third annual Hatteras Storytelling
Festival, which will be on Friday and Saturday, May 1-2, at the
Hatteras Village Civic Center, was the topic of the April 5 edition
of the "To the Point" interview show on Radio Hatteras.
guests for the interview were
Belinda Willis, who is co-chair of the festival with Tracy Shisler,
and Danny Couch, a well-known Hatteras Island historian, who has been
known to spin a few yarns of his own. He's a featured storyteller at
this year's festival.
festival is sponsored by the
Hatteras Village Civic Association and partly funded by the Outer
Banks Visitors Bureau.
the radio show Willis and Couch
discuss this year's festival, including the schedule and the guests,
and the rich heritage of storytelling on Hatteras. Couch even manages
to tell a few island stories to give festival-goers a preview of the
the Point," which is
hosted by Island Free Press editor Irene Nolan, airs on the island's
community radio station, FM 101.5 and FM 99.9, at 5 p.m. on the first
and third Sunday of each month. It is repeated on the second and
fourth Sunday. Those who don't live on Hatteras can listen to the
show on Sundays through live streaming at www.radiohatteras.org.
listen to an audio of the interview,
scroll down to the "To the Point" logo -- an aerial photo
of Cape Point -- and click on it.
here for information on
the Hatteras Storytelling Festival.
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