The Grapevine (Storytelling) 



About Gayle Ross

Gayle Ross draws from the spring of her Native American Cherokee storytelling heritage. Gayle has become one of the best-loved and most respected storytellers in this timeless art form. Whether provoking laughter with a Trickster tale or moving listeners to tears with a haunting myth, Gayle is a master of the age-old craft. The prestigious National Council of Traditional Arts has included Gayle in two of their touring shows, “The Master Storyteller’s Tour” and the all Indian show, “From the Plains to the Pueblos”.

About Joseph Bruchac

For over forty years, Joseph Bruchac has created literature and music reflecting his indigenous heritage as a Nulhegan Abenaki citizen. He has performed widely as a teller of the traditional tales of the Adirondacks and the Native peoples of the Northeastern Woodlands. He has taught in Ghana, directed a college program in a maximum security prison, and been Poet-in-Residence at the Little Rock Zoo.


We would love to have you join us!  Please register to receive Zoom information for our March event.

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The event is free but please consider a $15 donation that will go to the performers.

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And after that!

April 10, 2021 – join us for more Grapevine Storytelling with Emily Lansana and Noa Baum.

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About the Grapevine

FSGW sponsors storytelling at The Grapevine Online, an electronic stage for professional storytellers. The Grapevine is home to the best in modern storytelling, which means all kinds of storytelling: truth, fiction, heroes, villains, myths, and legends, in solemn, humorous, and other styles.  All the varieties of story that people have told each other for thousands of years; told really, really, well by people who are at the top of their craft.  Hosted by: Noa Baum, Tim Livengood, and RenĂ©e Brachfeld.

When:  Second Wednesday of each month at 7:30PM.

Where:  Via Zoom.  When you register we will send you the Zoom information.

Admission:   Free, but we will ask for a $15 donation if you like what you hear. 

Questions? Contact grapevinetakoma@gmail.com

You can also check out their Facebook page and leave comments at: GrapevineStoryTelling 

Interested in additional story telling events in the area? Check out the Voices In the Glen Calendar

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