Hear the captivating tales of Fannie Cole, uncover riveting family secrets, reminisce the good ol’ days, and more at “The Voices of Winchester: A Night of Storytelling.”
Following its successful debut in 2022, WinCity Voices (WCV) is thrilled to announce its second annual night of storytelling. Slated for 7:30 p.m. Friday, October 6, at Leeds Center for the Arts, “The Night of Storytelling” celebrates storytelling in all its forms.
This year’s stories, artwork, and music are connected by the theme: “Hope.” The event is free, thanks to generous donors. Attendees can indulge in local refreshments, including goodies from Amy’s Asian Kitchen, Cheesecake & Company, Cupcake Apothecary, The Winchester Opera House, and the much-loved Bootlegger Beer Cheese. Additionally, a cash bar offering a selection of beer and wine will be available for guests.
The night kicks off at 7:30 p.m. with a musical prelude by Dana McCall, who will play the dulcimer. As you enjoy music and refreshments, immerse yourself in the work of Winchester’s talented artists and photographers: Kevin Osbourn, Bailey Conlee, Chuck Witt, Kevin Palmer, Adra Fisher, Nancy Gift, and Wes Moody.
The storytelling portion of the event will start at 7:50 p.m. WinCity Voices has curated an ensemble of fresh, local storytellers for this year, featuring voices such as Dana McCall, Paschal Baute, Anne Hall, Mason McCord, Jim Trimble, Mason Rhodus, Nancy Gift, Jane Burnam, and Bo List.
Headlining the night is Willie Carver Jr., the author of “Gay Poems for Red States” and 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year.
In short, the 2023 Voices of Winchester event is sure to be a fun-filled evening. So come sit back, relax, and enjoy the power of a good story.