Events Calendar

Saturday, June 2, 2012

StoryStream Tent -- Cambridge River Festival

Near the Weeks Footbridge on the banks of the Charles River -- activities continue from noon until 6:00 pm.

Tales of ordinary and extraordinary life in Cambridge neighborhoods and on the streets, memory games, immigrant stories, virtuoso teen performances, folktales in English & sign language, Story Flags, and audience participation!

     Create your personal Story Flag to display in the Storytelling Tent!

12:00   That’s Not Trash!  Folktales and StoryTrades about Recycling
               Doria Hughes, storyteller, and Evan Wondolowski, artist           

1:00     “Let’s play, Cambridge!”
               Beyond the 4th Wall Teen Improv Troupe

1:40     Unseen Borders: Stories for Families in American Sign     Language and English
              Deaf teller KR Glickman & hearing teller/interpreter Tony Toledo

2:45     Behind the Scenes at Spare Change News
               Stories from writers and vendors of Boston’s homeless newspaper

3:30     Story Flag Stories -- Memory Stories
               Jo Radner and Cambridge residents from all over the world

Thursday, December 16, 6:00pm

Ashley Bryan Returns to Cambridge

Ashley Bryan, beloved illustrator and author of over 35 books including Ashley Bryan’s Words to My Life’s Song, All Things Bright and Beautiful, and Beautiful Blackbird, will be presenting poetry and stories at Fletcher-Maynard Academy, 225 Windsor Street, Cambridge, MA. Ages 6 and up.  Pizza will be served.

Free admission, but please register at 617-349-4409 or 617-349-4102.

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StoryStream's partner massmouth presents its second Somerville slam on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 6:30-9:30pm

"A Boston 'T' Party"
The "T" - It took you for a ride. Tell us the story

Co-hosted by Diana Weisner accompanied by the crowd pleasing fave, back by popular demand, TBA!

The PRECINCT, previously home to the Somerville Police Department, is a unique basement venue that features an outdoor beer garden/patio, live music every night, food served late, and sporting events and now -- massmouth story slams!
70 Union Square
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 623-9211

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Everybody Has a Story: 

A Storytelling Concert

Norah Dooley

Saturday, November 20 -- Join storyteller and author Norah Dooley at 56 Brattle Street, Cambridge, for an exciting morning of stories from far and near, appropriate for both kids and adults. Norah will begin with world folk tales, and then share life stories from her neighbors in Central Square, Cambridge -- and maybe even from members of the audience! Don't miss this enchanting and inspiring performance at the historic Brattle Theater in Harvard Square. Norah Dooley is a storyteller, critically acclaimed children's author, and educator, who, as co-founder of, started a story slam series in Greater Boston. Norah's widely acclaimed picture book Everybody Cooks Rice is one of four titles in a series about her former neighborhood in Cambridge, MA. She has published six storytelling CDs.

Nov. 20 -- Saturday, 10:30-11:30 am.                         More information
56 Brattle St.