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January 2010 Blog Posts (4)

Tales, Technology and Techniques - Ancient Tradition Meets the 21st Century

In 2008 I was invited to particpate in a panel discussion at the National Storytelling Conference. Although I was unable to attend at the last minute due to a family members passing, I put together this handout for the attendees. I updated the information today and although the article is posted at my website, on the Publications Page, I thought it might be useful here as well. I hope you find some new ideas to help you market your… Continue

Added by Karen Chace on January 27, 2010 at 8:06pm — No Comments

Amazing Open Comedy Mique Feb 3, 2010 @7:30 ..Bring your funny stories to Framingham

Bring your funny stories to Framingham. Amazing Things Arts Center 160 Hollis St, Framingham 508 405 2787

Feature is Mark Stepakoff

Join stand-ups, funny folkies, improvisors, clowns,impersonators and of course STORYTELLERs in this fun night in our Amazing restored firehouse setting

Dave Hornfischer - Host

Added by David R. Hornfischer on January 27, 2010 at 11:59am — No Comments

Roundtable Discussion Notes


Lani Peterson,Kate Carney,Diane Edgecomb,Leeny DelSeamond,Karen Chace,Doug Lipman,Stu Mendleson,Doria Hughes,Carol Burns,Norah Dooley,John Porcino,Merrill Kholhofer,Susan Lenoe,Rona Levanthal,Jo Radner,Mei Lin,Laura Packer,Norah Dooley,Andrea Lovett

Greetings from massmouth!! Thank you to everyone who came to our roundtable discussion, (Twas really fun and productive) "The State of Storytelling in Mass and Greater Boston".

Todays meeting was a success in that we… Continue

Added by andrea lovett on January 17, 2010 at 10:05am — 2 Comments

Amazing Open Comedy Mique Framingham Jan 6

Our monthly PG13 Comedy show on the first Wednesday of each month features and supports the full range of Open Comedy that includes storytellers, eccentrics, magicians, folk singers and of course stand-up comedy. Check us out next on January 6 when Dave Rattigan is our feature.

Join us to tell your funny story

Contact or call 508 405 2787 for information on how to advance register for a mique slot. We are located at 160 Hollis Street in… Continue

Added by David R. Hornfischer on January 6, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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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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Press Clippings 2012-2013 - Links and as a Pdf

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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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