A festival of tales, and stories from time and space

It’s another special week for storytelling in voice this week, both at the Seanchai Library SL and with Storyfest 2013, taking place on Sunday 24th March at Bran.

As always, all times SLT, and unless otherwise stated, events will be held on the Seanchai Library’s home on Imagination Island.

Sunday March 24th, 09:00-17:00: Storyfest 2013 at Bran

storyfest-3Storyfest 2013 arrives a Bran on Sunday, March 24th, and with it comes a host of storytellers with tales to delight and enthrall.

This year marks the third anniversary for this one-day event, presented by Branwen Arts and Stories Unlimited.

Feturing a host of stories from many of SL’s top Voice performers, Storyfest 2013 kicks-of at the Story Circle in Bran at 09:00, running through until 17:00 and includes a special performance of ACCEPT by the independent Ballet Company, staged at the Branwen Arts Center Theater with music and story on stream.

Find out more here, or by visiting the Storyfest SL blog.

Monday March 25th, 19:00: Reflections from the Golden Wheel

Join Caledonia Skytower, as she reads from her about-to-be-released RL publication, Reflections from The Golden Wheel.

Tuesday, March 26th, 19:00: Fairies! Fairies! Fairies with Faerie!!!

With Faerie Maven-Pralou.

Wednesday 27th March, 19:00: A Newbery Zoo

Martin Greenberg brings together a dozen stories by Newbery Award-winning authors.

Animals — enter their magic kingdom. From cuddly puppies to ferocious lions and every beast in between, children are forever drawn to animals and to stories about their adventures. And who better to tell these stories than authors who have won the John Newbery Medal for distinguished contributions to literature for children, as read by Gina Pralou-Maven.

Thursday March 28th, 19:00: Hilo Tales

TimegatesEdited by Gardner R. Dozois and Jack Dann, Timesgates is an anthology of twelve dimension-shattering tales of time travel.

Featuring John Varley, Ursula K. LeGuin, Joe Haldeman, Avram Davidson, Damon Knight, Nancy Kress, R.A. Lafferty, Jack McDevitt, Bridget McKenna, Richard McKenna, Charles Sheffield, and James Tiptree, Jr. These stories take readers from everyday reality into the infinite vistas of time and space — as far as the man can reach.

Join Shandon Loring as he brings these tales to life.

Please check with the Seanchai Library SL’s blog for updates and additions to the week’s schedule.

In March and April Seanchai are inviting library guests to join them in supporting their featured real world charity Project Children! Have questions? IM or notecard Caledonia Skytower.

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