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Friday, October 16, 2015
City Council Chambers

8:00-9:30 pm        Favorite Stories
                              Suitable for adults and children 10 and up
                              Motoko, Beth Horner, and Donald Davis

FAMILY FRIENDLY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2015
City Council Chambers
Concerts featuring nationally renowned professional tellers and our own Lone Star Student Storytellers.  Bring the whole family!

10:30-11:15 am     Good Morning Stories
                              Motoko, Donald Davis, and Beth Horner

1:30-2:30 pm        Beth Horner and Lone Star Student Storytellers in concert

2:30-3:00 pm        Book signing with Beth Horner

4:30-5:30 pm        Motoko and Lone Star Student Storytellers in concert

5:30-6:00 pm        Book signing with Motoko

5:45-6:45 pm        Donald Davis and Lone Star Student Storytellers in concert

6:45-7:15 pm        Book signing with Donald Davis

8:00-9:30pm        Laughing Night
                             Suitable for adults and children 10 and up
                             Beth Horner, Motoko, and Donald Davis

Tickets may be purchased in advance or in the city hall lobby the day of class.

Storytelling Master Classes

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2015

Take your storytelling to the next level in classes led by our professional tellers.

From Fact to Fascination: Telling Tales of True-Life and Historical Events

Beth Horner
8:45-10:15 am, Children’s Program Room
2nd floor, Library

Take listeners back in time so they feel as if they were at a historic event! Beth demonstrates how to tell an engaging tale which transforms dry facts and dates into a captivating story.  Whether brand new to storytelling or highly experienced, teen through adult storytellers are sure to enjoy!

Embody! Mime and Movement for Storytellers
Motoko
11:45-1:15 pm, Children’s Program Room
2nd floor, Library

Get ready to move and have fun! Using mime, movement, and improvisation, Motoko empowers attendees to add stylized movement to storytelling.  Participants increase their “physical vocabulary” by using gentle exercises and fun theater games to enhance physical expression.  All ages and abilities are welcome!

How to Kill Grandma!
Donald Davis
2:45-4:15 pm, Children’s Program Room
2nd floor, Library

Family history is a treasure to be protected and shared.  Donald teaches how to collect and save the stories of those who are dear to us so their legacies live on for future generations.  Storytellers of all ages and abilities are certain to have a great time and leave this class with a slew of new skills!