FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 9, 2014
Live Storytelling Event Showcase Social Justice Stories
DETROIT, MI –– The award winning Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers will bring stories of “Social Justice” to the stage at the Charles H. Wright Museum. The popular monthly event is one of the 56 winners of the Knight Arts Challenge which funds projects that engage and enrich Detroit through the arts. The event is also a recent recipient of the “Spirit of Detroit” Award.
"Events like the Secret Society's bring out the artist in all of us, helping us to think creatively about our lives and our communities and share the stories that bring people together," said Dennis Scholl, vice president of arts for Knight Foundation.
“Storytelling is a way for people to learn more about themselves and each other,” says Juanita Moore, president of the Charles H. Wright Museum, which hosts the events. “People coming to these shows experience a feeling of life, growth and excitement through connecting, and that deserves a place to be showcased.”
The Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers’ next event “Social Justice” will take place at 8:00 p.m., Friday, March 21, 2014 at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History 315 E. Warren Detroit, MI 48202. Commander Dale Brown of Threat Management Center, GODIS, Pastor Bill-Wylie Kellermann, Sam Riddle, Detroit Raw and Shorty, Ruth Ellis Center will tell true, personal stories on the theme. Musical guests include Edward Gooch, piano, Francine Dent, vocals, Tyra Johnson and Ronald Moore, Marygrove Dance Department perform!
About The Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers
The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers is a non-profit organization with a mission to connect humanity, heal and transform community and 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.
Tickets $15 online, $20 @door. For more info and to watch video performances www.secretstorytellers.com or call 313-744-6037.
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