Book Beats – Jack Tales and Fox Tails

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Folk music comes alive in this toe-tapping program of stories and songs that celebrate the American tradition of folk music and tales in our country. Celebrate animals, folks like Jack himself and the haunting melodies that blend cultures together to appreciate and learn from all of our own cultural heritages.

Judith Heineman, storyteller and founder of the Chicago Storytelling Guild, is the producer of Tellabration Hyde Park. Dan Marcotte is Musical Director of the Bristol Renaissance Faire. Their new CD, Grimm’s Grimmest: The Darker Side of Fairy Tales, won three national awards – a Parents’ Choice Gold Award, a Storytelling World Honors, and a National Association of Parenting Publication (NAPPA) Honors Award.

Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., Chicago. Tuesday, July 19th at 11:00pm. This event is free and open to the public.

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