JUNE 8 SALON! YOU’RE ON!

SUMMER STARTS & SPARKS at Eth-Noh-Tec!  Our last event before summer break will be our final hoorah for the close of the 8th Season.  This Salon will be part of a daylong extravaganza with a “Dreamstorm” artists networking event at 1:00pm; a BBQ party for all participating artists and audience 3:00pm, and the final Salon at 7:00pm.  We even have a open mic slated after the 9:30 pm refreshments!   JUNE 8, 2013 Salon! You’re ON!, 7:00 pm. Hosted…

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May 25: Salon! You’re ON! Lingo & Light Lounge

The Lingo & Light Lounge is a treat for your eyes and ears as May is blooming, and Spring has sprung… it’s time to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! This year, as part of a sponsored event of the United States of Asian America Festival (Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center)– The Eth-Noh-Tec Salon will feature artists of LINGO: poets, storytellers, theatrical vignettes and… artists of LIGHT: visual artist, a…

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FULL HOUSE! (of Stories that is!)

SALON! YOU’RE ON!: A House Full of Stories: The Walls CAN Talk! Once again the Home of Eth-Noh-Tec will reverberate with stories in the world’s ONLY, room-to-room, tale-by-tale, site specific, mini-storytelling festival featuring the SF Bay Area’s wonderous word weavers of the performance narrative. Where else can you hear a tale of fire or spicy tales tales spun into the listener’s ears over a kitchen table? Where else can you…

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3/9/13: Salon! You’re ON!

  Spring is almost “Springing” and time for the Arts to BLOOM! Come join us for an evening of music, theater, visual arts and storytelling at the Eth-Noh-Tec monthly salon series! This months featured artists: Sofia Choir directed by Kay Kleinerman, presenting the graduate students in transpersonal psychology at Sofia University who come together for the love of singing. The Sofia Choir derives great joy from expressing their voices through…

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KAUA’I: Eth-Noh-Tec & The Garden Island

KAUA’I: THE GARDEN ISLAND Kaua’i is such a beautiful island. If Hawaii’s islands were compared to the San Juan islands, Kaua’i would be Orcas. A jewel. We arrived there from Oahu and were greeted by the caressing trade winds that had stopped for a few days on Oahu. The majestic green mountains, rising out of the land with their angles, the multitude of big leafed trees with flowers, the blue…

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Talkin’ Story ‘Round the Islands!

TALK STORY FESTIVAL Jeff Gere, local Honolulu storyteller organizer and performer has been producing this festival for over 25 years and has included not only visiting nationally known tellers but also an emphasis on the diverse styles and cultures represented by Hawaii’s home-grown telling talent. This delightful festival, made free to the public (best price of all!) featured tellers throughout the weekend with a wide range of styles, some poetic,…

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HAWAII TOUR: Flavors & Friendships

“ONO”-LICIOUS!*: FOOD, FRIENDS, PESTO-FEST (*Ono= Hawaiian pidgin English for “tasty”) We storytellers work up an appetite when we tell and one of our favorite past-times wherever we’re on tour is everyone’s favorite subject as well: Food! Though we are by no means “Foodies” we do take a strong interest in the Pan-Asian American blends of food found no where else but Hawaii! A typical breakfast or luncheon menu on the…

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Hawaii: The Scent of Plumeria, The Fabric of Time

We stepped off the plane. The gentle island breeze smoothed and soothed. A scent of plumeria flower wafted between the bustling tourists and relieved weary kama aina (Hawaiian local) homecomers. We’re at the confluence of the Asian and Pacific world. We have landed in Oahu to begin our interisland tour of community centers, schools, libraries, the Talk Island Festival and the University of Hawaii’s concert at Orvis Hall. Organized by…

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Traveling Teller on Tour

Hello all! It’s At the Moment- a brief moment at almost midnight after a full day of the touring artists. Yes- tis the season of Taxi rides to airports, long cross country flights, car rentals and entering data in a GPS, finding where the next performance will take place…. these are the traveling trials and tribulations of a transcontinental touring teller. Finished up a short week with a couple of…

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Last Days in China

Days #14-#15: Sept. 24-25, 2010 Our Last Days We are back in Beijing – slightly foggy, but a lovely breeze and the temperature’s about 70. Ahhh. We’re being reduced rapidly: one off to a university for her workplace, another to her uncle’s for a reunion, one laying low to preserve his waning energy, and poor Robert sick with the flu. So, only five of us ventured to go to the…

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