Monday, March 18, 2013

PAVE Festival: Performing and Visual Arts in Emerald 2013

The Arabian Nights

JJ Sheills aka JJ Retailer of Tales has been telling stories, making puppets and performing in plays for longer than most us have had hot breakfasts!

A resident of the tiny town of Emerald in the Dandenong Mountains JJ is a regular contributor to the PAVE Festival. Last year with Storytelling Vic stalwarts (Matteo and Jackie Kerin), he presented a show to celebrate 200 years of the Brothers Grimm. This year he has set himself the challenge of researching and presenting some tales from the Arabian Nights.

In the company of other storytellers and a belly dancer, JJ will lead the audience through a selection of some of the most loved stories retold from a variety of translations.

Flights of Fancy: Arabian Nights
When: Monday 15 April
Where: Cafe Red Box (easy to find in the main street of Emerald)
Time: 7.00pm  - 10.00pm
Cost: $20 includes finger food

Warning: this is a night of adult storytelling

More info about PAVE here.

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