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We Tell Stories
 
is a 501 (c) 3 Non-Profit Organization.

Location:
5740 York Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90042

Phone:
323.256.2336 
 
Fax:
323.256.3236 
 
Email: 
info@wetellstories.org
 
Online:


Board of Directors

Carl Weintraub, Chairman
 
William Turner, President
  
Gilbert Pacheco, Secretary
 
Dennis Carter, Treasurer

Larry Guzin
 
 
 
 
 
 
We Tell Stories
is grateful for the support from the following organizations:
 
Corporate Partnership
 
Employees Community Fund of Boeing California
 
 

Funders

Ahmanson Foundation
 
 City of Culver City Performing Arts Grant Program Fund with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment 
 
City of Los Angeles, Department
of Cultural Affairs


City National Bank
 
Employees Community Fund of Boeing California 
 
Los Angeles County Arts Commission

 Norris Foundation
 
Ralph Parsons Foundation

 Stern Memorial Trust
 
Collaborators

Arts for All  
 
 Centennial Plaza Park 
 
Children’s Creative Project
 
Community Arts Resources (CARS)
 
 Los Angeles County MTA—Go Metro

 Los Angeles Music Center
Education Division 
 
Los Angeles County Museum of Art 
 
 Los Angeles Unified School District, Arts Education Branch
  
North Figueroa Association
 
 Old LA Farmers Market
 
Orange County
Performing Arts Center 
 
 Performances to Grow On
 
 Festival Plaza de la Raza
 
Community Partners

Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council (HHPNC)
 
North Figueroa Association
 
Councilmember
Ed P. Reyes, District 1
 
Councilmember 
Jose Huizar, District 14
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 




 
Sunday, June 7th
Free Public Performances!
 
 
Diana Tanaka, Gerald James, Deena Rubinson dress 'El Anciano.'
 
“Cuentos de la Familia/Stories of the Family”

2:05 pm
Lummis Day Festival
Sycamore Grove Park
4702 N. Figueroa Ave
Los Angeles, CA  90065
 

 
10:30am - 7pm
Come Celebrate the Spirit and Diverse Cultures of L.A.'s Northeast Neighborhoods with Food, Music, Art, Poetry, and Dance!

 
Also on Sunday, June 7th
 

Deena Rubinson and "the Birds" rock out with Gerald James

“Proud To Be Me”
 
2:25 pm
Friends of Arts Education
Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts
12700 Center Court Drive
Cerritos, CA  90703
 

 
Family Arts Festival
12 pm - 4 pm
Over 20 performances on 4 stages
Music and Dance from around the world, art exhibit, musical zoo, arts & crafts, theatre exploration.
Free for the whole family. 




 
Book a WTS performance!
 

Pogo Saito, Gina Fields, David Nott


WTS can perform at your school, library, or special event.
Contact Programs Director Susan Devlin to book a show! susan@wetellstories.org

  Some discounts available!



 

 
"Be Creative @ Your Library"
at the
Culver City Julian Dixon Library
this Summer!

 
 
Linda Miller & Gerald James run from Stacy Turner & her flying friends.
 
We Tell Stories and the Culver City Julian Dixon Library celebrate the County of Los Angeles Public Library's Summer Reading Program, “Be Creative @ Your Library,” with 8 different performances about creativity and imagination. Shows are interactive, multi-cultural, and educational blending laughter and literacy together for fun-filled afternoons for parents and children alike.
 
“Be Creative @ Your Library” Performance Schedule

•    Wednesday, July 1 at 2 pm
    “Flying” - Stories about flight including the famous Greek myth
     “Daedalus and Icarus.”

•    Wednesday, July 8 at 2 pm
    “Music”– A French fable, an African American rap poem, and an
      African folktale entertain with musical elements.

•    Wednesday, July 15 at 2 pm
     “Riddles” – British, Nordic, and Chinese stories that tickle the mind.

•    Wednesday, July 22 at 2 pm
      “Creation Myths” – Multi-cultural myths that ancients told about the
      beginning of the world.

•    Wednesday, July 29 at 2 pm
     “How & Why?”–  Charming ‘Pourquoi’ folktales from Greece, Africa,  
      and Vietnam that explain natural phenomena.

•    Wednesday, August 5 at 2 pm

    “Tricksters”  - Chronicles of fun-loving tricksters from around the
      world.

•    Wednesday, August 12 at 2 pm         
    “Magic” – Tales from Japan, Nicaragua, and Columbia with magical
      creatures.

•    Wednesday, August 19 at 2 pm
     “Fiesta La Ballona” – Stories that celebrate Culver City’s heritage
      and the annual Fiesta La Ballona.
 
4975 Overland Blvd
Culver City, CA  90230
310-559-1676
Performances are FREE!
 

For a complete schedule of events, visit “The Arts Are Alive in Culver City” at www.culvercity.org/culture.asp. Performances are made possible in part by a grant from the City of Culver City Performing Arts Grant Program Fund with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment. Culver City Julian Dixon Library is part of the County of Los Angeles Public Library.
 





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 Teaching Artist Jesse Bliss & her class at 92nd Street Elementary

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         Thank you!           
 
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