THIS Thursday, 8/14 7pm: Lamb’s Songwriter’s Showcase, Jackson, MI



THIS Thursday, 8/14 7pm: Lamb’s Jackson Songwriter’s Showcase, Weatherwax Hall, Jackson Symphony Orchestra, 215 W. Michigan Ave., Jackson, MIThrilled to share the stage with these amazing songwriters: Drew Nelson, Ralston Bowles, Emily Rose and our host, the incredible John D. Lamb! AND what a great venue (Weatherwax Hall) in Jackson, MI. Hope you can come!

Jackson Showcase 8-14-14

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Some recent highlights …

  • A fantastically fun performance with Sue Fink at the “On the Tracks Songwriter Showcase” in Chelsea, MI
  • The honor of presenting a Personal Narrative Storytelling Workshop for high school teachers at Lincoln Center Theater’s Education wing as outreach for their new Tony nominated show “Act One,” based on a memoir of Moss Hart
  • Meeting face to face in NYC with my business storytelling client, Chris Langenskiold, for 2 days of coaching. Chris is CEO of The Big Picture, a Finnish innovative service design consultancy firm
  • Performing my interactive musical storytelling program for over 500 children at Jackson Storyfest
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Radio Story aired Friday, 7:30am during Morning Edition on WMUK radio!

Friday, April 11th, 7:30am –  WMUK (NPR, 102.1 FM, aired our 2nd radio documentary story in our series about LGBT identity and acceptance during Morning Edition.  We rushed to get it done to line up with the Day of Silence, an annual day of action to protest the bullying and harassment of lesbiangaybisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students and supporters.. The piece, “One Day in Michigan” is a collage of experiences from newly married gay couples and their allies at the Washtenaw County Courthouse on Sat. March 22nd. The piece celebrates the day, the community, and the experience created as a result. Listen to the piece here!

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Allison debuts at the Kalamazoo Storytelling Festival Saturday, Feb. 1st

634_sidead_2014StorytellingFestival_KVM_BannerAdI have been doing so much performing elsewhere that it is a real treat to perform in my hometown of Kalamazoo. I am thrilled to be part of the great line up for the 2nd Annual Storytelling Festival: One World, Many Stories at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum. I will be performing songs and stories for a family audience Saturday, February 1st from 1-1:45. I’ll be sharing a mix of personal narrative, traditional tales and original songs. My good friend, and fabulous storyteller, Yvonne Healy is on from 12-12:45. Come on down!

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