STORYTELLING AT KING FAMILY LIBRARY DURING BLACK HISTORY MONTH


Chetter Galloway is a storyteller who specializes in African and African-American stories.  Chetter, a native of Suffolk, VA is the youngest of ten children and remembers his father telling stories on road trips.  He first experienced storytelling at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.  He honed his craft at East Tennessee State University’s Master’s in Storytelling Program.  He is a Young Audiences Artist, the SC Arts Commission as well as the Better Basics Enrichment Program of Birmingham, AL.

His performances are full of animation and audience participation.  His dynamic imaginative style is best described as eclectic and energetic! Chetter uses music, drumming, and drama to captivate the listener as he weaves his tales!  Chetter has also recorded (3) storytelling CD’s:  Evil Knows Where Evil Sleeps, Fresh Squeezed Carrot Juice, & A Story, A Story, Let It Come, Let It Come.

He has performed at venues such as:  Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Atlanta Dogwood Festival, Fernbank Museum, Georgia Pacific, High Museum of Fine Art & The Smithsonian.  His programs are perfect for families.  By Incorporating the Jembe drum into his storytelling, Chetter invites you to “feel the rhythm & live the story”!

Meet Chetter Galloway, listen to his drums, and hear his wonderful stories on Tuesday, February 19 @ 6:00PM at the King Family Library, 408 High Street, Sevierville. The story telling program is open to the public, free of charge, and will be performed in the Burchfield Meeting Room on the ground floor of the King Family Library.  For more information about the story telling program, contact 865.453.3532.

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