Tuesday, July 27, 2010

August is Red Hot at the Story Cafe!

If you were at the January 2009 Story Cafe you know the caliber of talent Bob Reiser brings to the stage. And now, for his second appearance he has teamed up with the equally amazing Clare Vadeboncoeur.

Please join us for what is sure to be a delightful evening. The August heat will be no match for this red hot duo!

Reaching for the Moon!
Featuring Bob Reiser and Clare Vadeboncoeur
Saturday, August 21, 2010

Spend a night with lovers and loons, leap for the impossible and touch the moon. Join Clare and Bob in an hour of stories in words and mime and celebrate your inner wild romantic. Once you feel the kiss of moon dust on your hands, you will never be the same!

Bob Reiser, teacher, author and storyteller, has tickled audiences from New York to Vancouver; his books include Carry it On and Everybody Says Freedom, both written with Pete Seeger, and David Gets his Drum, a children’s book written with jazz great, the late Panama Francis.

“Bob Reiser is a wonderful storyteller, with tales for every age and temperament. I hope he keeps on for another half century. ” ~ Pete Seeger

“Bob Reiser is magic. He plays with words, songs stories and life. His warmth alone makes an audience laugh. Bob Reiser smiles with his whole body. ” ~ Jay O'Callahan Master Storyteller

Clare Vadeboncoeur is a story performer and teaching artist. She is a Trinity Repertory Conservatory graduate with a Masters of Arts Degree in Theatre and Dance, a C.M.A (certified movement analyst) from the Laban Institute of Movement Studies in New York and is a RI certified teacher of theatre, dance and elementary education. She combines her talents as actor, dancer, mime & writer to create and perform unique, interactive storytelling programs.

“Clare, you are a fantastic actress, storyteller, movement genius who creates expressive theatre –much larger than your petite self.” ~ Ivy Brunelle, Scituate Librarian Scituate RI

"Clare your stories were so compelling, funny, meaningful, clever and full of heart."  ~ Annie Geissinger, Drummer/Artist

ADULT OPEN MIC: Sign up for your eight minute (maximum) turn at the mic beginning at 7:00 p.m. Share your own story, song, music, essay or poem.
TIME: 7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. (Feature begins at 8:00 P.M.)
LOCATION: Artworks, 384 Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford, MA
ADMISSION: FREE (pass the hat for the featured performers)

NEW INFORMATION: AGES 14 AND OLDERUsually, the Story Cafe audience is 18 and up. However, in the interest of bringing the art of Oral Tradition to a wider audience Bob and Clare (our featured artists) have shared that their show is suitable for teenagers as well. If you would like to bring along any young adults on August 21 please feel free to do so.
DIRECTIONS:  http://www.artworksforyou.org/hours.html
For more information email Karen Chace at storybug@aol.com  or call ArtWorks at (508) 984-1588 


Come early and take a stroll along the fishing docks or bring your bike, enjoy the ocean breeze and ride around beautiful Fort Taber . Prefer something easier? There is the interesting and historical Whaling Museum.

Later you can enjoy a "flight of wine" and fresh hot or cold tapas at Corks or award-winning chowder (chowda) at Freestones before the show or a night cap afterwards.

New Bedford has National Park status and there are many things to enjoy. Spend a gorgeous summer day exploring and then relax in the beauty of ArtWorks listening to stories and song. I can't think of a better way to spend a summer Saturday!

Sponsored by Artworks! Partners for the Arts & Community http://www.artworksforyou.org/
ArtWorks! is supported in part by the MCC as well as business and individual members