Grapevine: Storytelling Series- SPECIAL TIME
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | January 11, 2017 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

COME HEAR IT AT THE GRAPEVINE @ Busboys and Poets, Takoma SECOND WEDNESDAYS @ 8:00 PM (Special Time)! Tim Livengood and Noa Baum host The Grapevine Spoken Word Series. Celebrate the timeless Art of Storytelling, with Truths, Folktales, Rumors, and everything in between! $15 suggested Donation

This Month's Features:

Andy Offut Irwin

With a manic, Silly Putty voice, astonishing mouth noises, heart-filled stories, Andy Offutt Irwin is equal parts mischievous schoolboy and the Marx Brother, peppered with a touch of the Southern balladeer. A theatre director, singer-songwriter, and Shakespearean actor, Andy has been Artist-in-Residence at Emory University’s Oxford College since 1991. He has performed at LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts in New York, at The Library of Congress, and at Walt Disney World. Andy grew up and still lives in Covington, Georgia. He thinks he is funny. More at:

Carrie Sue Ayvar

Blending traditional, international & personal tales, bilingual storyteller Carrie Sue Ayvar takes her listeners on a journey into the imagination connecting people, languages and cultures through her stories that flow effortlessly between Spanish and English. A spicy mix of languages and cultural heritage, this Eastern European Jewish award-winning storyteller who came of age in Mexico believes, just like her grandfather taught her, that “If you don’t know the trees you may be lost in the forest, but if you don’t know the stories you may be lost in life.” More at:

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