The Second Time Around

Written by Ken Oguss Storyteller, Documentary Filmmaker Digital Audio Editor and Transcriptionist for The Life Stories Project I am sitting at the computer in my apartment in Broad Ripple with the windows open. I can hear the singing of birds, and in the... read more

Smoke and Mirrors Told by Adam Booth

Written by Jane Corbett Board Member of Storytelling Arts of Indiana Adam Booth’s first storytelling show in the state of Indiana took place on March 24, 2018 at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center. In spite of less than ideal road conditions in and... read more

Hello Indiana

written by Adam Booth P.O. Box 3125 Shepherdstown, WV 25443 (304) 886 – 9481 Hello Indiana! I look forward to sharing stories with you in late March. Although I have been telling professionally for thirteen years, this will be my first show in... read more

My First Experience of a Professional Storyteller

Written by Brian Kremer From ten minutes before the story began, she never broke character. Patiently, deliberately polishing the vase she held on her lap, Dolores Hydock had me before she even stood up.  The following 45 minutes were an... read more

Experiencing Antonio Sacre

By Brendan and Sarah Burrow Weaving collective nostalgia and distinct bicultural anecdotes, Antonio Sacre visited Indianapolis on February 17th and left a lucky few with the one thing that matters most: the aspiration to share more of... read more

Medieval BePop

Written by Dolores Hydock They remind me of jazz musicians. The music they play is from the middle ages, and there’s no time signature, no instrumentation specified, no harmonies already lined out. The three musicians of PanHarmonium start with... read more

Sheila Kay Adams Dances to Her Own Beat

written by Sarah Stone Sheila Kay Adams may very well be the youngest soul you’ll ever meet. She tells her audience that she’ll soon be 65 years old but does so while dancing to her own beat just, as it seems, as she does everything else in life.... read more

Storytelling Arts of Indiana Celebrates 30 Years!

Written by Ellen Munds Executive Director More than thirty years ago, three friends had a desire to host a storytelling festival in Central Indiana. They realized that dream with the founding of Stories, Inc. and the annual Hoosier... read more

Indiana’s Historical Canal Projects Woven into Poetry

Written by Penny Dunning In Once, There was a Canal, Indianapolis poet Liza Hyatt tells the story of Indiana’s Irish immigrants who built the Wabash and Erie Canal. When completed, the Wabash and Erie was the 2nd largest canal in... read more

Fairy Tales for Grown-Ups

written by Claire McGuinness This past Saturday, at the Frank and Katrina Basile Theater, a good sized audience assembled and were delighted by two talented storytellers. Bob Sander delivered a lively introduction which highlighted the... read more