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Events are listed in chronological order. More State and NSN event information is on the Resource Links page. The web links have been modified for space. The embedded link will take you to the correct website if you click on it. If you would like to submit an event for posting, email the office at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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NSN Slam and Fringe Dates:June 12 - AmplifyAugust 21- HotSeptember 18- SchooledNovember 13- StuffingDecember 11 - Light and includes family show.
All slams feature cash prizes: $100 for first place, $50 for second place, and $25 for third. Watch the NSN link below for registration information.
Saturday, June 19 at 7:00 pm CDT Live and Zoom!Psyche and Eros told by Megan Wells. Presented by Jim May's Spoken Work Cafe at Stage Left Cafe, 125 Van Buren St,, Woodstock, IL. Sponsored by storytelling.org and The City of Woodstock. Contact: email@example.com or 815-382-5264
Sunday, June 20 - 90 minutes.
Simply More Stories presented by the Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild. In the spotlight are, in alphabetical order, Rob Aptaker, Ingrid Bohn, Karen Maurer, Denise McCormack, MaryAnn Paterniti, and Robin Reichert. $5/family minimum. See more at: https://lvstorytelling.org/family-storytelling-series/
Wednesday, November 17 at 6:30 - 7:30 pm CST.NOT QUITE: Performance & Dialogue. Event by Renegade Ada Cheng and Ada Cheng is part of the programming for Deerfield Public Library.Free · Online Event.
June and July
Storytelling Online! Summer Series by the International Storytelling Center. A new teller each week. Adults and family. $15/session or $75 for series. For schedule and further details: Click Here
Asian American Storytopia. Stories and activities are geared towards K-5 students and their families. We are starting with 10 sessions, uploaded weekly, with professional storytellers who have presented at national and global storytelling festivals, schools, libraries, museums, and conferences. Each 15-to-20 minute video consists of diverse stories and fun activities presented by Asian American storytellers from around the country. The program is free (although donations are always appreciated) and available on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNBNP5O3Z9MDdB4k6YrPomAOur vision is for the world to embrace and celebrate diversity where all peoples are respected and treated equally.We hope you will join with us by subscribing to Asian American Storytopia. Please help us to spread the word!Thank you, Anne Shimojima for Asian American Storytellers in Unityhttps://asianstorytellers.wixsite.com/home
A Podcast with Stories produced by Rachel Ann Harding. All the fairytales you could want from the best Storytellers in the world. StoryStoryPodcast.com
Stories in Living Color Storytellers working together learning about race, unlearning racism, and discrimination.
Produced monthly by the Storytelling Association of California. www.storysaac.org/stories-in-living-color
Michigan Storytelling Organizationwww.michiganstorytelling.orgIncludes a listing of storytelling guilds, festivals and events throughout the state of Michigan. Email submissions to: Judy@JudySima.com by the 15th of the month.
Storytelling by and forAdults. An optional theme for stories in this series in 2021 is "An important conversation."
If you have NOT attended a "Storytelling by and for Adults" session in the past -- to receive the Zoom link via email, please send an email request firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, June 19 at Noon to 6:00 pm in Europe and 7:00 am to 1:00 pm EST.
Midsummer Storytelling Festival. Sponsored by Festival of the Fool out of Norway. Musicians and storytellers from throughout the world. Nourish your lives when the sun is at is closest and brightest. Curated by Angela Halvorsen Bogo and Laura Simms.Information, schedule and to register: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/angelahalvorsenbogo/528688#
July 23-24La Crosse Storytelling Festival is Wisconsin's annual storytelling festival.
Iowa Storytelling Festivalis held in July. The Clear Lake Public Library’s Storytelling Festival offers free performances by the Midwest’s finest storytellers. For more information contact the Clear Lake Public Library at 641-357-6133 -or- CLLibrary.org/Iowa-Storytelling-Festival/
Friday, June 25 at 5:30 to 7:00 pm EDT. Taking Humor Seriously with Jennifer Munro, In person on the Green. New Haven Green: Festival Center. Free but reservations required.
Sunday, June 27 at 7:00 - 9:00 PM CDT.Summer Camp Ghost Storiespresented by The American School of Storytelling and taught by Loren Niemi. Free · Online Event. Register at: Eventbrite
Finding Gold in Your Story.
A new online class facilitated by Laura Simms begins June 29 - Tuesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm for 10 weeks. 6 classes developing and exploring a single story and 4 sessions of genuine coaching. There is a sliding scale for the course. $400 - $600.00Please write to Laura for information,and registration form:email@example.comLimited to 12 students.
Thursday, July 8
Monday, July 12
Thursday, July 15The Difficult Story Workshop with Loren Niemi and Elizabeth Ellis. Three 90-minute sesions via Zoom. This workshop will be limited to 10 participants and priced at $200 for the workshop - no individual session tickets are available. Register at: Eventbrite
Katharangam presents Storytelling Master Class by the legends of the art form: Laura Simms, Geeta Ramanujam, Antonio Rocha and Sherry Norfolk.
July 17 & 18
July 24 & 25
July 31 & Aug 1
Aug 7 & 8
Zoom. 20:00 - 22:00 hours IST (UTC+5:30). Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, August 14 at 10:00 to 2:00 pm CDT.
Workshop and concert by Kim Weitkamp presented by Northlands Storytelling Network.
More information, click HERE.