- Harpist Patrick Ball opens the Storytelling Arts season on Sept. 21.
We have here the lineup for the 2013-14 Storytelling Arts season, which includes Celtic harpist and storyteller Patrick Ball, a 'Ghost Stories' program at Crown Hill Cemetery and an 'If These Walls Could Tell' installment about 1903 Brookside Manor in Fort Wayne, the first home of St. Francis University. Also of note: the 5th annual Liar's Contest, presented by Storytelling Arts and the Indiana State Fair, will take place Aug. 2 on the Fair's Pioneer Village stage. Registration starts at 6:30 p.m., and the lying begins at 7 p.m. The adult and youth winners will each be awarded a $100 prize.
2013-14 Storytelling Arts season (all events at Indiana History Center unless otherwise noted)
Sept. 21: Celtic Harp and Story, told by Patrick Ball
Oct. 12: Ghost Stories at Crown Hill Cemetery
Nov. 1-3: Frank Basile Emerging Stories Festival at IndyFringe Basile Theatre
Dec. 7: Go Tell It on the Mountain: Songs and Stories of Light, told by Kim and Reggie Harris
Jan. 18, 2014: From Boarding School to Alcatraz, the Clarence Carnes Story, told by Tim Tingle
Jan. 31, 2014: Sharing Hoosier History Through Stories, told by Stephanie Holman
Feb. 22, 2014: Life, Love and Other Headaches, told by Bil Lepp and Kim Weitcamp
March 8, 2014: Raven Ravin' Misbehavin': A Program of Mischief, Independence... And One Bewildered Motorcycle
Cop, told by Beth Horner
March 21, 2014: If These Walls Could Tell, told by Lou Ann Homan at Indiana Landmarks Center
April 12, 2014: Talk of the Town: Annual Benefit for Storytelling Arts of Indiana feat. A Place Called Home, told by Bill Harley