Story Slam “Picking the Best” – Sunday 5:00 Sept. 24 at 82 Park Hill Rd. Apple Orchard, Easthampton. Call 203-5247 for info.

Fun with Story Tree at Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton, MA

Fun with Story Tree at Park Hill Orchard, Easthampton, MA

Gail performed Storytelling with Sound Effects at the Story Tree, ParkHill Apple Orchard in Easthampton.

Tales of Mischievous Martha

I am so excited to share news about our new book with my friends and fellow storytellers.  After years of telling my mother-in-law’s stories, Steve and I finally got down to work and wrote a book devoted to  her life experiences.  The full title of the book is Tales of Mischievous Martha: New York City Wanderings,Continue Reading

Circle Puppet Story Time, July 31, 2014 at 10:30 AM, with Gail at the Emily Williston Library, 9 Park St, Easthampton, MA. Children 3-6 years old.

Story Slam at Holyoke Community College- March 12, 2014

Students at HCC told personal stories about their experiences, families, growing pains, and more.  Winners were invited to retell their stories at the LANES Conference on March 28, 2014 at UMass, Amherst.  The League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling will return to UMass in 2015 and we hope students from HCC will graceContinue Reading

Poetry in Sound and Movement

Residency at Michael E. Smith Middle School – March 28- April 2, Follow-up Days 4/6-4/7 7th Grades with Miss Bobala’s students.

Story Slam Workshops at Mount Holyoke College, Greenfield Community College and Holyoke Community College

Story Slam Workshops at Mount Holyoke College, Greenfield Community College and Holyoke Community College

So far we have held three workshops for college students in the Pioneer Valley.  The workshops are in anticipation of the LANES Storytelling Conference: Sharing the Fire on March 28th at UMass, Amherst.  Storyteller Bob Reiser and I will now hold Story Slams.              Here’s a photo of the winners at the Five College Story Slam held at MountContinue Reading

Kinetic Kaleidoscope Workshop at George Mason University

I really enjoyed working with Dr. Renee Sandell’s graduate and undergraduate students at George Mason University.  Students observed artworks in new ways by responding to artworks through kinesthetic and sound transformations.  What amazing projects they presented through movement and music, using folk percussion instruments.  They all agreed they saw things they never noticed before.