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Schedule of Events

Saturday, May 2 – 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.

Donation based, collected after Shabbat

Please join Shaarie Torah in an evening Storytelling concert with the featured tellers: Cassandra Sagan, Brian Rohr and Eric Stern.  The evening will end with a beautiful Havdalah service lead by Rabbi Josh Rose.

Sunday, May 3 – 1:00 – 7:30 p.m.

$36 whole days events; $18 for only evening concert

1:00 – 2:15 p.m. – Portland Maggidot
The Maggidot (Sacred Jewish Storytellers) of Portland will have an hour performance sharing their wisdom and stories. With Rivkah Cobum, Melissa Carpenter, Batya Podos & Devorah Spilman
For more information about the individual Maggidot, please click here

2:15 – 2:30 p.m. – BREAK

2:30 – 3:45 p.m. – The Moth-Style (Personal Narrative) Concert
Boaz Frankel will be Emceeing this cutting edge personal narrative event by non-professional tellers, telling high quality stories.  All the tellers were chosen through an audition process.

3:45 – 4:00 p.m. – BREAK

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. – Storytelling Workshops Session / Kids Storytime with Devorah Spilman
Featured Tellers Cassandra Sagan and Brian Rohr will each be teaching a workshop.  More information here

During this time, children and families are invited to attend a special hour of stories geared towards children with the ever popular Devorah Spilman

5:00 – 5:30 p.m. – DINNER

5:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Evening Concert with Vagabond Opera and the Featured Tellers
This evening concert will open with Featured tellers Cassandra Sagan and Brian Rohr each sharing stories.  At 6:30 p.m., Eric Stern will join the rest of Vagabond Opera for an hour of Story-Songs.