Ghost Stories With Kim Weitkamp: Tales and Tunes from an Award-Winning Storyteller
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The last date listed for Ghost Stories With Kim Weitkamp was Thursday August 9, 2012 / 8:00pm (Doors open at 7:00pm).
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Canada's most iconic cowboy storyteller and songwriter Ian Tyson makes a rare Portland appearance with this Alberta Rose Theatre show. Perhaps best known in the U.S. for his hit song "Four Strong Winds," which was voted Canada's No. 1 song of the 20th century and made world-famous by Neil Young, Tyson turned 80 in September 2013, but his energy remains undimmed. Since 2000, he's released five albums, filmed a music documentary, penned a bestselling autobiography -- all while taking care of his working ranch in southern Alberta. Join this legendary singer-songwriter as he reflects on a five-decade musical career that's produced some of the most beloved cowboy songs of the modern era. Learn More
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Kim has a wonderful singing and speaking voice, but we were expecting to be gripping the seats, biting our nails, waiting to be scared by eerie ghost stories, and they were nice, not really scary (maybe we're too old to be scared!). We enjoyed her...continued
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Check out Kim Weitkamp’s official website.
Professional storyteller, humorist and musician, Kim Weitkamp performs songs and stories from her latest album of ghost stories, “Head Bone Rattles.” Kim Weitkamp.
Hard to describe, easy to enjoy. Kim is a humorist and storyteller who’s stories and songs bring joy to people all across America.
Kim is sought after storyteller, humorist and musician sharing her original stories and songs at theaters and festivals throughout the United States. One theater review stated, “Kim weaves the threads of her individual stories into a tapestry full of singular characters, fantastic situations, and heartfelt wisdom – all the best that a storyteller can offer” She has completed four audio collections and has enjoyed airplay on Sirius XM radio and NPR affiliate stations. Her latest CD, Penny Candy Love, has received two Storytelling World Awards.
Weitkamp is the National Youth Storytelling representative for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the President of the Virginia Storytelling Alliance and Founder of the Wrinkles Project, a national campaign to raise awareness of the national treasure that we possess in the form of life stories from folks within our elder communities. Her work in the area of Story in Peace Studies has resulted in collaborations with the Center for Peace at Virginia Tech and the Peace by Piece Project with the Conflict Resolution Center and the Taubman Museum of Fine Art. Her work in this area resulted in a nomination for the 2008 Governors Awards for the Arts.
About the Ticket Supplier: Alberta Rose Theatre
After over 20 years of being closed to the public, the Alberta Rose Theatre has reemerged as Portland’s premier setting to experience acoustic music and live performances.