A Night with the
Yarn Exchange Aug. 25: Where Did That Name Come From?
Jonesborough's original storytelling radio hour comes to the
International Storytelling Center Stage on August 25 at 7 p.m. with stories,
skits and songs centered on “Where Did That Name Come From?”
group will be telling stories about areas like “Bugaboo Springs” and “Frog
Yarn Exchange will take a walk through the cemetery during the popular “Ask The
Historian” segment, and tell stories about the families who shared the same
last names, but decided to spell them differently. Find out more about
emancipation and family feuds.
International Storytelling Center’s Teller in Residence Michael Reno will also
be joining the cast, as well as musical guest Amethyst Kiah, who has performed
at the Smithsonian Folk Life Festival.
as always, is limited as tickets are available at a rate of $5 for adults and
$3 for children. Tickets can be purchased at the door on the night of the
performance, or at the Historic Jonesborough Visitor’s Center by calling
423.753.1010 and visiting online at jonesboroughtheatre.com and clicking on
Through a grant with the Harris Fund and
in partnership with East Tennessee State University, and generous support from
CrestPoint Health, you can tune in to their broadcasts on WETS FM 89.5 or
stream online at wets.org on HD Channel 1, on the fourth Wednesday of every
month at 8 p.m. A Night with the Yarn Exchange is part of Jonesborough’s Mary
B. Martin Program for the Arts.