TELLABRATION!

A NATIONAL EVENING OF STORYTELLING 

​​SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2018

4-6 P.M.

THE OLD CHURCH

966 OLD CHURCH ROAD, CORRALES, NEW MEXICO

ADMISSION:  FREE BUT DONATIONS WELCOMED!


Tellabration is a world-wide event celebrating the magic of live storytelling, where simultaneous world-wide storytelling events take place, promited in the USA by the National Storytelling Network and produced locally by Storytellers of New Mexico.  A local tradition now in its third decade, this year’s Albuquerque Tellabration brings together four accomplished tellers whose distinct voices and stories will touch both the heart and the funny bone! These four Featured Tellers, working in the historic Corrales Old Church, will provide a wonderful live entertainment event.  Click HERE for an event flyer.


                                                George Williams - is a Native Oklahoman who has adopted New                                                  Mexico as his home. He has been a Featured Teller at The                                                          Albuquerque “Folk Fest” for the past two years, and at earlier                                                    Tellabration and World Storytelling Day events. Actor, writer,                                                      former Medieval Fair “King”, Cat Dad, and soon to be                                                                Podcaster, George tells original stories about “Busted Flush,                                                      Oklahoma, a little town about 100 years SouthEast of The                                                          Capitol.” (He’s also been known to tell stories about Dragons,                                                    Cats, and Kings!)



                                                 Elaine Muray integrates movement and narration to deliver                                                       tales from around the world, and personal stories. She has                                                         performed at the Taos Storytelling Festival, The Australian                                                         Storytelling Festival and was chosen by her then peers to                                                           perform at The National Storytelling Network’s Conference ‘All                                                   Regions Concert.’ In 2015, Elaine did a 64- school to English                                                       immersion schools in Columbia, and in 2017 did the same for                                                     schools in China and Korea. She is a certified ESL/ELL                                                                 instructor, and holds a degree in Social Work.



                                                 Mauny Muray moved to Albuquerque from Ventura, California                                                   where he was a member of the Magic Castle in Hollywood.                                                         Mauny has been performing magic for nearly 30 years. He likes                                                   to weave stories and tall tales while presenting his magical                                                       effects. He became interested in magic as a teen, and had                                                         studied under the tutelage of some of the nation’s top                                                               professionals while living in Louisiana, California, and Virginia.                                                   He has performed across the USA, and in numerous foreign                                                         countries.


                                                 Annie Swift is a native New Mexican (Burqueña to boot!). She                                                   has lived abroad in Argentina, Spain and Brazil and is fluent in                                                   English, Spanish and Portuguese. Her love of language led her                                                     to start her amateur career as a storyteller. She’s a regular at                                                   the Duke City Story Slam or the Liar's Game in Albuquerque.                                                       Currently she works as a Case Manager for a local immigration                                                   law firm and is very grateful to be humbled by humanity every                                                   day. In her spare time, Annie enjoys studying French, cooking,                                                   yoga, running on the Rio Grande, camping, and playing with                                                       cats, dogs and children.  


​For More Info, Contact: Bob Kanegis, 505-306-4476 orbob@storyconnection.com 

















                                        









  



 

OCTOBER  EVENTS

​​​​​​​STORYTELLING EVENTS

​See separate page for dates & locations for Story Circles/Crafting.

                               DUKE CITY STORY SLAM
                                            FIFTH THURSDAY IN NOVEMBER                                                     NOVEMBER 29TH
                               THE RED DOOR BREWING COMPANY
                                  SW Corner of Gold & 4th St.,

                                                     Downtown, Albuquerque
                              ​                                   7 -9 PM
                                                            THEME:  ODD MAN OUT

STNM is pleased to host one of our newest programs, Duke City Story Slam, on the fourth Thursday of each month at the Red Door Brewery located in downtown Albuquerque, 400 Gold Avenue.  (Note:  In November, due to a conflict with Thanksgiving, DCSS will take place on the FIFTH Thursday, November 29th, instead of on the fourth Thursday, as usual.)


Join us for our next DCSS event where a new and vital storytelling community is emerging!  

Three featured tellers share a 10 minute personal story and four audience members share an impromptu 5 minute open mic story.  All tellers participate in friendly competition with one other based on scoring from a friendly panel of judges.  Winners from each category take home a prize.  There is a cover of from $2-5 (although larger donations are most welcome!) so come  over and get involved in the DCSS!


Enter to win a DCSS Complimentary T-Shirt or other Raffle Prize open to audience members!
Special thanks to STNM Board Vice President, Nash Jones, for the impetus behind this project!
OPEN MIC, and lots of fun.  JOIN US  & SAVE THE DATE - NOVEMBER 29th!


INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING?
NEEDED:  Featured tellers, judges, time keepers, photographers, door greeter!
Contact Nash Jones for more information or to pitch a story.
​​More information on our 
Storytelling News page.​

DECEMBER 27th THEME - HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

DECEMBER INTO JANUARY EVENTS

                         DUKE CITY STORY SLAM

                          THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018

                         ​FOURTH THURSDAY OF THE MONTH

                        THE RED DOOR BREWING COMPANY

                       SW Corner of Gold & 4th St., Downtown, Albuquerque

                    ​7 -9 PM

                 THEME:  "YIKES"


    STNM is pleased to host one of our newest programs, Duke City Story Slam, on the fourth Thursday of each month at the Red Door Brewery located in downtown Albuquerque, 400 Gold Avenue. 

Join us for our next DCSS event where a new and vital storytelling community is emerging!  


Three featured tellers share a 10 minute personal story and four audience members share an impromptu 5 minute open mic story.  All tellers participate in friendly competition with one other

 based on scoring from a friendly panel of judges.  Winners from each category take home a prize.  There is a cover of from $2-5 (although larger donations are most welcome!) so come  over and get involved in the DCSS!


Enter to win a DCSS Complimentary T-Shirt or other Raffle Prize open to audience members!


Special thanks to STNM Board Vice President, Nash Jones, for the impetus behind this project!
OPEN MIC, and lots of fun. 
JOIN US  & SAVE THE DATES!

FOURTH THURSDAY OF THE MONTH!

UPCOMING DATES AND THEMES:  NOVEMBER 29th - ODD MAN OUT

DECEMBER 27th - HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS


Interested in participating?

NEEDED:  Featured tellers, judges, time keepers, photographers, door greeter!

Contact Nash Jones for more information or to pitch a story.

More information on our Storytelling News page.

​​​​​​TELLING MY STORY: BRIDGING TWO WORLDS

Q-STAFF THEATER

400 Broadway, SE
ALBUQUERQUE


NOVEMBER 9, 10 AND 11, 2018


TICKETS


Telling My Story: Bridging Two Worlds is a collaborative project between Storytellers of NM (STNM) and TWO WORLDS: Native Theatre and Film.  Four performances, with evening performances on Friday and Saturday evenings, November 9 and 19, 2018, and a Sunday matinee on November 11th followed by Q & A with cast & Director.  This combined theater/visual arts piece features Women of Color telling their stories, with an emphasis on a celebration of identity and culture. 


​​Visit the Telling My Story: Bridging Two Worlds page for more details, or to learn how you can participate directly and/or support this project.  Click HERE for production POSTER.

NOVEMBER EVENTS

​                                                     THE LIAR'S GAME IN ALBUQUERQUE                                                                        2ND MONDAY OF EACH MONTH!

                                 December 10th  at 7 PM  

                                   December Theme: Dark & Light

                                January 14th -

                                   January Theme:  Crazy News Stories

                                                                                                    

                                     The audience guesses the liar!

                                               $5 admission          

 

The Liar's Game provides a delightful evening of storytelling at 7 p.m. on the 2nd Monday of the Month  at the Empire Game Library (3503 Central in Albuquerque's Nob Hill.  This event is produced  independently by STNM member, Barry Simon, in association with the Empire Board Game Library.  Three storytellers each tell a ten minute story, followed by questions from the audience to determine which of the three tellers is not telling the truth - which is the "liar!"   At only $5.00 admission, this is a bargain for a fun evening out on the town, with delicious food options available.  Learn how you, too, can become a storyteller at this event by contacting Barry Simon, 505-254-7716 .

 A brief audition is required.  Come early as seating is limited and you don't want to miss the pre-event game planned at 6:45 p.m.!


STNM's own, Kimberly Gotches, Sarah Malone, George Williams, Rick Berg, Nash Jones, Alan Kinner, Kathy Sax, and Bob Kanegis are now official members of the Liars' Game Repertory Company of Storytellers which is the brainstorm of new STNM member  and producer, Barry Simon!  Contact Barryif you are interested in becoming a Liars' Game teller!

                                            Check out the Liars' Game onFACEBOOK.   


No Regular Liar's Game in November due to the holidays, but there will be a  DIRTY LIAR'S GAME on NOVEMBER 3rd  at O'Neill's  Pub in Nob Hill