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International Storytelling Center
100 West Main St.
Jonesborough, TN 37659
Now in its 9th season, Storytelling Live!, the International Storytelling Center’s renowned Teller-in-Residence (TIR) program, features a lineup of 26 nationally-known storytellers. Bob Reiser, this week's teller-in-residence, will appear in live afternoon concerts (2 p.m.) Tuesday, May 25 through Saturday, May 29 at the Center theater in Jonesborough. Tickets are $10 for adults and $9 for seniors, students, and children under 18. Reservations are strongly recommended as seating is limited.
Reiser will also host a special storytelling workshop on Thursday, May 27 from 9 - 11 a.m. entitled "My Story, Your Story, History." Find the story gold in your own life and learn ways to share it with those around you in this engaging workshop, appropriate for anyone over 30, and especially seniors. The cost is $20 and reservations are strongly recommended.
For more information, visit http://www.storytellingcenter.net/tir/index.htm or call (423) 913-1276 or (800) 952-8392, ext. 222 to purchase tickets.
Bob Reiser is an expansive and joyous storyteller, teacher and award-winning author of books for children and adults. His books, Carry it On and the award-winning Everybody Says Freedom, (both written with Pete Seeger), along with David Gets His Drum, are read around the world. Reiser has shared his unique, energetic telling of new and old tales in multiple venues, including the Hudson River Clearwater Revival, the 3 Rivers Festival, Vancouver BC's International Story Festival and as an Exchange Place teller at the National Storytelling Festival. Often accompanying himself with flute and drum, Reiser brings warmth and wit to traditional and original stories. “Bob Reiser is what storytelling is all about – funny, serious, joyful, and always alive.” –Pete Seeger