Steeped in Stories
Jun
17
10:00 am10:00

Steeped in Stories

Tell, Share, Listen and Enjoy! At this meeting feel free to listen to or tell a tale. Sharing comes from both the listener and the teller. We encourage you to enjoy listening or telling. Feel free to participate in constructive input.  Let’s share in growing our stories.

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Story Concert Series: Tales of Courtship & Marital Mayhem
Jun
8
6:00 pm18:00

Story Concert Series: Tales of Courtship & Marital Mayhem

Patchwork Storytelling Guild & The Center for Art in Wood Presents: Tales of Courtship and Marital Mayhem featuring Denise McCormack, Ingrid Bohn and Judy England-McCarthy of the Patchwork Storytelling Guild. Enjoy an evening of listening to stories inspired by our current exhibition SMOOTH: Mangle Boards of Northern Europe & Contemporary Concepts while sipping a glass of wine.

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NJ Storytelling Guild: STORYTELLING ON THE MOMENT,  Workshop with Regina Ress
May
7
7:00 pm19:00

NJ Storytelling Guild: STORYTELLING ON THE MOMENT, Workshop with Regina Ress


One of the great gifts of storytelling is its flexible immediacy as well as its ability
to address difficult topics indirectly through metaphor. Sometimes the story
unfolding in the wider world impacts the story needing to be told at the moment. 
As storytellers, our ability to respond to what is happening, both in the world and
in the listeners who have gathered to hear story, presents us with the opportunity
to ease minds and hearts, strengthen individuals and create community. 

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The Power of Love with Maria LoBiondo
Apr
2
5:00 pm17:00

The Power of Love with Maria LoBiondo

Come hear a program of Italian stories with Maria LoBiondo on the theme "The Power of Love." 

Italian folk and fairy tales have roots in ancient myths, the earthy wisdom of peasant experience, and literary works such as Giambattista Basile’s Pentamerone. LoBiondo will tell stories in which love conquers all—for hard-working families, royal heroes, and clever heroines.

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Storytelling and World Music Festival –Performances and Workshop
Mar
12
12:30 pm12:30

Storytelling and World Music Festival –Performances and Workshop

Spend an afternoon at County College of Morris (CCM) filled with the merriment of stories and music for the entire family. The Eleventh Annual Storytelling and World Music Festival will feature outstanding storytellers, including Storytellers Rosemary Wright and Ken Karnas, along with Robin Bady accompanied by musicians Concetta Abbate and Skip LaPlante.

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NJ Storytelling Guild: TELLING STORIES IN THE LANGUAGES OF VERY YOUNG CHILDREN, Workshop with Judy Engles Wiener
Mar
5
3:00 pm15:00

NJ Storytelling Guild: TELLING STORIES IN THE LANGUAGES OF VERY YOUNG CHILDREN, Workshop with Judy Engles Wiener

Preschool children process information and ideas through their senses, their
body movements, and their play, every bit as much as they do through the
spoken word. In this exploration of Interactive Storytelling for the very, very
young, we will examine ways of incorporating movement, sounds, play, props, 
and children’s own creative input into stories designed to engage and include an
audience that is not quite ready to “Sit still and be quiet!” 

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NJ Storytelling Guild: TELL YOUR STORY, Workshop with Ken Karnas
Jan
8
3:00 pm15:00

NJ Storytelling Guild: TELL YOUR STORY, Workshop with Ken Karnas

Anyone who heard Ken Karnas tell his story at last year’s NJ Storytelling Festival
knows he has been fruitfully mining the area of memoir. Everyone has a story to
tell. Come listen to samples of memoir and explore this storytelling genre. Ken
will discuss why we tell these stories, how best to tell them, how to mine for the
best stories and how to use this genre to enhance your fiction. 

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NJ Storytelling Guild: FINDING YOUR VOICE(S) Workshop with Robin Bady
Nov
6
3:00 pm15:00

NJ Storytelling Guild: FINDING YOUR VOICE(S) Workshop with Robin Bady

New Jersey Storytelling Guild presents: Bring your stories to life! Unlock your vocal and physical expression! This workshop will spark your creativity and imagination as you discover your own character voice(s) and strengthen your storytelling skills. Come with a favorite short tale, an open mind, comfortable clothes and a willingness to explore and have fun; leave with new ideas for becoming a better storyteller!

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 NJ Storytelling Guild:   Workshop – Telling by Heart, Not by Rote with Carol Titus
May
1
7:00 pm19:00

NJ Storytelling Guild: Workshop – Telling by Heart, Not by Rote with Carol Titus

Workshop – Telling by Heart, Not by Rote – telling literary stories with Carol Titus

Our goal as storytellers is to communicate a literary story in a way that is accessible to the listener’s mind and heart. This workshop will provide tips for presenting a literary tale so as to preserve the integrity of the story and its author while incorporating the best skills of the storyteller to lift the text off the page and bring it to life.

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