RiddleFest 2013 Announcement
RiddleFest 2013, sponsored by the Traditional Voices Group in association with the North Carolina Humanities Council, is scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 16, at the Burnsville Town Center. This year the afternoon seminar and evening concert is devoted to an exploration of the use of story and song in southern Appalachia to transmit family values and community history.
"This Mountain Life in Story and Song" is both seminar and concert. Featured presenters and performers are singer/storyteller Michael Reno Harrell and singer Laura Boosinger.
The 2013 RiddleFest kicks off with an afternoon seminar that focuses on creating and telling a story. Presenters are Harrell and Boosinger. The seminar is held from 1:30 to 4:30 in the afternoon at the Burnsville Town Center. This event is free and open to the public.
Following the seminar, an evening concert features performances by renowned singer/storyteller Michael Reno Harrell, singer Laura Boosinger, and the RiddleFest Revue. The concert is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m in the Burnsville Town Center.
Tickets to the Concert are $10.00 each and are available from Traditional Voices Group by calling 828-682-9654 or through the Burnsville Town Center at 828-682-7209.
The North Carolina Humanities Council is a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Humanities Council supports through grants and public humanities programs vital conversations that nurture the cultures and heritage of North Carolina. To learn more about the North Carolina Humanities Council, visit http://www.nchumanities.org.