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CAC Annual Possum Town Tales Storytelling Festival

Ever been to a storytelling festival? Here is your chance!

 

Stories and storytelling are at the heart of our human experience. They keep us tied together as families and communities. Listening to stories promotes learning and self discovery. Come explore the power of stories and the places they can transport you.

 

We hope you'll join us at this year's Columbus Arts Council's Annual Possum Town Tales Storytelling Festival

September 22 & 23, 2017

 

Meet the storytellers:

 

Rev. Robert B Jones, Sr. ... When you couple authenticity with talent of a truly exceptional nature: a pastor, a songwriter, a storyteller, a multi-instrumentalist, an award winning educator with an encyclopedic knowledge of the history of African American folk music, including blues, spiritual, and slave songs…its players and styles…you get the Reverend Robert B. Jones, Sr. from Detroit, Michigan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bil Lepp ... A nationally renowned storyteller and five time champion of the West Virginia Liars’ Contest, Bil’s outrageous, humorous tall-tales and witty stories have earned the appreciation of listeners of all ages and from all walks of life. Though a champion liar, his stories often contain morsels of truth which shed light on universal themes. Be it a hunting trip, a funeral, or a visit to the dentist, Bil can find the humor in any situation. Lepp explains that while his stories may not be completely true, they are always honest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whitehall (c. 1843)

Whitehall (c. 1843)

Open by appointment. Circa 1843 NATIONAL REGISTER HISTORIC DISTRICT   This pillared mansion was built near the street, although the property extended over an entire city block; it includes gardens,…

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