Corn Island Storytelling Festival
Friday, October 10, 2014 at 6:00pm to 10:00pm
George J. Howe Red Barn 2011 S. Brook Street , Louisville, Kentucky 40208
UofL, Fifth Third Bank and the International Order of E.A.R.S. present the Corn Island Storytelling Festival.
Storytelling will begin at 7 p.m., with a mix of family-friendly stories and spooky tales.
Storytellers (in order) include:
- Sarah Elizabeth Burkey, singer-songwriter, recording artist, actress, and author focusing on Native American heritage
- Anne MacFie, a New Mexico native and one of Kentucky’s acclaimed musicians, writers and storytellers
- Cynthia Changaris, a storyteller for more than 30 years, who uses songs, rhythms and finger-plays to connect with children
- Roberta Simpson Brown, “The Queen of Cold-Blooded Tales,” a paranormal investigator and author of more than a dozen books and tapes of ghost stories
A fall festival for children will run 6-7 p.m. The Student Activities Board will host craft activities and the UofL Repertory Company will also present the short play “Ms. Peabody’s Apples,” an adaptation of Madonna’s book “Mr. Peabody’s Apples.” Children are encouraged to come in Halloween costumes. Those dressed up will be entered to win a prize.
Concessions will be available for purchase on site.
Additional sponsors include the Student Activities Board, College of Arts and Sciences, Vice Provost for Diversity and International Affairs and Kentucky Homefront.
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