Message #326: From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG To: "'Matthias Giessler'" Subject: Storytelling Festival on October 19 Date: Sun, 6 Oct 1996 12:58:17 -0700 (MST) Encoding: Mime-Version: 1.0 From: Mark Goldstein Storytelling Festival on October 19 On Saturday, October 19, 1996, South Mountain Community College will host its second annual Fall Storytelling Festival. The festival will feature Rex Marshall Ellis, a popular nationally known storyteller, who is currently Director of the Center for Museum studies at the Smithsonian Institute. Rex's interest in storytelling began while he was working at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in Williamsburg, Virginia. There he used storytelling as a means of teaching African-American History. He will conduct a half day workshop titled, "Using Objects to Tell Stories about Family and Culture." The intended audience is adults interested in storytelling or anyone interested in including objects to enhance storytelling. The schedule for the day is Registration at 8:00 am, Rex's Workshop from 8:30 - 12:00, Lunch from 12:00 - 1:20, Sampler Story Time featuring local tellers from 1:30 - 4:30, Dinner from 5:30 - 6:45, Rex Ellis in concert from 7:00 - 9:15. The cost for the workshop is $35, lunch is $7, dinner is $10, or all three for $50. The Sampler Story Time and Rex Ellis in concert are both free and open to the public. A storytelling Resource Center will be operated by Bookstar during the festival. Pre-registration is required if you are planning to attend the workshop or to have either meal. Contact Lorraine Calbow at 243-8137, or Liz Warren at 243 8026, or just send your name, address, telephone number, which events you want to attend, and a check to either Lorraine or Liz at SMCC, 7050 S. 24th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85040.