Storyteller Harlynne Geisler
www.swiftsite.com/storyteller
858-569-9399 storybag[a]juno.com

CALENDAR OF EVENTS WORLDWIDE


Click here to see listing of public shows in California, and (occasionally) Illinois by individual teller Harlynne Geisler.

MASSACHUSETTS—————
For latest calendar info, check the LANES website: www.lanes.org

Radio and TV

WBRS 100.1-FM, 415 South St., Waltham, MA 02154-9110. "Time for Young People" Saturdays, 9-11am. (617) 736-4786.

WMBR 88.1-FM, Cambridge, MA. "Wordplay" poets, writers and storytellers. Alternate Wednesdays 10:30 pm. "Cornucopia": Naomi Arenberg. 10-noon, alternate Sundays. 3 Ames St.,Cambridge, MA 02142. (617) 253-4000.

Cambridge Community Radio, Channel 10: Tuesdays, 2-4pm, Brother Blue and Ruth Hill. Wednesdays, 10am-12 Noon "Let's Talk Story" hosted by Margaret Edmundson. Contact Margaret Edmundson, (617) 441-2188.

Cambridge Community TV, Channel 9: Wednesdays 6:30pm, Brother Blue. Wednesdays 8pm, Storytelling with Margaret Edmundson. Mondays 6 pm, "Bedtime Stories for Children" hosted by John Wunjo (617) 492-6299.

Ongoing
Once Upon a Time: Storytelling for Grownups, 3rd Saturdays. 7pm-9pm at Strong Cup of Coffee, 112 Stoughton St. (near Uphams Corner) Dorchester . 10 minute open mic slots. Mike Oliver (617) 474-1170. moliver@fdnh.org
Diane Edgecomb ongoing storytelling classes, Wednesdays 7pm-9pm. $20/$15 per class. Jamaica Plain MA. (781) 455-1926.
Marthajoy Aft "The Seventh Telling; The Kabbalah of Moshe Katan", ongoing class on these tales and spiritual teachings. Tues. 7:15-9 p.m. or Fridays 9:45am-11:30am, pay per class. Brookline. (617) 277-9838. Kmjoyaft@ma.ultranet.com
Wednesday evenings during the 6:00-8:00 p.m. sunset trip Gloucester. Located at Seven Seas Wharf at the Gloucester House Restaurant Rogers Street (Route 127) (978) 281-6634 info@schooner.org The Lannon, a 65 foot, three masted schooner is offering a 2 1/2 hour storytelling cruise out of Gloucester, with storyteller Fred Dodge (brother of Marshall Dodge, one of the originators of the "Bert and I" characters) spins his yarns full of Down Maine humor on $34/adults, $30/seniors, and $25/kids. http://www.schooner.org/index.htm
Storytelling for Children, first Wednesdays, 4pm. Free, for children 3 and up. Stellabella Toys, 1360 Cambridge St., Inman Sq., Cambridge. (617) 491-6290
SpeakEasy: a time and place for presenting and enjoying spoken word art in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Monthly at 7:30pm, Mansfield. 8-10 minute open mike slots, occasional feature performances, theater games, improvisation, spontaneous writing and other word play. donation of $3 would be appreciated for Arts Center expenses. The hat will be passed for feature performers. MMAS Community Arts Center, 30 Reservoir St. (junction of Rte 140 and I-495), Mansfield, MA (508) 339-2822. Hosted by Naomi Lipton (508) 339-2822 at the Women in Art extension. naomilip@juno.com.
What's the Story? Spoken word open mic and narrative playspace for storytellers, poets and actors. Last Friday of the month, 8pm. Hosted by Bruce Marcus and Laura Packer. Out of the Blue Gallery, 168 Brookline St., Cambridge. (781) 324-1758
TJ's Open Poetry Jam, storytellers requested. Mondays, 9pm-1am, $3. 131 Exchange St., Malden, MA
Song and Story Swap, hosted by Pioneer Valley Folklore Society, 2nd Friday of each month, 8pm. Open swap and featured performer. Free, at Black Sheep Café, 79 Main St., Amherst, MA. (413)-253-3442 or (413) 256-0433. www.filbert.com/pvfs/
Amelia Struthers, Sing & Stomp Storyhour for children four and under. Storytelling, movement, singing. One day a week in Concord, Groton, Littleton, and Acton MA. (978) 486-0843. Telltales@juno.com
Joey Talbert, StoryDance (ages 1.5 to 3) and Actin' Up (ages 5-7) storytelling, theatre, and movement for children. Tuesdays in Concord, MA. (978) 369-6460
Jan Turnquist portrays historic women, Sundays 11:30am-2pm, Colonial Inn, Concord, MA. Costumed portrayal of Louisa May Alcott, Harriet Beecher Stowe, or Phebe Bliss Emerson. (978) 369-2467. Janturnquist@juno.com.
The Performance Cult (Joel Gluck, Lorraine Grosslight, Cate McQuaid, Tom Pruneau and guest artists) alternate Sundays at 7:30pm. Experimental improvisational theatre and storytelling. The performances have one restriction: each performer must base his or her work on the truth. $6. Back Alley Theater, 1253 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA. (617) 338-1477. p_cult@hotmail.com.
Cambridge every Tuesday Storytelling with Brother Blue and Friends. Sherrill Library, Room 3A, Episcopal Divinity School 617-491-8399 7 p.m.
Cambridge every Sun. 7:00 Story Swap. Lesley College, Porter Exchange Building, Room 408 617-441-2188
Club Passim. Monthly storytelling open mic and participatory storying at the legendary Harvard Square folk club. Hosted by Raelinda Woad and Laura Packer. 47 Palmer St., Cambridge, MA. (617) 491-8399.
First & Third OutSpoken Word: Storytelling & Poetry, open mic and featured performer. First and Third Wednesdays, 7:30-10:45pm. Hosted by Libby Franck. $3. Piano, sound system, refreshments available. The Center for Arts, 31 Main St. (Rte 27), Natick, MA. (508) 647-0097. www.natickarts.org
Somerville First Thursdays. Stories for Adults. McIntyre & Moore Book Store, 255 Elm St., Davis Square 617-629-4840
Medford 2nd Fridays. 7:00 Storytelling for Grown-Ups. Bestsellers Bookstore Cafe, 24 High St. 781-391-7171; bookings: 781-324-1758
Storytelling at Andover Bookstore with host Susan Lenoe, 7pm. Free. Families welcome & youth storytellers encouraged. Also, every Friday 10am, Children's Story Hour with Susan Lenoe. 89R Main St., Andover, MA (800) 491-0143 or (978) 475-0143. Andover@ma.ultranet.com
Medford Group Coaching Classes taught by Doug Lipman form as enough participants show interest 7-10pm, one weeknight per month at our mutual convenience Elaine Bontempo (781) 391-3672
Medford Beginning Storytelling Classes taught by Doug Lipman form as enough participants show interest 7-10pm, one weeknight per month at our mutual convenience Elaine Bontempo (781) 391-3672
Boston MA: monthly, usually 1st Sundays, 6:30pm. Potluck supper and storyswap in volunteers' homes. For locations, Yana Sherman (617) 232-8726.
Brookline MA: Jewish Storytelling Coalition, monthly meetings on alternate Wed. or Thurs., 7pm in members homes. For details: (617) 969-1665. www.ultranet.com/~jewish/story.html
Cape Ann MA: Seasonal storytelling potlucks, Beverly, MA. Tony Toledo (978) 921-4628. ToledoGoat@aol.com
Worcester MA: storyswap potlucks. Len Lipner: (508) 795-0494.
Doug Lipman's ongoing classes: Group Story Coaching (limited to 5). Beginning Storytelling (limited to 6). Classes are in Medford MA one weeknight a month, 7-10pm. Contact: Elaine Bontempo, P.O. Box 441195,West Somerville MA 02144. (781) 391-3672 or (888) 446-4738.elaine@storypower.com
Amelia Struthers, Sing & Stomp Storyhour for children four and under. Storytelling, movement, singing. One day a week in Concord, Groton, Littleton, and Acton MA. (978) 486-0843. Telltales@juno.com
Joey Talbert, StoryDance (ages 1.5 to 3) and Actin' Up (ages 5-7) storytelling, theatre, and movement for children. Tuesdays in Concord MA. (978) 369-6460.
Story Saturdays at The Story Studio, Schenectady NY. 9:30am-4pm.Monthly thematic story swaps hosted by Marni Gillard. Bring a prepared tale or just a sharing and listening heart. $35 pre-paid/$40 at the door. Lunch and morning coffee/bagels included. 833 Parkside Ave., Schenectady NY. (518) 381-9474. marnigil@aol.com
Story Sundays at the Glen Sanders Mansion, Dinner and storytelling one Sunday a month, 5pm to 8pm. Featuring two tellers each night. $20 including dinner. 1 Glen Avenue, Scotia NY (across the Western Gateway Bridge fromSchenectady). For reservations: Joe Doolittle (518) 384-1700.
Jan Turnquist portrays historic women, Sundays 11:30am-2pm, Colonial Inn, Concord MA. Costumed portrayal of Louisa May Alcott, Harriet Beecher Stowe, or Phebe Bliss Emerson. (978) 369-2467. Janturnquist@juno.com.
every September Three Apples Storytelling Festival, Harvard High School Auditorium, Harvard, MA. Call: (617) 499-9529

SHARING THE FIRE Annual LANES Storytelling Conference, Tang Center, MIT, Cambridge, MA, LANES Website: www.lanes.org


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