CD Of Roads and Homes | Music by Kinan Abou-afach
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24th February, 2018
(12 Noon (UCT) (7AM EST)
Tony Cranston's Talking Stories Radio programme No. 12 will launch on East London Radio UK, on Featuring Storytelling Talents Jill Lamede, The tintagel, Storyteller Joanna Ballard Louisiana USA, Denise Valentine USA, and a very special couple of tales from Mei Kwong in Hong Kong. Special Guest Interview and story with epic storyteller Sebastian Lockwood from New Hampshire USA. Poetry from Chris Black in Ireland East London Poet Laurie Wilkinson. Messages from Mark Binder and Pete Castle Facts and Fiction Storytelling Magazine. Will be available as a podcast and can be downloaded.
March 11, 2018, 4 - 6:30PM
World Premiere of “Of Roads and Homes” by composer Kinan Abou-afach, featuring:
Issam Rafea – oud • Kinan Abou-afach – cello • Shannon Lee – violin • Matt Engle – bass • Hafez Kotain– percussion • Denise Valentine – narration.
Al-Bustan is pleased to present (DIS)PLACED: Philadelphia‘s culminating showcase event, inviting friends, partners, and the public to enjoy an evening of poetry, music, art, food, and friendship. Master of Ceremonies Denise Valentine will guide us through the event as we premiere a booklet of poetry by Nazem El Sayed and CD of compositions by Kinan Abou-afach.
MARCH 31, 2018
2018 AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY & CULTURE SHOWCASE (AAHCS)
Pennsylvania Convention Center
13th & Arch St, Philadelphia 19107
3p - 4p Keeping HERSTORY Alive - Denise Valentine and other Historical performers portray African American "Sheroes".
MARCH 31st & APRIL 1st, 11am - 6pm
The African American History and Culture Showcase (AAHCS) features a diverse mix of compelling, informative, inspirational, exhibits and activities that encourage interactive engagement.
April 28, 2018 (3 shows)
2018 Connecticut Storytelling Festival
College Center at Crozier-Williams
Connecticut College, New London
• Karen Chace • Donald Davis • Elizabeth Ellis • Arnie Prichard • Dovie Thomason • Denise Valentine • Frank Schwartz and Teresa Whitaker
Make sure to mark your calendars for a delightful and unique opportunity to refresh your souls on April 27-28 (add the 29th and stay for the Sunday morning story swap!) at the 37th Annual Connecticut Storytelling Festival & Conference, at the student center at Crozier-Williams at Connecticut College, New London.
May 23, 2018
(See Schedule for Show times)
3rd Annual Story Crossroads Festival
Murray City Park (495 E. 5300 S., Murray, UT-morning sessions) and South Jordan Community Center (10778 S. Redwood Rd., South Jordan, UT - evening concerts).
Brian “Fox” Ellis • Denise Valentine • Charlotte Starks • Nubian Storytellers of Utah Leadership (NSOUL).
We Are Deeply Rooted
9/7, 9/21, 9/25, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Thomas Paine Plaza
1401 JFK Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Storytelling series developed for thePennsylvania Horticultural Society's (PHS) Farm for the City which transforms center city Philadelphia's Thomas Paine Plaza into a temporary, 2,000-square-foot “farm-as-art installation” to encourage public conversations about the role of urban agriculture in strengthening communities.
Research, Exhibition and Performance