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The Rain in Spain

From: Joseph Dougherty
Series: Story Salon Live
Length: 04:18

Richard Tanner compresses an entire Spanish vacation into just over four minutes! Read the full description.

Salonlogob_small Storyteller Richard Tanner powers us through his adventures in Spain. Story Salon began in a North Hollywood coffee house in 1996. The rules of the show are simple: Five to seven minutes of original material performed by the writer. This open policy, embracing a sort of "free-range" writing, results in one of the most eclectic hours of performance available. The stories in this series, recorded in front of a live audience, are a sampling of Story Salon's wide range of performers. The result is a unique blend of memoir and observation; sometimes funny, sometimes confessional, often controversial, always unique. Story Salon Live pieces are perfect as free-standing drop-ins or as part of any program focusing on the art of storytelling. Learn more at: www.storysalon.com

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Piece Description

Storyteller Richard Tanner powers us through his adventures in Spain. Story Salon began in a North Hollywood coffee house in 1996. The rules of the show are simple: Five to seven minutes of original material performed by the writer. This open policy, embracing a sort of "free-range" writing, results in one of the most eclectic hours of performance available. The stories in this series, recorded in front of a live audience, are a sampling of Story Salon's wide range of performers. The result is a unique blend of memoir and observation; sometimes funny, sometimes confessional, often controversial, always unique. Story Salon Live pieces are perfect as free-standing drop-ins or as part of any program focusing on the art of storytelling. Learn more at: www.storysalon.com

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Intro: Story Salon is the long running storytelling venue in Southern California that mixes memoir and observation. In this story, Richard Tanner compresses an entire Spanish vacation into just over four minutes!

Tag: To learn more about Story Salon, visit their website: www.storysalon.com

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