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Speak Story Series to present Kikuchi-Yngojo May 8

ISSUED: 23 April 2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Speak Story Series, part of Shepherd University Appalachian Studies Program, presents Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo on Tuesday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Hall. Admission is $12 at the door, with express entry for season ticket holders, and free to Shepherd University students with a valid Rambler ID. Speak is for adult audiences. Mature youth are allowed at their guardian’s discretion.

Highly influenced by his musical background, Kikuchi-Yngojo is the co-director of Eth-No-Tec, a kinetic storytelling theater company. He is a recipient of the prestigious Folk Arts award from the National Endowment for the Arts. His four decades of performing have included the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage, Wolf Trap, Smithsonian Discovery Theater, and inaugural presidential celebrations for presidents Clinton and Obama.

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