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"Taking A Leap: An Evening of Connie's Stories" and a Workshop

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"Taking A Leap: An Evening of Connie's Stories" and a Workshop

Time: June 30, 2013 from 3pm to 9pm
Location: Hawk and Ivy Bed and Breakfast
Street: 133 North Fork Road
City/Town: Barnardsville, North Carolina 28709
Website or Map:
Phone: 828-626-3486 or toll-free 888-395-7254
Event Type: storytelling, performance, and, workshop
Organized By: Connie Regan-Blake
Latest Activity: Jun 11, 2013

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Connie Regan-Blake, renowned Appalachian storyteller, will perform “Taking a Leap: An Evening of Connie’s Stories” on Sunday June 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Hawk and Ivy Bed and Breakfast in Barnardsville, NC, twenty minutes north of Asheville. Persons interested in learning or developing the craft of storytelling can also attend a workshop entitled “Opening Doors: A Storytelling Workshop Exploring Memories” at 3:00-5:30. Workshop fee is $40 before June 21 and $55 after. Fee includes both events. Admission for the storytelling is $12 at the door. Guests are invited to bring a dish for a community potluck. The Hawk and Ivy Bed and Breakfast is poised amid meadows and gardens, overlooking a peaceful pond and Appalachian sunset. Call 828-626-3486 to reserve your place. 


Connie will have BeadforLife handmade African jewelry with her for purchase, with funds going toward the nonprofit.


Connie Regan-Blake is a cornerstone of the international storytelling revival and recipient of the National Storytelling Network’s Oracle Lifetime Achievement Award among many others. Both as a solo artist and a member of the acclaimed Folktellers duo, Connie has been featured on seven award-winning recordings – five audio and two videos produced by PBS. New Age Magazine, School Library Journal, and Southern Living have praised her work. She has been a guest on NPR’s All Things Considered, ABC Good Morning America and CNN. Visit to learn more about Connie Regan-Blake’s storytelling, workshops, coaching, and work with BeadforLife.

Workshop is at 3:00 pm. 

Potluck is at 6:00 pm.

Performance is at 7:30 pm.



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