World Storytelling Day 2016 – Local Update

Globally speaking, World Storytelling Day 2016 was yesterday ( World Storytelling Day website indicates that the global celebration involved storytellers and listeners in over twenty nations around the globe.

Fortunately, the celebration and the spirit live on in Minnesota’s vibrant storytelling community. The stories continue this week, highlighted by a very special event on Tuesday evening, 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Landmark Center in downtown St. Paul. The program, entitled “Strong Women Telling Stories of Strong Women” features Minnesota women sharing stories; the roster of storytellers includes women from a variety of walks of life and heritage. (see earlier post) The schedule includes information about related programs and services – and the evening wraps up with refreshments and a chance to meet and share stories informally. The $10 donation supports the Veterans Resilience Project.

Organizer Larry Johnson advises that time is of the essence – available space is limited. RSVP asap at 612 747 3904 or


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