Venue Details

13 Star Starred
Craneway Pavilion
Richmond Marina District 1414 Harbour Way South Richmond, CA 94804
510-215-6000
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Bay Area Storytelling Festival
7 ratings
4.3 average rating
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31 events
16 reviews
6 stars
attended May 18 2013

Thanks to Goldstar for introducing me to this wonderful experience. The storytellers were inspiring, humorous and thought provoking, bringing back memories of my youth. And the venue was, as one of the storytellers said, like living in a postcard.

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31 events
14 reviews
6 stars
attended May 19 2013

I did not go to this because at the last minute we were sent an email saying this ticket was for a one hour event and if we wanted to go to other sessions we would need to buy tickets onsite. I did not want to drive to Richmond to find that other...continued

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elaine
47 events
10 reviews
2 stars
attended May 19 2013

I was sorry, now, that I only went to the ending hour. This was my first time to this event, and both my friend and I thoroughly loved it. We both have it on our calendars for next year.

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Description

Len Cabral – Providence, RI — Warm … Animated … Clever

A highly acclaimed storyteller, " Len Cabral ":http://www.lencabral.com/ has been enchanting audiences with his performances since 1976. Len’s Cape Verdean ancestry comes alive in his fresh interpretations of folktales, punctuated by his life stories. His narrative adventures have won Cabral a place at venues all over the world. Len is the recipient of the National Storytelling Network Circle of Excellence Award, several NAPPA and Parent’s Choice awards.

Kevin Kling – Minneapolis, MN — Surprising … Tender … Redemptive

Born under the zodiac sign “Minnesota with Iowa rising," Kevin Kling blends his Midwest roots with a wicked imagination creating a wonderful world of the skewed. From getting struck by lightning to performing his banned play in Czechoslovakia; Kevin will take you on a wild ride. The National Endowment for the Arts, The McKnight Foundation, The National Storytelling Network and others have recognized Kling’s artistry.

Megan Wells – La Grange Park, IL — Bewitching … Elegant … Inventive Combine an award-winning artist, a flair for freeing literature from the page, a taste for epic tales, with collaborations with Chicago A Capella, and one begins to appreciate the scope of Megan Wells’ vision and talent. She is the recipient of the Ed Press Distinguished Achievement Award and the Parent’s Choice Gold. Megan has created theatrical storytelling experiences from Helen’s Troy, Dracula and Firebird.

Yvette Brandy – Los Angeles, CA — Dynamic … Melodic … Piquant

Born and raised in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, " Yvette Brandy ":http://YBrandySpeaks.com has the songs, the sounds, the dialects of the Caribbean in her bones. With her traditional and original musical compositions, this lively singer, songwriter, storyteller reflects the culture of her bewitching island.

Will Hornyak – Milwaukie, OR — Energetic … Inclusive …

Eclectic From Irish folktales to American tall tales to Russian fairytales, "Will Hornyak ":http://www.portlandstorytellers.org/storytellers/hornyak/ weaves a web of well-crafted stories into highly engaging performances. A former newspaper reporter in Latin America, he combines an understanding of world cultures with a love for the rhythm and music of language.

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