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Public Invited to Free Storytelling Performance Feb. 11 at Cal Poly

Feb. 1, 2011


Free Workshop for Educators with Storyteller Angela Lloyd Set for Feb. 12

SAN LUIS OBISPO – Cal Poly’s Liberal Studies Department is sponsoring a free, family-friendly performance by nationally-known storyteller Angela Lloyd on Friday, Feb. 11.

The event is open to the public and will take place at 7 p.m. in Philips Hall at the Performing Arts Center.

Lloyd tours the U.S. performing stories from a variety of sources, including traditional world folktales, children’s literature and original works. Her performances are a whimsical blend of poetry, story and song played on autoharp, tenor guitar, spoon, washboard and bell.

In addition to the Feb. 11 performance, the Liberal Studies Department is sponsoring a free educator’s workshop with Lloyd on Saturday, Feb. 12. The workshop will focus on the use of storytelling and global oral traditions in the classroom.

The workshop will be held in Room 213 of the Cotchett Education Center (Building 2) from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Reservations for that event are required, and space is limited to 40 teachers. Interested teachers can sign up for a seat by e-mailing Maureen Rosenberg in the Liberal Studies Department at mzrosenb@calpoly.edu. Reservation deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9.

 

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