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    Format: 2024-06-27

    PechaKucha: The Best We Could Do

    How much can you share in 20 slides, 20 seconds each? PechaKucha, originating in Tokyo in 2003, offers a platform for storytellers to share their tales in a distinctive format. This innovative approach has intrigued both storytellers and audiences globally. Show up and learn several new things very quickly! Want you tell your own story?

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    DIY StoryCorps

    Join us for a special storytelling event led by seasoned storyteller Saul Fussiner, followed by the opportunity to record your story for potential submission to StoryCorps. The theme of the event is celebration, and Saul will guide participants through a short workshop to hone their storytelling skills. Kevin Ewing will be on hand to assist with the recording process. Don't miss this chance to share your story and celebrate the power of narrative!

    A Night of Poet Laureates

    Get ready to be swept away at "A Night of Poet Laureates"! Join us for an electrifying evening filled with the power of words as three Connecticut poet laureates grace the stage with their mesmerizing performances. Feel the rhythm, hear the stories, and immerse yourself in the vibrant world of contemporary spoken word art. Let's celebrate the diverse voices that make the Connecticut landscape so rich and dynamic. Don't miss out on this unforgettable showcase of talent and expression! Featuring CT state poet laureate Antoinette Brim Bell, New Haven poet laureate Sharmont Influence-Little and Hartford poet laureate emeritus Frederick-Douglass Knoweles II.

    Stir The Style: Destination New Haven

    Join us for "Stir the Style – Destination New Haven" It's not just a storytelling event; it's a passport to adventure! Delve into a whirlwind of tales as we explore the diverse paths that led people to our vibrant city. From heartfelt memoirs to hilarious escapades, our storytellers will transport you through time and space using a variety of different storytelling genres. Get ready for an evening filled with laughter, tears, and endless inspiration. Don't miss out on this unforgettable journey!