Welcome to the Monday 1st November 2021

webpage of the

 

 

"Storytelling by and for Adults"

                    Series

            (occurring via Zoom)

 

                    Presented by

          World Storytelling Institute

          info@storytellinginstitute.org

              Chennai, 98403 94282

 

This is a series of Open-mic

Storytelling sessions.

 

This series and the Chennai

Storytelling Festival are both

presented by the World

Storytelling Institute.

 

Sessions in this series usually occur

on the first Monday of each month

beginning at 6pm India time.

(If you are not in India, you could

determine the starting time in your

time zone at

www.thetimezoneconverter.com .)

  

For seven years (starting in 2013),

this series occurred in a Cafe Coffee 

Day in Chennai.  Now it is occurring 

via Zoom videoconference.

 

Participating Storytellers are

requested to

1) tell stories that are especiallly

meant for adult listeners,

and

2) consider telling in the

"Candid" Storytelling Style

during at least parts of their

performances.

 

Admission is free.

 

If you have not yet attended a session

in this series -- to register to attend the

the sessions, please send an email to

info@storytellinginstitute.org .

(No need to re-register each month.)

 

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Recordings 

 

1) 6th July 2020 session --

Links to recordings are here.

 

2) 3rd August 2020 session --

Links to recordings are here.

 

3) 7th Sept 2020 session --

Links to recordings are here.

 

4) 5th Oct 2020 session -- 

Links to recordings are here.

 

5) 2nd Nov 2020  session --

Links to recordings are here.

 

6) 7th Dec 2020 session --

Links to recordings are here.

 

7) 4th Jan 2021 session --

Links to recordings are here.

 

In Feb 2021, we took

a break, so we could focus on

Chennai Storytelling Festival 2021 ,

the Festival's 9th annual edition,

and the first to occur primarily via Zoom.

 

8) 8th March 2021 session --

Links to recordings are here.

 

9) 5th April 2021 session --

Links to recordings are here.

 

10) 3rd May 2021 session --

Links to recordings are here.

 

11) 7th June 2021 session --

Links to recordings are here.

 

11) 5th July 2021 session --

Links to recordings are here.

 

12) 2nd August 2021 session --

Links to recordings are here.

 

13) 6th Sept 2021 session --

Links to recordings are here.

 

14) 4th Oct 2021 session --

Links to recordings are here.

 

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     "Storytelling by and for Adults"

 

                      Program on

         Monday 1st November 2021

          

1) 6:00pm India time.

 Kajal Goswami (in Hyderabad) would tell                    

"The Shipwrecked Sailor" (a folktale).

 

2) 6:20pm India time / 2:50pm Nicosia time.

David Meyer (in Nicosia, Cyprus) would tell                             

"A New York City 'Taxi Story' from the 1980s"

(a personal-experience story).

 

3) 6:40pm India time.

Geethanjali Javed (in Chennai) would tell                    

"The Story of a Farmer" (a folktale).

 

4) 7:00pm India time.

Simran Nagwani (in Mumbai) would tell           

"Anger is Like a Wind that Blows Away the 

Lamp of the Mind" (an original fictional story).

 

5) 7:20pm India time.

Mary Kuttikadan (in Mumbai) would tell                       

The Gold and Ivory Tablecloth” (a historical story).

 

6) 7:40pm India time / 10:10am Hamilton time.

Michael Williams (additional info is here)

(in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) would tell    

"The Blessing" (a folktale).

 

7) 8:00pm India time / 10:30am Connecticut time.

Carol Birch (in Connecticut, USA) would tell    

"Icarus Revisited" (the storyteller's version of

the myth as inspired by the poet Kate Tempest).

 

 

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Some tips and suggestions regarding

"Storytelling via Videoconference (and In-person)"

are here.

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