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Bill Harley Family Concert is Tonight!

Bill Harley Family Concert

Friday, May 12th, 7 p.m. at the Flathead High School Auditorium 

Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for kids. 

   Join Kalispell Education Foundation for a fun family evening with Grammy award winning children's storyteller and musician Bill Harley. Bill has been called the Mark Twain of contemporary children's music by Entertainment Weekly. Bill is a favorite on NPR's popular children's program "A Pea Green Boat"; last year's Kalispell concert sold out. Buy them in person at Imagination Station (Kalispell or Whitefish) and Photo Video Plus in Kalispell or online at

http://billharleykalispell.brownpapertickets.com or www.kalispelleducationfoundation.org

   Bill Harley is an author, songwriter, storyteller, performing and recording artist. Recipient of Parents’ Choice, ALA and two Grammy® awards, Bill uses song and story to paint a vibrant and hilarious picture of growing up, schooling and family life. In slice of life vignettes that exude warmth, wit and wisdom Harley uses a consummate storyteller’s toolbox of tone, voice, delivery and pace, creating something palpable between himself and his listeners. Awarded the lifetime achievement award from RI Council for the Humanities and an honorary degree from Hamilton College, Bill tours nationwide. His newest book is a series about fourth grader Charlie Bumpers and is filled with Harley's trademark hilarity and heart. The first book in this series recently won The Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award and is part of the One School, One Book programming.  Bill lives in Seekonk, Massachusetts.

   His awards include:
2001 National Storytelling Network's Circle of Excellence Award
2006 Storytelling World Award; Joey, Chloe and the Swamp Monsters
2007 Grammy Award Best Spoken Word Album For Children - Blah Blah Blah: Stories About Clams, Swamp Monsters, Pirates & Dogs
2009 Grammy Award Best Spoken Word Album For Children - Yes to Running!
2009 Green Earth Book Award Children's Fiction - Night of the Spadefoot Toads
2010 Rhode Island Humanities Council Lifetime Achievement Award

   Thanks to the support of three generous sponsors: Northwest Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Kalispell KiDDS, and Stebbins Orthodontics, the Kalispell Education Foundation is proud to bring this acclaimed singer to the Flathead Valley for a fun and affordable night for the entire family to enjoy.

billharleyFor tickets: http://billharleykalispell.brownpapertickets.com or www.kalispelleducationfoundation.org

or buy them in person at Imagination Station (Kalispell or Whitefish) and Photo Video Plus in Kalispell

Email hensleighc@sd5.k12.mt.us if you have more questions or call 751-3432.

 





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