Speak Story Series hosts storyteller Elizabeth Rose in an on-line performance. Elizabeth’s stories include a blend of traditional southern folklore, Appalachian tales, mountain ballads, ghost stories, songs and her own personal stories of growing up in small town East Tennessee. She is an educator, workshop leader, presenter, and professional storyteller.December 8, 2020, 7:30 pm Pre-registration […]
Growing up, I had heard many negative stereotypes associated with folks from my home state, but when it was suggested that there was a real bias against West Virginians, I was unconvinced.
On November 8, 2016, Donald J. Trump was elected 45th President of the United States, and on November 9, a group of media students and innovators at West Virginia University (WVU) knew what their newest project needed to entail—a truthful outlet from which Appalachia could be heard.
A words-artist and musician by profession, Booth is the founder of the Speak Story Series, a community-based and organized concert series that brings recognized storytellers from across the world to listeners in Shepherdstown (WV). The series presents stories about diverse cultures and beliefs, helping people, as Booth describes, “bond over deep emotional experiences.”