The Story Circle
A pebble breaks the surface of water in concentric circles. Each little wave connects the water as it travels. This demonstrates that the water’s surface is shifting and changing but always one entity.
Bodies of water are very much like communities. Just as many molecules of water make up a pond, or lake, or ocean, many people make up a town, a city, or a country. And a story, like a pebble, ripples through a community, moving us as it moves through us, informing us of our place in time and space, giving a tug on the bonds that hold us together in our humanity, reminding us of our interconnectedness.
The Story Circle is a place to toss a pebble out into the community, and let your story have its effect on others. It is a place to share the nourishment we need for our spirits and minds to flourish and grow.
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Story Circle #1 – Toss Out A Pebble
Friday, September 18, 6pm to 8pm PST
Audrey Knuth – Fiddler Extrordinaire
Bowen Lee – Writer – Dog Days
Story Circle #2 – Love in the Time of Coronavirus
Friday, October 16, 2020 6pm to 8pm PST
Bowen Lee and Christy Barden celebrate their birthday.
Stories to Share
Stories are a special sort of nourishment. When you feed others stories, the stories feed you. When you share a story, listeners benefit from the experience. And that comes back to you.
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For Open Mic storytelling for The Story Circle, click on the Open Mic button. Submit your story for review. You’ll be contacted if your story is chosen for a Story Circle.
The Purpose of this Series:
Community Zoom event for contra dance communities during shelter in place.
Opportunity for contra dancers, friends and family, to gather together for shared stories and music.
Opportunity to be connected through storytelling when we can’t be connected through dance.
To maintain, establish, or develop strong community ties through shared stories that relate our experiences, open our perspectives, celebrate being human, encourage and inspire each other.
Social event for continuing and creating friendships.
Venue for performers and musicians during the coronavirus pandemic.