Do This: Your Real Stories

Tell me no stories and I'll tell you no lies... but what fun is that?

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Everybody has a story, right? Of course, not everybody can tell their stories the same way. Some people tell them with poetry. Others tell them with dance. Others tell them with semaphores. Hey, we don't judge. We do, however, want to watch. During the Bay Area Festival of Storytelling you can hear and see and feel stories getting told in all these ways. OK, so we may have made up the one about semaphores, but wouldn't that be cool? Also cool and really happening: Affirmations Project of Tampa's stories of people with cancer survivors, a reggae and poetry night and "Hungry for Stories" with Janet Keeler. Dates and times vary, but for five days there are more stories in the Bay area than you can shake a book at. 

Bay Area Festival of Storytelling

Locations throughout Hillsborough and Pinellas

Oct. 3-8; varying times. More info.

About The Author

Cathy Salustri

Cathy's portfolio includes pieces for Visit Florida, USA Today and regional and local press. In 2016, UPF published Backroads of Paradise, her travel narrative about retracing the WPA-era Florida driving tours that was featured in The New York Times. Cathy speaks about Florida history for the Osher Lifelong Learning...
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