Storytelling

Emmanuelle Giumelli, Matilde Gatinois, Patricia Murphey: See, Hear, Feel: Mindfulness for Children

2019-01-09T20:17:40-07:00January 9th, 2019|Storytelling, Viola Awards|

2019 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Storytelling See, Hear, Feel—Mindfulness for Children One Moment at a Time, was published by Wisdom Publications, release Nov. 6, 2018. Authored by Emmanuelle Giumelli, with book design and art direction by Patricia Murphey, and illustration by Mathilde Gatinois. So many books aim to present mindfulness in a [...]

Nicole Walker: Sustainability: A Love Story

2019-01-09T20:17:46-07:00January 9th, 2019|Storytelling, Viola Awards|

2019 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Storytelling Nicole Walker’s Sustainability: A Love Story is composed of 38 essays all of which read like prose poems, stuffed with scientific research on topics such as recycling, McDonald’s, and suicide. She writes for the burnt-out environmentalist, the lazy environmentalist, the would-be environmentalist. It’s for those who [...]

Annette McGivney: Pure Land

2019-01-01T05:30:22-07:00January 7th, 2018|Storytelling, Viola Awards|

2018 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Storytelling Annette McGivney published Pure Land in October 2017, after 10 years of research, with Aquarius Press. Pure Land is the story of the most brutal murder in the history of Grand Canyon and how McGivney's quest to investigate the victim's life and death wound up guiding the [...]

Jim Cheff: Mary Farfisa’s Outer Space Radio Theater

2019-01-01T05:30:23-07:00January 7th, 2018|Storytelling, Viola Awards|

2018 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Storytelling Jim Cheff is the creator, writer and producer of ‘Mary Farfisa’s Outer Space Radio Theater’ – Arizona’s only locally-produced radio adventure for kids. It’s heard every Saturday morning on Radio Sunnyside, 101.5 FM. Jim has written and recorded 35 half-hour ‘Mary Farfisa’ radio plays since its debut [...]

Breann Velasco: Todos Unidos

2019-01-01T05:30:39-07:00January 7th, 2018|Storytelling, Viola Awards|

2018 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Storytelling The exhibition Todos Unido: The Hispanic Experience in Flagstaff, housed at the Pioneer Museum in Flagstaff, focuses on how Hispanic residents experienced Flagstaff from the 1880s to 1950s.  The exhibit also chronicles the achievements of Flagstaff’s Spanish-speaking residents. Todos Unidos is an opportunity to explore a wide [...]

Klee Benally: Power Lines

2019-01-01T05:32:59-07:00January 5th, 2017|Storytelling, Viola Awards|

2017 Viola Award Nominee for Excellence in Storytelling After eight years of preparation, Klee Benally’s first independent feature film, which is a crux of media activism, punk rock principles, principles, poetry and community, premiered May 21 at the Orpheum Theater. Power Lines is a coming of age story about a young Diné (Navajo) poet who [...]

Jim Cheff: Mary Farfisa’s Outer Space Radio Theater

2019-01-01T05:33:03-07:00January 5th, 2017|Storytelling, Viola Awards|

2017 Viola Award Nominee for Excellence in Storytelling  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O65xVw2NFl8 Jim Cheff is the creator, writer and producer of “Mary Farfisa’s Outer Space Radio Theater” – Arizona’s only locally-produced radio adventure for kids. It’s heard every Saturday morning on Radio Sunnyside, 101.5 FM. Jim has written and recorded over twenty 35-minute “Mary Farfisa” plays since its debut [...]

Melissa Sevigny: Mythical River

2019-01-01T05:33:05-07:00January 5th, 2017|Storytelling, Viola Awards|

2017 Viola Award Nominee for Excellence in Storytelling https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8D9oL3HAvXw Melissa Sevigny cuts through the mirage in the way people view the landscape of the Colorado River Basin in this well-researched and timely exploration of the geology, ecology, history, practices, and politics of water in the American Southwest, offering a rich, detailed picture of the current [...]

Peter Friederici: A New Form of Beauty

2019-01-01T05:33:10-07:00January 5th, 2017|Storytelling, Viola Awards|

2017 Viola Award Nominee for Excellence in Storytelling https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSC4oUf4T9M In A New Form of Beauty: Glen Canyon Beyond Climate Change, writer Peter Friederici and photographer Peter Goin present Glen Canyon and Lake Powell as the quintessential example of the challenges of perceiving place in a new era of radical change. They tackle science from the [...]

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