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2014 Schedule of Events



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. Performances

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. Performances

PERFORMANCE 1
Thelma Thomas – The Rapping Grandma is Back
Dolores Hydock – Silence: The Adventure of a Medieval Warrior Woman

PERFORMANCE 2
Carol Birch – Which Side Are You On?
Lyn Ford –  Home-Fried Tales



THE GATHERING – AFTERNOON DELIGHTS

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Performances

Lyn Ford – Foundations, More or Less...
Carol Birch – Steinbeck Out Loud

Emcee : Jim Hawkins

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Performances

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


PERFORMANCE 2 
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


MEET THE PERFORMERS!

http://connstorycenter.org/festivalwhoswho.htm


Click here to see the vendors who will be showing their wares at the Festival. (Check back often as more will be added.)

http://connstorycenter.org/festivalvendors.htm



REGISTER for the Festival ONLINE

CSC uses PayPal to process credit card transactions but you do not need a PayPal account to register. You will be given a choice between paying by credit card or PayPal.
You'll find a link to a PDF version of the registration form to download, print and mail here too.

http://connstorycenter.org/festivalRegistration.htm



• • ANNOUNCING • •
THE FESTIVAL'S OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZED LODGING

Clarion Inn - New London is offering a special $80 per room, per night rate
to festival attendees.

Mention that you are attending the festival and ask for the festival rate.
(Only 30 rooms available; first come, first served)


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