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the 5th Orcas Storyfest

Time: July 28, 2013 at 3pm to August 2, 2013 at 7pm
Location: Orcas Island, Washington
Street: various sites
City/Town: Eastsound
Website or Map:…
Phone: 1-360-376-8705
Event Type: storytelling, festival
Organized By: Nancy Wang/Eth-Noh-Tec
Latest Activity: Jun 14, 2013

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A wonderful 6 days of storytelling on a wonderful island with wonderful tellers Eth-Noh-Tec, Judith Black and Heather Forest.  Also Kirk Waller, Ruth Halpern, Anji Ringzen, Doug Banner and Antoinette Botsford.  7/28-8/2: Forest Tales, Kid's Tales, Ghost Tales, Humorous Tales, Sacred Tales, World Tales, and a panel on storytelling and activism.  With one show a day you get to enjoy a beautiful and restful retreat on the island!!  We're having a sing-along as well!

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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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