Oklahoma City Storytelling Festival


Thursday, Aug. 21-Saturday, Aug. 23

Celebrate the joy of spinning yarns and listening to tales at the Oklahoma City Storytelling Festival, Thursday, Aug. 21-Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, in Oklahoma City. The annual gathering brings together storytellers, writers, Spoken Word artists and more to share in the tradition of telling stories to entertain and enlighten. This year’s storytellers include Donald Davis, Elizabeth Ellis, Lynette Ford and Bil Lepp. The festival also includes three days of workshops for practitioners and special evening performances. Workshop passes are $10-$25 per day or $50 for Friday and Saturday. Evening performances are $10 each. Festival passes are $75 for all events. For more, go to www.artscouncilokc.com.