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StoryTown Radio Show: Women’s History Month
March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
StoryTown Radio Show will celebrate Women’s History Month in their next production on Monday, March 27 at 7 p.m. at the McKinney Center, located at 103 Franklin Avenue.
The music guest will be Momma Molasses whose music interlaces Classic Country, Folk, Piedmont Blues, Soul, Swing, Bluegrass and Old-Time.
Featured in this live production will be a harrowing true tale from World War II of a beloved aunt being trapped inside of a Sherman Tank; an inspirational story of an educator with a PhD who returns to school in her fifties to become a lawyer who later work on behalf of senior citizens; a root doctor who uses knowledge passed down through generations to forage locally growing plants for healing.
Tickets are $10 and available online at Jonesborough.com/tickets or by calling the Jonesborough Visitors Center at 423.753.1010. This show is also recorded for broadcast on local NPR station WETS 89.5 out of Johnson City, which can be heard the last Wednesday of the month at 8 p.m.
StoryTown is sponsored by the Tennessee Arts Commission, Sandee and Gary Degner, First Horizon Bank and the Wild Women of Jonesborough.
About the McKinney Center at Booker T. Washington: The mission of the McKinney Center at Booker T. Washington is to provide a comprehensive program through Jonesborough’s Mary B. Martin Program for the Arts which teaches various art skills to all participants through a quality program of instruction open to all segments of Jonesborough’s population. In addition, a primary mission of the Center is to enhance minority participation in the planning and implementation in all activities in Jonesborough while specifically celebrating the contribution of the African-American community in the growth and development of the Town. The activities of the McKinney Center are designed to enhance the quality of life of all Jonesborough residents.
About the Town of Jonesborough: A unique 18th century town nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Northeast Tennessee, Jonesborough’s natural beauty, charming architecture, and storytelling heritage have attracted visitors worldwide. Stay a day, a week or forever, and create your own stories in beautiful Historic Jonesborough. Visit www.jonesborough.com for more information.