Storyteller & Multicultural Folklorist Donna Washington to Perform Two Shows Oct. 30

Award-winning storyteller and multicultural folklorist Donna L. Washington will offer two story-telling performances on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave. The shows get underway at 2:20 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Washington has been sharing stories with audiences for over 24 years. Her amazing vocal pyrotechnics and dynamic physicality make her stories come alive and enthrall and delight audiences from four to one hundred and four. She has been featured at numerous festivals, schools and libraries across the United States and internationally. She is an accomplished author of four children's books with her next one due in 2013.

Donna presents a wide range of tales from many different cultures, including Korean stories, Greek and Celtic myths, African folk tales, Arthurian legends, English lore, American folk heroes, Halloween stories, holiday stories, and a mixture of many others! She also has a wide range of additional tales including personal narratives and stories of her own creation. She spends her days roaming the country performing for schools, libraries, festivals, theaters and special event venues, as well as leading workshops for educators, librarians and anyone else who will listen to her. To find out more, visit

All Wake Forest-area youth are invited to attend one of the performances. Space is limited, however, so seating is available on a first come basis.

The Donna L. Washington performances are sponsored by the Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department and United Arts of Raleigh and Wake County. For more information, call 919-435-9560.



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