Live Storytelling: Tales From Beyond the (Travel) Ban

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  • Professional storyteller Milbre Burch presents:

    ​Tales from Beyond the Ban: Folktales from Libya, Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen

    ​This is a spoken word concert of oral tradition tales from the seven predominantly-Muslim countries named in the president’s initial Travel Ban. The folktales are bookended by excerpts of oral histories of international graduate students from some of those countries. In excerpts or in the full 90 minute version, Tales from Beyond the Ban has been featured at a World Refuge Day event in Columbia, MO; the National Storytelling Network’s 2018 Summit in Kansas City; the RaceBridges online project in Chicago; the series at the Hans Christian Statue in NYC’s Central Park; the Grapevine series at Busboys and Poets in DC, etc. The University of Missouri has showcased it through the Missouri Scholar’s Academy, Women’s and Gender Studies Department Graduate Conference, and an Unbound Book Festival event for undergrads.

    Tickets: $20

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    CALL: (860)877-6099
    EMAIL: svenja@storytellerscottage.com
    ONLINE: https://www.storytellerscottage.com/book-online/tales-from-beyond-the-travel-ban​

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