FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 1, 2015
Twisted Storytellers Bring the Funny
Friday, October 16
DETROIT, MI –– The award-winning Secret Society Of Twisted StorytellersⓇ where real people, tell true stories, live onstage, presents “Funny Bone,” Friday, October 16, 2015. The Secret Society is a winner of the Knight Arts Challenge, which funds projects that engage and enrich Detroit through the arts.
“Laughter produces an immediate health benefit,” says Executive Director Satori Shakoor. “The wisdom underlying these side-splitting stories will open insights into our humanity.”
“As we listen to the exciting, sometimes traumatizing, sometimes uplifting tales, we think: “that could be me,” or “that was me,” says Juanita Moore, president of the Charles H. Wright Museum, which hosts the events.
“I ain’t seen nothing like it,” says Dick Gregory. “Stay in touch with the storytellers. It can heal.”
The Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers next event “Funny Bone” will take place at 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 16, 2015 at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History 315 E. Warren Detroit, MI 48202. Featuring storytellers, Mike Bonner, Monique King, Germaine Gebhard and more, with Musical Guest, Larry Johnson and Dance Guests Body Rhythm Dancers. Satori Shakoor will host the evening.
About The Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers
The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers is a licensed production of The Society for the Re-Institutionalization of Storytelling (TSRS), a 501(c)3 Michigan non-profit organization. TSRS has a global mission to connect humanity, heal and transform community and to provide an uplifting, thought-provoking, soul-cleansing entertainment experience through the art and craft of storytelling.
About the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
The Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. Knight Foundation believes that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged.
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