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International Storytelling Center

110 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
(800)952-8392 http://www.storytellingcenter.net

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June 2017

Bill Harley as Teller-In-Residence

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until June 24, 2017

International Storytelling Center, 110 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Bill Harley is a songwriter, storyteller, author, performing and recording artist. Recipient of two Grammy® awards, Harley uses song and story to paint a vibrant and hilarious picture of American life. With over thirty-five award-winning recordings and numerous books to his credit, his work honors the universal joys and hardships that all share. Harley has been awarded the lifetime achievement award from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities and an NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “In slice of…

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Ed Stivender as Teller-In-Residence

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - July 1 @ 5:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 110 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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A self-described “full-time daydreamer who moonlights as a storyteller,” Ed Stivender has toured the world since 1981 presenting his one-man shows in Austria, Ireland, New Zealand, Indonesia, and in festivals across the U.S. Known for his delightful mixture of whimsy, wit and wisdom, he invites his audience into an interactive dance of the imagination.The author of two books of coming-of-age stories, his writing has appeared in Reader’s Digest, Catholic Digest, and Chicken Soup for the Romantic Soul. Stivender, an NSN…

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July 2017

Joe Herrington as Teller-In-Residence

July 4 @ 2:00 pm - July 8 @ 5:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 110 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Joe Herrington is a novelist, cowboy poet and Western storyteller who has been billed across the American West as the “Prairie Sage.” Herrington’s poems and stories are homespun and told in the Western tradition of honor, courage and rugged characters. He has been a finalist for multiple Academy of Western Artists awards and been recognized among the top Western storytellers/poets in the country. “Herrington is blessed with a rare and profound gift that can magically transport you far and away…

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Dan Keding as Teller-In-Residence

July 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until July 15, 2017

International Storytelling Center, 110 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Internationally acclaimed storyteller, musician, and author, Dan Keding is known for his telling of world folktales, personal narratives of his Chicago boyhood, ghost stories and superbly crafted original pieces. As a child he learned stories of the old country from his Croatian grandmother. A well-respected ballad singer, Keding accompanies himself on guitar, banjo and spoons. He has performed across the world, including festivals in England, Ireland and Canada. A recording artist and author, Keding’s numerous awards include two Anne Izard…

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Ingrid Nixon as Teller-In-Residence

July 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until July 22, 2017

International Storytelling Center, 110 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Ingrid Nixon is a world-traveled storyteller whose exploration nail-biters, tall tales, traditional and personal stories whisk listeners of all ages away on journeys of the imagination. Known for her voices, gestures, and animated facial expressions that bring characters to life, her creative approaches to traditional tales make her ancient stories relevant to modern audiences. Nixon is a champion liar many times over, a claim that makes her mother both proud and worried. After living in Alaska for many years working…

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Judith Black as Teller-In-Residence

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until July 29, 2017

International Storytelling Center, 110 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Judith Black has been a creator and teller of tales for over thirty years. Retellings of history from new perspectives, tickling familial dysfunction, ironic explorations of aging, and stories that address our warming world are all fodder for her tales. Black has been featured on stages around the world, including the Montreal Comedy Festival, the Smithsonian Institution, the Art Museum of Cape Town and NPR. She is a recipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “Black has culled…

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