Stories Speak! A Feast of Native American Tales

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The Ice House

56 River St
Bethlehem
PA
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The IceHouse Tonight presents Stories Speak! A Feast of Native American Tales, Plus Q&A with the artists
Story Tellers Rob Aptaker and Denise McCormack weave together tales of a hero’s journey and the lessons learnt along the way in Stories Speak! A Feast of Native American Tales on Saturday, April 29 @ 7 PM, followed by Q&A, as part of The IceHouse Tonight performing arts series.
About the Artists
Rob Aptaker
For over forty years, Rob Aptaker spent time visiting Native American people from many tribal nations. Rob is an avid student of Native American oral histories and of Native American historical and anthropological records and has been privileged to learn some of the stories, songs, and traditional ways of North America’s indigenous people. Rob shares, “If there is artistry in my presentations and performances, it is not in imitation; rather, it is in finding the words, sounds, and gestures to help audiences connect with what is universal in the unique and particular story I am sharing. To make history and culture come to life for school children, I call on the power of stories to awaken their imaginations.”
Denise McCormack
Denise McCormack has been a featured teller, solo artist, and organizer of various events related to the promotion of the art and practice of storytelling.
Among her affiliated roles are: president of Patchwork: A Storytelling Guild in the Philadelphia Metropolitan area, member of the board of the Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild, a.k.a. Folk Arts Consortium, NJ state liaison for the National Storytelling Network, besides a member of other various and related cultural, educational, and artists organizations.
McCormack’s mantra: There is a story for every time and purpose under heaven.
Her passion is further invested in her work related to Great Mother culture, The Story Algorithm, MYOB: Mind Your Own Body, and bridging language gaps.
Agenda
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Eastern
Performance
8:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Q & A
Light Refreshments
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Who is this performance for?
This show is intended for general audiences. The content is meaningful and entertaining and we hope that it will prompt reflection and discussion. It is not recommended for young children.

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