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DOWNTOWN KINGSPORT

Downtown Kingsport has much to offer, from restaurants and antique shops, theatre, and sweet treats, the downtown area is for everyone to explore. Come on down and see it for yourself!

Welcome to Downtown Kingsport

Downtown Kingsport Association is a private, non-profit membership organization dedicated to the revitalization of Downtown Kingsport. Our purpose is to promote Downtown Kingsport as the heart of our community, strengthen its economic viability by encouraging growth and diversity among businesses, and restore its unique historical characteristics and beauty.

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Sep
23
Tue
Susan O’Halloran as Teller-in-Resident at Storytelling Live! @ International Storytelling Center
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 27 @ 2:00 pm

Susan O’Halloran has been a story artist since the 1970s and has been covered by such media outlets as PBS, ABC Nightline, The New York Times and the Chicago Tribune. Whether telling personal stories or original fables, O’Halloran engages her audience with a passionate, wiry wit and an empathy for human suffering.
She is a recipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award, author of several books, and producer of the Facebook online storytelling festival,Stories Connect Us All, which in 2013 had a Facebook reach of over 112,000 people in 45 different countries.
“A master of the Irish art of telling stories that are funny and heart-wrenching at the same time.” – The Chicago Reader

Susan O’Halloran as Teller-in-Resident at Storytelling Live! @ International Storytelling Center
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 27 @ 2:00 pm

Susan O’Halloran has been a story artist since the 1970s and has been covered by such media outlets as PBS, ABC Nightline, The New York Times and the Chicago Tribune. Whether telling personal stories or original fables, O’Halloran engages her audience with a passionate, wiry wit and an empathy for human suffering.
She is a recipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award, author of several books, and producer of the Facebook online storytelling festival,Stories Connect Us All, which in 2013 had a Facebook reach of over 112,000 people in 45 different countries.
“A master of the Irish art of telling stories that are funny and heart-wrenching at the same time.” – The Chicago Reader

Sep
25
Thu
Story Power for Non-Profits Workshop with Susan O’Halloran @ International Storytelling Center
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Thursday, September 25 • 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. • Fee: $30
Story Power for Non-Profits
A good story is a prerequisite to your fundraising efforts, media coverage and a key to the public’s connection to your organization. Information and statistics are not enough. Award-winning professional storyteller Susan O’Halloran will illustrate the top reasons to use stories and discuss how to find your organization’s hidden gems, those stories that will make your message memorable and set you apart from the rest.
O’Halloran has been a story consultant to Fortune 500 as well as nonprofit organizations for the last 30 years, and is author of the book, Story Power for NonProfits.
For tickets or more information call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276.