The Grapevine (Storytelling) 


About Emily Hooper Lansana

Emily Hooper Lansana is a cultural worker and performing artist. Her work gives voice to those whose stories are often untold, especially in the African diaspora. She has performed as a storyteller for over twenty years, with audiences throughout Chicago and the country. Emily teaches storytelling in a variety of settings, helping people to connect with their unique stories, passing on tradition to young people as a coach and mentor with Rebirth Poetry Ensemble

About Noa Baum

Born and raised in Israel, Noa Baum is an award-winning storyteller and author who uses her art to build bridges of peace and understanding. Her stories highlight our similarities, celebrate our differences, and encourage curiosity, awareness, and acceptance. Her recordings have won the Storytelling World and Parents’ Choice Recommended awards. 


We would love to have you join us!  Please register to receive Zoom information for our April event.

Register for April


The event is free but please consider a $15 donation that will go to the performers.

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And after that!

May 12, 2021 – join us for more Grapevine Storytelling with the exuberant Queen Nur and the vivid Simon Brooks.

Register for May


About the Grapevine

FSGW sponsors storytelling at The Grapevine Online, an electronic stage for professional storytellers. The Grapevine is home to the best in modern storytelling, which means all kinds of storytelling: truth, fiction, heroes, villains, myths, and legends, in solemn, humorous, and other styles.  All the varieties of story that people have told each other for thousands of years; told really, really, well by people who are at the top of their craft.  Hosted by: Noa Baum, Tim Livengood, and RenĂ©e Brachfeld.

When:  Second Wednesday of each month at 7:30PM.

Where:  Via Zoom.  When you register we will send you the Zoom information.

Admission:   Free, but we will ask for a $15 donation if you like what you hear. 

Questions? Contact grapevinetakoma@gmail.com

You can also check out their Facebook page and leave comments at: GrapevineStoryTelling 

Interested in additional story telling events in the area? Check out the Voices In the Glen Calendar

Upcoming Grapevine Events

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