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Storyteller Baum to come to IC’s ICEBOX Theatre

3.08.2012

Nationally acclaimed storyteller Noa Baum will present her one-woman show, “A Land Twice Promised” on Thursday, March 15, at 8 p.m. in Kirby Learning Center’s ICEBOX Theatre.

Her show illuminates the common ground and human condition behind the politics of the Middle East. Baum takes the audience behind the rhetoric and headlines to hear the true stories of four women, two Israelis and two Palestinians. In the process, she shows the most precious ingredient for the resolution of any major conflict: mutual compassion.

Born and raised in Jerusalem, Baum offers a unique approach to storytelling. Since 1982 she has inspired and educated audiences of all ages with her performances, keynotes and workshops.

“A Land Twice Promised” received a grant from the National Storytelling Network. She has also received several Individual Artist Awards from the Maryland State Arts Council and the Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County Maryland. She won a Parents’ Choice Recommended Award for her CD, “Far Away and Close to Home.”

This presentation is free and open to the public.
 
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Founded in 1829, Illinois College is a residential liberal arts college fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success. The college is located in Jacksonville, Ill. With an enrollment of more than 1,000 students, the college offers over 50 undergraduate programs and a Master of Arts in Education degree program. In 1932 the society of Phi Beta Kappa established a chapter at Illinois College, and it remains one of only 11 in the state.

Illinois College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

Visit www.ic.edu or call 217-245-3149 for more information.

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