It's Easter Sunday and you will enjoy Cathy and Dave's banter about eggs. This show spotlights a family tale called "Broken Bones" by one of our listener favorites, national storyteller veteran, Donald Davis. Donald creates and performs stories that reflect rural America in the 50's and 60's.
Linda Goodman is an author, storyteller and playwright. An Appalacian Mountain native of Melungeon descent, Linda draws on her roots to share one of her finest tales, "Jessie" a tale of love, magic, and the loss of innocence. After listening to this story, you will think twice about what you wish for.
Ted Erekson storyteller for over 28 years, has a wit and wisdom about him. Enjoy his storytelling abilities while he shares his tales including: "Wide Mouth Frog", "Nurse Jane"; and the powerful fable "What Seems Like A Curse".
It's our April Foods Day show featuring a variety of tales to bring a laugh to your heart. You will enjoy these Trickster stories. This show features a several of our National Storytellers. Ed Stivender retells Bre'r Possum and sings "50 Ways To Fool Your Mother". Len Cabral shares "How The Rabbit Lost It's Tale" and Ron Chick, shares his tall tale, "Hiss".
Spotlighting World Oral Health Day, which was celebrated this past week, we include a hilarious tale by Bil Lepp, an internationally-known storyteller and humorist. Bil is a FIVE time winner of the West Virginia's Liars' Contest. You will enjoy this outrageous tale called, "I Love My Dentist". Ed Stivender will also share his tongue in cheek tale, "Peanut Butter".
It's St. Patty's Day and we have a show filled with the Luck of the Irish! There is a bit of history and several Limericks; David and Carol Sharp will share musical selections, "Swans and Harps" and "Touch of Gold". Ron Chick tells a folktale called "Leprechauns". Liz Weir brings Irish folklore to us in her telling, Pedlar of Ballaghaderreen and The Hired Girl. Hope you are wearing green!
People clamor for certain classic shows and we present today one of our Story Mine segments called Tell Tail Tales. The stories include David Bullock telling "Goldie The Wild Cat" and a story and poem about his dog, Frodo. Cathy shares a delightful tale called "Dog For Sale."