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Grapevine Storytelling with Laura Simms and Baba-C

  • 08 May 2024
  • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Busboys and Poets in Takoma Park, MD, or Online


Our featured tellers this month are the luminous Laura Simms and the honorable, by golly, Honorable Baba-C.

Join us on Wednesday, May 8, at 7:30 EST at Busboys and Poets Takoma; or, for out-of-towners, via Zoom. You can register FOR FREE for access to the live stream or to catch the recorded show later.

You will get emails with reminders on the date, time, and location, as well as Zoom information. We ask for donations to support our tellers, suggested $20 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.


Laura Simms is an internationally acclaimed storyteller, writer, and educator, advocating engaged storytelling as compassionate action for personal and community transformation. In these times of pandemic, climate change, and aggression, she offers in-depth classes, coaching, and powerful performances of stories that address the most pressing issues of our times with dignity and joy. More abut Laura

The Honorable Baba-C has been described as a “Creative force of Nature.” Baba-C is a unique interactive master storyteller using stories, rhymes, chants, songs, and narratives that pull the audience into the performance. A favorite Global Teller in Morocco at the Marrakech International Storytelling Festival (2022 & 2023), Baba-C continues to captivate audiences. From Africa to America and the Worldstorytellingcafe.com, Baba-C entertains, uplifts, and inspires audiences of all ages, transcending socio-economic boundaries. More about Baba-C

For more information go to The Grapevine (Storytelling)

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