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I’m usually a little shy to tell people that I think of radio storytelling as artistic expression. Because they’ll immediately point to one of my straight news stories and say, “Are you kidding? Definitely not art.” And the hypothetical...
The internet has been abuzz since “This American Life” retracted Mike Daisey’s Apple manufacturing story on the grounds that it contained “significant fabrications.” In response, Daisey issued the following...
One of the top journalists in public radio, Ira Glass, has announced that This American Life is retracting a major story about ethical manufacturing in China. “We’re retracting the story because we can’t vouch for its truth,”...
The Moth Roadshow traveled to the Clayton Opera House last week. What an evening! Great stories and a sense from all I spoke with after the show that each of us has the capacity to tell a personal story, a story that connects us and our human...
News stories tagged with "storytelling"
Brockville, ON, Mar 20, 2011 — Every year around the first of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere (or the first of Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere) people all over the world gather to tell stories for World Storytelling Day. Thanks to Deborah Dunleavy, the host of our own storytelling series "The Crystal", NCPR is celebrating the day with four storytellers. On the program we hear stories from Ed Clark, Karen Glass, Fran Yardley and Deborah. Go to full article
Brockville, ON, Mar 18, 2011 — Our occasional storytelling series, The Crystal, continues. Brockville storyteller Deborah Dunleavy shares a story from Scotland about a king who tries to trick a man with a series of riddles, but in the end the joke is on him. Go to full article
Brockville, ON, Feb 14, 2011 — This month, the Crystal storyteller Deborah Dunleavy tells a story of a Valentine's Day from her childhood where she threw a big party for her friends and her father, a firefighter, saved the day. Go to full article
Brockville, ON, Dec 31, 2010 — Brockville storyteller Deborah Dunleavy shares a midwinter tale about a young logger and a flying canoe at a lumber camp in northern Quebec. Go to full article
Brockville, ON, Oct 27, 2010 — What would Halloween be without a spooky story? Brockville professional storyteller Deborah Dunleavy visited NCPR recently to share a favorite tale about Aaron Kelly's return from the grave for one more dance. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Brockville, ON, Sep 17, 2010 — It's Friday, and we celebrated with music and stories during the "8 o'clock Hour" this morning. Two members of the Thousand Islands Yarnspinners in Brockville, and the blues band Hard Pushin' Papa joined Todd Moe in the studio for a dose of tall tales and some great blues guitar-and-tuba style. All our guests will be featured at the Festival of Storytelling from September 24-25 at the Brockville Museum. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Oct 25, 2007 — Our theme is the art of storytelling. We talk with Keene Valley town librarian Karen Glass who tells the tale of a benevolent troll. Potsdam actor and storyteller Ed Clark shares his story of a wizard, a magic crystal and some frogs. Joel Hurd and Jill Breit tell stories of music and the road. They've just finished a year-long recording tour of the North Country, meeting hundreds of musicians, as part of the UpNorth Music Project. In our Giving Voice segment, Russell poet John Berbrich connects poems and stories. Todd Moe hosts. Go to full article
by Concert Hall
May 02, 2005 — Keene Valley storyteller Karen Glass weaves stories about women around music by Dan Duggan in her collection, Phoebe's Garden and Other Stories of Strong Women, newly out from Esperance Studios in Red Creek, NY. Her story "Esther, a girl with a dream," features Dan Duggan playing the traditional tune Inishere. Go to full article