STORY CIRCLE

Dearest Story Tellers and Story Listeners, please join us for our first ever foray into digital storytelling!
 

No Foolin!

Digital Story Circle with Gary Green

Wednesday, April 1

7 – 9 pm

*Via Zoom Link (notes below):
Meeting ID: 898 131 597
 
 
Our regular monthly story circles are the perfect opportunity for aspiring and seasoned storytellers to share their tales with an enthusiastic and attentive audience. As we are unable to come together in person we shall gather virtually, sharing digital space from our respective kitchens and living rooms!
 
Our Host this month is Gary Green, a multi-talented storyteller, musician, and history buff. You might hear him tell a Jack tale, a fairy tale, or something from the fabled Pigeon Inlet; or you may hear a true tale from adventurous travel or turbulent wartimes. There is one thing for certain: there is no storyteller quite like the inimitable Gary Green!
 
Our Story Circle is an Open Mic event. As we sort through the specifics of bringing it online, we ask that any teller interested in sharing a story please e-mail us in advance and we will add your name to the list: storytellingstjohns@gmail.com
 
 
 

ZOOM INSTRUCTIONS

 
Please click on the link above to join the meeting. If you have not used Zoom before, you will be prompted to create an account and download some software when you follow the link to join the meeting. It will be possible to enter the waiting room starting at 6:55 PM, and the host will start admitting guests at that time. If you have questions about how to access Zoom let us know!
If you want to dial in by phone, use one of these numbers:
Dial by your location
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
+1 720 707 2699 US (Denver)
+1 253 215 8782 US
+1 301 715 8592 US
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 647 558 0588 Canada
+1 778 907 2071 Canada
+1 438 809 7799 Canada
+1 587 328 1099 Canada
+1 647 374 4685 Canada
Meeting ID: 898 131 597
Find your local number: https://us04web.zoom.us/u/fh4t1Vavp
 
 
 

ABOUT OUR HOST

 
GARY GREEN is a storyteller and author who has performed both inside and outside the province for a variety of groups ranging from youth camps to international conferences. Among the groups for which he has performed are the Gros Morne Fall Fest, Cape St. Mary’s Performance Series, Battle Harbour Historic Trust, Canadian National Storytelling Conference, Admiralty House Museum, Labrador Creative Arts Festival, St. John’s Folk Festival and Trails, Tales and Tunes. Gary has performed on television as part of the series “Legends and Lore of the North Atlantic” and on several radio stations. He has performed in the international award winning productions “Inside Outside Battery” and “Foghorns and Heartbreak”. Gary has been a consultant for the use of storytelling in the interpretation of the Battle Harbour National Historic Site, the Point Amour Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site and is very active in developing and delivering a story-based interpretation of The Crow’s Nest Officers’ Club National Historic Site. He has been a board member of the St. John’s Storytelling Festival, and a founding board member of the Soundbone Traditional Arts Foundation. Gary teaches storytelling at the annual Vinland Music Camp.

 


The St. John’s Storytelling Circle runs the second Wednesday of each month from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at Erin’s Pub, with opportunities for new storytellers to spin a yarn. Erin’s Pub is located at 186 Water Street, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada.

For more information, or to be placed on the St. John’s Storytelling Circle email distribution list, contact us at storytellingstjohns@gmail.com. Follow us on facebook, twitter, and instagram.

The Storytelling Circle and other Festival events are cell phone-free zones and absolutely NO recording is permitted without the PRIOR permission of the teller and the organizers.

STORY CIRCLE HOSTS 2020

March – Alex Mason

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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