Free Your Mind

Nov. 24, 2010

By Katherine Duke '05

More than a dozen student performers were crowded around me, making some very catchy music together. They were stomping and clapping in rhythm, making doo-wop sounds and singing lyrics in at least two different languages. But this wasn’t an a cappella concert—at least, not a planned one. This was a lesson for students in the First-Year Seminar “Thinking Through Improvisation.”

Amherst College Hosts Keepers of the Word Storytellers April 27

April 4, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Storytellers from across the country will spin their tales at the 10th annual Keepers of the Word Storytelling Festival, a day-long event on Saturday, April 27, in the Keefe Campus Center Frontroom at Amherst College. Performances are scheduled for 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. This year’s nationally known storytellers are Onawumi Jean Moss, Diane Ferlatte, Catherine Conant, Tim Tingle, Eshu Bumpus and Motoko.

"Keepers of the Word" Storytellers April 28

April 3, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. - Storytellers from across the country will spin their tales at the ninth annual Keepers of the Word Storytelling Festival, a day-long event on Saturday, April 28, in the Keefe Campus Center Frontroom at Amherst College. Performances are scheduled for 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Amherst College Hosts Keepers of the Word Storytellers April 30

April 13, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Storytellers from across the country will spin their tales at the 13th annual Keepers of the Word Storytelling Festival, a day-long event on Saturday, April 30, in the Keefe Campus Center Frontroom at Amherst College. Performances will be held at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Keepers of the Word Storytellers at Amherst College April 26

Amherst College Hosts Keepers of the Word Storytellers April 24

April 2, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Dean Onawumi Jean Moss of Amherst College Receives Storytelling Award

Amherst College Hosts Keepers of the Word Storytellers April 29