Orcas Storyfest in Review

Once again the children chuckled, the adults exalted, and the storytellers cast their magical spell of humor, wisdom, wit and culture upon the ears of their listeners. This year, even with the recession dampening much of the U.S. economy, Eth-Noh-Tec re-calibrated so that our production of the festival, though operating on a shoe-string budget, was still a top-notch cultural experience, both for the guests artists and the local community on…

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Global Storytelling Institute

The week of August 9-13, 2011, Eth-Noh-Tec, along with Dr. Hannah Harvey and Joseph Sobol of the storytelling program at Eastern Tennessee State University presented a week-long intensive titled “Global Storytelling Institute.” Originally it was inspired by the groundwork of Florida storyteller Anne Scroggie who recommended a course be created and curated the team of presenters based accompanied Dr. Sobol on a storytelling exchange in Bhutan several years ago. In…

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Fourth Orcas Storyfest, August 2-5, 2011

Go North! (Northwest that is!) all ye storytellers and story listeners! The San Juan Islands of Washington State is one of the most beautiful areas on the continent and Orcas Island is truly a gem. For the 4th time, Eth-Noh-Tec and the Friends of the Orcas Library will be producing the Orcas Storyfest. Featured tellers are: Doug Banner (Global & Northwest tales), Judith Black (Laughing at Our Lives), Arif Choudhury (Bangladeshi/Muslim American…

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June 4: Last Salon of the Season

Salon! Party On! Potluck & Salon Celebration Come all artists and audience members who’ve enjoyed presenting and applauding past “Salon! You’re On’s!” It’s been an incredible 6th Season of “Salon! You’re On!” From angelic harp music and stories from “Destiny” to imagery of Beth Grossman, from the Yiddish tales of Erica Lann Clark to the poetry of Barbara J. Reyes. We’ve filled your eyes, ears and hearts with the creative…

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This Saturday, Nancy Wang Performs “Bittersweet”

This Saturday, May 7, Nancy Wang of Eth-Noh-Tec performs “Bittersweet,” on healing her relationship with her mother. Join us in a day of remembrance at the Holy Sepulchre Cemetary, 1051 Harder Road in Hayward, California. Performance begins promptly at 10am. Tea service and refreshments will be served.

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May 21, Japan Earthquake Relief Fundraiser

Eth-Noh-Tec’s Salon! You’re On! and APICC’s United States of Asian America Festival present: Artists from the Heart Featuring Performances by Eth-Noh-Tec, Wes Ueunten & Sushi Cal Band, Karma Intertwined, and the Gay Asian Pacific Alliance Men’s Chorus. Asian American Arts Marketplace with Rich Tokeshi, Ellen Bepp, Kiyomi Koide, Anna Wong, Leon Sun, Sandy Wong, and more! Date/Time Saturday, May 21 5pm: art exhibit, arts & crafts, food sale 7pm: performances…

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April 16, Salon! You’re On!

Eth-Noh-Tec and Young Audiences present Salon! You’re On! Saturday, April 16, 2011 Eth-Noh-Tec’s Salon! You’re On! will feature: Storyteller Erica Lann Clark, presenting “The Pishke Collector,” a real Yiddish story given to Erica from an old woman in the Jewish temple in Salinas who quoted, ”Well, this is a story you’ll never hear from a rabbi!”; the ITP (Institute of Transpersonal Psychology) Choir conducted by Kay Kleinerman; Work Tales from…

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April 9, Cello Madness Congress

Cello Madness Congress Saturday, April 9, 2011 Eth-Noh-Tec, kinetic story theater and Cello Madness Congress will conjure an alchemy of melody and myth into a performance of musical narrative. Eth-Noh-Tec along with Cello Joe and The Cello Madness Congress hosts a very special salon: “The Triumphant Return of the Cello Madness Congress” featuring a USA premiere of composition for eight cellists by composer Ian Stewart from London! Also, composition for…

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Benefit for Japan This Saturday

Benefit for Japan In response to the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear reactor disasters, proceeds from our Salon this Saturday will benefit recovery efforts in Japan. Salon! You’re On! March 19, 2011 at 7pm Hosted by: Eth-Noh-Tec Kinetic Story Theater Weaving ancient metaphor and myth with modern message. Featuring: Destiny The Harpist from the Hood Sound sculptress mesmerizes her audience with musical imagery, classical/crossover eclectic jazz for vocals and harp. Indie…

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