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Storytelling 101 @ Cambridge Center for Adult Ed.

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Storytelling 101 @ Cambridge Center for Adult Ed.

Time: September 23, 2010 at 6pm to October 14, 2010 at 7:30pm
Location: Cambridge Center for Adult Ed
Street: Brattle Street
City/Town: Cambridge, MA, 02138
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Event Type: 4, week, class
Organized By: Norah Dooley
Latest Activity: Sep 26, 2010

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Everybody Has a Story: Storytelling 101
Norah Dooley, Storyteller, Author

We all have a story to tell. And from NPR programs like "Story Corps" to live stories at massmouth story slams in Boston, personal stories are filling venues and imaginations everywhere. Do you wish you could tell your story? Storyteller Norah Dooley's workshop will focus on story games and oral exercises to find your stories and help you craft a compelling oral, personal narrative and perform it. Handouts,
resources, and worksheets will be provided.

Class members are invited to tell at monthly massmouth open mics or story slams in the
fall/winter. Limited to 12.
Sec. 01: 4 Thursdays, 6:00-7:30 pm. Begins Sep. 23, 56 Brattle St. | $107

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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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