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Personal Treasure: Storytelling

April 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Free
Adam Booth will teach participants about story crafting and presentation techniques.

Craft a personal story based on an object, family photograph, or memory important to you!

The Personal Treasures Storytelling Workshop will teach skills for personal storytelling. Participants are enouraged to bring a photo or family heirloom to serve as inspiration for their story theme. This personal treasure will be the focus of the story crafting exercise.

Participants will revieve a personal journal and learn about how to present their story from a professional teller of stories, Adam Booth.

Adam Booth is the recipient of the 2022 Governor’s Arts Award for Folk Arts in West Virginia. His original stories blend traditional mountain folklore, music, and an awareness of contemporary Appalachia. A nationally touring artist, his professional telling appearances include premiere storytelling events across the United States, such as the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival, the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, the International Storytelling Center, the National Storytelling Festival, the Appalachian Studies Association Conference, the National Storytelling Conference, the National Academy of Medicine, and as a Spoken Word Resident at the Banff Centre (Alberta, Canada). He is a member of the Recording Academy and his recordings have received a Parents’ Choice Gold Award, two Parents’ Choice Silver Honors, and four Storytelling World Awards and Honors. He is a four-time champion of the West Virginia Liars’ Contest. Adam is the inaugural Storyteller-In-Residence at Shepherd University.

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This event is free but seating is limited please register in advance. Attend with a friend for the best experience!
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Details

Date:
April 9
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/personal-treasure-storytelling-tickets-304201323347

Venue

Village Renew-All Antique Mall
610 14th St W
Huntington, WV 25701 United States
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