Archive for August, 2017

Getting to Know Sam Payne

Madeleine Hamblin

Sam Payne, hailing from right here in Utah, is a stellar teller of stories and songs. Each time I hear him I am impressed with his skill and abilities. A writer, teller, teacher, and radio personality we are happy to have him with us at the festival again this year to share...

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Getting to Know Catherine Conant

Courtney Burns

Catherine Conant grew up in a large Italian family in New Jersey where she learned to stitch together the things of family and of imagination to...

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Getting to Know Michael Reno Harrell

Madeleine Hamblin

We are excited to welcome Michael Reno Harrell to the festival for the first time this year! Coming from the Southern Appalachian Mountains his stories and songs have been described best as “like a breakfast of butter and molasses on a warm biscuit…

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Getting to Know Bil Lepp

Janessa James

Bil Lepp is a very candid and soothing storyteller with a desire to instill in all of his listeners the virtues of obedience and honesty. Okay, that wasn’t all true. Bil is a world-renowned liar and a favorite of the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival and...

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Getting to know Tim Lowry

Kim McCloskey

Tim Lowry is back with his southern charm, dry wit and hopefully a Gullah story or two. We've asked him a few questions to help you get to know him a bit.

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Getting to Know Shonaleigh

Kim McCloskey

Not everyone gets the chance to meet a Drut'syla, let alone hear her stories. What is a Drut'syla? Well, I'm glad you asked. Meet Shonaleigh, a storyteller coming to us from East Sussex, UK who was brought up in the Drut’syla tradition by her Bubbe (Grandmother). She has been a festival favorite and we're glad to have her back. Recently, we enjoyed a pleasant phone...

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Getting to Know Barbara McBride-Smith

Courtney Burns

Don’t let the sweet picture fool you, Barbara McBride-Smith is a firecracker of a woman with stories just bursting out of her. From Greek myths, to Bible stories (told with delightful twists), and personal stories that are both knee-slapping and heartwarming, Barbara is sure...

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Getting to Know Donald Davis

Madeleine Hamblin

One would be hard-pressed to find someone connected to the festival who has not heard Donald Davis. He is a stalwart, veteran teller and integral part of the festival. I distinctly remember listening to and loving his stories during my first years at the festival as a child and continuing to enjoy his storytelling throughout my life. Now that I am grown with a young f...

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