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Spirits and Spirits: Ghost Stories & Cocktails
An Evening for Adults

Grab a cocktail and settle in for a bevy terrifying tales delivered by spoken word masters with no restrictions on content or language. Host and storyteller Cynthia Rintye welcomes Milbre Burch for a cultured and clever way for adults to celebrate the Halloween season.

Monday, October 16, 2017
8:00 PM

Tickets $15


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About the Storytellers:

Milbre Burch
A Grammy-nominated recording artist; an internationally known, Oracle-award-winning storyteller and a published poet and writer, Milbre Burch is a storyteller in every sense of the word!

Called “one of the most important voices in the storytelling revival,” she has appeared at the National Storytelling Festival seven times since 1984 and received a “Storytelling Oscar,” the Circle of Excellence Award, from the National Storytelling Network in 1999. She has been featured at storytelling, spoken word and theatre festivals in 36 states and in fifteen European cities. Making the Heart Whole Again: Stories for a Wounded World, received a 2007 GRAMMY nomination. Having received her PhD in the Department of Theatre at the University of Missouri, she is a scholar of solo performance and storytelling studies.

She is known for the versatility of her repertoire from folktales to fantasy, fiction and fairy tales to personal stories, one-woman shows and original monologues. For Aurora she is preparing a program of no-holds-barred, adult storytelling catered to the Halloween season.

storytellers_cynthia_webCynthia Rintye
A professional performer with over 25 years of experience, Cynthia first brought her talents to storytelling in 2005 when she helped create the Lawrenceville Ghost Tours, one of the Atlanta area’s oldest and most popular tours. She continues to send chills down the audience’s spine in Lawrenceville with her spooky Madame Macabre persona while she branches out with storytelling performances at schools, parks, neighborhood associations, corporate parties, and storytelling festivals.

With talents not limited to performing, Cynthia has directed the Lawrenceville Ghost Tours since 2008 and for three years was the creator and director of Terror on the Trail in Suwanee, which featured eight storytellers and a whole bunch of teenaged zombies. For many years, Cynthia was the Assistant Entertainment Director and script writer for the Georgia Renaissance Festival.

She is currently a tour guide for the Atlanta BeltLine Bus Tours and previously gave guided history tours of Atlanta, on a Segway. Cynthia is a member of the Southern Order of Storytellers and the National Storytelling Network.