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October Tales: Stories & Songs for Halloween (all ages)

  • Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse 1010 Foothill Boulevard La Cañada Flintridge, CA, 91011 United States (map)

An evening for all ages with storytellers Uncle Ruthie Buell, Gillian Cameron & True Thomas


Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse presents veteran storytellers “Uncle” Ruthie Buell, True Thomas, and Gillian Cameron in a concert of stories and songs for Halloween.
Each of these performers brings their own unique store of tales and songs to a performance which is suitable for all ages. Singer, songwriter, educator, and poet Uncle Ruthie Buell is a Los Angeles icon, having hosted her children’s radio program Halfway Down the Stairs with Uncle Ruthie on KPFK for 57 years. True Thomas the Storyteller, another Southern California fixture, has shared his stories and wealth of folklore, as well as his knowledge of the art of storytelling for decades and has performed and trained at schools, libraries, festivals, and conventions throughout the Southland. Gillian Cameron, is an educator, writer, cartoonist, filmmaker, and storyteller who has been sharing folktales
and ballads in Souther California and elsewhere for three decades. She is also the artist and writer of the weekly webcomic Calogrenant which can be seen at