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Act!vated Stories
Family friendly folktales and travel tales
Act!vated Stories is presented by Act!vated Story Theatre a national touring theatre troupe for children and their families. Since 1988, the Act!vated Actors have toured the continental US and beyond, bringing live educational theatre to students at schools and libraries. Podcasting comedic folktales to you from somewhere on the road once a month or so since 2006.

Aug 31, 2006

Podcasting from Redding, California enroute to Eugene, Oregon.

We're just getting our feet reaccustomed to American soil having landed yesterday from our wonderful 2 week trip to Japan. We bring you greetings from our Japanese hosts and the true story of "Sadako and the 1000 Cranes" and WWII. 

We'll also give you a...

Aug 24, 2006

Podcasting from Kumagaya-city where we performed our first international performance.
This week we visited Tokyo Tower, Ginza shopping district, the Hei Jinja shrine and met the folks from Japanese Pod 101 in Tokyo.
We also took a boat ride down Arakawa river and visited Edo Wonderland - a...

Aug 17, 2006

Podcasting from Kumuyaga, Japan

Learn about the flight over, eating out in Japan, a haunted house (Obake Yoshiki "Ghost Mansion") for Obon (Festival of the Dead).

Presenting "Follow the Buzz", one of the stories from the show "Daring to Dream" which has been touring the...

Aug 10, 2006

This week, we revisited our roots in the San Francisco Bay Area, where Zephyr attended the famous (in rock music circles) venue in Berkeley where Green Day, among others, got their start. We toured the Jelly Belly factory (the Goelitz Candy Co.) in Fairfield, and found that the owners are very appreciative of Ronald...

Aug 3, 2006

Podcasting from Ukiah, California. This week we were inspired by a drive through Redwood Forest. We hiked amoung trees that are thousands of years old and hundreds of feet tall. Some are big enough to build several houses. The trunks of others have been turned into a 20' room, two story tree houses and even a...