Sunday, March 13, 2011

SUNDAY, MARCH 20th (World Storytelling Day - All times SLT)

9:00am -- Part II: Gilgamesh with Dubhna Rhiadra & Lycanthia Wolfhunter in the Temple Ruins ~ The epic of Gilgamesh  continues as Gilgamesh and Enkidu undertake dangerous quests that incur the displeasure of the gods. (90 minutes)

10:00am -- Early Twentieth Century Short Stories with Ixmal Supermarine at the Storytelling Circle ~ Including gems from Saki, orwell and Maupassant, Ix says,  "My readings have as a sort of theme 'the embarrassment of the middle classes...'About Ixmal himself : "I want to meet people and make friends from all the cultures of the world. Talk to me, I'm friendly!  I'm flexible and broadminded though I draw the line at sexism, racism and homophobia.  I am an actor. If you would like drama or poetry performed for you in SL, please contact me.  Je parle francais."

11:00am -- Bee Stories with Derry McMahon at the Storytelling Circle ~ Join Derry, the Queen Bee of the Seanchai Library,  for a celebration of all things Bee.  Works by Mark Twain, Walt Whitman, and "The Bee Man of Orn" by Frank Stockton will be shared.  Stop by the Seanchai Library for stories in live voice, Monday-Thursday at 7pm, and weekends at assorted times.

1:00pm -- The Swan: A Story/Dance/Art/Music Performance at the Arts Center Theater~ Dance performance of The Swan. A story has been created from a music, in a genuine collaborative project a group of dancers came together and created a story simply by listening to music. 

1:30pm -- In The Shadow of Mortals with Caledonia Skytower at the Goblin Cave ~  Cale presents from Rae Larkham's (RL Author Rae Lori) recently published book in her Ashen Twilight Series, about a world of Vampires, Lycans, and Shifter Elves surviving amidst unknowing mortals.

2:30pm -- X-Minus One with Shandon Loring in the Goblin Cave ~ From the far horizons of the unknown come transcribed tales of new dimensions in time and space. These are stories of the future, adventures in which you'll live in a million could-be years on a thousand maybe worlds. The Seanchai Library and Shandon Loring presents, in Live Voice, X Minus One!

 3:00pm -- In Their Own Voices with Singh Albatros at the Temple Ruins ~ Meet Rasputin, an Indian Maharajah, Mrs Pritma Devi - a suffering woman school-teacher from Punjab, a Singaporean vampire disguised as a restaurant tout and other characters ranging from the Indian epic 'The Mahabharata' to Chinese taxi-drivers, Indian businessmen and Australians lost in suburbia. Watch and listen as published and internationally celebrated poet-performer Chris Mooney-Singh shares a series of his own original  historical and fictional dramatic monologues drawn  from  Russian,  Indian,  South East Asian and Australian traditions, theatrically and musically rendered along with guitar, rabab, the singing voice and  ethnic percussion.

4:00pm -- The Final Story Circle: Water at the Grand Circle ~ Our closing ceremony will embrace the them of this year's World Storytelling Day: Water. Aoife Lorefield, Dubhna Rhiadra, Kaikilani, Derry McMahon, Shandon Loring, Corwyn Allen, and Caledonia Skytower, Eppie Shoreman, Kghia Gherardi, Freda Frostbite (and possibly more to come!) will all share poems and short stories related to water.

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