“When I was a child growing up in Waynesville, Asheville was the magical ‘big city’ for us,” says storyteller Donald Davis. He will return to the area for Tellabration! A Worldwide Storytelling Event, which celebrates the historic art of storytelling with modern renditions. For 21 years, the Asheville Storytelling Circle has hosted the local event, bringing together the region’s finest tellers. This year’s lineup includes Kathy Gibson and David Joe Miller. Tellabration! takes place at the Folk Art Center on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 3 p.m. $10. ashevillestorycircle.org. Davis will also visit Malaprop’s on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. to tell stories and sign copies of his new book, Cripple Joe: Stories From My Daddy. Photo courtesy of Davis
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