Children's Concert featuring Bil Lepp, Motoko and Gene Tagaban- 4/22/21
This ticket can be purchased until 4:30 p.m. ET on Friday, April 23.
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Bil Lepp: Bil Lepp’s family-friendly tall tales and stories have earned the appreciation of listeners of all ages and from all walks of life. Though he is a five-time champion of the West Virginia Liars Contest, his stories often contain morsels of truth, which present universal themes in clever and witty ways. Bil’s amusing tales and insights into everyday life have delighted audiences across the country, from grade schools to corporate executives to Comedy Central’s Hudson stage. His children’s books and audio collections have won numerous awards including the PEN/Steven Kroll Award, Parents’ Choice awards, and a NAPPA (National Parenting Product Award). Bil has been featured on, and guest hosted for, NPR’s Mountain Stage. "Just as New Jersey has Bruce Springsteen, West Virginia has...Bil Lepp." – Goldenseal Magazine
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Motoko: A native of Osaka, Japan, Motoko has performed storytelling and mime professionally since 1993. Her repertoire includes Asian folktales, Rakugo and Zen tales, and mime vignettes, as well as personal stories from her childhood in Japan and life as an immigrant in the U.S. Her appearances include PBS’ Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood and a tour with the CarnegieKids in Miyazaki project sponsored by Carnegie Hall. The award-winning teller trained with master mime Tony Montanaro. “The entire evening was outstanding! Motoko translates intrinsically Japanese cultural ideas and idioms for an English speaking audience, and crafts the words to make them understand, laugh and be transported in time and space.” – Asian Arts & Culture Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
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Gene Tagaban: Gene Tagaban, “One Crazy Raven,” is a storyteller, speaker, mentor, teacher and counselor of the spirit. He is Cherokee, Tlingit and Filipino, and of the Takdeintaan clan, the Raven, Freshwater Sockeye clan from Hoonah, Alaska. A teller of stories that teach, entertain, and heal, Tagaban travels internationally, sharing his music, dance, traditional Native American stories, and stories from his personal experience, family, and historical events. His appearances include performing with the Dalai Lama at the “Seeds of Compassion” gathering as well as the Nature Conservancy’s 50th anniversary with Jane Goodall. “Next time you hear that he’s performing … drop everything and go. Simple as that.” – Flip Breskin, arts reviewer
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