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richard silberg commented on Clare Muireann Murphy's event On the Heels of the Hound, Albany, California
"Irony, here you come all the way to my home neck of the woods, and I am leaving town that very day.  I'll spread the word to my friends."
Mar 9, 2012
richard silberg commented on Clare Muireann Murphy's event On the Heels of the Hound, Albany, California
"I think the date is wrong...isn't it the 31st of March? "
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Two upcoming performances

I am going to be performing storytelling at two venues in March.  The first is Monday, March 21 @ Porchlight,  San Francisco...I will be part of their "Fashion" show...the focus there is on personal stories.  About 5-6 tellers in all each with a 10 minute tale.  I'll be telling a story about my father and his suits (although I'm trying to weave the odyssey in there somehow)...Here is the web page for that one: …See More
Mar 9, 2011
richard silberg commented on Vicky Parsons's blog post Audio Storytelling for Storytellers
"Hello Vicki: Thanks for this posting.  I enjoy listening to your tales.  I agree with your reasons for storytellers to get use the technology that's out there...I have a couple of questions:  what or where are the venues to post…"
Dec 18, 2010
richard silberg commented on richard silberg's blog post Porchlight Storytelling in San Francisco
"Thanks Tim, The theme is posted on their website..usually a couple of weeks before.  If you're on their mailing list they send it to you as well...but it is pretty close to the date.  The next open door is in January...no theme as of…"
Dec 18, 2010
Tim E commented on richard silberg's blog post Porchlight Storytelling in San Francisco
"Richard-- does Porchlight announce the theme of the open mic before you show up? (So that you can select a story and work on it before you arrive?) Or do you find out the topic when you get there?"
Dec 18, 2010
Tim E commented on richard silberg's blog post Porchlight Storytelling in San Francisco
"Richard, congrats on winning Porchlight's open mic! And definitely keep me posted about the Odyssey!"
Dec 18, 2010
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Porchlight Storytelling in San Francisco

Porchlight StorytellingFor those of you in the San Francisco Bay Area, I urge you to attend porchlight storytelling events. Their next event is at the Verdi club on Dec. 20. Their web page is www.porchlightsf.com and you can see their schedule for the year. Their open mike at the Hemlock is a lot of fun. I won the 50 bucks last week as the evenings best storyteller (voted on by a random member of the audience) for a story about my father and his suits.…See More
Dec 9, 2010
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An intimate telling at thanksgiving

"You remember my nemesis! It was just to a small group of about 15 people. They requested a story. I had to comply. Very different than a formal telling. Age range 4-82"
Dec 1, 2010
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An intimate telling at thanksgiving

"Yeah! Telling to just a few people? Looks like you cracked it."
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We promote youth storytelling as well as encourage educators and other adults to use storytelling with youth as an educational tool in classrooms and in other settings. We teach to tell and tell to teach.See More
Oct 20, 2010
richard silberg commented on Dianne de Las Casas, Founder's group Storytelling in Education
"Now a question to this incredible group: Anyone ever use or have ideas on how to use storytelling to teach English (or any other language)? I now have 31 middle school students with 10 different language backgrounds (ours is the newcomer school in…"
Sep 25, 2010

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I tell traditional stories to school age audiences; use storytelling to help newcomer students acquire english language skills; develop theatre based on stories for middle school audiences.

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Two upcoming performances



I am going to be performing storytelling at two venues in March.  The first is

Monday, March 21 @ Porchlight,  San Francisco...I will be part of their "Fashion" show...the focus there is on personal stories.  About 5-6 tellers in all each with a 10 minute tale.  I'll be telling a story about my father and his suits (although I'm trying to weave the odyssey in there somehow)...

Here is the web page for that one: …

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Posted on March 9, 2011 at 11:20pm

Porchlight Storytelling in San Francisco

Porchlight Storytelling

For those of you in the San Francisco Bay Area, I urge you to attend porchlight storytelling events. Their next event is at the Verdi club on Dec. 20.

Their web page is www.porchlightsf.com and you can see their schedule for the year.

Their open mike at the Hemlock is a lot of fun. I won the 50 bucks last week as the evenings best storyteller (voted on by a random member of the…

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Posted on December 9, 2010 at 10:15pm — 3 Comments

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At 5:23pm on July 12, 2010, Dianne de Las Casas, Founder said…
Welcome to Professional Storyteller, the social networking site for storytellers around the world. We hope you participate by adding friends, joining forum discussions, blogging, adding storytelling-related photos, and joining groups. Share a story… change the world!

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At 9:50am on July 12, 2010, Clare Muireann Murphy said…
Welcome Richard!!!

Good to have you on here. See you soon, on this side of the water or that one!
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Clare
 
 
 

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