Stories With Claire: Press Kit

Upcoming Events!
What People Are Saying About Stories With Claire
Selected Performances


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Tell Us a Story,
January 4, 2012, The News & Observer

A Storyteller's Tale,
2008, The Wake Weekly

Claire Ramsey,
2007, Henderson Daily Dispatch

"The audience left with a better appreciation for the surrounding area of Holly Springs. The crowd quickly surrounded her after the performance wanting to know more, she hardly had a moment to collect her thoughts and get a drink. Everyone wanted to talk to her."
Brenda Priest, Holly Springs Arts Council

"My kids love the 'Scorpion Story'!"
Donna Washington, Storyteller and Mom
(The 'Scorpion Story,' or 'Orion and the Scorpion,' is from Stories from the Starry Night, Claire's first CD!)

"Claire did a great job engaging and involving the audience. I highly recommend her!"
Youth Services Librarian, Rural Hall Branch Library, Forsyth County Libraries

"Kids and staff loved the stories. It was great exposing the kids to a world outside of what they are used to."
Media specialist, South Warren Elementary School, Warrenton, NC

"The Stories with Claire were the perfect addition to our Festival. The Frightfully Funny Tales went along perfectly with the theme of our event and were enjoyed by children and parents alike."
Heather C. Rollins, Sales Manager, Smith's Nursery Fall Festival, Benson, NC

"I enjoyed your stories and would be more than happy to invite you to come back to our school and perform anytime... Good job!"
"I really enjoyed the stories. They all had a lesson that I learned from them all."
Students, Day of the Dead Celebration, Franklinton High School, Franklinton, NC

"A unique, entertaining, and highly personalized perspective on our town�s history."
Mark Kelly, Town of Holly Springs

"We really enjoyed your stories and the festival and will make it a point to go every year now."
Rich Green, Cub Scout Leader, Wake County Public Libraries' Storytelling Festival

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Stories of Strong Women: Storytelling at Pittsboro Roadhouse, NC

Annual Stories by the Millstream Storytelling Festival - Salisbury, NC

Stories for 2018 Summer Reading: Libraries ROCK!, Selma and Kenly, NC

Vance County Storyfest 2018: Perry Library, Henderson, NC

Stories Around the World: Sterling Montessori School, Morrisville, NC

Stories for Annual Cary Spring Daze Festival: Cary, NC

Stories With Claire is a New Voice at STONE SOUP, Woodruff, SC

The Cat Visits the Goddard School, Wake Forest, NC

Christmas Stories for Preschool, The Learning Tree, Oxford, NC

Annual St. Nicholas Storytelling at Lighting of the Greens, Oxford, NC

Stories and S'Mores at Aw-Shucks Farm - Monroe, NC

Stories with Claire at Lee County Fair: Sanford, NC

Inaugural Forest Storytelling Festival: Renaissance Centre, Wake Forest, NC

Stories With Claire Sparks a Reaction for Summer Reading 2014: Belhaven Public Library, NC

Youth Arts Festival 2014: East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

The Cat Visits Sterling Montessori: Morrisville, NC

Chinese Folklore: Aversboro Elementary School, Garner, NC

Coming Home to Holly Springs: Historical Stories, Holly Springs Cultural Arts Center

Ladies Night at Front Porch Stories, Raleigh, NC

Stories With Claire RETURNS to Seuss and Sailor for HOLIDAY STORIES, Wake Forest, NC

The Shepherd's Wife Tells the Christmas Story, New Hope Baptist Church, Raleigh, NC

Stories With Claire presents The Pilgrim Lady: Sterling Montessori, Morrisville, NC

Stories With Claire presents The Pilgrim Lady: Paramount Montessori, Morrisville, NC

Spooky-Not-Scary Stories With Claire: H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library, Henderson< NC

Spooky Storytelling at Seuss and Sailor: Wake Forest, NC

Stories Under the Stars: Weaver Street Market Lawn, Carrboro, NC

Halloween Stories With Claire and Storytelling Tips: Tar River Elementary, Franklinton, NC

Storytelling Workshop: Cary Academy Multicultural "Ubuntu" Event, Cary NC

Statewide Folklife Festival: Carrboro, NC

The Pirate Captain Comes to West Smithfield Elementary - Smithfield, NC

Portraits: He Said... She Said... (a Performance Art piece): Carrack Modern Art Gallery, Durham, NC

Friendly Storytelling at Seuss and Sailor: Wake Forest, NC

Stories From the Deeps: Summer Reading 2013: Granville, Forsyth County Libraries, NC

Storytelling Workshops with Storyteller Claire: Chatham JAM, Siler City, NC

Stories With Claire at Seuss and Sailor: Wake Forest, NC

Career Day: Mariam Boyd Elementary School, Warrenton, NC

Stories With Claire Travels Around the World: Warren County Elementary Schools

Pirate Captain Jack Comes to Wake Forest Elementary, Wake Forest, NC

Captain Jack's Tales of Blackbeard, Granville County Historical Museum, Oxford, NC

Stories With Claire FEATURES at the NC Storytelling Guild Annual Festival at BREVARD

Halloween Stories With Claire, Rex Hospital Rehab and Senior Center, Raleigh, NC

Live the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, A Night at Sleepy Hollow, Hinnant Vineyards, Pine Level, NC

Stories With Claire features at The Learning Experience Grand Opening, Wake Forest, NC

Stories With Claire presents First Lady Abigail Adams: San Souci Literary Society, Henderson, NC

'The Faithful of the World:' Raleigh Lions Clinic for the Blind

Franklin County Libraries' Summer Reading Finale: Louisburg, NC

Midsummer Night's Dream Fantasy Festival: Glenwood Branch, Greensboro Public Library, NC

Stories With Claire creates and presents the Granville Ghost: Historical stories for the Granville County Historical Museum, Oxford, NC

Around the World Tales for 'Many Faces, Different Places' Summer Camp: Chapel Hill and Carrboro Community Schools

The Cat Comes to Cary Presbyterian Preschool!

Pajama Tales: Oxford McDonald's Grand Opening, Oxford, NC

Parents as Teachers Easter Party: Oxford, NC

Monthly Preschool Storytellings: Johnston County Early Learning Center, Smithfield, NC

Around the World is Just Next Door Storytelling Workshop: Cary Academy, Cary, NC

Irish Stories With Claire, North Raleigh United Methodist Church, Raleigh, NC

After-school Fantasy Storytelling Program, Ephesus Elementary, Chapel Hill, NC

Neck of the Woods Performance Series, Twisted Vine Wine Shoppe, Wake Forest, NC

Featured Performances at Danville Storytelling Festival, Danville, VA

Storytelling Workshop at Daniels Middle School, Raleigh, NC

Kinston-Lenoir Storytelling Festival, Kinston-Lenoir Public Library, Kinston, NC

Ghostly Stories With Claire at Lafayette Village, Raleigh, NC

Stories for Daisy Scout Indoor Campout, Mount Olive, NC

Halloween Stories at Silly Goose, Wake Forest, NC

Costumed Storytelling at Wake Forest Halloween Block Party, Wake Forest, NC

Carrboro Elementary Family Literacy Night, Carrboro, NC

Stories with the German Storyteller: Oktoberfest, Lafayette Village, Raleigh, NC

Wake County Storytelling Festival (Regional Teller): Raleigh, NC

Folktale Extravaganza for Cub Scouts: Wake Forest, NC

Stories with the Italian Storyteller: ItalianFest, Lafayette Village, Raleigh, NC

One World, Many Stories Summer Reading programs: Libraries from Harrisburg to Burgaw, NC

Storytelling for Adults: Pittsboro General Store Cafe, Pittsboro, NC

Stories and Show-and-Tell of the Middle Ages: Tar River District Cub Scout Daycamp, Rocky Mount, NC

Stories and Show-and-Tell of the Middle Ages: Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Library, Goldsboro, NC

The Pirate Captain comes to the Opening of Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides: Family Drive-In, Stephens City, VA

Stories With Claire FEATURES at Vance County Storyfest 2011: Perry Library, Henderson, NC

The Cat comes to St. Francis Preschool!: Raleigh, NC

Stories at Bynum General Store front porch: Bynum General Store, Bynum, NC

Stories for Gingerbread House event: Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill, NC

Family Literacy Night: Joyner Elementary, Raleigh, NC

Fall tales: Silly Goose, Wake Forest, NC

Annual Halloween Stories at Midnight Blue Martial Arts: Henderson, NC

Interactive Invent-a-Tale: Granville County Historical Museum, Oxford, NC

Stories with the Pirate Captain: H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library, Henderson, NC

Storyteller and Emcee at NC Storyfest 2010: Cultural Arts Center, Greensboro, NC

North Carolina Tales with the Pirate Captain: Ballentine Elementary School, Fuquay-Varina, NC

North Carolina Renaissance Faire: Wake Forest, NC

Robeson County Smart Start Day: Lumberton, NC

Spring Stories for Seniors: Wesley Village, Wilmore, KY

Interactive stories at Raise-a-Reader Celebration: Appalachian Regional Library, North Wilkesboro, NC

The Cat Visits First Baptist Church Academy: Creedmoor, NC

Greek Tales for Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief: Raleigh Grande Cinemas, Raleigh, NC

Stories for Families: Broad Street Cafe, Durham, NC

Wintry Tales for Seniors: The Lodge at Wake Forest, NC

The Twelve Days of Christmas: Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill, NC

Holiday Stories Around the World, Credit Suisse Holiday Party, RTP, NC

Tales of Yore: Halle Cultural Arts Center, Apex, NC

Stories for the Young at the annual NCSG Storytelling Festival, Brevard, NC

Birthday Party with The Cat, Henderson, NC

Magic in the Trees Storytelling Workshops, Natural Learning Initiative Design Institute by NC State, hosted by NC Botanical Garden: Chapel Hill, NC

Smith's Nursery Fall Festival: Benson, NC

Autumn Arts Festival 2009: Wake Forest, NC

Celebrating Cultures Friday, Primrose School, Heritage-Wake Forest, NC

Good Neighbor Day 2009, Holding Park, Wake Forest, NC

Carolina Farm Stewardship Storytelling, Vollmer Farm, Bunn, NC

Opening of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Costumed Character -- Hogwarts Student), Raleigh Road Outdoor Theater, Henderson, NC

Pirate Stories With Captain Jack!, Granville County Historical Museum, Oxford, NC

Stories from the Starry Night, Harper Library, Southport, NC

Vacation Church School - Divine Habitat, Church of the Holy Family, Chapel Hill, NC

Midsummer Fairy and Fantasy Festival, Wake Forest, NC

Mountain Stories at Bright Horizons, RTP, NC

Discovering Magic in the Garden, NC Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, NC

Heritage Wake Forest Family Fun Day: Heritage, NC

Catawba Valley Storytelling Festival: Murray's Mill, NC

Stories From Around the World: Selma Middle School, NC

Art After Hours Storytelling: The Storyteller's Book Store, Wake Forest, NC

Impossible People Personal Stories: New Hope Baptist Keenagers Senior Group, Raleigh, NC

Dr. Seuss's Birthday Party with The Cat: The Storyteller's Book Store, Wake Forest, NC

Viking Tales: Smith Elementary School, Raleigh, NC

Around the World Educational Stories: Swift Creek Elementary School, Raleigh, Nc

Tellabration: NC Estuarium, Washington, NC

Stories for Day of the Dead: Franklinton High School, Franklinton, NC

Storytelling at the State Fair 2008: Raleigh, NC

Improv Workshop-NCLA Youth Services Retreat - Camp Caraway, Sophia, NC

Grand Opening of The Storyteller's Book Store - Wake Forest, NC

Opening of The Clone Wars Star Wars animated film (Costumed character - Sci-fi Queen) - Raleigh Road Outdoor Theater, Henderson, NC

Bedford Over-55 Club Entertainment - Bedford at Falls River clubhouse, Raleigh, NC

Goddess Effect and Joie de Vivre Summer Solstice Festival, Greensboro Arboretum, Greensboro, NC

Stories for The Week of the Young Child: St. John's Episcopal Preschool, Wake Forest, and New Hope Baptist Preschool, Raleigh, NC

Career Day Stories for Second Graders: Clark Street Elementary, Henderson, NC

Scholastic Book Fair: Vance Charter School, Henderson, NC

Circle of Love Character Education Program: Carver Elementary, Henderson, NC

Summer Daycamp Storytelling: Bright Horizons at Raleigh Corporate Center, Raleigh, NC

Opening of Pirates of the Caribbean 3: At World's End: Marketplace Cinema & Raleigh Road Drive-In, Henderson, NC

UNC Health Care DooR to DooR Healing Arts Program: Chapel Hill, NC

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center's 50th Birthday Bash: Chapel Hill, NC

Folk Literary Festival: Franklin County Library, Louisburg, NC

Picnic in the Grove: Fort Bragg, Fayetteville, NC

Story Tsunami Benefit Concert: Meredith College, Raleigh, NC

Dedication of Manteo Weather Tower: Manteo, NC

Royal Bard Performances and Workshops: Society for Creative Anachronism, Southeast USA

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