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Storytelling festival coming to OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY —For thirty years the Arts Council of Oklahoma City has been organizing the Storytelling Festival.

It’s an annual event featuring storytellers from around the globe.

NewsChannel 4’s Ali Meyer talks with festival co-chair, Lori Ford about the event which is scheduled for August 22nd through August 24th at the Oklahoma History Center.

Tickets are $10 and under.

Visit the Arts Council website for more information.

This year’s featured storytellers include four famous performers.

Here’s some samples of their work:

Alton Chung, a Hawaiian teller with Japanese roots.

Judith Black tells original historic stories with non-traditional vantage points.

Patrick Ball is an Irish storyteller who incorporates Celtic harp into his performance.

Barbara McBride-Smith is a Greek teller with a southern twang.