storytelling Section

REMINDER: Learn Storytelling & help Food Bank at Film Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Learn Storytelling & help Food Bank at Film Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Larry Snyder will discuss storytelling, and there will also be a fundraising drive for the Highline Area Food Bank at this Tuesday’s Burien Film Office Happy Hour…

Larry Snyder will talk storytelling at Film Office Happy Hour May 2, which will include a Food Bank fundraiser

Larry Snyder will talk storytelling at Film Office Happy Hour May 2, which will include a Food Bank fundraiser

Young Reflections Photography Where do stories come from? How do we know anyone will care? How can I tell my stories in the most meaningful way? Although these are challenging questions for any of us to... [Read more]

Authenticity In Focus At Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival

Authenticity In Focus At Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival

The PowellsWood Garden Storytelling Festival is a potent and charming alternative to a culture dominated by self-serving stories designed to distract or mislead.  Anybody read or heard any of those lately?... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Burien Beach Party Celebrates Seahurst Park Renovation

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Burien Beach Party Celebrates Seahurst Park Renovation

To celebrate the completion of the work to restore the north shoreline at Seahurst Park, the Burien Parks folks threw a huge beach party on Friday, October 3 and invited the public to come experience the... [Read more]

Storytelling Festival Returns to PowellsWood July 26-27

Storytelling Festival Returns to PowellsWood July 26-27

by Greg Wright Monte Powell’s garden in Federal Way plays host to a regional festival with international flavor… the PowellsWood Storytelling Festival. Curated by Des Moines resident Margaret... [Read more]

Local Storytelling Festival Goes International in Scope

Local Storytelling Festival Goes International in Scope

by Greg Wright Storytelling has become a worldwide phenomenon. The Puget Sound’s newest annual festival, hosted at PowellsWood Garden on the upper edge of the Redondo greenbelt, is expanding this year... [Read more]

Regional Storytelling Festival Draws National Attention

Regional Storytelling Festival Draws National Attention

by Greg Wright Earlier this summer, Monte Powell’s garden in Federal Way played host to a new regional storytelling festival… the PowellsWood Storytelling Festival. Curated by Des Moines resident... [Read more]

New Storytelling Festival “Nourishes the Community’s Lifeblood” – VIDEO

New Storytelling Festival “Nourishes the Community’s Lifeblood” – VIDEO

by Greg Wright Over 340 guests showed up at PowellsWood Garden on Dash Point Road July 14 to sample some seventeen total hours of storytelling from ten different storytellers, and everyone seemed delighted... [Read more]

Meet the Architect of the PowellsWood Storytelling Festival, Coming July 13-14

Meet the Architect of the PowellsWood Storytelling Festival, Coming July 13-14

by Greg Wright “Pleasures were simpler then,” wrote Indiana novelist Booth Tarkington about the waning days of the 19th century. “But that has never meant less pleasure. Life was slower; but that... [Read more]

Regional Storytelling Festival Debuts at PowellsWood in July

Regional Storytelling Festival Debuts at PowellsWood in July

For thousands of years, the role of the storyteller has been to educate, entertain, and enchant listeners, young and old. Storytelling celebrates the wisdom and diversity of human experience, often using... [Read more]