StoryRise Brown Bag: January 25!

“Stories of Innovation” for adult audiences will be presented at Gangplank Avondale’s Brown-Bag Series on Friday, January 25, 2013 at noon. Avondale, Arizona.

“Stories of Innovation” for adult audiences will be presented at Gangplank Avondale’s Brown-Bag Series on Friday, January 25, 2013 at noon. The one-hour presentation is open to the public features three Arizona storytellers from around the Phoenix and West Valley areas. There is no charge for the presentation and attendees are welcome to bring their own lunches. The featured storytellers include artists who have been onstage at the Phoenix Fringe Festival and a variety of other international locations. Stories are told and not read or scripted.

Gangplank is located at 525 N. Central Avenue in Avondale Arizona. Questions can be directed to

The event’s theme is especially suited for the entrepreneurial spirit of Gangplank Avondale users. Sean Buvala, one of the featured storytellers at the event, says, “Gangplank is all about looking at ideas and finding ways to create innovative responses. Creative people all through history have tried to create fresh ideas. We’ll explore some of those processes through both personal stories and folktales. We have a lot of fun at these events.”

ABOUT StoryRise Brown Bag:
StoryRise Brown-Bag events are 45-60 minute concerts presented by professional and aspiring storytellers using personal tales, folktales and fairytales from around the world. The Brown-Bag style concerts are not open-mic events. Come and enjoy! Learn more about the StoryRise formats at this link now.

StoryRise: June 29th Brown Bag “$tories of Money and Treasure”

StoryRise: Arizona storytellers take on the tales of Money and Treasure at the Brown Bag workshop June 29th, 2012 at Noon. Held at Gangplank Avondale in Avondale, Arizona.

You can download the flyer at this link now.

Coming June 29th! We’re back, baby.

StoryRise: $tories of Money and Treasure, Greed and Rewards

Treasure! Take it all or leave it behind? Is it in your backyard or over the rainbow? Share your bounty or losers weepers? Mine or ours? Money, success, accomplishment and small business have been around for a long time. Four accomplished storytellers and fringe performers take on the big treasure questions from the perspective of world folktales. This is event for adult listeners and the urban entrepreneurs who know that “show me the money” is as old as desire itself.

This month’s featured tellers:

Sean Buvala– Pro storyteller since 1986, biz coach, travels internationally with stories for your life & biz, your soul & head. Classic tales preferred.

Elly Reidy– Telling across generations and cultures (like AZ & China) with humor while always looking for that 1/4 turn of perspective.

Harriet Cole– A frustrated writer who wandered into storytelling and never left. Performed in venues ranging from the Gila Bend Shrimp Fest to the Phoenix Fringe Festival.

Laura Rutherford– Daughter of two storytellers,“Once upon a time” is a way of life that she pursues, looking for new story opportunities and the gifts they bring.

Friday, June 29th, 2012 12 Noon-1:00 PM
(Brown Bag Event. Bring your own lunch if you would like.)
Gangplank Avondale
525 N. Central Ave (Avondale AZ)
(South of Van Buren between Litchfield and Dysart Roads)

No Charge.

Questions: Twitter @storyrise