Storyteller Olga Loya: Love and Ghost Stories from South of the Border on Oct. 23

by Linda Hubbard Gulker on October 22, 2018

Storyteller Olga Loya will tell tales that touch the heart and send shivers down the spine, including a story about family love, a legend of La Llorona, and the folktale about the flying skeleton, on Oct. 23 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm at the Menlo Park Library. The program, funded by the Friends of the Menlo Park Library is suitable for adults and teens.

Olga Loya, a Latina storyteller, performance artist, writer and teacher,uses a mix of Spanish and English to share traditional tales from Latin America, as well as stories from her own varied and colorful life growing up in East Los Angeles.

Olga uses her voice, body, and sometimes music and dance, to draw her audience into the imaginative and surprising worlds of the tales she tells. She performs and teaches workshops at schools, businesses, museums, and festivals across the U.S. and beyond. Olga was the recipient of the National Network of Storytellers 2013 Oracle Award for The Circle of Excellence.

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