Traveling Tales travels to BU

For Immediate Release

Date: January 27, 2006


BLOOMSBURG— Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania will host Traveling Tales with storyteller Lethan Candlish Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. in Kehr Union, Multicultural Center.

Traveling Tales, open to the public free of charge, will feature traditional stories from all over the world. 

Candlish began telling stories with Middle-earth Studios, a children’s theater group, in 1998 and became in independent storyteller in 2004. He is known for interacting with his audience and giving each character in the story his or her own voice. While working with Middle-earth Studios, he performed at Knoebels Amusement Resort in Elysburg and the Land of Make Believe in Hope, N.J. Candlish’s stories have also been told at the Bloomsburg Public Library and Phillips Emporium.

For information, contact Madelyn Rodriguez, director of multicultural affairs, at (570) 389-4510.


Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students and offers 65 bachelor’s, 18 master’s and one doctoral degree.