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It’s Tellabration!™ Time

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 in Monona, WI

Tellabration 2017 Web Slider

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 10th Annual Monona Public Library TELLABRATION!™ brings together acclaimed professional and local storytellers from the area to delight, captivate, and mesmerize the audience with their stories.

Featured Storytellers: Kucha & Baba Tony present “Jumpin’ Jambalaya!” A performance of diverse stories that introduce folktales, call and response accompanied by African drumming, shekere, and enhanced by audience participation. Hosted by the Friends of Monona Public Library and complimentary to you.

Storytellers will share stories from a variety of genres for various age groups at three concerts.

  • 4:00PM Little Wigglers – Storytellers Karen Wendt and Christine Grewe
  • 6:00PM Family Audience – Storytellers Kucha & Baby Tony, Erin Johnston, Karen Wendt. Emcee: John DeBacher
    (Sign Language services will be available at this session only)
  • 7:20PM Adults & Teens – Storytellers Kucha & Baby Tony, Erin Johnston, Karen Wendt. Emcee: Lindsay Wood Davis

Website: http://mymonona.com/1109/TELLABRATION

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 18, 2017 in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Tellabration 2016. Credit: Karen Wendt

Milwaukee Tellabration

TELLABRATION 2017 brings together storytellers from southeast Wisconsin to delight, captivate and mesmerize audiences with their tales. This is the 27th Milwaukee area TELLABRATION which had its beginnings in Connecticut in 1988. The event has grown into one of the most impressive collective events in the history of the modern storytelling revival. For people who have never experienced a traditional storytelling performance and those who are loyal fans of tales well told, this is an opportunity not to be missed.
This year’s tellers are currently being booked- a list will appear here when the program is ready!

What: TELLABRATION! 2017 – An evening of “Storytelling for grown-ups”
Cost: $5 at the door- reservations not needed

Where: Mount Mary University/Steimpke Hall* ,
92nd & Burleigh (use 92nd Street parking lot)

When: Saturday November 18, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

Questions: jean-andrew@storylore.net / 414–962–4425

*MAP to Steimpke Hall on the Mount Mary Campus available at
http://www.organicarts.info/Main/Tellabration Co-sponsored by Milwaukee Area Story Tellers and Organic Arts
See http://www.organicarts.info/Main/Tellabration  
or www.wisconsinstorytelling.org /events for details.