Message #105 From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG To: "'Matthias Giessler'" Date: Sat, 14 Mar 1998 Subject: La Llorona (Story Telling Festival) [ AzTeC / SWA SASIG ] : Third Annual Spring Storytelling Festival at South Mountain Community College -- Featuring Olga Loya All events are in the Student Union Room 100 at South Mountain Community College, 7050 South 24th Street, Phoenix. La Llorona Master storyteller Olga is a descendant of Mexican American immigrants. She is a fluent speaker of English and Spanish, often telling her stories in a creative and dramatic mix of the two languages. The week-long festival (March 30-April 3, 1998) will feature the following events for the public. With the exception of the Monday workshop, events are free and open to the public. Monday, March 30, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Olga will conduct a workshop on the legend of La Llorona, the crying woman. This event is a fundraiser for student scholarships. Preregistration is $10; on site registration is $12. Student rate is $5. Mail preregistration fees to Cathlyn Hart, SMCC (see address above). Bookstar will be selling Olga's books and related titles. Olga Loya's latest book is "Momentos Magicos: Latin American Folktales Told in English and Spanish", ($12.76 including tax - paperback). There will be a book signing after the workshop. For more information contact Isobel LeRoy at 243-8163. Wednesday, April 1, 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Come learn how to incorporate storytelling and, in particular, bilingual storytelling into the classroom and the curriculum. Olga will conduct a day-long dialogue for teachers. This event is free, but preregistration by March 23 is required as seats are limited. For more information contact LynnAnn Wojciechowicz at 243-8022; e-mail: email@example.com. Thursday, April 2, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Over thirty storytellers will tell during two sessions on this morning. Olga will open the event and tell between the sessions. This event is free. For more information contact Liz Warren at 243 - 8026; 437-1767; email: firstname.lastname@example.org Thursday, April 2, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Olga will perform a family oriented storytelling concert. Bookstar will be selling Olga's books and related titles. There will be a book signing after the concert. This event is free. For more information contact Lorraine Calbow at 243-8137. These events are sponsored by the SMCC Storytelling Institute, the Maricopa Community College District International/Intercultural Committee, the Chancellor of the Maricopa Community College District, the Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction, the Arizona Association of Chicanos in Higher Education/MCC Chapter, and Bookstar.