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Award-winning storyteller Anne Rutherford delights audiences nationwide with funny, touching performances that include tales of personal adventure, Pacific Northwest folklore and prize-winning tall tales.

Anne's CD The Habit of Joy and The Adventures of Clementine Ryder are both Storytelling World Award winners, as is the story First Catch on her CD 3 Lies & Some Truth.


However, she is also five-time first place winner of the Northwest Folklife Liar’s Contest, — so don’t believe everything she tells you. But you can believe when she says this — “Without you, I’m talking to myself.” Find more at


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Before becoming a full-time professional storyteller, Norm was an award-winning teacher. He’s told stories from Oregon to South Carolina, L.A. to B.C. Norm’s been a featured teller at festivals and numerous other large venues. Norm tells traditional stories, personal narratives, historical tales, and stories in song.

His CD The Rough Edge of the Ocean received honors from Storytelling World. He has recently released a picture book, The Man Who Loved Dragons, to highly favorable reviews.

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Anne Rutherford & Norm Brecke

Seasoned storytellers Anne Rutherford & Norm Brecke bring double the entertainment power. Their hearts are in the Pacific Northwest, but with their stories and music they travel the whole wide world.  Contact Anne & Norm to bring their telling to you!

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