Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1998-11-131
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XXedezp? State University EES evoisi nzp ttd-u ee cdS if n rvi uzx November 1 3-1 9, 1 998 Volume 2 Number 1 1 ooo Annual Story Telling Festival: Intriguing stories and merriment for all ages in the ambiance of Peery's Egyptian Theatre in Ogden By Kari Lynn Harland news editor-the slgnpost Goldilocks eats Little Red Riding Hood's por ridge, rushes off to the prince's ball, climbs a beanstalk and Rapunzel's hair, makes bread without the help of barnyard animals and hangs out with seven dwarfs. Maybe not this exact storyline, but for other wild plots, nearly 8,000 people will be attending the third-annual Story Telling Festival Nov. 16-18. The Festival runs from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. each of the three days and will include legends, fairy tales, myths and fables for all ages, as well as workshops for parents and educators. It takes 35 members of a board that meets all year long to set the Festival up, said Karen Lofgreen, chairwoman of the event and Weber State University teacher education professor. "Some part of every day for a year, I work on the Story Telling Festival," she said. This year there will be 47 storytelling sessions and eight workshops. Almost every session has a student, national and regional speaker. "Every year we add something new that seems to make it gain momentum," Lofgreen said. As something new this year, there will be three sessions of multi-lingual stories. Stories will be told in French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Ibo, Hindi, Cherokee and Native American Sign Language for students who are taking or know those languages. There will not be an interpreter for those stories. Also, two sessions will be interpreted Monday for the hearing impaired, and students from the School for the Deaf and Blind will attend. See Festival page 2 Storied cante tit mamj (oJtntA' oiul faj iitamj tUfJotGiil tamed... Fable - A short moral story not based on fact, using animals as characters. Fairy tale - The best known would be Grimm's fairy tales about imaginary folk such as elves, giants, witches, gnomes and fairies. Folktale - A traditional story, in which ordinary people gain special insight, transforming them and enabling them to overcome extraordinary obstacles. Legend - A story based on lite life of a real person in which events are depicted larger than life. Myth - A story about gods and heroes, explaining the workings of nature and human nature. Parable - A fictitious story told to teach a moral. Personal story - A life story from your own or your family's experience. Religious story - A historical and philosophical story based on a particular culture and religious affiliation. Tall tale - An exaggerated story, often humorous. Traditional tale - A story handed down orally from generation to generation. fesrmt if : f .A . I V. ; Dovie Thomason is a storyteller and cultural educator known for her ability to share a glimpse into Native cultures through traditional stories she first heard as a child Her stories are windows into her rich Native culture which provide mirrors for her listeners to sec themselves. For much of her adult life, Thomason has traveled around the country sharing the stories of herLakota and Kiowa Apache background. Ed Sftaie-t With a degree in English from St Joseph's University and Master 's in Theology from Notre Dame, Sti vender taught high school for seven 'years before returning to performing full time. Sti vender is known for his book, "Raised Catholic, Can You Tell?" and his show "The Kingdom of Heaven is Like a Party." Currently a solo artist, he combines his dancing, mummery and storytelling repertoire to entertain laudiences'of all J J. te&owc Singer-Songwriter, storytellers author and recording artist J.J. Reneaux is known for her soulful voice and her lively southern storytelling. From folk tales and traditional music to satire and original songs, Reneaux 's performance are filled with joie de vivre (the joy of living). She has performed around the world at festivals, clubs, colleges, conferences and theaters and her front porch on Nowhere Road, Georgia where she lives in the country with her f husband, (wo children and other wild animals. Since 1981 Lloyd Wilson has been a professional storyteller appearing in a variety of venues throughout the eastern United States and Kenya, Africa. Whether the theater, the classroom or the recording station, Wilson combines his storytelling with a variety of traditional percussive instruments to spellbind audiences with stories steeped in allegory and mystery.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1998-11-13, Vol. 2, No. 11|
|Creator||Weber State University|
|Contributors||Associated Students of Weber State University|
|Description||Weber's current student newspaper, the Signpost, first appeared on September 29, 1937. For two years prior to that time, campus news was disseminated via announcements posted on a bulletin board known as the "Signpost". As a result, the masthead of the first issue of the paper itself featured a rudimentary wooden sign with the title spelled out in rustic-looking letters. Over the years the paper has been published continuously, though the look, size and style has changed several times.|
|Subject||College student newspapers and periodicals; Weber State University|
|Publisher Digital||Stewart Library, Weber State University|
|Source||University Archives LD5893.W55 S5, Stewart Library, Weber State University|
|Rights Management||Public Domain. Courtesy of University Archives, Stewart Library, Weber State University.|