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Storyteller, world traveler to speak for Black History Month

by The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | February 10, 2008 at 4:16 a.m.

MORRILTON - Dr. Gwendolyn Brown Twillie, a storyteller, artist and world traveler, will present a storytelling session in honor of Black History Month at noon Thursday, Feb. 21, in the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton Fine Arts Auditorium. A member of the Arkansas Arts Council Arts in Education program, Twillie designs her performances to please all ages and build appreciation of cultural differences and similarities. The event will be presented free of charge and will be open to the public.

Using her travels to Africa, Central and South America, China, the Caribbean, Europe, Japan and South Korea as inspiration Twillie will present a program of stories, songs and movement activities to educate and amuse audiences of all ages. Twillie was the chairman of theTheater and Dance Department at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and since her retirement, she has devoted herself to her life-long love of storytelling since her retirement.

The event is being sponsored by UACCM, and seating will be determined on a first-come, firstserved basis. For more information contact Rhonda Cupp at (501) 977-2085 or by e-mail at cupp@uaccm.edu.

River Valley Ozark, Pages 136 on 02/10/2008


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