The teller talks new projects and the city’s storytelling scene.
The limited-seating, outdoor series opens the weekend of July 17 with performances by The Moon and You, Chuck Lichtenberger and his Trio and Becky Stone.
Becky Stone, a professional storyteller in Asheville for 30 years, organizes SAFP for the Asheville Storytelling Circle. “We want to showcase story in all of its forms,” she says.
The series opens on Saturday, July 7, with Abby “The Spoon Lady” Roach, one of the best known buskers in town. She and her musician partner, Chris Rodrigues, will perform stories and songs.
Founded in 1988 by the late J.G. Pinkerton, TELLEBRATION! is a trademarked event that invites guilds from across the world to host a celebration in their own city the weekend before Thanksgiving. Doug Elliott will be joined by Asheville Storytelling Circle’s Chet Allen, Lee Lyons, Mary White and Becky Stone.
The storytellers will gather at the Folk Art Center on Sunday, April 30
WORD features three spoken word artists and takes place at Trad & Lore Coffee on Friday, Sept. 16.