The University of Mount Olive
is Pleased to Host this Gift to the Community

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Tales / Stories Begin at 3:00pm

*** Featuring ***

Brenda Gilbert is a retired educator and has told stories to thousands of Scotland County students over her 27 year career. She has been a storyteller for forty years and is co-founder of the annual Storytelling Festival of Carolina and the Bold-Faced Liars' Showdown. Brenda leads the Story Spinners Guild in Laurinburg, NC. The guild's purpose is to promote the art of storytelling by giving its members a nurturing environment in which to practice and grow their skills. Brenda is also an actor and is the founder of Encore!Theatre in Laurinburg, where she most recently had the title role in "Driving Miss Daisy."

Ted Feitshans is Professor of Agribusiness in the Agribusiness Program at the University of Mount Olive and Extension Professor Emeritus in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA. He participated in the first Bold-Faced Liars Showdown in Laurenburg, and many Showdowns thereafter. He is a frequent participant in Front Porch Stories.

Robin Kitson shares "Stories that Polish Your Heart." A People's Choice Award Winner at the Bold-Faced Liars' Showdown, her tales include Cajun stories from her home in New Orleans and tall tales channeled by little green aliens. Recognized for her accomplishments in public speaking and as a job advancement coach, she also conducts workshops on diverse topics from rubber duckies to sustainability.

Chris Wise shares stories and songs from childhood summers spent in Arkansas, his time as a soldier, and, in recent years, encounters right here in North Carolina. Sometimes humorous, sometimes a bit dark, sometimes even true - mostly.

Mr Gale Buck, Emcee

This is a Family Event but no child care is provided.
Children should bring their listening ears.

Admission is one smile per person.
A program by folks who love to share their stories and

The University of Mount Olive
Rodgers Chapel, 502 James B. Hunt Drive, Mt Olive, NC

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