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Find out what’s happening at the International Storytelling Center and learn about the latest news in the world of storytelling. 

To keep you informed, ISC continually provides updates and news-related content including developments, statistics, trends, commentary, photos and video.

Building Stories

Posted by ISC Staff on July 24, 2018

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This week’s teller in residence: Don White

Posted by ISC Staff on July 22, 2018

Don White, this week’s teller in residence, joins ISC from Michigan. There is no one-word description for award-winning singer, songwriter, comedian, author, and storyteller Don White.

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Stories for Change

Posted by ISC Staff on July 2, 2018

Stories for Change is a series of initiatives to empower at-risk youth within Appalachia to harness the power of story to be the change they wish to see in the world.

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Pre-Festival Concert featuring Donald Davis - Wednesday, October 3rd

Posted by ISC Staff on June 19, 2018

Wednesday, October 3 - 7:30 P.M. $20 all ages.

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Pre-Festival Concert featuring The Black Lillies - Thursday, October 4th

Posted by ISC Staff on June 19, 2018

Thursday, October 4 - 7:30 P.M. $20 all ages.

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A new podcast from the National Endowment for the Arts featuring Kiran Sirah

Posted by ISC Staff on June 11, 2018

Folklorist, Poet and President of the International Storytelling Center Kiran Singh Sirah is passionate about the power of stories.

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2018 Story Slam

Posted by ISC Staff on April 24, 2018

Deadline Friday, August 10th!

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Introducing the Merle Davis Story Listener Fund

Posted by ISC Staff on April 18, 2018

The International Storytelling Center (ISC) is pleased to announce the establishment of a new fund that will help one audience member cover the cost of attending the National Storytelling Festival each year.

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Me in Place and the Place in Me

Posted by ISC Staff on April 18, 2018

I recently visited a friend Derry, in Northern Ireland, after attending the funeral of a Rotarian mentor, Ian Geddes, in Edinburgh.

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Storytelling Live! tickets are on sale now.

Posted by ISC Staff on February 28, 2018

Tickets for the 17th season of Storytelling Live!, the International Storytelling Center’s renowned Teller-in-Residence series are on sale now!

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