Rebecca Glotfelty, Executive Director of Real People Media, was on the Pure Michigan Radio show on WJR (Detroit) this week talking about The Red Jacket Jamboree! The interview which promoted our upcoming show (March 9th) was aired on several stations across southern Lower Michigan. You can listen to the interview here on soundcloud starting at 8min.
Jenifer Strauss of Traverse City is the featured Storyteller at the next performance/recording of The Red Jacket Jamboree! Saturday, March 9th!
Dynamic and thought-provoking, heart-warming and educational, Jenifer Strauss is an energy-injected story artist who connects to her audience with warmth, joy and humor. She's been touring and telling tales since 1993 and debuted her Michigan Legends and Lore program back in 1997. This repertoire includes lumber era legends, mining stories, shipwreck and lighthouse tales, ghost stories, and personal tales based on her life-long love affair with northern Michigan.
Jenifer has been a featured storyteller on Michigan Radio's (NPR) stateside. She is coauthor of the book, Telling Stories and co-producer of the CD, U Tell-A-Tale, winner of the Parent's Choice and Storytelling World Awards. Her CD; Michigan Legends and Lore, Stories from Shore to Shore has gained a wide listening audience since 2009.
Help Real People Media finish editing The Red Jacket Jamboree- America's new old-time radio variety show! We have recorded 20 one-hour episodes of this fun and informative family show and have aired 10 of these episodes on Public Radio networks throughout Michigan. We need to raise $30,000 to finish the mastering of Season one. (The first 14 episodes) Completing season one will enable Real People Media to offer The Red Jacket Jamboree to national markets. Please help us keep this program on the air!