Deschutes Public Library News
Storyteller Susan Strauss Performs At Sisters Library
Posted By: Liz Goodrich
Date Posted: 8/26/2008
Deschutes Public Library and the Friends of the Sisters Library are pleased to welcome acclaimed storyteller Susan Strauss for a program titled “When Venus Blushed: Mythic-Scientific Stories from the Plant Kingdom at the Sisters Public Library on Saturday, September 13. The program begins at 2:00 pm and is free and open to the public.
Strauss, an internationally recognized storyteller and author of natural history themes has presented keynote addresses, performances and her signature Passionate Facts: Storytelling Science Workshops at multiple international congresses, leading museums, aquariums, botanical gardens and National Parks throughout the world. She has written original narratives for museum exhibits and to promote National Forest Service restoration projects and is the author of four books including Coyote Stories For Children, Wolf Stories: Myths and True Life Tales from Around the World, and When Woman Became the Sea: A Costa Rican Creation Myth. She currently teaches Storytelling in Environmental Interpretation at Oregon State University.
During her performance Strauss will unfold remarkable multi-cultural myths that reveal the quiet green world that supports life. Stories may include Cherokee, Roman, Greek, Assiniboin, and Norse myths.
For more information about this or other library programs please visit call 312-1032. People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Liz at 312-1032.