July 18, 2020

July/August 2020


* MI Story +

Storytelling Event Calendar

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Free Since 2001

 Judy Sima  Editor
All events are located in Michigan unless otherwise noted.

Submission: Judy@JudySima.com  by the 15th of the month.
 

August 1, 2020 ---- UPDATE

August 1, 2020

UPDATE
Some corrections and NEW LISTINGS

Visit this page to discover more about live and virtual storytelling events in Michigan. https://www.facebook.com/mistorytelling/ If you are an active member in the Michigan storytelling community please share this link and our monthly events on your personal and business Facebook pages to help spread the word about all of the wonderful work we're doing in Michigan.

https://www.facebook.com/mistorytelling/ If you are an active member in the Michigan storytelling community please share this link and our monthly events on your personal and business Facebook pages to help spread the word about all the wonderful work we're doing in Michigan. Contact judy@judysima to list and promote your Public Virtual Storytelling Events

JULY

July 19, 2:00 p.m. EDT
Mother Goose and Gander will be on the Kerrytown Market and Shops FaceBook Page, once a week, with a short program, geared to a preschool audience, sharing rhymes and stories. For more information contact Trudy Bulkley 734-769-3115. Here is the link:  https://www.facebook.com/99965546438/posts/10157273430701439/

July 21, Belleville 11:00 a.m. EDT
Belleville Public Library proudly presents “Stories for Living Happily Ever After” with Storyteller, Judy Sima. https://www.belleville.lib.mi.us/srp/

July 21, Lakeview 6:00 p.m.
Lois Sprengnether Keel as Michigan's Oleda Joure tells about the Hello Girls, WWI's bilingual phone operators at Tamarack District Library, 832 S. Lincoln Ave. <http://tamaracklibrary.org> The program will be presented outside, although weather may require live streaming.

July 24, 9:00-11:00 p.m.
The Story Spinners of Grand Rapids, along with the Riverside Raconteurs, are hosting an in-person Storytelling Bonfire Event at the Blandford Nature Center in Grand Rapids.This is an open mic storytelling event. Listeners are welcome to stand and share a memorized story or poem. Listeners are encouraged to bring an outdoor chair to place around the fire. This event will follow safe measures: masks and social distancing are required. Questions call Patrick Foley (616) 446-0997

July 25, 2:00 p.m. PDT 5:00 p.m. EDT ZOOM
"Virtual Storytelling & Magic Series - Summer 2020."  Inglewood Public Library featuring Storyteller Anglea Lloyd. www.library.cityofinglewood.org. For more information and link to attend Contact:  Pamela Greene. pgreene@cityofinglewood.org.  The weekly Saturday events are free and open to the public.
PERFORMERS
August 1 - Chazz Ross
August 8 - Izzi Tooinsky

July 26, 2:00 p.m. EDT
Mother Goose and Gander will be on the Kerrytown Market and Shops FaceBook Page, once a week, with a short program, geared to a preschool audience, sharing rhymes and stories. For more information contact Trudy Bulkley 734-769-3115. Here is the link:  https://www.facebook.com/99965546438/posts/10157273430701439/

July 27, 7:00 p.m. EDT 
The Lansing Storytellers present Liar's Club Dog Days of Summer Edition, free on Zoom, Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUqcOytqzwtGdyvImOiR7eMfeXTnd8SsuXhle,
Come hear some tall tales, whoppers and baldfaced lies!  If you'd like to tell a 7-10 minute lie contact Mike Cox at mikecox954@gmail.com

July 28, 7:00-8:00 p.m. CDT, ZOOM
Story Arts of MN holds an online Story Circle (open mic) on the fourth Tuesday of each month.  This FREE event is open to everyone.  After registering, you'll receive an email message with the Zoom link.  Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/story-arts-of-minnesota-17294067957.  Bring your favorite seven-minute tale and your listening ears. All stories are welcome, including traditional tales as well as original true stories.  Both experienced and new storytellers are welcome.  We ask that you offer content warnings if the story might be challenging, and that you let others know if they can retell it. If you'd like to reserve a spot to tell, please email us at storyartsmn@gmail.com.  Don't have a story to share?  We invite you to watch and listen.   (This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.)


AUGUST
August 1, 2:00 p.m. PDT 5:00 p.m. EDT ZOOM
"Virtual Storytelling & Magic Series - Summer 2020."  Inglewood Public Library featuring Storyteller Anglea Lloyd. www.library.cityofinglewood.org. For more information and link to attend Contact:  Pamela Greene. pgreene@cityofinglewood.org.  The weekly Saturday events are free and open to the public.
PERFORMER - Chazz Ross

August 8, 2:00 p.m. PDT 5:00 p.m. EDT ZOOM
"Virtual Storytelling & Magic Series - Summer 2020."  Inglewood Public Library featuring Storyteller Anglea Lloyd. www.library.cityofinglewood.org. For more information and link to attend Contact:  Pamela Greene. pgreene@cityofinglewood.org.  The weekly Saturday events are free and open to the public.
PERFORMER - Izzi Tooinsky

August 8, 7:00 p.m. EDT, ZOOM
You are invited to join the studio audience at Living Room LIVE!. Our featured act is award-winning Affrilachian storyteller LYN FORD! This teller of Home-Fried Tales is renowned for her warmth and wisdom, and she also teaches laughter yoga! You can get a sample of her work, well-seasoned, with joy, hope, and love, at https://storytellerlynford.com/ Please note that due to security concerns, to become a member of the studio audience there is a stepwise process. You start with the Pay What You Can link. After verification, you will receive a registration link with a Captcha checkbox. Upon registration, you will receive the meeting link. To get started as a member of the studio audience for this exciting show, please go to  https://tinyurl.com/LRLive2U. Feel free to share this link with anyone and everyone who might be interested!

August 12, 7:30 p.m EDT ZOOM
The Folklore Society of Greater Washington, DC presents storytelling concerts with well known storytellers on the second Wednesday of every month. August show features Alton Chung and Janice del Negro. Register for free: https://GrapevineAugust2020.eventcombo.com

August 12, 7:30 p.m. EDT ZOOM
Folklore Society of Greater Washington presents monthly Grape Line Storytelling Series. This month featuring Alton Chung and Janice Del Negro. https://www.facebook.com/GrapevineStorytelling Every Second Wednesday through September featuring nationally known stoytellers.

New Listing
August 12, 6:30 p.m EDT. ZOOM
2nd Wed of every month. Newfoundland, Canada. www.storytellingstjohns.ca /contact Newfoundland story circle for future reference. The invitation to tell goes out a few days before the mtg and the zoom info is mailed out the day of the mmeting. Been building in popularity and averages over fifty people per meeting.  There is sometimes a waiting list to tell so put request in as early as you can.  Preference given to first time tellers.  We look forward to more international visitors.

New Listing
August 4, 7:30 p.m. EDT ZOOM
Every Tuesday Ottawa, Canada Story Swap Join Zoom Meeting (same link every week)
https://zoom.us/j/668027991?pwd=WDJLWW1uTlZVcFN1YndTOG40ellMZz09 Meeting ID: 668 027 991
Password: 219861

New Listing
August 4, 6:45 p.m. EDT ZOOM
Every Tuesday Story Swap Massachusetts) www.storyspace.org. click the link "invitation" on Tuesday morning to get the zoom details for that night.

August 19, East Tawas 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Join Lois Sprengnether Keel as the One-Room Schoolteacher at the Iosco County Historical Museum for  a look back at how school was in Michigan when one and two-room schools were common.  This is live with "social distancing", but will also be live-streamed by the museum.  Iosco County Historical Museum, 405 West Bay, 989-362-8911.  http://www.ioscomuseum.net

August 25, 7:00-8:00 CDT, ZOOM
Story Arts of MN holds an online Story Circle (open mic) on the fourth Tuesday of each month.  This FREE event is open to everyone.  After registering, you'll receive an email message with the Zoom link.  Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/story-arts-of-minnesota-17294067957.  Bring your favorite seven-minute tale and your listening ears. All stories are welcome, including traditional tales as well as original true stories.  Both experienced and new storytellers are welcome.  We ask that you offer content warnings if the story might be challenging, and that you let others know if they can retell it. If you'd like to reserve a spot to tell, please email us at storyartsmn@gmail.com.  Don't have a story to share?  We invite you to watch and listen.   (This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.)

SEPTEMBER
September 22, 7:00-8:00p.m. CD7 ZOOM
Story Arts of MN holds an online Story Circle (open mic) on the fourth Tuesday of each month.  This FREE event is open to everyone.  After registering, you'll receive an email message with the Zoom link.  Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/story-arts-of-minnesota-17294067957.  Bring your favorite seven-minute tale and your listening ears. All stories are welcome, including traditional tales as well as original true stories.  Both experienced and new storytellers are welcome.  We ask that you offer content warnings if the story might be challenging, and that you let others know if they can retell it. If you'd like to reserve a spot to tell, please email us at storyartsmn@gmail.com.  Don't have a story to share?  We invite you to watch and listen.   (This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.)


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