PREVIOUS EVENT: “Stories at the Cemetery,” Sunday, July 9, 2017, 6-8 pm, Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery– Gravesite storytelling by actors in costume; a collaboration between Audrey & Bruce Kelly, Linda Benson and Rob Jones.Living history through storytelling! (All presentations are based on public records, known facts and family memoirs.)
Tour is free, but donations for the actors are appreciated.
Begin the tour at the John Bagoy Gate, Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery at 7th & Cordova; please park outside of the cemetery gates.
(To be repeated on August 13 at 6 pm onstage at the Cemetery; bring your own chair).
PREVIOUS EVENT– BETTY ARNETT’S BOOK SIGNING EVENT
Guild member Betty Arnett held a book signing event for her first book “22 and Mother of 11,” 6.29.17, Benny Benson Activity Center. Betty tells some of the stories contained in her book.
OUR LATEST EVENT: THE LIAR’S CLUB NIGHT– An evening of an evening of stretched, cunningly deceptive, and outrageous tales!
Sunday, April 2, 7 pm (come early)
$5.00– OR– 5 cans/packages of food for the Alaska Food Bank.
OUR MONTHLY MEETINGS ARE FUN! ALL THOSE INTERESTED IN LEARNING/PRACTICING THE ART OF STORYTELLING ARE WELCOME. (Click on “Monthly meetings” for details; meetings are for older teens and adults.)
PREVIOUS EVENT: STORYTELLING AT THE ANCHORAGE FOLK FESTIVAL
Betty Arnett– Thursday, January 19, approx. 8 pm (come a bit early)
Roger Fuson, Thursday, January 26, approx. 7:45 pm (come a bit early)
PREVIOUS EVENT: TELLABRATION! 2016 (our 21st Tellabration!), “ANYTHING BUT POLITICS,” Saturday, November 19, 7 pm, Anchorage Museum, (free admission, donations to Storytellers’ Guild of Anchorage accepted)– our 21st year of hosting Tellabration!
PREVIOUS EVENT: SCARY STORIES NIGHT, October 29, 2016, Anchorage Community Theatre
SPECIAL ANNUAL SUMMER EVENT FROM LINDA BENSON: Stories in the Cemetery, July 10, 2016
PREVIOUS EVENT: THE LIARS CLUB NIGHT, April 1, 2016, Anchorage Community Theatre
PREVIOUS EVENT: TELLABRATION! 2015 (our 2oth Tellabration!)– “I Remember When”
Saturday, November 21, 7 pm at the Anchorage Museum. Free event (donations to Storytellers’ Guild of Anchorage gratefully accepted). A variety of entertaining tales from guild members and special guests.
The Anchorage Museum
625 C St, Anchorage, AK 99501
PREVIOUS EVENT: LINDA BENSON’S STORIES AT THE CEMETERY
Linda Benson at Stories at the Cemetery, 7.12.15, Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery
July 12, 2015 Stories at the Cemetery, Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery, 6 pm
August 9. 2015 Stories at the Cemetery, 6 pm – July Stories Repeated
Linda Benson is a Storytellers’ Guild of Anchorage member. She is also an accomplished actor, director, and creator of historically-inspired performance art.
The Storytellers’ Guild of Anchorage was formed in 1996 in order to co-sponsor Tellabration! 96 with the Alaska Center for the Book. Since then, the guild has sponsored Tellabration! each year. Tellabration! and other storytelling events held by the guild give Anchorage residents an opportunity to take part in the worldwide storytelling renaissance. The guild meets once a month (except Dec, June, July, Aug). Meetings are open to all storytellers and aspiring storytellers who wish to grow in the practice of this art. You can contact several of the members of the guild individually by email from this website.