Tellabration is a celebration of storytelling. Come to the Levine Museum of the New South Sunday, November 21st, from 2pm to 4pm, and hear storytellers spin yarns. This event is included with museum admission. Park at 7th Street Station and bring your ticket for validation.
Event: Tellabration!™ 2010 featuring Michael Reno Harrell and Gail Haley
Event Date: Sunday, November 21, 2010
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Venue: Levine Museum of the New South
Location: 200 East 7th St., Charlotte, NC
Cost: Free with Museum admission (www.museumofthenewsouth.org)
Contact: Ramona Moore Big Eagle (704-568-6940 home; 704-779-8632 cell)
The Storytellers Guild of Charlotte, Inc., in partnership with the Levine Museum of the New South, is hosting Tellabration!™ 2010 for our local community. Featured is Carolina singer, songwriter, and yarn spinner Michael Reno Harrell. Michael has recently debuted his one-man play, My Roots Are Showing: A Southern Boy’s Bumpy Road to Manhood. Plus, Gail Haley, in honor of her Levine Museum exhibit, Old Stories for a New South, will be telling Jack Tales. Ms. Haley is a storyteller, writer, and illustrator who won the Caldecott Medal in 1970 for her retelling of the African folk tale A Story, A Story and the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1976 for The Post Office Cat. (www.gailehaley.com)
Ramona Moore Big Eagle, founder and President of the Storytellers Guild of Charlotte, Inc., will emcee this event. A reception follows the storytelling. Enjoy refreshments and meet the storytellers! For more information, call 704-568-6940.
Tellabration!™ is a trademarked program of the National Storytelling Network. The Storytellers Guild of Charlotte, Inc. is a non-profit ganization founded in 1997 for the purpose of perpetuating the oral tradition of storytelling and providing support for professional and aspiring storytellers in an atmosphere of respect and fellowship.
The Storytellers Guild of Charlotte, Inc. meets at 7:30 PM on the second Thursday of each month at the Barnes and Noble Booksellers in the Arboretum Shopping Center. All are invited and welcome to come and share the “stories” of their lives. Meetings begin at 7:30 PM with a “story swap” or a featured teller and continue with the business aspect of storytelling. Free.