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Hawaii Public Radio (HPR) - Storyteller Jeff Gere Tells Fresh Tales
Date: Tuesday - 6/26/2018
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Hawaii Public Radio (HPR)
Atherton Performing Arts Studio
738 Kaheka Street
Honolulu, HI 96814
Storyteller Jeff Gere Tells Fresh Tales in HPR's Atherton Studio, June 23
One of Hawaiʻi's most popular storytellers Jeff Gere performs a collection of his greatest hits and popular stories on June 23 in HPR's Atherton Studio. Known for his physical energy, elastic face, and ability to portray multiple characters, Gere will share pieces he's never recorded before, including fables by Aesop, entwined tales of tragic love, and stories of the volcano goddess Pele.
Reservations for "Fresh Tales on an Old Tongue" may be made online at www.hprtickets.org or by calling the station (955-8821) during regular business hours. Tickets are $25 general, $20 for HPR members, and $15 for students with ID; online ticketing fees apply. The Atherton Studio is located at Hawaiʻi Public Radio, 738 Kāheka Street. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.; stories begin at 7:30 p.m.
About the artist
Jeff Gere is a master storyteller & puppeteer with degrees in Painting, Art History, and Performance Art. He was the Drama Specialist for the City & County of Honolulu's Parks Department, now retired. Gere founded the Talk Story Festival, Hawaiʻi's largest storytelling event, and produced and hosted it for 26 years. He has also toured throughout the state, and told in national and international venues. He has recorded ten CDs and two DVDs.
FOR CALENDAR LISTINGS:
WHO: Jeff Gere
WHAT: Fresh Tales on an Old Tongue
WHEN: Saturday, June 23 2018, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 738 Kāheka Street, Honolulu
TICKETS: $25 general, $20 HPR members, $15 students; plus online service charge
RESERVATIONS: Call 955-8821 during business hours or reserve seats at hprtickets.org
About HPR's Atherton Performing Arts Studio
The Atherton Studio seats 75 people and is home to a magnificent Bösendorfer concert grand piano. The Studio is available for rent for musical performances, community group meetings, and lectures. It is located in the HPR office and studio complex at 738 Kaheka Street, across from the Honolulu Don Quijote. Metered street parking is available, as are paid lots at the First Hawaiian Bank (Kapiolani branch) and in the Pan Am building.
About Hawaii Public Radio
HPR is a private, non-profit organization which broadcasts classical, jazz, and international music; and in-depth news and informational programming from National Public Radio, American Public Media, Public Radio International, and other local, national, and international program sources, as well as programs produced by Hawaii Public Radio. In October 2013, Charity Navigator, the premier charity evaluator, awarded HPR its second consecutive four-star rating for exceptional fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.
HPR's mission is to serve the entire population of the state of Hawaii with two excellent program streams. HPR-1, the news magazine and fine arts stream, can currently be heard on Oahu and Kauai (KHPR 88.1 FM and 88.5 FM); Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and West Hawaii (KKUA 90.7 FM); and East Hawaii (KANO 91.1 FM (Hilo) and 94.7 FM (Waimea)). HPR-2, the news, local talk, and music stream, is found on Maui, Molokai, Lanai (KIPM 89.7 FM and KIPH 88.3 FM (Hana)); West Hawaii (KIPM 89.7 FM and KHPH 88.7 FM); Oahu and Kauai (KIPO 89.3 FM; KIPL 89.9 FM)
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