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International Storytelling Center

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100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
800-952-8392

May 2018

Bil Lepp – Matinee Performances

May 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until May 5, 2018

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include entrance…

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Elizabeth Ellis – Matinee Performances

May 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until May 19, 2018

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include entrance…

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Jennifer Munro – Matinee Performances

May 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include entrance…

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Peter Cook – Matinee Performances

May 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until June 2, 2018

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Peter Cook

Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include entrance…

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June 2018

Storytelling Workshop presented by Regi Carpenter

June 7, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Regi Carpenter

Getting to Grief: Storytelling in Bereavement Improve your ability to support adults or children coping with loss in this interactive and informative workshop. Appropriate for therapists, hospice workers, clergy, bereavement counselors, social workers, and family and friends of those grieving the death of a loved one. Carpenter is the founder of Stories with Spirit, a creative initiative dedicated to bringing stories of hope to palliative care patients, families and caregivers. She also trains medical professionals in the use of stories…

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Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton – Matinee Performances

June 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include entrance…

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Jackson Gillman – Matinee Performances

June 19, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until June 23, 2018

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include entrance…

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Adam Booth – Matinee Performances

June 26, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until June 30, 2018

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include entrance…

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July 2018

Tim Lowry – Matinee Performances

July 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until July 7, 2018

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include entrance…

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Heather Forest – Matinee Performances

July 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until July 14, 2018

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include entrance…

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Andy Offutt Irwin

July 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$15.00

A Football Made of Cheese As a kid Andy attempted success with real football, table-top electric football, and triangle paper football, but he achieved greatness with a football made of cheese! Buy Tickets Click here for other performances by Andy Offutt Irwin.

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Don White – Matinee Performances

July 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until July 28, 2018

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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don white

Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include entrance…

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Carolina Quiroga-Stultz – Matinee Performances

July 31, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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CDaily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.   Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include…

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August 2018

Bobby Norfolk – Matinee Performances

August 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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bobby norfolk

Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.   Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include…

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Victoria Burnett – Matinee Performances

August 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until August 18, 2018

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Victoria Burnett

Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.   Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include…

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David Holt – Matinee Performances

August 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until August 25, 2018

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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David Holt

Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.   Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include…

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Dolores Hydock – Matinee Performances

August 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until September 1, 2018

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Dolores Hydock

Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.   Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include…

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September 2018

Megan Wells – Matinee Performances

September 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until September 8, 2018

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Megan Wells

Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.   Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include…

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Megan Wells

September 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$15
Megan Wells

Dracula Experience the emotional thrill of Bram Stoker’s gothic masterpiece in this elegantly horrific one-woman show by Megan Wells.  With depth and charisma Megan brings the Monster to life as you have never experienced him before. Buy Tickets Click here for other performances by Megan Wells.  

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Gay Ducey – Matinee Performances

September 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until September 22, 2018

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Gay Ducey

Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include entrance…

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Storytelling Workshop presented by Gay Ducey

September 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$30
Gay Ducey

THAT’S NOT FAIR! Using Storytelling in the Classroom to Encourage Tolerance, Critical Thinking, Empathy and Good Decisions Teachers have way too much to do and way too little time, so using stories to teach is simply a no brainer. This workshop will explore character development through storytelling. Plenty of tools available, including dilemma tales, riddling, heroic acts and actors, tales from other cultures and everyday experience. You’ll have fun and leave with a pocket full of tales and techniques to…

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Beth Horner – Matinee Performances

September 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until September 29, 2018

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Beth Horner

Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include entrance…

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Storytelling Workshop presented by Beth Horner

September 27, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$30
Beth Horner

Stories to Create Positive Change Inside & Outside Your Institution In this interactive workshop, Horner will take you through her principles and techniques for finding and using the stories both inside and outside your institution to create organizational cohesion and effectively communicate your message to the wider world. Horner worked with NASA to gather stories that vividly captured its work for the purpose of bridging generational knowledge and encouraging collaboration. She then coached both NASA engineers and scientists to master…

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October 2018

Donald Davis – Matinee Performances

October 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 4, 2018

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include entrance…

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Donald Davis – Additional Performances

October 2, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until October 4, 2018

One event on October 4, 2018 at 4:00pm

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Additional Storytelling Live! and Pre-festival performances for Donald Davis Daily at 11 AM or 4 PM.  Performances are presented in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be…

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Tim Lowry – Essential Stories For Effective Communication

October 4, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$75

Essential Stories For Effective Communication:  Stories can communicate vision, goals, values, direction, and purpose when strategically placed into personal presentations, advertising campaigns, social media, and one on-one conversations. In this workshop with Tim Lowry you'll learn to replace the sound bite with meaningful stories that show who you are and what you are doing.  Separate ticket required ($75).

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Elizabeth Ellis – Collecting & Preserving Family Stories

October 4, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$125

Collecting & Preserving Family Stories:  Anyone who has a family will never lack for stories, and collecting them can be both rewarding and fun! This workshop with Elizabeth Ellis will focus on types of family stories, methods of collection, and special concerns. You’ll also learn the many things you can do with stories once they’re collected — possibilities limited only by your own imagination!  Separate ticket required ($125). Lunch on your own.  

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Geraldine Buckley – Rock the Flock

October 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$75

Rock the Flock Separate:  This workshop with Geraldine Buckley provides powerful communication tools for anyone who desires to change people’s lives through story. Learn to use story as an outreach tool, to write a better sermon, or shape your own personal story. Designed for ministers, counselors, Sunday school teachers, volunteers, and folks from all faith-based settings.  Separate ticket required ($75).

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Riding the Rails

October 6, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on October 6, 2018 at 2:30pm

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Abby the Spoon Lady and Chris Rodrigues Saturday, October 6 · 11:30 am and 2:30 pm This one-of-a-kind studio with the “Spoon Lady,” Abby Roach, and one-man-band Chris Rodrigues will make you feel like you’re inside NC’s lively busking scene. Abby first got into street performance as a way to make money for her travels across the United States by hopping freight trains. She taught herself to play the spoons, eventually becoming an internationally-known street performer, folk percussionist, storyteller, radio…

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Dusting off the Past

October 7, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Donald Davis Sunday, October 7 · 11:30 am Our memories are sort of like dusty old attics—sometimes it’s hard to remember what’s in them until we’re up there really rooting around. In this exclusive studio, Donald Davis will talk about some of the different ways to access even your most passive memories, and how your half-forgotten past can become fodder for your own stories. Visit with Donald as he pulls back the curtain on how his stories come together, and…

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Sheila Arnold – Matinee Performances

October 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 13, 2018

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include entrance…

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Vicki Judith – Matinee Performances

October 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2018

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Vicki Judith

Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include entrance…

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Sheila Kay Adams – Matinee Performances

October 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 27, 2018

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Sheila Kay Adams

Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final. View the 2018 Storytelling Live brochure. Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2018 will be $175 and include entrance…

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Sheila Kay Adams – Just the Thought of Going Home

October 25, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Sheila Kay Adams

Just the Thought of Going Home Ready for an evening of Appalachian music and stories? Adams’ program is rooted in her own mountain heritage, with tales that are hilarious and haunting in turns. Click here for other performances by Sheila Kay Adams.

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November 2018

The Uncalled for Trio: No Assembly Required

November 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until December 1, 2018

An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until December 1, 2018

One event on November 29, 2018 at 7:30pm

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Uncalled Trio Sledding

The Uncalled for Trio—Bil Lepp, Kim Weitkamp, and Andy Offutt Irwin—come fully assembled right out of the box, with a brand new set of holiday stories and songs. A longstanding ISC tradition good for hours of family fun! Recommended for up to 95 players, age 10 and up. Refreshments to follow the show. Admission $20 Reservations strongly recommended Buy Tickets

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December 2018

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

December 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on December 15, 2018 at 4:00pm

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$20
Tim Lowry Christmas Carol

Featuring Tim Lowry Saturday, December 15 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm For a truly special holiday outing, see Storyteller Tim Lowry in his renowned one-man show, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Dressed in Victorian costume, Lowry invokes the spirit of Mr. Dickens with his quick wit, rapid-fire delivery, and flair for the dramatic. The Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Future along with Ebenezer Scrooge and Tiny Tim will return to the stage for these memorable performances, suitable for ages…

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January 2019

I Was a Jet Set Stewardess – Smithsonian Documentary Film

January 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Free

In the 1960s, jetliners changed passenger travel forever. They also changed the lives of a few fortunate women. Go back to this golden age of commercial flight, when pilots looked like movie stars, passengers ate seven-course meals, and young, charming stewardesses became the glamorous faces of the industry. Through interviews and anecdotes, we detail the evolution of the "air hostess," how they became icons for a generation and why the jet set era opened new career horizons that many women…

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March 2019

Providers – PBS Documentary Film & Discussion

March 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid epidemic in rural America, The Providers follows three healthcare providers in northern New Mexico at clinics that offer care to all who walk through the doors, regardless of ability to pay. With personal struggles that at times reflect those of their patients, the journeys of the providers unfold as they work to reach Americans who would otherwise be left without healthcare.

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor – PBS Documentary Film & Discussion

March 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Free

East Tennessee PBS & Independent Lens in partnership with the International Storytelling Center present an advanced screening of Won't You Be My Neighbor? Won't You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America's favorite neighbor: Fred Rogers. The documentary tells the story of a soft-spoken minister, puppeteer, writer and producer whose show was beamed daily into homes across America for more than 30 years. In his beloved television program, "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," Rogers and his cast of puppets and…

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April 2019

Charm City – PBS Documentary Film & Discussion

April 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Filmed during three years of unparalleled violence in Baltimore, Charm City delivers a powerfully candid portrait of those on the frontlines. With grit, fury, and compassion, a group of police, citizens, community leaders and government officials grapple with the consequences of violence and try to reclaim their city’s future.

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Bil Lepp – Season Opening Concert

April 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on April 25, 2019 at 7:30pm

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$15

Season Opening Concert Bil Lepp kicks off the Storytelling Live! season in hilarious style with this special opening night concert of Skeeter and Bil stories. “Lepp is a side-splittingly funny man.” — The Smithsonian Center for Folk Life

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Willy Claflin – Matinee Performances

April 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2019 will be $175 and include entrance to one matinee performance each week -…

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May 2019

Barbara McBride-Smith – Matinee Performances

May 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the International Storytelling Center.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2019 will be $175 and include entrance to one matinee performance each week -…

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Barbara McBride-Smith Greek … or Whut?

May 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$15

Greek … or Whut? The Greek gods’ lives are filled with comedy, tragedy, brilliance, and foolishness – the best and worst of us all. Spend an evening in an ancient world where the hijinks of the Olympians might remind you of your own family reunions! 

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Milbre Burch – Matinee Performances

May 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the International Storytelling Center.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2019 will be $175 and include entrance to one matinee performance each week -…

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Wrestle – PBS Documentary Film & Discussion

May 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Wrestle is an intimate, inspiring coming of age portrait of the wrestling team at Huntsville's J.O. Johnson High School, which has been on Alabama's failing schools list for many years. As they fight their way towards the State Championship, wrestlers Jailen, Jamario, Teague, and Jaquan each face injustices and challenges on and off the mat, together grappling with obstacles that jeopardize their success while their coach wades into the complexities of class and race in the South.

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Rev. Robert Jones, Sr. – Matinee Performances

May 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. in the International Storytelling Center.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2019 will be $175 and include entrance to one matinee performance each week -…

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Rev. Robert B. Jones – Lead Belly: An American Legend

May 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$15

Lead Belly: An American Legend Hear the stories and remarkable music of Huddie “Lead Belly” Ledbetter – a folk legend who mentored both Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger. With songs like “Rock Island Line”, “Pick A Bale O’ Cotton”, “Midnight Special”, and “Goodnight Irene,” Lead Belly helped to shape American culture with a contribution both profound and lasting.

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Bill Harley – Matinee Performances

May 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2019 will be $175 and include entrance to one matinee performance each week -…

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June 2019

Bill Harley – Children’s Concert

June 1, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$5

A two-time Grammy award winner, Bill combines humor, wisdom, and child-like wonder in a hilarious picture of growing up, schooling and family life.

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Anne Shimojima – Matinee Performances

June 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until June 8, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2019 will be $175 and include entrance to one matinee performance each week -…

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Jim May – Matinee Performances

June 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2019 will be $175 and include entrance to one matinee performance each week -…

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Tim Lowry – Matinee Performances

June 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2019 will be $175 and include entrance to one matinee performance each week -…

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Tim Lowry – Using Story for Effective Communication

June 20, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$30

Using Story for Effective Communication Stories can effectively communicate vision, goals, values, direction, and purpose. A well-told story, strategically placed into personal presentations, advertising campaigns, social media, and one-on-one conversations can make a huge difference in political campaigns, board meetings, and office management. Learn to replace the sound bite with meaningful stories that show who you are, describe what you are doing, explain why you are taking action, and invite others to get involved. Professional teller and former teacher, Lowry…

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Corinne Stavish – Matinee Performances

June 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until June 29, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2019 will be $175 and include entrance to one matinee performance each week -…

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July 2019

Anne Rutherford – Matinee Performances

July 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until July 6, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2019 will be $175 and include entrance to one matinee performance each week -…

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Anne Rutherford – Children’s Concert

July 6, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$5

Anne performs a lively, interactive mix of folktales, trickster tales, and real-life kid-friendly adventures from near and far. 

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Noa Baum – Matinee Performances

July 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until July 13, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2019 will be $175 and include entrance to one matinee performance each week -…

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Noa Baum – Beyond Labels: Bridging Differences through Storytelling

July 11, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$30

Beyond Labels: Bridging Differences through Storytelling Discover how storytelling can break through stereotypes and labels, lead to compassion and change, and be an effective tool to open dialogue and foster peace and tolerance in our communities. You’ll learn techniques to deepen listening skills, build community, and make connections with others. Especially appropriate for those in non-profits and business, ministry, and educators. Israeli born Noa Baum is an award-winning storyteller, educator and international speaker whose diverse audiences include the World Bank,…

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Andy Offut Irwin – Matinee Performances

July 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until July 20, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Season Tickets are also available for purchase.  Season Tickets for 2019 will be $175 and include entrance to one matinee performance each week -…

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Andy Offutt Irwin – Perpetual Calendar

July 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$15

Perpetual Calendar Eighty-five-year old Aunt Marguerite loves nothing more than to mark the passage of time. But when the local bank removes their perpetual calendar, she feels time itself is taken away from her.

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Oba William King – Matinee Performances

July 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until July 27, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Buy Tickets

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Oba William King – Children’s Concert

July 27, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$5

Join Oba for a rhythm and rhyme story session with interactive stories, drum, and songs.

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Ed Stivender – Matinee Performances

July 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until August 3, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Buy Tickets

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August 2019

Ed Stivender – Children’s Concert

August 3, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$5

Dive into a treasure trove of folklore and literary classics with the incomparable Ed Stivender

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Niall de Burca – Matinee Performances

August 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until August 10, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Buy Tickets

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Connie Regan-Blake – Matinee Performances

August 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until August 17, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.   Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Buy Tickets

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David Holt – Matinee Performances

August 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until August 24, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.   Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Buy Tickets

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Dovie Thomason – Matinee Performances

August 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until August 31, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.   Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Buy Tickets

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September 2019

Diane Edgecomb accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain – Matinee Performances

September 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until September 7, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.   Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Buy Tickets

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Bil Lepp – Matinee Performances

September 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until September 14, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.   Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Buy Tickets

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Bil Lepp – Chaos Doesn’t Happen On Its Own

September 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$15

***SOLD OUT*** Chaos Doesn’t Happen On Its Own Chaos comes in lots of forms when it comes to Bil Lepp’s stories. Join him for an evening of disorderly conduct, confusion, and commotion – all signature Lepp!

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Lynette Ford – Matinee Performances

September 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until September 21, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.   Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Buy Tickets

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Lyn Ford – Educating the Mind and Heart: Storytelling Skills to Build Classroom Community

September 21, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$30

Educating the Mind and Heart: Storytelling Skills to Build Classroom Community This workshop is provided free to area teachers through the generosity of the Niswonger Foundation.   A Heartworks Professional Development Workshop facilitated by Lyn Ford  The word “storytelling” is used everywhere, but its application for educators as they develop empathetic learning environments, are not.  Join us for an overview of what this centuries-old, oral-tradition “format” for sharing knowledge, building community, and encouraging communication can do for your K-2 classroom behaviors. …

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Waddie Mitchell – Matinee Performances

September 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until September 28, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.   Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Buy Tickets

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Donald Davis – Matinee Performances

September 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 3, 2019

An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until October 3, 2019

One event on October 3, 2019 at 4:00pm

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.  Donald's week is abbreviated because of the National Storytelling Festival. Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Buy Tickets

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October 2019

Susan O’Halloran – Speaking without Preaching

October 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$75

Speaking Without Preaching How do you speak without sounding too opinionated or downright boring? Learn how to combine education and entertainment into stories that respect, enlighten, and emotionally move your audience. Topics include: influencing your audience in an uplifting way; avoiding lecturing; getting the tone right; developing rapport; and adding the crucial element of humor. Perfect for organizational leaders, ministers, and storytellers of all experience levels. Susan O’Halloran is a story consultant to Fortune 500 as well as nonprofi t…

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Dan Hoyle – Intro to Journalistic Performance

October 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$100

Intro to Journalistic Performance Dan Hoyle’s brand of journalistic performance has been hailed as “riveting, funny and poignant” by the New York Times. You’ll get an introduction to his process and participate in writing and physical movement exercises in this dynamic workshop with the award-winning writer, actor and former Fulbright scholar. Topics will include the journalism of hanging out, physical character creation, and the creative process. Appropriate for beginning or experienced storytellers and writers who are developing character pieces. Hoyle…

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Regi Carpenter – Getting to Grief: Storytelling in Bereavement

October 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$75

Getting to Grief: Storytelling in Bereavement Improve your ability to support adults or children coping with loss in this interactive and informative workshop. Appropriate for therapists, hospice workers, clergy, bereavement counselors, social workers, and family and friends of those grieving the death of a loved one. Carpenter is the founder of Stories with Spirit, a creative initiative dedicated to bringing stories of hope to palliative care patients, families, and caregivers. She also trains medical professionals in the use of stories…

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Dan Hoyle – Border People

October 4, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on October 5, 2019 at 8:00pm

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$20

Border People Tickets sold separately: $20 Buy Now! Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall, International Storytelling Center Friday, October 4 · 8 pm Saturday, October 5 · 8 pm - Adult Content · Limited Seating Award-winning actor and playwright Dan Hoyle embodies 11 residents of various borders — geographic, cultural, religious, psychic, and racial — each based on Hoyle’s conversations with immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers, and border crossers of all kinds. "The show," says the San Francisco Chronicle, "is a testament…

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The Code Talker

October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 5, 2019 at 4:00pm

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$15

Native American Code Talker Peter MacDonald hosted by Tim Tingle Saturday, October 5 · 10:00 am and 4:00 pm In the middle of World War II, when he was just 15 years old, Peter MacDonald enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. The final phase of his training was a top secret Navajo Code School. In the South Pacific, MacDonald and his fellow Code Talkers saved hundreds of thousands of lives with their unbreakable military code. Now 92, MacDonald has traveled…

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Story Alchemy

October 5, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$15

Minton Sparks hosted by Kevin Kling Saturday, October 5 · 11:30 am Stories are like an ancient form of magic: they have a curious power to transform everything they touch. Sharing stories can build a relationship between two people, strengthen communities—and even change our understanding of ourselves. In this special studio, Minton Sparks shares the pleasures of watching a good story develop over time. Very limited seating; please make a reservation to avoid disappointment.  Call (800) 952-8392, ext. 222 or Buy Online.

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How They Linger

October 6, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$15

Donald Davis hosted by Ed Stivender Sunday, October 6 · 11:30 am Donald Davis has been performing in Jonesborough since the early days of the storytelling movement, and he’s made a lot of friends along the way. In this year’s studio, he’ll look back on a lifetime’s worth of personal memories with late storytellers like Gamble Rogers, Jackie Torrence, Doc McConnell, Ray Hicks, Kathryn Windham, and more. Very limited seating; please make a reservation to avoid disappointment.  Call (800) 952-8392, ext.…

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Susan O’Halloran – Matinee Performances

October 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 12, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.   Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Buy Tickets

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Linda Gorham – Matinee Performances

October 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 19, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.   Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Buy Tickets

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Laura Simms – Matinee Performances

October 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 26, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Daily matinee performances are presented for the Teller-in-Residence program, Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. at the International Storytelling Center.   Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276. All ticket sales are final.  Buy Tickets

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Laura Simms – Falling in Love with the World

October 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$15

Falling in Love with the World Description: Join Simms for this poignant, funny and profound convergence of myth, fairytale and personal story in praise of our connection to joy, the natural world, and the power of kindness and love in troubled times.     

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November 2019

Hiroya Tsukamoto – Special Event

November 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$20

A celebrated guitarist, singer, songwriter, and storyteller originally from Kyoto, Japan, Hiroya Tsukamoto has performed his unique combination of music and stories across the U.S. and abroad. “Hiroya Tsukamoto takes us to an impressionistic journey.” – Boston Herald

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December 2019

Uncalled for Trio – Winter Blunderland, Matinee Holiday Concerts

December 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until December 7, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$20
Uncalled Trio Sledding

The Uncalled for Trio is back with a brand new set of holiday stories and songs. A longstanding ISC tradition good for hours of family fun! Refreshments follow the show. Reservations strongly recommended.

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Uncalled Trio – Winter Blunderland

December 5, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until December 7, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$20
Uncalled Trio Sledding

The Uncalled for Trio is back with a brand new set of holiday stories and songs. A longstanding ISC tradition good for hours of family fun! Refreshments follow the show. Reservations strongly recommended.

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Tim Lowry – Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, Matinee Concert

December 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$20

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol For a truly special holiday outing, see Storyteller Tim Lowry in his renowned one-man show, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Dressed in Victorian costume, Lowry invokes the spirit of Mr. Dickens with his quick wit, rapid-fire delivery, and flair for the dramatic. The Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Future along with Ebenezer Scrooge and Tiny Tim will return to the stage for these memorable performances, suitable for ages 10 and up.

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Tim Lowry – Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, Evening Concert

December 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
International Storytelling Center, 100 West Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$20

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol For a truly special holiday outing, see Storyteller Tim Lowry in his renowned one-man show, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Dressed in Victorian costume, Lowry invokes the spirit of Mr. Dickens with his quick wit, rapid-fire delivery, and flair for the dramatic. The Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Future along with Ebenezer Scrooge and Tiny Tim will return to the stage for these memorable performances, suitable for ages 10 and up.

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