This week's installment begins with Monsters Under the Bed, a story co-host Dave Bullock tells about his fear of being swallowed up by those creatures that crawl up from under the bed. Dave continues with a poem he wrote about The Old Thrift Store. Storyteller Kim Weitkamp wraps up the program singing Head Bone Rattles.
In this installment of The Story Mine, things get creepy: host Dave Bullock tells a scary ghost story called Lower Level, a local tale about an experience an old woman had in the sub-basement of the old Salt Lake City Library. The creepiness continues with Julie Barnson, and her story about a large doll that haunted her family.
The Story Mine mixes new and encore material as Cathy Barker and Dave Bullock start on their next hundred episodes. Featuring Melva Gifford, Lori Allen and Dave shares a story about his grandfather and an original poem of his own.
In honor of completing 100 episodes of The Story Mine, Dave Bullock and Cathy Baker share an encore presentation of their very first show. Featuring Stacy Dymalski, Amy Tisovec and Karl Behling from the Utah Storytelling Guild.
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."
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".
Kids will be kids. National storyteller Donald Davis shares his iconic tale "Peas and Carrots". Donald's stories brings back memories of those family dinners and what do you do with all that food that seems to end up on your plate.