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Kentucky Storytelling Conference

Event Details

Kentucky Storytelling Conference

Time: November 7, 2008 at 6pm
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Center
City/Town: Shepherdsville, KY
Website or Map:…
Phone: 859-396-3736
Event Type: Primier, Storytelling, Conference
Organized By: Kentucky Storytelling Association
Latest Activity: Sep 28, 2008

Event Description

You are all invited to the Fifth Annual Kentucky Storytelling Conference. Great Workshops, Excellent Community!

Reasonable Fees:
Postmarked by October 10: $15 KSA Member, $20 Non-Member
Registered after October 10, or at the door: $35

2008 Conference
Kentucky Storytelling Association
5th Annual Conference
November 7- 8, 2008
Paroquet Springs Conference Center
Shepherdsville, Kentucky
(I-65, Exit 17)

"Whether you love to hear stories or tell stories, you need to be there."

Peter Cook Jennifer Rose

Open Mic Stories (when anyone may tell a story)
Interpreters Provided for All Sessions

Story Store (things to buy)
Door Prizes (things to win)
Freebie Table (things to take)
All Facilities Accessible

Kentucky public librarians -- Earn up to 1 CRP toward certification for the entire conference. (see CRP credits in schedule below. Sign in required at each session.)

Teachers -- please check with your district to learn what professional development credit may be earned through your conference participation.

Interpreters –- We will post information on CEUs for you as soon as it becomes available.

Conference Schedule

FRIDAY, November 7 6:00-9:00 pm Evening Open Mic Stories (0.3 CRP)
Included with Conference Registration.
Or, Evening Open Mic only, at the door $5 per person, $10 per family. Enjoy performances by conference guests Jennifer Rose and Peter Cook, plus many of your favorite Kentucky storytellers.

SATURDAY, November 8 8:30 -- 9:00 Registration
8:45 -- 9:10 Silent Story Game
9:10 -- 9:15 Welcome
9:15 -- 9:30 Communicating with Everyone
Virginia Moore, Knowledge Center on Deafness
9:30 -- 10:00 Open Mic Stories (0.05 CRP)
10:00 -- 10:15 Break and Story Store opens
10:15 -- 11:00 Workshops 1, 2, 3 (0.1 CRP)
11:00 -- 11:15 Break and Story Store open
11:15 – 12:00 Workshops 1 & 2 cont., 4 (0.1 CRP)
12:00 -- 1:15 Lunch Break (on your own)
1:15 -- 1:45 Open Mic Stories (0.05 CRP)
1:50 – 2:35 Workshops 5, 6, 7 (0.1 CRP)
2:35 -- 2:50 Break and Store
2:50 -- 3:50 KSA Annual Membership Meeting
3:50 -- 4:05 Break and Story Store
4:05 -- 4:50 Workshops 5 cont, 8, 9 (0.1 CRP)
4:50 – 5:40 Youth Storytelling Information Session
5:40 -- 6:10 Open Mic Stories (0.05 CRP)
6:15 –- 7:45 Supper Break (on your own)
8:00 – 9:30ish Evening Open Mic Stories (0.15 CRP)
Included with Conference registration.
Or, Evening Open Mic only, at the door $5.00 per person, $10 per family.

All Events are included with your Conference Registration
Fees are: Postmarked by October 10: $15 KSA Member, $20 Non-Member Registered after October 10, or at the door: $35

To attend Evening Open Mic Stories only: Pay at door each night: $5.00 per person, $10 per family

Thank You to Our 2008 Conference Partners

Knowledge Center on Deafness

This is a non-profit organization that strives to support and carry out the educational, cultural, intellectual and charitable goals of deaf and hard of hearing Kentuckians. Through the arts, deaf and hard of hearing people of all ages are given the opportunity to express their talents, to participate in society to their individual potential, and to reduce their isolation regardless of location, socio-economic status, or degree of hearing loss. KCD uses the arts to mobilize the necessary resources to improve the educational, economic and cultural quality of life for all deaf and hard of hearing citizens of the Commonwealth.”

The Kentucky Arts Council

The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, supports the 5th Kentucky Storytelling Conference with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Comment by Bobbie Kinkead on September 11, 2008 at 12:03pm
Buck, the best with the storytelling conference in Kentucky. What a worthwhile endeavor and adventure. Would love to come, maybe next year! Is there a train station near by? Would be a wonderful trip to and from Oakland, CA! Have the greatest of storytelling.
Comment by Sara Ransom on September 9, 2008 at 8:57am
Ah, hello from Durango to Cynthia and Mary and Buck. May the 5th KSC be a rip-roaring good time in all ways. Lo siento, pero sera en Mejico por los meses de Octubre y Noviembre. Buen suerte a todos. --Sarita
Comment by Don 'Buck P' Creacy on September 9, 2008 at 7:10am
There will be excellent workshops by Mary Hamilton, Cynthia Changaris and others... including me. My workshop is on Story Development. I hope you all will make an effort to attend... you won't be sorry.


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