Have you met Ashton Cynthia Clarke? Have you heard her story or poem? If not, you’re missing something! I mean, big time! Meet Ashton! She’s a phenomenal storyteller and poet. If she’s in your circle, you feel compelled to brag about knowing her…
Kathy Garr, Jiro Tomiyama, Tina Tomiyama, Anna Patton, Ashton Cynthia Clarke, Jill Vanderweit, Miyo Yamauchi (L to R)We did it! We published our first book, "The Storytelling Bistro," at the end of 2022. It wasn’t easy…to be quite honest. Some people say that...
Oh, StoryMasters! Like all of you, I’ve relished Miyo Yamauchi’s stories, doled out to us once every few months on a Zoom screen—but who could have imagined the tremendous thrill of seeing and hearing Miyo give an hour-long show, live and in-person?
I Zoom’ed in to SAC’s Historical Stories show on April 20 to learn more about the genre. Perhaps this was an area into which I might expand. Watching Lee Amatangelo tell “The Day the Sun Rose Twice,” I felt like I was sitting at the feet of a master.
On a brilliant Saturday afternoon in March, amidst flowers and trees, birdsong and cheerful chatter, 20 exhilarated guests assembled in a spacious back patio in View Park, CA. They were the lucky ones who’d gotten seats for a rare storytelling concert by their friend and teacher, Barbara H. Clark.
Michael S. Jones. Oh, what a man. We shall not see his like again. We’ll miss his handsome face, his rich baritone voice, and the warmth of his smile. We’ll miss his stories and his willingness to serve, as long as he was able to.
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