 2015

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Yvonne Healy, Editor • Judy Sima, Distribution Editor
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September 1, 2015
HIGHLIGHTS



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Call for tellers – Deadline September 25th. Scary Story Festival on Saturday October 24.  Please join the Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild in presenting the Scary Story Festival.  Tellers are needed for the family show at 7:00 P.M. and the adult show at 9:00 P.M. Festival is presented at the Howell Opera House, 123 W. Grand River, Howell.  For more information, contact Jeff Doyle, at (517) 404-8257 or Jeff@myblueape.com. Please consider telling at the children’s or adult show.

Call for Workshop Proposals– Deadline October 20 for the Northlands Confabulation April 29-May 1, 2016 Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Application posed on www.northlands.net

Call for Concert Stories – Deadline November 29 for the Northlands Confabulation April 29-May 1, 2016 Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Application posted on www.northlands.net.

SEPTEMBER

September 1, White Lake 7:00-9:00 p.m.
North Oakland County Storytellers (NOCS) welcomes new members to their monthly meetings. Fisk Farm schoolhouse, Highland Road (M-59) and Fisk Farm. Contact: Pam Dawson padawsonusa@gmail.com  248-684-7426. www.northlandcountystorytellers.org

September 2, Mt Pleasant 6:45-8:00 p.m.
Mid-Michigan Area Storytellers (MAST): Welcomes new members to their monthly meeting, at the Veterans Memorial Library in Mt. Pleasant. 301 South University Avenue. Info: Joe Remenar jremenar66@yahoo.com

September 2 & 3, Orem, Utah
Michigan’s own, Judy Sima will be featured workshop presenter for the Timpanogos Storytelling Conference at the Orem City Center, 58 N. State Street. Judy’s workshop will be “Capturing the ‘Story’ Behind the Facts.” http://timpfest.org/events/timpanogos-storytelling-conference-2015/ or call 801-228-1350.

September 3, Detroit 4:30 p.m. doors open/7:00 p.m. stories begin
The monthly Moth Story Slam located at the bar Cliff Bell’s 2030 Park Avenue, Detroit thanks to WDET 101.9. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Note: adults only. Info:  www.theMoth.org Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $5 at the door. This month’s theme is: “Betrayal.”

September 4-6, Kansas City, Missouri
Michigan's own Yvonne Healy returns as the featured and only storyteller at the 3 day extravaganza KC Irish Fest. Several performances are scheduled on both the Cultural stage and the Family stage over the weekend. Attendance of 90,000+ is well managed by the 1,400 volunteers and professional staff for a fun weekend for all.  Www.kcirishfest.com.

September 5, Elk Rapids  9:00 p.m.
Final event for the summer. Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 32th summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids.Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

September 6, Ann Arbor 2:00 p.m.
“Kerry Tales:  Back to School with Mother Goose” Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. 1/2 hour program for young and old alike. Kerrytown Market and Shops in Hollander’s, 410 N. Fourth Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI.   Free.  734-769-3115

September 9, Muskegon 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Muskegon Yarnspinners: welcome new members at their monthly meetings from October through May at the Hope Reformed Church, 1878 Evanston, (Corner of Quarterline and Evanston).  Monthly meetings continue from June through September at members' homes. Contact Ned Carter, 231-755-2383 or email him at carteredwin93@yahoo.com

September 10, Ann Arbor 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Come and lend an ear to the old tales and new ones too at an evening of stories for grownups. At Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, 114 S. Main St. Enjoy yummy desserts, exotic teas, or light supper while listening to Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild members. Info: www.facebook.com/annarborstorytellers

September 13, Lansing 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Lansing Storytellers Guild invites new members to their monthly meeting. Plymouth Congregational Church,  2001 East Grand River, Contact: Jean Bolley, phone   517-281-8036 or email bolleyj@hotmail.com  and/or Shirley Bradley – storylady12@comcast.net.

September 15, Ann Arbor 6:00 p.m. doors open/7:30 p.m. stories begin
Doors open at 6:00 for the monthly Moth Story Slam located at Circus Bar, 210 S. First Avenue, thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme is: “Nerds and Geeks,”

September 15, Grand Rapids 7:00-9:00 p.m.
StorySpinners of GrandRapids welcomes new members to their monthly meeting in members’ homes call Gloria Cangelosi for more information
storyspinnersgr@gmail.com

September 15, Ann Arbor 6:00 p.m. doors open/7:30 p.m. stories begin
Doors open at 6:00 for the monthly Moth Story Slam located at Circus Bar, 210 S. First Avenue, thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme is: “Nerds and Geeks,”

September 17, Warren 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Fitzgerald Parent Tellers first weekly meeting of the new school year. Learn to tell stories, practice and receive helpful feedback. New members welcome. Chatterton Middle School, 24333 Ryan Road. You don’t have to be a parent to attend. For information call: Judy Sima 248-644-3951, Judy@JudySima.com

September 18, Detroit 8:00 p.m. Doors @7:30 p.m.
The award-winning Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers, presents "IT'S A TRIP" a curated, live storytelling event. Real People. True Stories. Told Live. Featuring Five Twisted Storytellers with Musical and Dance Guests. Local Artisans/Exhibitors and Cash Bar! Hosted by Satori Shakoor. Charles H. Wright Museum 315 E. Warren Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201. For Info, Tickets & Video visit: www.twistedtellers.org/events or call 313-744-6037

September 19, Madison Heights 12:00-3:00 p.m.
Detroit Story League invites you to enjoy our monthly meeting. Visitors welcome. 12:00 Bring a lunch - our hosts will provide coffee and dessert. 1:00 Enjoy stories and a Workshop “Story Slam.” 2:30 Business meeting. Madison Heights Public Library, 240 W. 13 Mile (between I-75 & John R) Information: Judy@JudySima.com or call: 248-644-3951

September 24, Detroit 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Detroit Association of Women’s Groups Fundraiser, featuring poetry, storytelling, music in an atmosphere of roaming light fair and refreshments. 5461 Brush Street at Ferry. For more information and ticket price called Chiquita at 313-268-9065

September 26, Lansing 7:30 p.m.
The Lansing Storytellers will be presenting their annual Evening of Storytelling for Grown-ups Around the Campfire. The campsite will be at First United Methodist Church, 3827 Delta River Dr (corner of Delta and N Waverly), Lansing. Contact Jean Bolley, bolleyj@hotmail.com, or Shirley 517-393-2573. $5.00 gets you great stories, scrumptious refreshments, and a chance at one of our fun door prizes.

September 26, Detroit 10:00 am-12:00 p.m.
Detroit Association of Black Storytellers invites you to attend their monthly meeting at the Charles Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E Warren Ave. Join us for a story, workshop, refreshments and business meeting. www.detroitassociationofblackstorytellers.com or call Pam Williams: 248-836-7499. New members welcome.

September 26, Detroit, 12:00p.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Belle Isle Summer Saturdays” Belle Isle Park. Master Storyteller Ivory D. Williams closes out the summer fun with family funtales on the island.Free to the public. For info: Contact Mary Beth 313-331-7760

September 26, Detroit 3:00 p.m.
Charles Wright Museum of African American History presents is second annual Children’s Concert. “The Sky’s the Limit, Our Children of Tomorrow” to promote children’s membership at the museum. Storytellers Gwen Lewis, Michele Pierrie, and Judy Sima will be joined by youth tellers – Aaliyah, Azzizah, Jazz and Nia. Admission to the concert and membership is $5.00 for ages 3-17. Adults $10. 315 E Warren Ave. For more information: 313-442-3227, www.detroitassociationofblackstorytellers.com

September 27, Ann Arbor 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild – monthly meeting always start with stories, and then more stories! Listeners and tellers welcome. Nichola’s Books, 2513 Jackson Rd. members. Info: www.facebook.com/annarborstorytellers

September 29, Clawson 12:45 p.m.
Take a journey with Storyteller, Judy Sima as she shares “My Mother’s Voice,” the compelling story of her Mother’s encounter with the Gestapo on Kristallnacht or the Night of Broken Glass, her escape from Germany during World War II and adjustment to her new life in America. Using intriguing “Conversation Starters,” Judy helps you bring treasured memories of your family back to life. 509 Fisher Court. Information: kleenhouts@cityofclawson.com 248-583-6700
http://www.cityofclawson.com/your_government/parks_and_recreation/senior_adult_programs.php

OCTOBER
October 1, Detroit 4:30 p.m. doors open/7:00 p.m. stories begin
The monthly Moth Story Slam located at the bar Cliff Bell’s 2030 Park Avenue, Detroit thanks to WDET 101.9. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Note: adults only. Info:  www.theMoth.org Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $5 at the door. This month’s theme is: “Coinsidence.”

October 4, Ann Arbor 2:00 p.m.
“Kerry Tales:  Apple Pie for Mother Goose” Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. 1/2 hour program for young and old alike. Kerrytown Market and Shops in Hollander’s, 410 N. Fourth Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI.   Free.  734-769-3115

October 6, White Lake 7:00-9:00 p.m.
North Oakland County Storytellers (NOCS) welcomes new members to their monthly meetings. Fisk Farm schoolhouse, Highland Road (M-59) and Fisk Farm. Contact: Pam Dawson padawsonusa@gmail.com  248-684-7426. www.northlandcountystorytellers.org

October 7, Mt Pleasant 6:45-8:00 p.m.
Mid-Michigan Area Storytellers (MAST): Welcomes new members to their monthly meeting, at the Veterans Memorial Library in Mt. Pleasant. 301 South University Avenue. Info: Joe Remenar jremenar66@yahoo.com

October 8, Ann Arbor 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Come and lend an ear to the old tales and new ones too at an evening of stories for grownups. At Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, 114 S. Main St. Enjoy yummy desserts, exotic teas, or light supper while listening to Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild members. Info: www.facebook.com/annarborstorytellers

October 9, Detroit 6:00- 9:00 p.m.
Detroit Association of Black Storytellers extends a special invitation to attend our 25th Year Grand Celebration “Uplifting Our Heritage, Elders and Souls!” providing the cane beat, stories, and a special Asanta Sanan in honor of DABS founders and elders. Northwest Activity Center, 18100 Meyers Road. Advanced tickets $15 (slightly higher at the door) RSVP by September 9. 313-442-3227 or info@detroitassociationofblackstorytellers.com. Hotel arrangements at the Weston Hotel, 2000 Southfield Rd, Southfield. 248-663-0280.

October 13, Lansing 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Lansing Storytellers Guild invites new members to their monthly meeting. Plymouth Congregational Church,  2001 East Grand River, Contact: Jean Bolley, phone   517-281-8036 or email bolleyj@hotmail.com  and/or Shirley Bradley – storylady12@comcast.net.

October 14, Muskegon 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Muskegon Yarnspinners: welcome new members at their monthly meetings from October through May at the Hope Reformed Church, 1878 Evanston, (Corner of Quarterline and Evanston).  Monthly meetings continue from June through September at members' homes. Contact Ned Carter, 231-755-2383 or email him at carteredwin93@yahoo.com

October 16, Detroit 8 p.m. Doors @7:30 p.m.
The award-winning Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers, presents a curated, live storytelling event. Real People. True Stories. Told Live. Featuring Five Twisted Storytellers with Musical and Dance Guests. Local Artisans/Exhibitors and Cash Bar! Hosted by Satori Shakoor. Charles H. Wright Museum 315 E. Warren Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201. For Info, Tickets & Video visit: www.twistedtellers.org/events or call 313-744-6037

October 17, Plymouth 12:00-3:00 p.m.
Detroit Story League invites you to enjoy our monthly meeting. Visitors welcome. 12:00 Bring a lunch - our hosts will provide coffee and dessert. 1:00 Enjoy stories and a Workshop “Finishing Touches: How to Improve Your Stories.” 2:30 Business meeting. Plymouth Public Library, 223 S. Main (Between Churst & Penniman) Information: Judy@JudySima.com or call: 248-644-3951

October 20, Grand Rapids 7:00-9:00 p.m.
StorySpinners of GrandRapids welcomes new members to their monthly meeting in members’ homes call Gloria Cangelosi for more information  storyspinnersgr@gmail.com

October 20, Ann Arbor 6:00 p.m. doors open/7:30 p.m. stories begin
Doors open at 6:00 for the monthly Moth Story Slam located at Circus Bar, 210 S. First Avenue, thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Guts”

October 24 Detroit 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Detroit Association of Black Storytellers invites you to attend their monthly meeting at the Charles Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E Warren Ave. Join us for a story, workshop, refreshments and business meeting. www.detroitassociationofblackstorytellers.com or call Pam Williams: 248-836-7499. New members welcome.

October 24, Howell 10:30 a.m.
Free Scary Storytelling workshop with national storyteller Lyn Ford. Howell Carnegie District Library. All invited. 314 W Grand River Ave. Part of the Scary Story Festival sponsored by the Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild, Howell Carnegie District Library, Howell Opera House and the Northlands Storytelling Network. For more information, contact Jeff Doyle, at (517) 404-8257 or Jeff@myblueape.com or www.AnnArborStorytelling.org

October 24, Howell 1:00 p.m.
Free Scary Story Swap. Bring your best scary story to share. Open telling at the Howell Carnegie District Library. All invited.  314 W Grand River Ave. Part of the Scary Story Festival sponsored by the Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild, Howell Carnegie District Library, Howell Opera House and the Northlands Storytelling Network.  For more information, contact Jeff Doyle, at (517) 404-8257 or Jeff@myblueape.com or www.AnnArborStorytelling.org

October 24, Howell 7:00 p.m.
Scary Story Festival Family Concert.  All are invited to Free family concert at the Howell Opera House, 123 W. Grand River. Concert is sponsored by the Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild, Howell Carnegie District Library, Howell Opera House and the Northlands Storytelling Network.  Info: Jeff Doyle, at (517) 404-8257 or Jeff@myblueape.com or www.AnnArborStorytelling.org.

October 24, Howell 9:00 p.m.
Scary Story Festival Adult Concert. Age 14 to Adult are invited to Concert at the Howell Opera House, 123 W. Grand River. Concert is sponsored by the Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild, Howell Carnegie District Library. Howell Opera House and the Northlands Storytelling Network. Donation $20 includes dessert & coffee. Proceeds benefit the Howell Opera House. Info:  Jeff Doyle, at (517) 404-8257 or Jeff@myblueape.com or www.AnnArborStorytelling.org

October 25, Gross Pointe Shores, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House - Little Goblins Night Out  - Drawing on Halloween traditions from decades past, the grounds will be glowing and growling with all sorts of kid-friendly entertainment! Enjoy storytelling by Karen Czarnik and an evening of classic Halloween fun.  For more info go to www.fordhouse.org/events/  1100 Lake Shore Road.

October 25, Ann Arbor 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild – monthly meeting always start with stories, and then more stories! Listeners and tellers welcome. Nichola’s Books, 2513 Jackson Rd. members. Info: www.facebook.com/annarborstorytellers

October 25, Beverly Hills 6:30 p.m.
20th Annual Halloween Hoot for kids of all ages at Beverly Park featuring Judy Sima and Michele McKenney. Wear a costume and enjoy a walk through the haunted woods followed by delightfully frightful tales told under the park pavilion. Beverly Road, north of 13 mile, west of Southfield Rd. For information: 248-644-7802.

October 29, Cadillac 5:30 p.m.
Thrills and chills are free if you're aged 8 to adult at Cadillac Public Library for scary stories with Yvonne Healy. Free.  127 Beech st., Cadillac. www.cadillaclibrary.org

October 29,  Detroit 7:00 p.m.
“Freedom Ain’t Free” Masonic Temple, 500 Temple. Master Storyteller Ivory D. Williams and the Grown Folks Storytellers headline a major fundraiser for Freedom House-Detroit. Due to sensitive subject matter, Adult only (18+)
Tickets: $100.00. For info contact: Cheryl Willette 248-893-7474

NOVEMBER
Check out November TELLABRATION! Events – Guilds and storytelling enthusiasts all around the globe will share their storytelling talents to celebrate the art of storytelling. In Michigan, TELLABRATION!™ brings together our most celebrated storytellers, to delight, captivate, and mesmerize audiences with their tales. See MI Story in October and November for updates.

November 1, Ann Arbor 2:00 p.m.
“Kerry Tales:  Clocks Strike for Mother Goose” Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. 1/2 hour program for young and old alike. Kerrytown Market and Shops in Hollander’s, 410 N. Fourth Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI.   Free.  734-769-3115

November 3, White Lake 7:00-9:00 p.m.
North Oakland County Storytellers (NOCS) welcomes new members to their monthly meetings. Fisk Farm schoolhouse, Highland Road (M-59) and Fisk Farm. Contact: Pam Dawson padawsonusa@gmail.com  248-684-7426. www.northlandcountystorytellers.org

November 4, Mt Pleasant 6:45-8:00 p.m.
Mid-Michigan Area Storytellers (MAST): Welcomes new members to their monthly meeting, at the Veterans Memorial Library in Mt. Pleasant. 301 South University Avenue. Info: Joe Remenar jremenar66@yahoo.com

November  5 , Detroit 4:30 p.m. doors open/7:00 p.m. stories begin
The monthly Moth Story Slam located at the bar Cliff Bell’s 2030 Park Avenue, Detroit thanks to WDET 101.9. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Note: adults only. Info:  www.theMoth.org Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $5 at the door. This month’s theme is: “Payback.”

November 9, Lansing 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Lansing Storytellers Guild invites new members to their monthly meeting. Plymouth Congregational Church,  2001 East Grand River, Contact: Jean Bolley, phone   517-281-8036 or email bolleyj@hotmail.com  and/or Shirley Bradley – storylady12@comcast.net.

November 11, Muskegon 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Muskegon Yarnspinners: welcome new members at their monthly meetings from October through May at the Hope Reformed Church, 1878 Evanston, (Corner of Quarterline and Evanston).  Monthly meetings continue from June through September at members' homes. Contact Ned Carter, 231-755-2383 or email him at carteredwin93@yahoo.com

November 12, Ann Arbor 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Come and lend an ear to the old tales and new ones too at an evening of stories for grownups. At Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, 114 S. Main St. Enjoy yummy desserts, exotic teas, or light supper while listening to Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild members. Info: www.facebook.com/annarborstorytellers

November 13, Livonia 7:00 p.m.
Join the Detroit Story League as they celebrate 103 years of 'Service Through Storytelling' with Tellabration! a Night of Storytelling for Adults. 6:00 p.m. Silent Auction, 7:00 p.m. storytelling followed by refreshments; featuring Gwendolyn Lewis, Alma Petrini, Judy Sima and Elizabeth Najduch as Maestro.  Admission is $5 at the door.  Livonia Civic Center Public Library Auditorium, 32777 Five Mile Rd. Directions to Library 734-466-2491 or for more information call 248-476-8515 or email Judy@JudySima.com  www.detroitstorytelling.org

November 13, Ann Arbor 7:30 p.m.
“Tellabration” The Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild presents its 24th annual Storytelling Concert for Adults (ages 14 and older), at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1400 West Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor. Steve Daut will be the MC and guest storyteller.  Other featured tellers {TO BE ANNOUNCED}.  Tickets are $15 at the door.  Further information at
facebook.com/annarborstorytellers, 734-662-3770, or lauragami@provide.net.

November 13, Muskegon 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Please join the Muskegon Yarnspinners for their 5th annual Tellabration! - A celebration of storytelling for audiences 12 years old thru adult. These stories will entertain you, humor you, and stay with you long after the evening is over.
Muskegon Museum of Art,  96 W. Webster Avenue. Cost: $5.00 per person ( $15.00 for families) Contact:
 Ned@ 231-755-2383 carteredwin93@yahoo.com. www.yarnspinnersmuskegon.blogspot.com

November 15, Ann Arbor 2:00 p.m.
Join us for jazzy stories told by the Ann Arbor Storyteller’s Guild members for preschool through grade five.  Pittsfiled Branch, 2359 Oak Valley Drive. Directions to Library, 734-327-4200 or for more information email Laura Raynor at raynorl@aadl.org www.aadl.org

November 15, Skokie, IL 1:20-3:00 p.m.
Michigan’s own, Judy Sima shares “My Mother’s Voice,”the compelling story of her Mother’s encounter with the Gestapo on Kristallnacht or the Night of Broken Glass, her escape from Germany during World War II and adjustment to her new life in America. Using intriguing “Conversation Starters,” Judy helps you bring treasured memories of your family back to life. Illinois Holocaust Museum, 9603 Woods Drive. Information: Amanda Friedman 847-967-4884.

November 17, Grand Rapids 7:00-9:00 p.m.
StorySpinners of GrandRapids welcomes new members to their monthly meeting in members’ homes call Gloria Cangelosi for more information
storyspinnersgr@gmail.com

November 17, Ann Arbor 6:00 p.m. doors open/7:30 p.m. stories begin
Doors open at 6:00 for the monthly Moth Story Slam located at Circus Bar, 210 S. First Avenue, thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Gifted”

November 20, Detroit 8 p.m. Doors @7:30 p.m.
The award-winning Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers, presents a curated, live storytelling event. Real People. True Stories. Told Live. Featuring Five Twisted Storytellers with Musical and Dance Guests. Local Artisans/Exhibitors and Cash Bar! Hosted by Satori Shakoor. Charles H. Wright Museum 315 E. Warren Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201. For Info, Tickets & Video visit: www.twistedtellers.org/events or call 313-744-6037

November 21, Berkley 12:00-3:00 p.m.
Detroit Story League invites you to enjoy our monthly meeting. Visitors welcome. 12:00 Bring a lunch - our hosts will provide coffee and dessert. 1:00 Enjoy stories and a Workshop “How to Give a 15 Minute Workshops.” 2:30 Business meeting. Berkley Public Library, 3155 Coolidge (Between 11 & 12 Mile Roads) Information: Judy@JudySima.com or call: 248-644-3951

November 22, Ann Arbor 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild – monthly meeting always start with stories, and then more stories! Listeners and tellers welcome. Nichola’s Books, 2513 Jackson Rd. members. Info: www.facebook.com/annarborstorytellers

November 28, Detroit 10:00 am-12:00 p.m.
Detroit Association of Black Storytellers invites you to attend their monthly meeting at the Charles Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E Warren Ave. Join us for a story, workshop, refreshments and business meeting. www.detroitassociationofblackstorytellers.com or call Pam Williams: 248-836-7499. New members welcome.


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