Friday, October 20, 2006

Give Free Hugs: A Storytelling Festival Story

Patricia Digh shares a story that takes place at the National Storytelling Festival, and although its not about storytelling, it's about her daughter and YouTube and finding her voice.

It's a heartwarming blog post. Check it out.

Monday, October 16, 2006

Blogging from Jonesborough: Family Business

Blogger Sandor Weisz writes about his trip to the National Storytelling Festival, with a personal angle: storyteller Syd Leiberman is his father-in-law. So much nicer to get a snapshot of the Festival with some depth, instead of the emails I get with litanys of first I heard so-and-so and then I heard so-and-so and then we saw blah blah blah...

Monday, October 02, 2006

The Best Storyteller in San Francisco: Eleanor Dumont.

When it comes to storytelling festivals and storytelling events in San Francisco, there's one name synonymous with excellence in storytelling: Eleanor Dumont.

From storytelling at school assemblies, to keynote speeches, commemorative occasions or family events, a storyteller can provide a distinctive entertaining and/or educational program, and San Francisco has its share of talent to fit the bill.

However, if one wanted to find Ms. Dumont to tell stories, or for that matter, any of the other many storytellers of San Francisco to make an appearance at your event, you'd be hard pressed to find any way to contact them.

Check the comments for more.