Imagine New Narratives

Storytelling 2021

Dinner Stories: Transformation

VIRTUAL EVENT

WATCH VIDEO

Convert your home into a virtual dinner theater with this evening of music, storytelling and food.

Dinner Stories: Remembrance

VIRTUAL EVENT

Join us for an evening of sounds, storytelling and sustenance, as we dive into traditions of remembrance.

Poetry Workshop with Abiodun Oyewole

Workshop

IN-PERSON EVENT

ABIODUN OYEWOLE is a poet, author, teacher, and a founding member of the American music and spoken-word group The Last Poets, which laid the groundwork for the emergence of hip-hop.

Stir the Style: A Storytelling Mashup

IN-PERSON EVENT

Award-winning writers, comedians and performers will take the stage for 10-minute performances, each bookended by the musical stylings of a musical guest (to be announced soon)

Open Mic Night

IN-PERSON

Are you a poet, spoken word artist or other type of verbal performer in need of a stage and an audience? Come out to Open Mic Night at the Festival Center for an evening of listening and being heard.

Perform At Open Mic Night

IN-PERSON EVENT

Perform at an Open Mic Night emceed by professional performing artist and mentor Influence.

Taking Humor Seriously with Jennifer Munro

Workshop

IN-PERSON EVENT

In this workshop, this master comic will outline some simple but effective techniques to infuse your stories with humor, making them more memorable and successful at communicating your message.

StorySLAM

IN-PERSON & LIVE-STREAMED EVENT

Join us for a festival storytelling slam, where a group of curated professional performers will battle head-to-head for the title of top festival slammer.