Friday, April 25
7:00 p.m. – CONTRA DANCING with Peter Leibert
Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun!
Intergenerational contra dancing with participants of all levels of expertise, or none at all.
7:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. – ONCE and TWICE Upon A Time
A concert for children over 5 and their families
Lyn Ford – Possum And Snake
Thelma Thomas – Tia Miseria, a Puerto Rican Folktale
Peg Donovan – Buchettino, An Italian Folktale
Jeanne Donato – The Race Between Beetle and Rat
9:15 p.m. - 10:15 p.m. – Mid-Nine CABARET Spoken and Sung
Entertainment for Grown-Ups, with wine and refreshments
Tom Lee, and Mary Jo Maichack with pianist Bob Shepherd
Saturday, April 26
THE GATHERING – MORNING GLORIES
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Dolores Hydock – Momorabilia
Thelma Thomas – Biblical Raps
Tom Lee – One-Eye, Two Eyes and Three Eyes
Emcee : Jim Hawkins
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Thelma Thomas – The Rapping Grandma is Back
Dolores Hydock – Silence: The Adventure of a Medieval Warrior Woman
Carol Birch – Which Side Are You On?
Lyn Ford – Home-Fried Tales
THE GATHERING – AFTERNOON DELIGHTS
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Lyn Ford – Foundations, More or Less...
Carol Birch – Steinbeck Out Loud
Emcee : Jim Hawkins
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
PERFORMANCE 1 – Anne Izard Olio
Bill Wright – Boy from the Dragon Palace
Ron Suresha – Mullah Nasruddin: Four Brays of the Donkey
Marcia Hupp – The Farmer's Smart Daughter, from Mary Hamilton's Kentucky Folktales
Ellen Tannenbaum – Little Scraggly Hair: A Dog on Noah’s Ark by Lynn Cullen
Emcee : Melissa Heckler
Tom Lee – re: Creation the truth is a myth
MORNING WORKSHOPS – 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
1 – Stagecraft and Storytelling
with Cindy Killavey and Anne-Marie Forer
2 – Schools 1 : Tell It! Sing It! Act It! Move It!
A Storytelling Arts Approach to Literacy and Learning Standards
with Peg Donovan and Mary Jo Maichack
3 – A Storyteller's Experience of Hardships, Surprises and Magic during the Birth
of her Memoir
with Renate Schneider
AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS – 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
1 – To BOO or Not to BOO : The Best of Sharing Those Special, Spooky Stories
with Lyn Ford
2 – Schools 2 : Jazzing up Storytelling with Children : Learn some storytelling activities to use
with students to inspire writing
with Ann Shapiro and Jeanne Donato
3 – Every Picture Tells a Story : Lessons in Storytelling from Norman Rockwell
with Dolores Hydock
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. RECEPTION
6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. DINNER
7:30 p.m. – CAMPUS SLAMMER
The final story slam competition among college students from all over the State