Bill Medley is the remaining member of the Righteous brothers - he'll bring that groups history to life as he performs on stage at the Egyptian Theatre this Friday and Saturday. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
Kids will be kids as illustrated by this hilarious family story told by National Storyteller, Anthony Burcher. Sharing a summertime memory of spending time in the family "Junkyard," Anthony has a flare for sharing experiences which will make you laugh until your sides split.
Father's Day is a time to talk about our families and the influence they have over our lives. Cathy Barker shares several reflections of her father followed by Lamont Peterson telling "Everyone Can Dance". Christian Riehle sharing his poignant story about his Father titled "The Trumpeter." David Bullock is the final presenter telling his classic story, "The Long Road."
In the new film Edge of Tomorrow Tom Cruise finds himself in a sci-fi version of Groundhog Day. Sexy, tough co-star Emily Blunt delivers her, "I got you Babe" moment right on schedule. Mark Harrington has some positive words, in this week's Friday Film Review.
Detroit's bankruptcy and blight are familiar headlines across America. But what it means to live, work and survive in the modern-day Motor City are bigger, more important stories. Sandra Svoboda, who lives there, has this month's review of author Mark Binelli's book, Detroit City Is The Place To Be, an account of what is depressing, entertaining, foretelling and hopeful in the urban landscape of Detroit.
It's co-host Cathy Barker's Birthday Bash featuring some of Cathy's Story Mine Show favorites! Cathy will tell several of her personal stories including "Bugs," and "Dirt Clod Wars." This show features: Beth Horner singing "Dogs!" David Sharp accompanied by his musical wife, Carol Sharp telling, "The Tinker and the Water Spirits," A poem called "The Incredible Hulk" written by Annie Bullock. Josh GoForth and David Holt round out the story by singing "Things Are Coming My Way!" Sit back and pull up a chair to enjoy listening to some of Cathy's favorites.
A Story Mine Classic featuring David Bullock telling the Story of Fancy Pants and his Grandfathers Sacred Mountain. Family Stories can be told in many different ways and David re-tells this story in a traditional folkloric fashion. Based on a true experience he had with his son, we hope you enjoy the retelling of this powerful tale.
To delight you today, our spotlight is on Folk Tales from all over the world. Accomplished storyteller Elly Reidy retells "The Scholar and the Bird"; Liz Weir recounts her telling of an iconic Irish tale, "Jack and the Magic Horse", Julie Barnson of the Utah Storytelling Guild shares a folktale from Denmark called "Blockhead Hans".