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".
If you're a Summit County kid who loves to make music, you have the opportunity to earn a $1,000 scholarship by auditioning for a band that will perform together for large audiences around Park City and Summit County. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
Upcoming shows at the Egyptain Theatre, like the Follies, may just be "3.2 beer" events, and won't include wine - unless Egyptian Manager Randy Barton successfully pleads his case at a Tuesday morning meeting of the Utah Liquor Commission.
Barton, who is also a KPCW host, says the Commission and the State Division of Alcohol Beverage Control have shifted direction and won't allow the Theater a single-event wine or spirits permit. Rick Brough has more.
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!
The Egyptian Theatre opened Friday night with its production of "My Fair Lady" - the classic musical about stuffy professor Henry Higgins, cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle, and an important lesso about the Rain in Spain. Rick Brough has more.
Back in the 1970s, every spring about 100 ski instructors from across the country would gather in Park City for the annual national Ski Instructors Ski Academy. One of those who would come out from Minnesota was Eric Bloomquist.
National Storyteller and Story Mine favorite Ed Stivender, shares several of his premier called "Jack" Tales. A prolific storyteller he has been telling stories since 1977 and entertains when Jack tries to do what people tell him to do, but somehow he always gets it wrong. Sometimes he seems foolish! The stories include: "The Silliest Goose;" "Seeking My Fortune" and "Dublin Jack".