“Sight isolates, sound incorporates. Whereas sight situates the observer outside what he views, at a distance, sound pours into the hearer.”
–Walter J. Ong, Orality and Literac
The ancient tradition of oral storytelling lives on through the Ann Arbor Storytelling Guild. Join some Ann Arbor raconteurs at The Ark’s 28th Annual Storytelling Festival. Listen as they guide you through narratives of heroes and adversaries, conflict and resolution.
February 21. $20. The following night is the Storytelling Festival for Kids. February 22. $10. Tickets available at theark.org. The Ark, 316 S. Main St. 734-761-1451