Art Talk with Kiran Singh Sirah of the International Storytelling Center

National Endowment for the Arts: Art Works Blog (Washington, DC), September 30, 2014 Summary: “When we bring people together to share stories, we create community. And that’s what happens at festivals, and that’s what I’m really interested in. It’s not the idea that when you come to a festival you listen to culture or that …

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Storytelling In The Orchard

When I first found The Orchard I fell in love with its setting of rolling hills, trees, and artists’ sculptures. I knew it would be perfect for storytelling, which I began in 2013 along with my new friend, Bob Reiser. The chickens, the “Square Gazebo” and the Apple Store all attract gatherings of apple pickers, …

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A Handful of Beans or One Gold Coin: How to Price Your Work

By Katie Knutson Although it is impossible to put a numerical value on the art or experience of storytelling, if you are going to work as a storyteller, you have to charge for your performances. Even many experienced storytellers wrestle with the appropriate fees for their art. For a new teller, this can be a …

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How To Make Everything in Your Community Better By Yourself

by Megan Finnerty That’s a big promise. But that’s what my how-to workshop at the 2014 National Storytelling Conference promises: a way for you to make your community more awesome with little to no money and just the help of a few friends. Across the country, live storytelling nights are proliferating in restaurants, bars and …

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Publish (and Profit With) Your Non-Fiction Book

It was one of those meetings where they’ve agreed to speak with you about your “consulting,” but they weren’t really sold that somebody local could help them. I handed a small packet of information to each of the two folks I was meeting for lunch. On top of each packet was a copy of my …

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For Emcee, Storytelling Nights Get Personal

The Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ), July 1, 2014 Summary: Emcee Megan Finnerty says, “In 2011, the Arizona Republic newspaper launched this series because we believe the stories we tell define us. They make us who we are as individuals and as a community. In telling, we affirm the lessons we’ve learned. In listening, we deepen …

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Feeding the Spirit with Sacred Stories and…Jack Tales?!

by Pam Faro You probably had to be there… Raising a quizzical eyebrow, she speaks with feigned ignorance and asks the oh-so-pregnant-with-meaning question: “Now, Pam…What are you a Master of?” I take my cue…spread open my hands, raise eyes upward, and with a voice exuding a beatific awareness of the numinous, I answer in a …

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Oral Fixation project brings stories by immigrants to stage at the Dallas Museum of Art

Dallas Morning News (Dallas, TX), June 17, 2014   Summary: Eight people will be performing at the special Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) Late Night edition of the storytelling series “Oral Fixation (An Obsession With True Life Tales).” The show is sold out, but Stewart expects some seats to become available that evening. Videos of …

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Oral Fixation project brings stories by immigrants to stage at the Dallas Museum of Art

Dallas Morning News (Dallas, TX) , June 17, 2014 Summary: Eight people will be performing at the special Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) Late Night edition of the storytelling series “Oral Fixation (An Obsession With True Life Tales).” The show is sold out, but Stewart expects some seats to become available that evening. Videos of …

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