2020 Connected Virtual Conference & Festival

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Evolution of Our Craft: The Processes of Mastery in an Age of Technology

The workshop “Evolution of Our Craft: The Processes of Mastery in an Age of Technology” will offer participants a “Big Picture” analysis of the contemporary craft of storytelling and its’ role in constructing our communities, enriching our educational infrastructures and harnessing the power technology “in service” to our craft. Baba the Storyteller is an author, …

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Podcasting For Storytellers/Storytelling For Podcast

During this workshop participants will learn how to utilize podcasting to magnify their storytelling audience. Participants will receive lectures and review examples of various styles, formats, shows and genres to consider, along with best practices and tips for successfully selecting and pitching stories Ray’s stories have appeared in Reader’s Digest’s 2016 Best Stories in America …

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International Spotlight: Tales From Indonesia

Folktales from different island of Indonesia; Aceh and Padang from Sumatera Island, Java and Bali. Enjoy the stories, we will take you there. Ayo Dongeng Indonesia is an organization that initiate the annual “Indonesia International Storytelling Festival” since 2013. It’s also have a voluntary based community, with more than 150 storyteller, writer, and support volunteer. …

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Pacific Region Spotlight Performance

Event for Ages 16+ Stories Hanasaka Jiisan (Cherry Blossom Man) told by Tobey Ishii-AndersonA Japanese Folktale“Be careful of what you say. That one has big ears!” My aunties would say. I was an avid listener to stories about life in internment camps during WWII. Grandmother would start the stories with “Mukashi mukashi…Once upon a time.” …

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Spotlight Performance: Music in Storytelling Showcase

Event for Ages 10+Hosted by Sam Payne & Bill Harley Stories When I Was One and Twenty told by Sam Payne Sam Payne is the Weber State University Storytelling Fellow, and hosts The Apple Seed, a daily storytelling show on BYU Radio. He has an award-winning catalog of recordings, and performs on national and international …

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Oral History in Action: Integrating Storytelling for Community Engagement

What does it mean to produce storytelling shows to preserve important community histories, such as war, genocide, and deportation? What does it mean to do community-based storytelling? How do we involve community members in storytelling for healing and critical engagement? I will use my experiences in producing Talk Stories and Speaking Truths Series to reflect …

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Lady Producers Unite! Producers From All Around the Country Discuss Their Process and Product Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion with Jill Howe and other female and female-identifying producers from around the US. Do you want to produce a quality storytelling event? Have you been producing and pulling your hair out? Do you wish we could all work together? Female and female-identifying producers from around the country will share their experiences. We’ll talk …

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International Spotlight: Around the World in 90 Minutes

Family Friendly Event Presented by the International Storytelling Network, Red Internacional de Cuentacuentos (RIC), which brings together 1,351 storytellers from 61 countries. Our objectives: connect storytellers from all cultures, revitalize libraries and schools, encourage reading, disseminate traditional and contemporary literature, and promote storytelling through articles and publications.http://www.cuentacuentos.eu Presenters: Stories The Stair told by Beatriz MonteroA …

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