WinCity Voices Presents: “The Voices of Winchester: A Night of Storytelling”

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.

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