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Jackson Gillman @ "Springboards for Stories" workshop/retreat

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Jackson Gillman @ "Springboards for Stories" workshop/retreat

Time: January 29, 2010 to February 1, 2010
Location: Naulakha
City/Town: Brattleboro, VT
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Phone: Jackson Gillman: (508) 295-0886.
Event Type: workshop/retreat
Organized By: Jackson Gillman
Latest Activity: Dec 21, 2009

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Brattleboro VT- 4th annual "Springboards for Stories" workshop/retreat. Are you sitting on some great stories that you might want to put out there…? For the fourth year, Jackson Gillman will offer “Springboards for Stories"in one of New England's most inspiring settings: Rudyard Kipling's historic Brattleboro, VT home, "Naulakha". Open to all regardless of performing experience.

Three nights lodging (bedrooms with twin beds), meals, communal zeal and inspiration, all for $575. (Or as low as $475 with an early, refundable deposit. (A one-day version of this workshop might also be offered again on either side of the weekend.) More details are available by emailing Sneak previews of the property and where you too can play pool on the same table as Ruddy and his buddy Sir Arthur Conan Doyle can be seen on photo gallery.

In addition to a few performing artists, participants in earlier sessions included: a college dean, a college communications professor, a psychologist, a master electrician, a woodworker, counselor/social worker, a glass artist, an author, and an architect.

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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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