storytelling

Everyday Hero Multicultural Stories & Music

by (grpl)

Submitted 04-14-2015 under

Learn that anyone can be a hero in these interactive stories told by The Storytellers—Bob and Audrey Allison. Audrey uses multiple voices and uncanny vocal effects. Bob accompanies the stories, playing world music on a variety of instruments....

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Everyday Hero Multicultural Stories & Music

by (grpl)

Submitted 04-14-2015 under

Learn that anyone can be a hero in these interactive stories told by The Storytellers—Bob and Audrey Allison. Audrey uses multiple voices and uncanny vocal effects. Bob accompanies the stories, playing world music on a variety of instruments....

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MartiniMoth showcases tales of unusual jobs

by (Sara Ransom)

Submitted 07-31-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

"Working for a living – tales of unusual jobs" was this month’s theme at the SpeakEZ’s MartiniMoth storytelling event. On July 22, 15 storytellers stood in front of a room full of people sharing their unusual and often...

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Storytellers spin tales for elementary classrooms, public events

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 04-15-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Every month, a group of enthusiastic individuals gathers in Grand Rapids to spin yarns and tell tall tales. Story Spinners of Grand Rapids share personal stories, fables, historical narratives, personal mementos and everything in between. They have...

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Soccer fans rally, storytellers gather at SpeakEZ Lounge

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-03-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Eric "EZ" Albertson spent three summers cooking on Mackinac Island and winters as a line cook in Mount Pleasant to work his way through college. After graduating from Central Michigan University with a degree in economics, he moved back to...

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Story Matters: Arlene Schulte sees Grand Rapids as big city, small town

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-12-2013 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. While in Ah Nab Awen Park on Friday, August 23, The Rapidian's Story Matters project...

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Story Matters: Kathleen Russell remembers history of Indian Mounds

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-12-2013 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. While in Ah Nab Awen Park on Friday, August 23, The Rapidian's Story Matters project...

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Tell us your story

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 08-20-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Our personal stories are what make our families and communities what they are. That is why LINC is partnering with Amway to help capture the community voice with Project Story. Storytelling is an important tool to connect with people, understand...

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Story Cafe builds community through storytelling

by (Waltonm)

Submitted 08-13-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Billy and Marcia Angel's love of storytelling has followed them across oceans and continents. The couple has been hosting an evening called Story Rounds in the houses where they've lived in London, Whales and Florida. They would invite...

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Join us: Storytelling as city-building

by (jleff)

Submitted 05-18-2013 under OPINION

In the city-building world, we call people who create places "place makers." In this placemaker category you have urban planners, developers and architects - the people who make the things that create a sense of place. However, cities are...

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