Story! Festival, Thomas the Tank Engine

Today's show featured four diverse entertainments going on this weekend in Central Iowa. We started the show with Abby Huff introducing Story! Festival the Storytelling events taking place in Story City September 15 - 17, followed by an interview with La'Ron Williams, one of the featured story tellers.

Next we discussed the upcoming visit of Thomas the Tank Engine to the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad with with Jerri Heid, Youth Services Manager at the the Ames Public Library. Poet Jennifer Knox described Iowa Bird of Mouth, the crowdsourced poetry project for which she was awarded an Iowa Arts Council Fellowship. The project with be introduced to the public at an unusual event at the Ames Public Library including poets, birders and creation of crowdsourced poetry on the spot. We ended with a preview of Fox on the Fairway, a farce opening this Friday at the Boone Community Theatre discussed by Homey Simmonds and Corriann Westvold.

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