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  • The Library Services for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing will partially reopen beginning Monday, June 8, 2020. We will begin telephone service, loaning print and video library materials AND accepting new library card applications! We have expanded our online offerings and encourage you to use them!  For Events posted on the Calendar - please contact the sponsor to see if the event has been cancelled before you go. If you have questions, call us or email dhoh@nashville.gov.

Storytelling Live! Peter Cook

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 to Saturday, June 2, 2018
International Storytelling Center
116 West Main Street
Jonesborough, TN 37659
Contact Name: 
Rachel Stilner

Tellers-in-Residence Series - Matinee Performances:

Performances will be held at 2 PM each afternoon and last and hour.

Peter Cook is an internationally renowned deaf performing artist whose work incorporates American Sign Language, pantomime, storytelling, acting, and movement. Cook has presented his work both nationally and internationally, including at the Kennedy Center, the National Book Festival and in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Japan. He has also appeared on PBS and traveled extensively as part of the Flying Words Project to promote ASL literature.

Cook teaches at Columbia College where he received an Excellence in Teaching award. He calls Chicago home, where his favorite audience is still his son.

“Cook incorporates…the most elastic facial maneuvers this side of Robin Williams.” – LA Weekly

Peter will also provide a 45 minute Children's performance on Saturday, June 2nd at 10:30 AM.  

Ticket Information:

Adults:  $12
Senior Citizens (65 yrs +):  $11

Children's Program on Saturday:  $5/person

To Purchase Tickets Call:  (423) 913-1276

An interpreter will be provided for hearing audience members.