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It’s Tellabration!™ Time

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 in Monona

tellabration-2016-online-graphic-of-tellers_with-headline-sml_MAKE SOME NOISE! TELLABRATION!™ A STORYTELLING & MUSIC CELEBRATION!
TELLABRATION!™ is a worldwide celebration of the art of storytelling where for one night storytellers will share their talents in concerts held in different cities and towns all around the world to celebrate the art of the spoken word. On a local level, the 9th Annual Monona Library TELLABRATION!™ brings together acclaimed professional and local storytellers from the area to delight, captivate, and mesmerize the audience with their stories.

Storytellers will share stories from a variety of genres for various age groups at three concerts. Emmy award winning author and storyteller, Jim May, and local tellers will be featured along with musicians Brett Wilfrid and Jason Horowitz from The Whiskey Farm. The emcee is storyteller Kay Elmsley-Weeden and your host will be Karen Wendt.

  • 4:00PM Little Wigglers – Engaging stories for families with young children who love to move, wiggle, and dance. Sign up here.
  • 6:00PM Family Audience – Mesmerizing tales and music for families with elementary and middle school children who love to imagine and dream. Sign up here.
  • 7:20PM Adults & Teens “Tales Well-Told” – Intriguing stories and Americana music for teens and adults who love stories that open their minds and leave them thinking. Sign up here.

BOOK SIGNING: Jim May will have books, CDs, and DVDs available for purchase at each show.
There is no cost to attend.
The Forum Room is accessible.
Registration is now open and all guests are urged to register here online in advance to save a seat or call the Monona Public Library at 608-222-6127. Walk-ins will be welcome, however, space is usually very limited at the 6PM show.

Monona Public Library
1000 Nichols Road
Monona, WI 53716
Ph: 608-222-6127 or karen@mononalibrary.org

Saturday, November 19 in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Area Story Telling guild (M.A.S.T.) presents the 26th annual
TELLABRATION!™   a World-wide Night of Storytelling for Adults

7:00pm at Mount Mary University, Steimpke Hall
92nd & Burleigh, Milwaukee

TELLABRATION is a worldwide storytelling event coordinated by the National Storytelling Network and produced locally. It celebrates the art of storytelling and links storytelling enthusiasts on the same weekend around the globe. M.A.S.T. has been hosting this event since 1990!

Cost: $5 at the door • Free parking • Easy access elevator • DOWNLOAD MAP
Co-sponsored by Organic Arts • http://www.organicarts.info/Main/Tellabration
Questions?  414-962-4425