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Storytelling at 35th Annual Wake Up The Earth Festival

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Storytelling at 35th Annual Wake Up The Earth Festival

Time: May 4, 2013 from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Location: Stonybrook T on Orange line
Street: Lamartine and Hubbard Street
City/Town: Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Phone: 617-524-6373
Event Type: storytelling, concerts, community, arts, jp, spontaneous, celebrations
Organized By: Ed Pazzanese
Latest Activity: Apr 13, 2013

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Spontaneous Celebrations 35th Annual Wake Up The Earth

Festival is Saturday May 4th from 12-5:00 at the Southwest Corridor Park at the Stonybrook T-stop(Orange Line)

Storytelling For All Ages on Hubbard Street began in 2005 and has presented 60 tellers, 5 deaf/hard of hearing performers to appreciative audiences.

This year's tellers are:
Norah Dooley (1:30-2:00)
Cornell Coley (2-2:00-2:30)
Sabrina Dennison(2:30-3:00)
ToRena Webb Thomas (3-3:30)
Pepper Greene(3:30-4:00) and

interactive storytelling games with, massmouth,inc.

All performances are American Sign Language Interpreted.

The festival offers six stages full of music, dance, theatre, children's arts activities, Storytelling For All Ages Stage, Youth Stage and food and crafts from around the world for sale.

The Festival is wheelchair accessible.

For Additional information about the Festival
call 617-524-6373. The Festival producer is Mark Pellitier.

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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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