February 15, 2019
by John Paul Schulz
Interesting visitors in the living room
“Bil Lepp is the Wonder Bra of storytelling. He takes something small and insignificant and pushes it up into something real-l-l-ly big and mi-i-i-ghty interesting.”— Barbara McBride Smith, storyteller
My eyes were opened to storytelling as an art form a few years ago when my mother took me to the large storytelling festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee.
WOW—There were thousands of spectators in attendance and large performance tents. I had no idea at the time what was going on but I soon found out. As the two days moved on, I met (by observation) many gifted story tellers who held me in their hands as they led me to different happenins in different worlds. That’s when I realized that there are “rock stars” of storytelling.
Bill Lepp is one of those master storytellers who is coming to Rome, Georgia to educate and entertain us. I don’t know about you, but I just don’t want to miss this show. He will perform at the Rome City Auditorium on Friday night, March 15.
(There will be one more performer at that show but I’ll introduce you to him tomorrow).
“Bill has been featured 15 times at the National Storytelling Festival in Tennessee and in 2011 was awarded the National Storytelling Network’s Circle of Excellence Award. He has performed at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Comedy Central’s Stage at Hudson in Los Angeles, corporate events and major storytelling festivals across the country.”—stolen from the Big Fibbers website
Bill will expand our living room experience and enhance the view.
The living room is where you find it