Drum Tribute 2015 at Stenton Park Noon to 7:00 PM, Storytelling at 1:00 PM Annual FREE family friendly African cultural event honoring the contributions of the Drum to African culture.
JUNE 20th, 2:00 PM The Story Grove @ 2015 CLEARWATER GREAT RIVER FESTIVAL! The Clearwater Festival”) Saturday, June 20 and 21, on the east bank of the Hudson River, Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson, Westchester County, NY., is a large folk music and storytelling festival held each year on Father’s Day weekend. Several stages, crafts and food vendors, and the river itself, create a lovely weekend for the 10,000 + attendees to the festival.
June 7, 2015, 7:00 PM Reaching for Resonance in Black & White Two Families, Six Generations in America Denise Valentine & Bill Mettler: Master Storytellers Weave Their Craft A Companion show to My Racial Ignorance, by artist Bonnie Mettler on Exhibition at Historic St. Georges United Methodist Church 235 N. 4th St. Philadelphia, PA 19106
May 23rd, 2:00 – 2:30PM – Storytelling workshop at Art Sanctuary Philadelphia Literary & Arts Conference 10 - 4pm, part of Art Sanctuary’s Celebration of Black Writing Festival | May, 2015 | Temple University Ritter Hall & Annex (Cecil B. Moore Avenue at Montgomery Avenue) Follow #CBW31 on Twitter
May 16, 3 PM - 4:30 PM WHERE DOES MY STORY BEGIN? Philadelphia Folklore Project 735 South 50th Street Philadelphia, PA Storyteller Denise Valentine has been on a journey to unravel the complicated threads of her family’s history, examining tales told generation-to-generation alongside DNA evidence and written records. Come listen to Denise recount her adventures looking for her family's place in the story of slavery and freedom in South Carolina. This program is presented by Linda Goss and made possible by Friends of the Artists. http://www.folkloreproject.org
Label: Indie: Roots & Wings
Bio: Denise Valentine tells Lovestories. Stories of Divine Love, Sacred Love, Love for Humanity, Love for Mother Earth, and Father Sky, Higher Love, Tough Love, One Love. Her storytelling performance illustrates the power of story to transcend differences between people, inspire hope, and transform ne...See Full Bio