University of Hawai‘i Presents
SCEP Live Online
Fall International Storyteller Series

The Statewide Cultural Extension Program (SCEP), a program of UH Mānoa Outreach College, continues to expand its SCEP Live Online offerings with a Fall International Storyteller Series. The series is a presentation of UH Mānoa Outreach College, with additional support from the Hawaiʻi Book and Music Festival.

For three weeks, on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, audiences can log in to hear storytellers from around the world present their amazing tales live. The series begins on Monday, October 19.  All performances begin at 10:30 AM and will run approximately 30 to 45 minutes. On Saturday, October 31, a special hour-long Halloween performance will begin at 7 PM.

Performance schedule

(All performances at 10:30 AM unless otherwise noted.)
Mon, Oct 19            Jeff Gere (Hawaiʻi): Tales of Inspiration
Tues, Oct 20           Yasu Ishida(Japan): Dreamer’s Circus
Wed, Oct 21            Giorgiana Elena Popan (Romania): Stories from the Heart of Romania
Mon, Oct 26           James McCarthy (Hawaiʻi): The Wyld Wonderful Wyrld
Tues, Oct 27           Margaret Read MacDonald (Washington): Frogs. Devils, and One-Eyed Fish
Wed, Oct 28           Karin Amano (Japan): Japanese Folktales

Sat,Oct 31               HALLOWEEN SPECIAL (7-8 PM)
7:00   Jeff Gere: Sensative
7:15    Kathy Collins: Botan Doro (The Peony Pavillion)
7:30   Dann Seki: White Lady, Miles and the Hinotama, Gimme Back MyHead
7:45   Alton Chung: Drowning at Waimea Falls Pond

Mon, Nov 2           Antonio Rocha (Brazil): Say What?!!
Tues, Nov 3           Lyn Ford (Ohio): From Africa to Appalachia: Affrilachian Tales
Wed, Nov 4           Jeeva Raghunath (India): Indian Supernatural Spirits

The Fall International Storyteller Series is sponsored in part by the Hawaii Book and Music Festival, National Endowment for the Arts, Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF), Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Kaunoa Senior Center, Friends of Mānoa Library, and the Alliance for Culture and the Arts.