STORY PODCASTS: PODCAST #1
KATHAPOD – Once Upon A Story is a story podcast brought to you by KATHA GALATTA, a storytelling initiative of Meenu Sivaramakrishnan. Meenu is a performance storyteller, voice-artist and educator who truly believes that stories are not only entertaining but also enriching. And when it comes to oral storytelling and audio stories, there are no actual visuals. So a story well told, allows the listener to visualize and run the images in his/her mind thus honing creativity and imagination skills. KATHAPOD brings to all, stories of different genres from around the world.
STORY PODCASTS: PODCAST #2
Bird Woman, Sacajawea, a magical realism, multi-episode series, is set in the untouched West. She discovers her supernatural shapeshifting powers as; part Woman and part Eagle. Sacajawea fights alongside the Lewis & Clark Expedition making heart-wrenching choices between the Native & Clark’s world.
Lynn Rogoff is the founder of her company, Amerikids USA. Presently, Rogoff won a Writers Guild of America Nomination for Outstanding Writing for No Maps on My Taps. This televised film was produced on grants from the AFI, PBS, the CPB, the Ford Foundation and the NEA and was the first to capture the black tap dancer contribution to American history. No Maps on My Taps received two Emmy Awards and First Prize’s at American Film Festival for Best Feature Length Performing Arts Film. Rogoff’s television work is as diverse: Sesame Street, Big Blue Marble, and Watch Your Mouth.