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Support the art of storytelling by donating to our Silent Auction!

MCC- Maple Woods presents the 14th Annual Kansas City Storytelling Celebration November 6-9, 2013 The mission of this event is to connect with people from varied backgrounds and all walks of life through the oral tradition of storytelling.  Featuring up to forty diverse nationally and regionally recognized storytellers, this Kansas City tradition is an educational …

The 13th Annual Storytelling Celebration is just around the corner!

For those of you looking forward to this year’s celebration, you’re in luck – it starts next Wednesday, Nov. 7! For those of you who have never attended any of the events, this is a perfect year to get started! All of the events are family-friendly and FREE. For a complete schedule of events and …

Support a Kansas City tradition and score great stuff!

The 13th Annual Kansas City Storytelling Celebration is almost underway, and that means great stuff is on the silent auction block! We have interesting and unique items from a variety of talented artists and generous donors this year – visit www.kcstorytelling.org and click on Silent Auction to view items that are up for bid. For …

Storyteller Gene Tagaban performs with CEADD students

One of the several communities reached during the annual Storytelling Celebration are CEADD students – adults with developmental disabilities who take specially-designed courses on the Maple Woods campus. Gene performs his Native American stories and dances for the students and finds some surprising volunteers. CEADD students enjoy Native American music and dance

Featured Storytellers make 12th Annual Celebration memorable

The 2011 Storytelling Celebration has come to a close, but many, many lives were touched, from children to seniors to adults with developmental disabilities to, well, the rest of us. Raven Dance Gene Tagaban, Loretta Washington, Leeny Del Seamonds and Dan Keding, along with many regional storytellers, enlightened and entertained audiences at schools, libraries and …

MCC-Maple Woods Story Slam: Marilyn shares her first story

A small but dedicated crowd gathered at MCC-Maple Woods for the Story Slam, part of this year’s celebration and an opportunity for audience members to share their own personal stories after hearing the professionals. watch?v=TG1ke_sr1sg Please be advised that there are two brief instances of language some people may find offensive. The general tone of …

MCC-Maple Woods silent auction now open!

Check out all the unique items in our Storytelling Silent Auction! We have clothing, art, jewelry, books and more in SC 129 just waiting for bidders! All proceeds go directly into keeping the Storytelling Celebration going. The auction will close Friday at 11 a.m.

12th Annual Storytelling Celebration to spotlight four nationally-remowned tellers

MCC-Maple Woods’ 12th Annual Kansas City Storytelling Celebration is only 6 days away – if you’re still on the fence about attending this fabulous FREE event, check out the talent coming in to wow audiences. Dan Keding, storyteller of international acclaim, is well known for his telling of traditional world folktales, personal narratives of his …