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An Evening of Storytelling
January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Prominent storyteller Donald Davis grew up in a culture of storytelling in the Southern Appalachian mountains. Listening to stories from his family provided the foundation for his talent. He began retelling his family stories as a child and started adding to stories with his own life experiences until he was repeatedly asked to “tell it again, on purpose.” Davis has been most attracted to familial stories and those related to his roots and locality.
Davis served as a United Methodist Minister for over twenty years where he continued to utilize his art of storytelling to engage his congregation. He started to receive invitations to perform at events and eventually was courted to perform at festivals and other engagements until he hung up his robe to tell stories full time. Davis has authored several books and original recordings and has been awarded the Circle of Excellence and the Lifetime Achievement Awards from the National Storytelling Network.
Learn more about Donal Davis HERE.
The Dublin Story of Storytelling
Smith’s of Dublin began hosting An Evening of Storytelling to bring arts and culture to downtown Dublin GA. Smith’s owner, Natalie Curry, initiated this recurring event in Dublin in 2016. Curry grew up attending an annual storytelling event organized by her mother in La Grange, GA which is currently in its 25th year and wanted to bring the tradition to Dublin.
Admission for An Evening of Storytelling is free. Space is limited, so tickets are required. The evening will take place at Dublin Carnegie in downtown Dublin. Tickets are available at Smith’s of Dublin, located at 130 West Jackson Street in downtown Dublin.
The perfect location for your wedding or event, Dublin Carnegie is a Dublin gem that creates memories in the heart of downtown. A memorable event begins with attention to detail. With free Wi-Fi access, open floor plan, and original architectural details, the Dublin Carnegie offers iconic event customization with more than 1,400 square feet of special event space with ample parking for up to 75 guests.