Virtual Story Circle – September 9th

Join us via Zoom to share stories from your very own living/dining/hanging out room.  This event is free, open to all. Join us to listen, to share, to practice, to laugh, to sigh, to learn. No previous storytelling experience is necessary. Bring a tale. Open your ears. This is a wonderful way to stay in touch with other tellers. Until further notice, the Story Circle will meet virtually on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 7:30 pm September’s Story {Read More}

The Many Muses of Oni Lasana, Storyteller & Poet

Oni Lasana finishes up the 2019/2020 Family Series at Godfrey Daniels with great stories and tales. Join her on April 19th, 2020 at 2 pm on the stage at Godfrey Daniels, 7 East 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018. Oni Lasana’s fairy tales, folktales, real tales and fake tales have floated around in her head since she was a little girl growing up in the row home in North Philadelphia. Since, 1984 she has shared her passion of storytelling worldwide. Her {Read More}

Humorous Tales from Native America with Teller Rob Aptaker

Join Rob Aptaker as he shares Humorous Tales from Native America. An enduring stereotype of the first people of America is that of stoic, laconic — but noble — stony faced folk.  Rob Aptaker will share traditional Native American stories that give the lie to this false image.  Human and animal tricksters abound in these stories.  Some of the tales are ‘laugh out loud’ funny, while others display a wry subtle humor that reflects the foibles of he human condition.  {Read More}

Family Series at Godfrey Daniels – Once Again

Holiday stories, Native American tricksters, Earthlings, Real Life and Muses are all on the menu during the 2019/20 Family Series of Storytelling events. This series runs from November to April with one program each month. The tellers have chosen their best wares, polished them brightly, and invite you to hang your worries – and disbelief – at the door. Bring a child if you wish – or come as a child, just for fun. The Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild and {Read More}

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