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Story Slam!

Thu, Apr 26 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
It's that time again! Once a month, storytelling hopefuls bring their best five-minute tales (true or fiction) and put their names in the hat. Tellers will be picked at random.
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Developing Believable Characters

Mon, Apr 30 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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Whether the characters in a story are human or animal, they must be believable. In this workshop, we will work with our favorite story identifying all the characters and giving them life.
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Marketing and Social Media for Storytellers

Sat, May 5 2018
10:30am - 12:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
More information to come. You could be the best storyteller in the world and if no one knows about you, no one will hire you.
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Storytelling as a Successful Business

Sat, May 5 2018
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Story Center Event
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More information to come. It doesn't matter if you're the best storyteller in the world if no one knows about you.
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Professionalism and Ethics in Storytelling

Sun, May 6 2018
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Artists need to understand what it is to be a professional. Learn good professional habits from setting rates and recordkeeping to cultural appropriation and storytelling ethics.
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Adobe Character Animator

Tue, May 8 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Create your own cartoon characters using Adobe's new animation software, and animate them using a webcam, your facial expressions, and your voice.
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I Walked 444 Miles to Make a Memory: A Writer's Journey

Tue, May 8 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
For her book "Not Without My Father," New York Times bestselling author Andra Watkins trekked the Natchez Trace to craft a story that would move her audience.
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The Business of Writing

Wed, May 9 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Explore the mindset, tools, and practices that can facilitate a writing career. Learn the entry-level business fundamentals of freelance writing and producing fiction/nonfiction books.
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The Story Center Speaker Series: Denise Kiernan

Wed, May 9 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Join New York Times bestselling author of "The Girls of Atomic City," Denise Kiernan, for a discussion of her latest novel.
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The Beverly Hillbillies, Petticoat Junction, and the Family that Made Pop Culture History!

Sat, May 12 2018
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Story Center Event
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Join The Story Center to get the behind-the-scenes secrets of some of the longest running shows in tv history from the family that started it all!

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Intermediate Performance Showcase and Masterclass

Tue, May 15 2018
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Bring your best five-minute story to perform and get feedback from performance experts and your peers.
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Introduction to Prescriptive Non-Fiction

Wed, May 16 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Learn the fundamentals of prescriptive non-fiction writing and its various styles, such as "how-to" books, cookbooks, and guidebooks.
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Story Slam!

Thu, May 17 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
An open-mic storytelling event that's open to anyone! Put your name in the hat for a chance to share a five-minute story or just come to enjoy the show.
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Succeed as an Author-Publisher, Part 2

Sat, May 19 2018
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Story Center Event
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You can be an author-publisher. Learn the most affordable and effective ways to market your book from author-publisher Aaron Barnhart.
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Screenplay Writing

Thu, May 24 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Learn the method and madness of writing a Hollywood-style script, and explore Celtx, a free online scriptwriting platform that can help you get started.
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The Story Center Speaker Series: Mary Kay Andrews

Thu, May 24 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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Join mystery writer Mary Kay Andrews for a discussion of her latest book "The High Tide Club." The novel tells the story of new love, old secrets, and the kind of friendship that transcends generatio
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Dance-A-Story

Thu, May 31 2018
10:30am - 11:15am
Story Center Event
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Young children will bring stories to life with costumes, creative movement, and music during this 45-minute dance workshop. This program is eligible for Summer Learning Program points.
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Peer Critique Groups: The Why and How

Thu, May 31 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Whether you're new to writing or a seasoned pro, getting outside perspective is important.
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The Story Center Speaker Series: Lisa Ko

Mon, Jun 4 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required

Join National Book Award finalist and PEN/Bellwether Prize winner Lisa Ko for a discussion of her book, "The Leavers." This powerful debut novel tells the story of Daniel Wilkinson and how he comes

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Developing Targeted Stories for Different Business Types

Tue, Jun 5 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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More information to come. Every business has a story to tell, but how you tell it depends not only on the business, but who you're talking to.
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Dance-A-Story

Thu, Jun 7 2018
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Story Center Event
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Young children will bring stories to life with costumes, creative movement, and music during this 45-minute dance workshop. This program is eligible for Summer Learning Program points.
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Dance-A-Story

Thu, Jun 7 2018
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Story Center Event
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Young children will bring stories to life with costumes, creative movement, and music during this 45-minute dance workshop. This program is eligible for Summer Learning Program points.
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Screenplay Writing

Tue, Jun 12 2018
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Learn the method and madness of writing a Hollywood-style script, and explore Celtx, a free online scriptwriting platform that can help you get started.
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Ideas are Everywhere: Writing Workshop for Kids!

Tue, Jun 12 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Story Center Event
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Where do story ideas come from? Join children’s author Alastair Heim for an interactive, fun workshop on how to find ideas and tell your story.
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Elements of Critical Review

Tue, Jun 12 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Learning how to give, receive, and evaluate criticism is important for writers. Take a deeper look at what makes a good review, and discuss ways to use this knowledge to further our own writing.
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Dance-A-Story

Tue, Jun 19 2018
10:00am - 10:45am
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Young children will bring stories to life with costumes, creative movement, and music during this 45-minute dance workshop. This program is eligible for Summer Learning Program points.
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