Our theme this year is “Scairy Tales,” or the fairy tales that are a bit too dark to tell in the nursery (unless you’re trying to scare your supper like our rather wicked storyteller might). Some of the sources for these tales include:
- The Complete Grimms’ Fairy Tales
- Baba Yaga: The Wild Witch of the East in Russian Fairy Tales, edited by Sibelan Forrester
- The Boy Who Drew Cats & Other Japanese Fairy Tales, by Lafcadio Hearn
- Hans Christian Andersen’s Complete Fairy Tales
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Promos and Music:
All music is licensed from Audio Socket. Artists include Delicate Noise, Mark Petrie, PHLYR/Jim Coleman, Shadowy Lines, Colin Scudder, Steve Barden, Human Factor, The Widow’s Bane, and Richard Ames.
Song “Shamisen,” by HexQ, used with permission of artist.
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