the living art of storytelling in Massachusetts

Carolyn Stearns
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  • Harrison Swyter
  • Debbie Block
  • Harvey Heilbrun
  • Muriel
  • Jackson Gillman
  • Andrew Potter
  • Ralph Edward Chadis
  • Buck P Creacy
  • Eshu
  • Jo Radner
  • Norah Dooley
  • Bob Reiser
  • Karen Chace
  • Doria Hughes

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Carolyn Stearns commented on Norah Dooley's event Scary Story Slam
"Count me and "The Hand" in, As soon as I get out of work I will head north. I expect our after school will close quite early and I can escape to Brookline"
Oct 9, 2013
Carolyn Stearns is attending Norah Dooley's event

Scary Story Slam at Puppet Show Place Theatre

October 31, 2013 from 8pm to 10pm
Spooky Story SlamHosted by massmouth, inc.Thursday October 31st, HALLOWEEN NIGHT8:00 - 10:00 pmTickets $10 ($8 Puppet Showplace Members),CASH BAR! Student rush $5 w/ ID, cash onlyBUY TICKETS HERE or this URL: Forget Hello Kitty costumes and candy corn...Halloween is a time to get scared! Let the dark side of…See More
Oct 9, 2013
Carolyn Stearns's event was featured

VoiceMail Open Mic Storytelling at Cafemantic at Cafemantic

May 28, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
VoiceMail  welcomes you to our second month in our new home.  This monthly open mic is held last Tuesday of the month n Cafemantic a fun eatery  with a tasty selection.  The May featured teller is Jim Harriman. There will be 5-6 slots of open mic time for sharing story. A great evening. Proceeds of donations are split between the featured teller and the CT Storytelling Center.See More
May 21, 2013
Carolyn Stearns posted a status
"Tomorrow Fairfield Museum and History Center CT "Story Palette" Stories and art to accompany them- great choice for school vacation week"
Apr 18, 2013
Carolyn Stearns posted a status
"#MCC the last Campus Slammer of the season tomorrow then on to the finals April 27 7 pm CT Storytelling Festival"
Apr 18, 2013
Carolyn Stearns's event was featured

Campus Slammer Finals at CT. Storytelling Festival, Conn. College, Blaustein Hall

April 27, 2013 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Campus Slammer  CT. Inter-collegiate story slams  which college will rule this year?See More
Apr 12, 2013
Carolyn Stearns posted a status
"Doing promo work for CT. Storytelling Festival, Campus Slammer, VoiceMail, my new show "George Henry Story- The Man Who Painted Lincoln""
Apr 11, 2013
Carolyn Stearns posted events
Apr 11, 2013
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Dec 5, 2011
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Carolyn Stearns Cowgirl Storyteller

taken at the 2011 Big E New England's State Fair, I am also and agricultural event announcer.
Dec 5, 2011
Carolyn Stearns posted an event

Christmas Spirits At Ocean House at Ocean House

December 23, 2011 from 4pm to 5pm
Come to the elegant Ocean House at Watch Hill RI  Dec 23 at 4 p.m. for a telling of Christmas Spirits. for tickets and more info Shed the artificial Christmas and embrace the age old tradition of a long Christmas Tale. No setting could be more beautiful than cozy and warm in Ocean House.See More
Dec 5, 2011
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Nov 7, 2011
Carolyn Stearns and Harrison Swyter are now friends
Nov 7, 2011
Carolyn Stearns's 2 events were featured
Mar 21, 2011
Norah Dooley commented on Carolyn Stearns's event CampusSlammer/Uconn
"Campus Slammer Scheduled dates  U Conn Campus Slammer            sponsored by Long River Live            Feb 21, 2011   7 pm CLAS bldg. Glenbrook Dr. UConn Storrs Ct             Theme: Bad Romance             Contact: Michael Jones University…"
Feb 21, 2011
Carolyn Stearns posted events
Feb 1, 2011

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What is your outside web or blog site URL ? Please post at your page - this helps connect you to the world looking for story! www.carolynstearnsstorytel...
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Are you a performer of story or listener, both, other? Tell us a bit about yourself...
storyteller, equine announcer, farmer, family anchor I love historical story, equine an d wild west stories, spinning tales, Civil War stories. Im on the Ct Storytelling Center Board of Directors.

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At 8:34am on June 6, 2010, Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti said…
Carolyn thank you, that is the type of comment I was looking for, I have only 3 minutes to state my platform. At the regional pageant the judges faces lite up when I talked about storytelling there I had 5 minutes.

Again thank you, I'm on my way to New Boston, NH then Imagining Lives at Holy Cross College in Worcester, MA

At 7:21pm on January 17, 2010, Muriel said…
Hi! Wasn't our time with Jo grand?! Will you be coming to Sharing the Fire? Muriel
At 11:06am on January 17, 2010, Jackson Gillman said…
Glad you could make it. Great to see you again. Till next time, cheerio! Jackson
At 1:16am on January 17, 2010, Eshu said…
Hi Carolyn, I'm glad you came. I look forward to our paths crossing again.
At 5:03pm on January 12, 2010, Carolyn Stearns said…
I'm trying to figure out the how and when I really want to come up.
At 8:59am on November 12, 2009, Norah Dooley said…
Hi Carolyn! Will you come up to Boston sometime? N
At 7:50am on November 11, 2009, andrea lovett said…
Welcome Carolyn, So glad you are here! Maybe when you are up this way you can come tell at a mouthoff or tell at a story to have you, Andrea


Grand Prize for South Shore Grand Slam Story Slam generously donated by Nicolette Heavey and Stories In The Streets (A Maine Get Away)

Stories in the Streets in an outreach literacy program that focuses on families in at-risk areas and fosters community engagement in storytelling by: 1) Creating opportunities for public storytelling wherever families gather — a farmer’s market, laundromat, or food line; and, 2) Offering storytelling workshops that raise family engagement in literacy, cultural awareness and community understanding.  The program is currently active in Lawrence, Brockton and Randolph.


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Grand Slam Story Slam Fuller Craft Museum May 7th

The South Shore story Slams presents The GRAND SLAM STORY SLAM MAY 5TH @The Company Theater 6:30PM the winners of Doyles and SS Story Slam Season compete for Maine Getaway valued at  $1,000. Get your tickets before they are gone $25.00 in advance $20.00 members at door $30.00 non members 



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