Dec 5           Mountain Peril (Gere, Haugen, Tita, Moses)
Dec 12         Makia Malo Tales (all Makia Malo)
Dec 19         Nite Befoah Christmas (Lewis, Tita, Cockburn, Gere, Yount)
Dec 26         Christmas Prayer (Gere, Lewis, Kwon, McCarthy)

Jan 2            Brilliant Creation (Danza, Geisler, Ethnohtec, Eagle Feather, Moses)
Jan 9            Creation: Man's Mistakes (Stevens-Newcomb, Ethnohtec, Katz)
Jan 16          Creation: He/She (Lyn Ford, Ethnohtec, James McCarthy)
Jan 23          Peace Tales (Tosa/Soon & Seiichi, MacLees, McCarthy, Rydell)
Jan 30          War Child(Elsha Bohnert, Elizabeth Knoke-Diekvoss,                    Joan Gencarelli Ria Keltz-Remenar, Misuzu Fukuda)

Feb 6           New Love (Kealoha, Gere, Cayote, Solomon, Geisler)
Feb 13         Sad Love (Kealoha, Kathy Spagnoli, Lumenz 1, Marie Solomon)
Feb 20         Love Ends (Geisler, MacLees, Waits, Gray, McCarthy)
Feb 27         War (Gere/Rosenthal, McGowen, Chang; McCarthy/Charlie Myers)
  

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Week of Dec. 5                     MOUNTAIN PERIL

My Manoa Hike (2:00) personal story by Jeff Gere. Ka Uhane & Kamakane (6:42) original tale by Keith Haugen @ Talk Story Festival 01. Keith's story took 1 st place in the Honolulu Advertiser's Short Story Contest '02. Mahi Koa & Pili Kana (7:32) "Tita" Kathy Collins @ Talk Story Fest. '03, from story in Eric Knudsen's book, Teller of Tales. Twelve Women and the Boogie Woman (8:58), by Johnny Moses @ KITV 4.

MUSIC: Original Compositions, Kelli Heath, for Talk Story Radio.

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Week of Dec. 12                   MAKIA MALO ON MALO

Makia Malo's commentaries on his life in Kalaupapa. Kalaupapa Intro (1:38) from Tales from a Hawaiian Boyhood Volume 1. Kalaupapa Orphan (2:43) private taping. Donkey (11:37) and Katie's Store (4:27) at Talk Story Festival 03.

MUSIC: Original Compositions, Kelli Heath, for Talk Story Radio.

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Week of Dec. 19                   NIGHT BEFOAH CHRISTMAS

Santa's Night Before Christmas (3:34) Jim Lewis for KITV 4 Storytellers One Night Befoah Chreesmas , (3:16) "Tita" Kathy Collins @ Talk Story 2002 Cry Of A Tiny Babe , (7:23) Bruce Cockburn, from Nothing But A Burning Light CD. Legend of the Poinsettia (4:26) (Mexican Legend) by Jeff Gere for KITV 4 TV The Christmas Rose (7:56) (German Folk Tale) by Crystal Yount for KITV 4 TV.

MUSIC: Original Compositions, Kelli Heath, for Talk Story Radio.

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Week of Dec. 26                   CHRISTMAS PRAYER

Hans And The Pipe (5:37) Jeff Gere for KITV 4, The Storytellers. The Baker's Dozen (7:59) Jim Lewis for KITV 4, the Storytellers. Salt Lake Santa (3:44) Brenda Kwon, private recording, true story. The names have been changed to protect the innocent and the guilty. Christmas in the Trenches (4:28) written by John McCutchins, sung by James McCarthy @ Talk Story 2003. Christmas Prayer (1:00) Jeff Gere, for this show.

MUSIC: Original Compositions, Kelli Heath, for Talk Story Radio.

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Week of Jan. 2                     BRILLIANT CREATION

How Music Came Into the World   (7:28) with teller & musician Joseph'Pepe' Danza, from an excellent 2 CD set co-produced by the Vancouver Society for Storytelling and the Canadian Broadcast Corp. Who Am I? (2:57) by Selah Geisler, taped for this program and on her new CD (summer '05).   The Rainbow Mudbabbies (7:32) from Ethnohtec's CD, Sharing the Light.   Child's Creation Poem (0:24) collected & recited by Floating Eagle Feather on cassette, Mother Earth Stories. Clouds In The Sky (3:37) traditional NW Coast tale told by Johnny Moses at KITV 4 for 'The Storytellers' Series.

MUSIC: Original Compositions, Kelli Heath, for Talk Story Radio.

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Week of Jan. 9                     CREATION: MAN'S MISTAKES

Iadilla- First Robin (6:02) (Ojibwa people, an Algonquian Tribe) by Barbara Stevens-Newcomb from CD, The Daughters of Ishi-shini. It was collected and published in 1839 by Henry Schoolcraft. Trouble Talk (Cambodia)(10:55) Ethnohtec from CD. Sharing the Light. The Gift (9:18) Michael Katz, CD, Far Away & Close to Home (Parent's Choice Award '05).

MUSIC: Original Compositions, Kelli Heath, for Talk Story Radio.

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Week of Jan.16                    CREATION: HE/SHE

Creation Poem (2:22) Lyn Ford from CD, Papa God's Gift; Amaterasu, Goddess of the Sun (8:23) Ethnohtec from cassette,Treasure Bag of Asian Stories; How Men & Women Got Together (8:06) James McCarthy at Academy of Arts, 1999; The Sing (8:46) Lyn Ford from CD, Rabbit Tales Too.

MUSIC: Original Compositions, Kelli Heath, for Talk Story Radio.

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Week of Jan.23                    PEACE TALES

The Drum of Noto Hanto (8:38)(Japan) told by Yukio Tosa with Bonnie Soon (Fuebamboo flute) and Boyd Seiichi Grealy (taiko & percussion),   from awesome CD, How Music Came Into the World, produced by the Canadian Broadcast Corp., used by permission from the Vancouver Society of Storytelling.   The Repentant Tiger (China) (8:28), Sandra MacLees, private taping. Wishbone (0:54), personal tale of James McCarthy @ Talk Story Fest. '99, Inspiration. End To War (1:42), sung by James McCarthy @ Talk Story Festival 1999, Inspiration. Here to There ( 6:57) by Arron Shepard, told by Katy Rydell at Talk Story Festival '05.

MUSIC: Original Compositions, Kelli Heath, for Talk Story Radio.

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Week of Jan. 30                   WAR CHILD

Biographies written & read by coordinator Alshaa Rayne Bohnert (Indonesia)(3:11), Elisabeth Knoke-Diekvoss (Germany)(4:53), Joan Gencarelli (London)(5:06), Ria Keltz-Remenar (Germany)(3:04), and Misuzu Fukeda (Japan)(3:06), recorded at the Try Write Conference (UH Manoa 2004, presented by Bamboo Ridge Press, recorded by Kelli Heath). Opening and closing comments by Jeff Gere & Alsha's recited   Wage Peace, by Judith Hill at the Talk Story Festival 2003 Peace Tales. This presentation originally opened a visual art exhibit by these women at The Gallery On the Pali, Unitarian Church, for each is primarily a visual artist.

MUSIC: Original Compositions, Kelli Heath, for Talk Story Radio.

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Week of Feb. 6                     WOW NEW LOVE

Confusion (2:03) by Kealoha from CD, Kealoha. First Kiss, personal tale by Jeff Gere at Talk Story '04. The Only Two Smokers (9:05) Ivan Cayote from outstanding CD, One Act Rodeo, accompanied by Richard Spencer on guitar. I'll Get You High (2:45) by Selah Geisler @ Talk Story '01: Sweet & Sour Love Stories. Flowers (1:38) by Kealoha @ Talk Story '04: Sweet & Sour. Ua (7:49) (Hawaiian folktale) by Marie Solomon at Talk Story '01. I Love You (3:32) by Selah Geisler @ Talk Story '01: Sweet & Sour .

MUSIC: Original Compositions, Kelli Heath, for Talk Story Radio.

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Week of Feb. 13                   SAD LOVE

Trust, Lust & Love You   (3:18) Kealoha at '04 Talk Story; Sweet & Sour Love Stories. The Great Wall (8:57) Spagnoli form cassette Journey to the East. The Ballad of Bonnie & Donnie Rae (3:45) Lumenz 1 on CD, Life Supplementz. Japanese Sad Love Story (7:19) Marie Solomon at '01 Talk Story Festival.

MUSIC: Original Compositions, Kelli Heath, for Talk Story Radio.

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Week of Feb. 20                   LOVE ENDS

Yearning Communion (2:50) by Selah Geisler, private taping Top & Ball (5:25) by Hans Christian Anderson, teller Sandra MacLees @ Talk Story '04 Frank's Wild Years (1:52) Tom Waits from CD, Beautiful Maladies Long Hot Shower (1:30) by Bridget Gray from CD, Shades of Gray You're Killing Me (2:22) by Selah Geisler @ Talk Story Fest. '04, Sweet & Sour Love Kahalaopuna (13:16)(Hawaiian Legend) original interpretation & telling by James McCarthy @ Talk Story Fest.'01, commissioned and toured by Hui 'O Manoa.

MUSIC: Original Compositions, Kelli Heath, for Talk Story Radio.

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Week of Feb. 27                   WAR

Tale of Dahish (15:20) from the City of Brass, from Tales from the Arabian Nights Performed at the Honolulu Academy of Arts Theater, Feb. '03, National Humanities Grant; Jeff Gere, storyteller; Steven Rosenthal, flutes & gongs; Reggae McGowen, drums; Willow Ching, bellydancing & percussion. The Ranger's Song (6:29 ) folk song sung by James McCarthy with Charley Myers on steel dobro guitar @ Talk Story'01. Aint Gonna Study War (2:13) sung by James McCarthy with crowd at Talk Story '03

MUSIC: Original Compositions, Kelli Heath, for Talk Story Radio.

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