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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.

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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This week’s teller in residence: Jackson Gillman

Posted by ISC Staff on June 17, 2018

Jackson Gillman, this week’s teller in residence, joins ISC from Massachusetts. Referred to as a “Stand-Up Chameleon,” the term encapsulates Jackson Gillman’s skills as a storyteller, comic, songsmith, and sign language and movement artist.

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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

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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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Stories in Motion: You’re never too young to change the world.

Posted by ISC Staff on February 21, 2018

While it’s never too late to start feeding your creativity, some authors and artists begin the process early.

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The Power of Youth

Posted by ISC Staff on February 21, 2018

I became a high school art teacher at age 22. Art came easily to me.

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