With great sadness, Storytellers of San Diego annouce the passing of Dr. Annjannette McFarlin, founder of Black Storytellers of San Diego.
Funeral Services, Bethel AME Church, 11:30, Saturday, December 7th. Link to information
On Saturday, Dec. 14th @ 1:00pm, The Black Storytellers of San Diego, Inc. will have a Celebration of Life gathering at Malcolm X Library, 5148 Market Street
San Diego, Ca. 92114
Thanks for your continued prayers and support.
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Reserve the date: 4th Annual all-day, free San Diego Storytelling Festival, April 26th, 2014 at the Encinitas Public Library
3rd Annual San Diego Storytelling Festival a Rousing Success.Link to slide show of photos by Michael Fish (Download .zip file)
Link to photo collage #1 by Michael Fish
Link to photo collage #2 by Michael Fish
Many thanks to the Encinitas Community Library, the City of Encinitas, the Storytellers of San Diego, Festival sponsors and the hundreds of story enthusiasts who made the 3rd Annual San Diego Storytelling Festival a huge success. See you next year!
Link to teller biographies Link to 2013 Festival sponsors
A premier California Storytelling Festival
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The Storytellers of San Diego is a non-profit corporation of storytellers and storytelling enthusiasts dedicated to promoting storytelling as an art form in the San Diego area.
- To increase awareness of and appreciation for storytelling as an art form in a variety of settings: entertainment venues, educational institutions, heath care facilities, community organizations, non-profit organizations and for profit businesses.
- To provide opportunities for participation in storytelling for all children and adults, from beginners to professionals, through classes, workshops, storyswaps, concerts and storytelling festivals.
- To encourage the use of storytelling to bring together diverse
populations in the community and promote cross-cultural understanding.
- To serve as a source of information on the art of storytelling
and storytelling events in the San Diego area.