the living art of storytelling in Massachusetts
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
Light refreshments will be served
Cambridge Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave.
Master of Ceremonies
Pastor Lorraine A. Thornhill
Stories from the Neighbors Facilitated by
This event will highlight The Port’s diversity and cultural vibrancy. Featuring the talented Fletcher-Maynard Academy Choir and a dance performance by the L.I.G.H.T. Steppers of First Holiness Church.
Stories about experiences of life in the Port will be shared through the perspectives and voices of neighborhood residents facilitated by Norah Dooley, acclaimed regional storyteller, children’s author and spoken word performer.
The National Storytelling Network (NSN) and StoryStream Cambridge's innovative StoryTrades project co-sponsors the storytelling segment of the evening.
StoryTrades ("an exchange of stories by real people") is a series of informal but focused events, designed to bring together residents, people who work in Cambridge, and business owners to share personal stories on a variety of announced themes.
City of Cambridge Employees’ Committee on Diversity