MYOB: Mind Your Own Body

LVSG member, Denise McCormack, presents her one woman show, MYOB: Mind your Own Body, at the The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, 19104, on Wednesday, September 18th and Friday, September 20th. Both programs begin at 7 pm. McCormack’s stories are for adults and speak to the issues of body autonomy, power dynamics in relationships and respect.  McCormack mixes personal, folk and literary stories in this timely presentation. “Altogether, this cache of great tales shines a light on the little things {Read More}

MYOB: Mind Your Own Body; Irreconcilable Differences & Other Stories

LVSG member, Denise McCormack, presents her one woman show, MYOB: Mind your Own Body, at the The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, 19104, on Wednesday, September 18th and Friday, September 20th. Both programs begin at 7 pm. McCormack’s stories are for adults and speak to the issues of body autonomy, power dynamics in relationships and respect.  McCormack mixes personal, folk and literary stories in this timely presentation. “Altogether, this cache of great tales shines a light on the little things {Read More}

Family Storytelling Series – Denise McCormack – Slavic Sagas

The fantastic Family Storytelling Series presents Denise McCormack as she explores the stories of Eastern Europe.  McCormack will tell at Godfrey Daniels on March 17th.  Visit Poland, Hungary and the Baltic states through the myths and stories that McCormack will share.  An advocate of storytelling’s importance in keeping cultures alive, McCormack has researched the tales of her own heritage. As a result, these stories will echo with feeling and fun! March 17th at 2 pm. Godfrey Daniels, 7 East 4th {Read More}

Afterglow – a Tellabration! event

The Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild and Trinity Episcopal Church present Afterglow, stories that will create warm memories, on Saturday evening, November 17th, at 6:30 pm.  Afterglow is part of Tellabration!, the International Day of Storytelling.  The program will begin with a reception in Trinity Episcopal Church’s dining room.  Stories for mature, thoughtful audiences will be presented by Rob Aptaker, Ingrid Bohn, Judy England McCarthy and Karen Maurer in the sanctuary of the church. Admission is $12. Members of Trinity Episcopal {Read More}

Extry! Extry! Storytelling -and Charles Kiernan – in the news

Storytelling –  one storyteller, in particular – has been burning up the online presses of the Lehigh Valley and beyond.  A wonderful article featuring Charles Kiernan appeared in The Southsider a week or so ago.  In this Artist in the Spotlight interview, Kiernan tells it like it is – giving a wonderful explanation for the importance of storytelling in today’s world.   Read it here. The Southsider followed Kiernan’s interview with an article on the Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild’s Story Circle {Read More}

Native American Stories with Rob Aptaker at Allentown Public Library

Join Rob Aptaker for stories from Native American traditions.  Rob’s presentations is open to all ages.  He will tell stories at the Allentown Public Library on May 14th at 7 pm. The event is free.  No registration is required. The Allentown Public Library is at 1210 W. Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18102, 610-820-2400

The Journey Continues – Rob Aptaker

Rob Aptaker takes the stage at Godfrey Daniels for the Children’s Storytelling Series on April 8th at 2 pm. (See calendar for details.) Aptaker tells stories from Eastern woodland tribal nations: Lenape, Cherokee, Abenaki, and Iroquois.  He provides background and historical information about each tribal group when introducing a tale.  Rob makes sure his audience understands that Native American Nations — like nations anywhere else — each have their own unique languages, cultures, and customs. Traditional Native American stories are {Read More}

Tales of Courtship and Marital Mayhem w/ Ingrid Bohn, Judy England-McCarthy, Denise McCormack

The Center of Art in Wood and Patchwork Storytelling Guild present stories of marriage and partnership on June 8, from 6 to 8 pm.  All three tellers, Denise McCormack, Ingrid Bohn and Judy England-McCarthy are Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild members.  View amazing wooden artifacts and listen to stories about their use.  Wine will be served.  Audience members will be entered into a drawing for a prize valued at $150. The Center for Art in Wood is at 141 N. 3rd {Read More}