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"To be a person is to have a story to tell." - Isak Dinesen
 2014 Festival highlights

We're on a roll. The second annual Charleston Tells Storytelling Festival in 2014 again drew rave reviews and surpassed all expectations. Attracting local residents and visitors from throughout the Southeast, the Festival showed off some of the very best in storytelling with international and national performers like Donald Davis, Diane Ferlatte, David Lucas and Dovie Thomason - each one a showstopper. The Festival also showed off some of the best regional and local tellers plus several musical groups. These gifted performers left audiences wowed and wanting more. 

 Check out these numbers: 
  • More than 1,600 people attended Charleston Tells-sponsored events
  • 40+ storytelling and musical performances offered during the 2014 Festival weekend
  • 750+ students at five area schools were entertained with performances by guest national tellers
  • Accomplished and novice tellers spun tales during a special Story Swap Under The Oaks
 Check out these Festival reviews:
"It was absolutely grand.
What a wonderful day."
Far exceeded my expectations."

- 2014 Festival attendees

Donald Davis
"It was awesome."
"The storytellers and the atmosphere (were highlights).
Big kudos to everyone at CCPL."

- 2014 Festival attendees
"An exceptional experience."

"Inspiring and educational (with)
thought-provoking performances."
- 2014 Festival attendees 
Chetter Galloway
Carolyn White
Hector Qirko's Imaginary Band

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