Storyteller Harlynne Geisler
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Radio and TV

WCTW (The "CAT") 98.5-FM, Catskill, NY "Just Imagine", stories and music for the whole family hosted by "TheStorycrafters": Jeri Burns and Barry Marshall. Heard throughout the Hudson Valley and Catskills every Sunday morning at 8:30 am. We welcome studio-quality recordings of stories and children's music. Just Imagine. P.O. Box 353, Philmont, NY 12565. (518) 672-7664. Straus Media Network (914)471-2300.

WWWK 99.3-FM, Ellenville. "Just Imagine" [see above].

ONGOING League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling (LANES) is the Northeastern regional organization for storytelling. Lists events throughout the New England states and upstate New York.
The Mount Clemens Raconteurs regularly scheduled mtgs. are Sept. - Dec. on the 1st Sat. of the month Jan. - May on the last Sat. of the month at 2:30 p.m. unless these fall on a date when the Mount Clemens Public Library is closed (this means the Sept. mtg. is the 2d Sat., and the May mtg. is the 3d Sat.). We meet at the Mount Clemens Public Library. Info. is best sought from Lois or Marge at 810-469-6200 or, as adjustments sometimes are made to fit opportunities that arise. Summer activities occur to fit special activities (like our participation in the Bath City Festival in August).
New York City. Jewish Storytelling concerts and workshops at the 92nd St. Y. Fee charged. 212-415-5500
Brooklyn: Storyteller's Support Group, first Mondays, 7-9pm, Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture, 53 Prospect Park West at Second Street, Brooklyn, NY. (718) 768-2972.
Manhattan: 4th Wednesdays (Sept. to June), 7:30pm. Storytelling swap sponsored by New York Storytelling Center. 20 E. 9th St. #17B (between University Place and Fifth Ave.) NYC NY. (212) 594-2148.
New York City. The American Scandinavian Foundation has a Saturday morning storytelling series. From November through May, you can come each Saturday morning to the ASF's home on 58 Park Avenue (near 38th Street) in New York City. The storytelling will start at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern) and will be held on the fourth (4th) floor of the building.
Apalachin The first Saturday of every month the Chat-a-Wyle Coffeehouse offers an evening of dinning and storytelling featuring bilingual storyteller Gregorio C. Pedroza and a guest storyteller. Dinner starts at 6:30 PM and storytelling at 7:30 PM. Reservations recommended. Contact Pam Babuka at 607-625-2834.
Binghamton The last Saturday of every month the Susquehanna Storytellers present Story Night at the Unitarian Universalist Church at 183 Riverside Drive, Binghamton. Regional and local storytellers are featured as well as an open mike. Stories start at 8:00 PM.
Every Saturday from June 2nd to September 30th 11:00 AM to noon at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen at 75Th St. and Fifth Avenue in Central Park. Rain or Shine. Free. Call: Diane Wolkstein 212-929-6871.
Second Tuesday each month. New York City Cornelia Cafe, Cornelia St. Manhattan. One block from A Train's W4th St. station. Scheduled tellers and open mic. 7.00-9pm. Contact Barbara Aliprantis (718)461 1355 or email
once a month on Sundays Daylong Workshop by Laura Simms in New York at the LOFT 814 Broadway NYC "Thinking Like a Storyteller" 212 674 3479 limited to 12 $75
Laura Simms, ongoing storytelling course, one Sunday a month, Sept. through May, 10am-5pm. $75 per session. 814 Broadway, New York. (212) 674-3479.
Albany: Story Circle of the Capitol District. Monthly, alternating between 4th Tuesday and 4th Wednesday 7pm, at Glenville Branch Library (Glenridge Rd. at Rt 50), Glenville. Carol Connolly (518) 786-1271.
Brooklyn: African Folk Heritage Circle, Inc. (AFHC). Joyce C. Duncan (212) 568-1645.
Long Island: 4th Mondays, 7:30pm, at Borders Book Store, 425 Jericho Tpk, Syosset, NY. Long Island Storytelling Guild, hosted by Pamela MacFarlane (631) 587-7176 or
Manhattan: 1st Thursdays, Jewish Stories for Adults at the 92nd St. "Y", 1395 Lexington Ave., NYC. (212)996-1100/(212)415-5542.
Rochester: Storytelling Guild of Greater Rochester,swaps first Fridays, 7:30pm at Barnes and Noble Booksellers at 3349 Monroe Ave. Pittsford NY. (716) 544-8422, (716) 394-8182.
Poughkeepsie: Visions Story & Arts Center, Poughkeepsie Day School, one weeknight a month at 7:30pm. (914) 635-3887
Buffalo: Spin a Story Night, 2nd Fridays, 8pm, Central Presbyterian Church (716) 873-5805.
Cornelia Street Café, 29 Cornelia St., Greenwich Village, NYC. Two features and open mike, second Tuesdays, 7-9pm. $5. (212) 989-9319. Barbara Aliprantis (718) 461-1355.
Storytelling Swap: featured tellers and open mic. First Wednesdays at 7:30pm. A good venue for longer stories. Manhattan Plaza, Ellington Room, 400 West 43 Street, NY. Margaret Dawson (212) 594-2148.
Story Sundays at the Glen Sanders Mansion, Dinner and storytelling one Sunday a month, 5pm to 8pm. Featuring two tellers each night: July 9: Barbara Palumbo and Nancy Marie Payne with "Midsummer Night's Dream: Tales of Whimsy and Magic." $20 including dinner. 1 Glen Avenue, Scotia, NY (across the Western Gateway Bridge from Schenectady). Call (518) 384-1700 for reservations.
Vestal. Susquehanna Storytelling, the last Saturday of every month, 8pm, at Barnes & Noble, Town Square Mall in Vestal. Sponsored by Susquehanna Storytellers of Binghamton. Featured tellers followed by open mike session. Eileen Ruggieri (607) 775-1190or Jan Fiore (607) 797-9357.
every August near historic Peekskill, NY (in the Catskills)--The Moghegan Colony Storytelling Festival in Crompond, NY produced by Judith Heineman Please call Ellen Monten (914) 528-5535 for reservations/ or 914 528-5830 for more info.

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