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Speak Story Series to present Bill Harley November 12

ISSUED: 14 October 2019
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WVSpeak Story Series, part of Shepherd University’s Center for Appalachian Studies and Communities, presents storyteller and musician Bill Harley on Tuesday, November 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Hall. Harley will  present “Growing Up Is A Full-Time Job,” stories about childhood from an adult who survived it. Admission is $12 at the door, with express entry for Speak season ticket holders, and free to full-time Shepherd students with a valid Rambler ID. Speak is for adult audiences, but mature youth are allowed at their guardian’s discretion. 

Accompanied by his guitar, Harley’s narrative songs and stories are a celebration of common humanity. His ability to navigate through a confusing world with humor and wisdom is evident in his masterful storytelling as well as his numerous award-winning recordings and books. A two-time Grammy winner, he is vibrant, outrageous, unpredictable, and genuine with songs and stories about growing up, schooling, and what it is to be human—our connections with one another and with the planet we share.

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