Selected Past Public Events

  • Summer Camp - Nature Adventures & Storytelling with Wild Harvest Nature Connection
    Jul 26, 9:00 AM – Jul 30, 3:00 PM
    Hoyt Park, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Wild Harvest Nature Connection and Coral Conant Gilles are partnering for a new camp! Join us to explore, play games, and tell stories!
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  • 4 Women Telling: Tales of Rebirth and Renewal
    Sat, May 22
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    May 22, 8:00 PM
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    As spring flourishes, join 4 women on journeys of rebirth and renewal. Their stories welcome the growth we feel inside and out.
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  • One Pitcher: A Dozen Glasses
    Sat, May 15
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    May 15, 8:00 PM
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    Women, especially mothers, take on role after role to prove their worth in society. But are we doing any of it well? Explore inadequacy, and maybe adequacy, through the lens of motherhood and womanhood with Coral. Poignant, funny, thought-provoking.
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  • Foxy Women: A Storytelling Show Just for Foxies
    Feb 20, 8:00 PM CST
    Online Event - Zoom
    Folklore, myth, and stories full of badass women, Foxies in their own right.
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  • Women of Light and Dark
    Sat, Jan 30
    Zoom link sent after registration
    Jan 30, 8:00 PM
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    This mid winter, four remarkable women will journey through light and dark weaving stories that propel us to the next journey.
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  • Foxy You, Foxy Me: Badass Women Sharing Their Story
    Jan 23, 8:00 PM CST
    Online Event - Zoom
    A private, virtual event for Foxies to get to know each other though storytelling.
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  • Virtual! - Developing Stories Worth Sharing: Personal and Family Stories
    Oct 10, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Zoom link provided upon registration
    Join Coral Conant Gilles and the Dane County Area Genealogical Society to learn to tell your family story.
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  • Virtual! - Mining Stories: Discover Personal and Family Stories to Share with DCAGS
    Aug 08, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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    Learn to effectively draw personal stories from loved ones and from your own life while having fun and connecting deeply.
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  • Family Storytelling - Hosted by South Milwaukee Public Library - Virtual
    Tue, Jul 21
    Virtual Event - see details for access
    Jul 21, 2020, 10:00 AM
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    Join us for an exciting hour of nature stories! Laugh, trot, sing, giggle. Wonder, imagine, connect.
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  • MORE Storytelling for Adults and Teens on Facebook Live
    Wed, May 06
    Your Home! Social Distancing for COVID-19
    May 06, 2020, 8:00 PM CDT
    Your Home! Social Distancing for COVID-19
    Stories bring us through the darkest times, they always have and they always will. Join me for stories geared for adults and teens.
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  • Virtual - Storytelling and Exploration - Nature Explorers
    May 04, 2020, 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join Coral Conant Gilles virtually for stories and nature discovery. I'm so excited to announce that this program is going digital! We've all had so much cancelled recently, but the Monona Library is ADAPTING!
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  • Storytelling on Facebook Live
    Fri, Apr 03
    Your Home! Social Distancing for COVID-19
    Apr 03, 2020, 11:00 AM CDT
    Your Home! Social Distancing for COVID-19
    Join me on Facebook Live for a weekly story. Mostly family stories, some adult and teen stories.
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  • Gathering Tales for Winter: Storytelling and Games - Adults and Teens
    Feb 20, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Threshold, 2717 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Coral will share poignant and funny stories to stir us. Listen and play storytelling games to ignite laughter and connection. We’ll build community, not storytellers, so come as you are and leave delighted.
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  • Gathering Tales for Winter: Storytelling and Handicrafts
    Jan 30, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Threshold, 2717 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Learn to make cordage from wild harvested nettles. I’ll tell my favorite winter stories, while you create cordage or a project of your own.
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  • Free - Tracking and Storytelling, Intergenerational
    Jan 14, 2020, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
    All Saints Memory Care, 8210 Highview Dr, Madison, WI 53719, USA
    My favorite winter program - Tracking and Storytelling! Don't miss it!
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  • Gathering Tales for Winter: Storytelling and Music
    Dec 07, 2019, 7:30 PM
    Threshold, 2717 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704, USA
    Join Coral and Michi for fiddling and storytelling that will ripple joy through the darkest and coldest days of the year.
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  • Tellabration!
    Sat, Nov 23
    Monona Public Library
    Nov 23, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Monona Public Library, 1000 Nichols Rd, Madison, WI 53716, USA
    Join Coral and a lineup of fantastic storytellers to celebrate and Tellabrate!
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  • Seasonal Changes: Autumn - Storytelling
    Sat, Oct 26
    Verona Public Library
    Oct 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Verona Public Library, 500 Silent St, Verona, WI 53593, USA
    Join Coral at the Verona Library to explore autumn through fantasy, wonder, science, and imagination.
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