Bringing ‘Bead for Life’ to Jonesborough

This week, I am heading down the familiar road across the mountain from Asheville to Jonesborough, TN, for a week as the Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center. I will be performing each day from August 15th to August 19th at 2pm in the Mary B....

12 Years of Summer Storytelling

This week will mark my 12th annual offering of the Summer Storytelling Retreat & Adventure here in Asheville, NC. In this weeklong workshop, those drawn to stories are invited to ‘dip their toes’ into storytelling and experienced tellers are called to re-emerge...

News: Tryon Daily Bulletin

“Made From Scratch”: Performance storytelling by Dottie Jean Kirk, Connie Regan-Blake Published 10:00 pm Thursday, May 4, 2017 TFAC to host evening of storytelling performance and afternoon workshop. Storytellers Dottie Jean Kirk and Connie Regan-Blake will be serving...

News: Mountain Xpress

Storyteller Connie Regan-Blake’s collection is inducted into the Library of Congress By Alli Marshall – Published April 8, 2015 When Asheville-based storyteller Connie Regan-Blake embarked on her career more than 40 years ago, there were only two storytelling...

News: USA Today

Storyteller Connie Regan-Blake revives the oldest art By Dale Neal  – Published 12:07 p.m. ET March 26, 2015 You can’t help but lean in when Connie Regan-Blake says “I’d like to tell you a mountain story.” Her voice starts to rise and...