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Libby Frank Featured at Story Space Tue 12/13/2016

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Libby Frank Featured at Story Space Tue 12/13/2016

Time: December 13, 2016 from 6:45pm to 9pm
Location: Out of the Blue Too Art Gallery & More
Street: 541 Massachusetts Ave
City/Town: Cambridge, MA 02139
Website or Map: http://www.storyspace.org/
Phone: 617-354-5287
Event Type: storytelling, open, mic, and, feature
Organized By: Ralph Edward Chadis
Latest Activity: Nov 30, 2016

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Libby Frank researches and brings to life women from history. Tonight we will meet Katharine Wright Haskell in a telling called:

Birds of a Feather - The Wright Family

Katharine Wright Haskell

& Her Brothers Wilbur & Orville

 

How two boys who didn’t graduate from high school and their Oberlin-educated sister collaborated as pioneers in aviation in an intense competition with renowned international engineers and inventors. This Midwestern family loved learning, promoted self reliance and family solidarity,  and contributed to to the invention of the airplane.

Incidentally, Dayton, Ohio, is storyteller Libby Franck’s birthplace. And her late husband Herb was a model airplane enthusiast and photographer.  He even had a Graflex camera with 4x5 plates, just like the Wright Brothers!

 

Hosted By: Ralph Chadis

 

Feature’s website: http://cliffordjay.com/libbyfranck/

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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)

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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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