Our featured tellers this month are the entrancing Megan Wells and the rhythmic Oba William King!
Please register FOR FREE. You will get an email with the necessary Zoom information. We ask for donations to support our tellers, suggested $15 per person. Donations can be made online before, during, or after the event.
The Grapevine is spoken word performance for adults and teens, celebrating the timeless art of the story, hosted by storytellers Renée Brachfeld and Tim Livengood.
ABOUT OUR TELLERS:
Megan Wells is a national touring storyteller and in-demand historical impersonator. She is renowned for her epic telling from myth and literature as well as her historical impersonations of famous powerful women. She has garnered five national awards as well as three regional awards in her hometown of Chicago. Megan is truly, madly, deeply, wildly, obsessively, indubitably, supercalifragilisticexpialidousiously IN LOVE with the art and craft of storytelling. Her extensive repertoire and full length bio can be found here.
Master storyteller Oba William King dropped in on the Grapevine once, with wonderful story, song, and drumming all in one short story. Oba has received a Traditional Folk Arts Fellowship and is the author of two children’s books – Firefly and Little Star as well as R.E.A.D. and Other Story Poems. His audio recordings include: The Anthem, I Love My People, Pull ‘em Up, Ancestors’ Drum, We Are Connected, Baby In The House, and Storytelling Time: A Celebration of The Traditional Arts Form.
For more information go to The Grapevine (Storytelling)
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