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Storytelling Festival Extra Fringe
May 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
City of Denton Texas Storytelling Festival Fringe
Fringe Tellers: Dianne Fallis and Colin Urwin
Emcee: Sue Kuentz
This personal story introduces legend, a personal family experience connection, and more.
Dianne Fallis is a storyteller in northeast Oklahoma. She tells ghost tales, as well as stories about Laura Ingalls Wilder, legends, lawmen and outlaws. She is a member of Territory Tellers, NSN, and Tejas Storytelling Association. greencountrystoryteller.com
The performance will consist of one song, ‘Kindred Spirits’, telling the story of the amazing act of humanity displayed by the Choctaw native American people when they donated $176 to the Irish Famine Relief Fund in 1847, and two stories, “The Madman’s Window”, a traditionally themed Selkie story and “The Golden Hare”, another traditionally-themed story about a Wise Woman who has the power to shapeshift.
Colin Urwin is an Irish singer-songwriter and storyteller, performing gigs and festivals throughout the UK and Ireland. In March 2021, he released his first album of songs, ‘A Kind of Love Song’. Colin also has two story albums – The Madman’s Window and The Swan Maiden. https://www.colinurwin.com/
Time(s): 2:00 PM Central Time
Admission: Free for festival registrants and TSA members