Tuesday, March 11, 2008

I-COMM Storytelling Festival Friday April 4th from 6:00 to 8:30 pm


The College of Mass Communications and Information Studies
Invites you to
I-COMM Week 2008’s
Celebration of Stories
Friday April 4 – 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
School of Public Health – Room 114
Free seats and food


Natalie Daise

A lifelong storyteller, Natalie Daise is well known to
television audiences via Nick Jr. and Noggin TV's Gullah
Gullah Island, hosted by her and her husband, Ron. Their
accomplishments include having been nominated for a
1997 and 1998 IMAGE Award, a Daytime Emmy nomination and several Parent's
Choice awards. Prior to television, Natalie and Ron Daise toured their theatrical
show presenting historical "edutainment" that documented the rich history of the
Gullah heritage. She has been awarded South Carolina's highest honor, Order
of the Palmetto and received South Carolina's Jean Lacy Harris Folk Heritage

And Alumni Storytellers Telling Their Stories


Brian McCreight aka “the Lowcountry Liar” is a Storyteller who tells
anything from tall tales to short stories and whatever lies between. He
holds an A.A., B.A, and MLIS from the School of Library and
Information Science at USC, as well as “a degree of Pseudology” (real

Brian McCreight Master of Music and Verbal Mayhem
Bill Corder

Bill is a graduate of the Masters of Library and
Information Science Program at the University of
South Carolina and currently works as a Children’s
Librarian at ImaginOn- part of the Public Library of
Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. He started
Storytelling in Graduate School and has woven more
than a few yarns in the years that followed. He has
performed for many children at such events as
Patchwork Tales, Storyvine, A Baker’s Dozen among
many others. He considers it both a privilege and
honor to be able to perform Storytelling to all whom
are children at heart as it agrees with him greatly

Amanda Brewer

Amanda Brewer is a native South Carolinian currently working as a
reference librarian for the Beaufort County Library System in Beaufort,
SC where she resides. She began storytelling as a graduate student at
USC, School of Library and Information Science. As a self-taught
musician and singer, she enjoys mixing stories and song.

Happy 5th Birthday I-COMM Week
We’re celebrating by Telling Our Story
Be there Friday evening for the festivities!

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