As the season for live storytelling draws to a close in Jonesborough, a handful of very special opportunities remain to take in live music and storytelling concerts before the end of the year—including Japanese guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto’s much
Nov 11, 2019 at 9:15 AM
The coming week will hold a wealth of opportunities to catch a live performance from Donald Davis, whose run as Jonesborough’s storyteller-in-residence is scheduled just before his tenure as a featured performer at the National Storytelling
Sep 30, 2019 at 12:00 AM
The world of storytelling isn’t a culture of celebrity. But if it were, you’d definitely be reading articles about Bil Lepp in its tabloids.
Dovie Thomason likes to subvert your expectations.
World-class mountain musician David Holt will soon travel to Tennessee for a weeklong storytelling and music residency in downtown Jonesborough.
Raised in Galway, Ireland, storyteller Niall de Búrca grew up steeped in the stories that would later become his trade.
Living up to its reputation as the storytelling capital of the world, Jonesborough is perhaps the only town in the world to have a dedicated practitioner of the oral tradition on hand at all times May through October.
Dipping into tall tales, African folk tales, music and personal stories, acclaimed storyteller Oba William King will soon begin a weeklong artistic residency at the International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough.
A storyteller known for her deft blend of personal stories and traditional tales, Noa Baum will soon travel to Jonesborough as the International Storytelling Center’s next teller in residence.
Anne Rutherford, a storyteller who’s celebrated for her rollicking tall tales and other stories, will soon perform as Jonesborough’s teller in residence at the International Storytelling Center.
Lepp’s season opening performance will consist of a single nighttime concert, a change of pace in the program’s 18-year run.
Who: Acclaimed storyteller Sheila Arnold
Storyteller Pippa White
Michael Reno Harrell will be the Teller-in-Residence this weekend for Storytelling Live! at the International Storytelling Center, 116 W. Main St., Jonesborough.
The International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough is home to many different kinds of tales and tellers.