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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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May 2017

Bill Lepp as Teller-In-Residence

May 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until May 7, 2017

International Storytelling Center, 110 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Bill Lepp is an internationally-known storyteller, author, and recording artist whose style has been described as a satisfying blend of Bob Newhart and Jeff Foxworthy. A five-time champion of the West Virginia Liars’ Contest, his outrageous tall-tales and witty stories are a signature of his repertoire. Lepp has been featured at venues across the nation, including the Smithsonian Folklife Festival and Comedy Central. He is the recipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award, and his picture book, The…

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Sam Payne as Teller-In-Residence

May 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until May 13, 2017

International Storytelling Center, 110 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Sam Payne has brought his stories and songs to Canada, Bulgaria, Tokyo, and from coast to coast in the U.S., including the Kennedy Center. His stage presence, craftsmanship and soaring tenor voice have established him as a favorite with audiences and critics alike. Payne hosts The Apple Seed: Tellers and Stories – a national radio show on the art of storytelling. He has authored publications for children with a regular readership of more than a million elementary school students, and…

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Leeny Del Seamonds as Teller-In-Residence

May 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until May 20, 2017

International Storytelling Center, 110 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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With a face and voice that launched a thousand characters, Leeny Del Seamonds is an internationally acclaimed performer, coach and multi award-winning recording artist. From a prized television show to a village in Gengcun, China to the Comix Club in NYC to the Cayman Islands International Storytelling Festival, Del Seamonds encourages listeners to rejoice in human and cultural diversity and invites them to share in her Cuban-American sense of humor and joy of performing. She is the recipient of the…

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Carol Birch as Teller-In-Residence

May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until May 27, 2017

International Storytelling Center, 110 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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A storyteller and award-winning recording artist, Carol Birch is known for a compelling blend of energy, warmth, vulnerability and directness. Her style revitalizes language, her art is an absence of artifice, and the stories she tells offer memories worth keeping. Her stories bring to life legendary Americans like Lou Gehrig, as well as the unheralded in the words of renowned authors like John Steinbeck and Ray Bradbury. Birch has shared her work around the world including in Singapore, Australia, and…

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