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Feb 10th, 2017 (Fri)
  Do Not Submit

Do Not Submit is a judgment and pressure free night for storytellers from zero to decades of experience to connect, share stories, and hone their craft. For the first time, we are making these true local events, in that each one will reach out to, welcome, and be run by people from the immediate community. Hosts: Margaret Burk and Peter LeGrand

Second Friday of the Month 6:30 pm Sign-Up 7 pm Stories!
Admission No cover

East Gate Cafe
102 Harrison, Oak Park, 60304
donotsubmitchicago@gmail.com
www.donotsubmitchicago.org

Feb 11th, 2017 (Sat)
  ISI Open Mic and Featured Teller Mike Lockett

Mike Lockett, storyteller and author, has performed across 30 states and in 15 countries. He has received a total of twenty-five awards for his storytelling books, CDs, and DVDs. Mike will be sharing Tales of Love and Laughter to celebrate Valentine's Day. Bring your own stories to the ISI Open Mic and prepare to laugh and cry to the tales and music as Lockett honors lovers everywhere. www.mikelockett.com

"Every once in a while, you sit in a storytelling session, mesmerized by the atmosphere created by the storyteller and don't want it to end. Mike Lockett is one storyteller that I never wanted the story to end. No matter how many times I have heard his story, I am always fascinated by his voice, his gestures, his music, his story and his personal charisma." Catherine Wu, Owner of Cat's Education Schools in Taiwan.

7:00 Open Mic 8:15 Featured Teller
Admission No Cover Charge, Donations Gratefully Accepted

Lewis Hall, Lewis Lounge, Dominican University, 7900 W. Division, River Forest, IL 60305

708-465-6305 (Margaret Burk- President)
info@storytelling.org
www.storytelling.org

Feb 18th, 2017 (Sat)
  Midwinter Illinois Storytelling Celebrations

Midwinter Illinois Storytelling Celebration
Featuring: Dan Keding, Margaret Burk, Janice Del Negro, Mike Lockett, Marilyn Kinsella and Kay Price

Morning Conference - $25
9:00 Opening Session
10:00 Workshops Session A
11:25 Workshops Session B

Afternoon Performances - Free
2:30 Family Storytelling
4:00 Stories for Older Youths and Adults

Who should attend? Storytellers, Teachers, Childcare Workers, Senior Activity Directors, Parents, Teens, Pastors, Sunday School Teachers, and Anyone interested in learning to tell stories better. For more information and to Register contact:
Dr. Mike Lockett, President Twin City Tale Spinners, mike@mikelockett.com

Co-sponsors for this event are: Twin City Tale Spinners, Illinois Storytelling Inc, Child Development Lab at Heartland Community College, Parkhurst Brothers Publishing, Heritage Schoolhouse Press, Little Jewels Early Childhood Centers, Scribbles Center for Learning, INCRRA – Illinois Network of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies, Child Care Resource and Referral Network.

Morning Conference $25, Afternoon Performances Free

Heartland Community College
1500 W. Raab, Normal IL
309-310-2299 Mike Lockett
mike@mikelockett.com