Woven Voices

Upcoming public performances 2023 –

Woven Voices – Dianne Moran and Pat Frank

Dianne Moran portrays: Empress of Russia, Alexandra Romanov.

Friday March 24, 2023-  2:00 pm Homestead at Hickory View- Washington, MO

Previous performances:

Mary Surratt

Dianne Moran portrays Mary Surratt, executed for conspiracy in Lincoln assassination. Pat Frank accompanies with historical Civil War themed music.

Friday April 30, 2021 – The Willows at Brooking Park- Chesterfield, MO, 2:00 pm

Missouri Tales and Tunes

Saturday September 11, 2021 – Peers Store, Marthasville, MO 12:00-3:00 pm

Performances in 2020

Sacagawea – Saturday April 4, 2020 – Bryan Haynes Gallery Washington, MO

(reservations available after March 1, 2020)                                                                                        http://www.artbybryanhaynes.com/events/ 

Learn about the life of a courageous Shoshone woman who has become immortalized along with Lewis and Clark. Sacagawea, who was also known as ‘Bird Woman’, recounts the story of her amazing life and adventures as an interpreter for the ‘Corps of Discovery’ in the early 1800’s. In Shoshone dress, with articles for survival in her parfleches, Dianne portrays the true story behind this colorful historic character. Pat Frank, as Naiya Nuki, Sacagawea’s childhood friend, accompanies Dianne with original and period music. Together they will usher you back 200 winters, on the journey of the century to the last American frontier – The Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Performances in 2019

Robin’s Nest on the Katy Trail, Defiance, MO – Friday July 26                                                    The first night of American Classics, July 26th, will begin with a Calamity Jane Performance by Woven Voices, revealing the truth behind the heroine from Missouri and her daring tales in the Western Dime Novels. Take a gander at the attached flyer for a more detailed description of the show. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased athttps://squareup.com/store/robinsnestonthekatytrail/item/calamity-jane-performance .

robins nest


Calamity Jane portrayed by storyteller Dianne Moran with music accompaniment by Pat Frank, Saturday, February 9th. You thought you knew her as a Princeton, MO girl…a tough, cigar smokin’, gun-totin’ scout and love paramour of Wild Bill Hickok. Give a listen as Martha Canary, AKA “Calamity Jane” is here to set her record straight! She may not be the well-publicized heroine of the Western Dime Novels, but it’s for sure she was there, a witness to the taming of the West… No one else captures the excitement and danger of the times; for Calamity Jane IS the Wild West. Doors open at 6:30, performance begins at 7:00PM, 10 West 2nd Street. Tickets are $15, limited to fifty guests, and BYOB is encouraged! For tickets: www.artbybryanhaynes.com/events/    SOLD OUT!

Previous performances

‘The Real Calamity Jane’ – Friday August 10, 2:00 pm Homestead at Hickory View – Marbach Lane – Washington, MO 63090

Calamity Jane Program Flyer pdf

Saturday March 10. 4:30 pm’An Evening of Storytelling at the Gallery’ Dianne Moran will tell tales of history, romance, murder and intrigue. Roving minstrel (Pat Frank), a haunting violin soloist (Greg Krone), and a surprise guest will fill out the evening’s experience. A limited number of seats are available. Bryan Haynes Gallery – Washington, MO Call:(636) 544-1016


Previous public performances – 2017

Sat, Aug 26. “Mary Chesnut” at George Washington Carver Monument Historic Site in Diamond, MO

Sat. Sept. 9, “Madame Rosa’s Museum of Natural Oddities” Clinton, MO in town Square

Tues. Sept 12, 6-7:30 PM, “Jesse Tarbox Beals and the 1904 World’s Fair” At the Scenic Regional Library in Union, MO

Sat. Sept 16, “Olive Oatman” at 1:00 Kimmswick Historic Day

Sat. Oct 7, 10-3 pm. Madison County Fair. Madame Rosa’s Museum of Natural Oddities.  Live animals, audience participation.

Wed Oct 11 @6:30PM “Amazing Animals” at STL County Headquarters Library

Fri Oct 13 @ Ally Springs Campground in Eminence, MO “Earth Woman Stories” 6-9 PM

Mon Oct 16 Oak Bend Library “Amazing Animals” @ 6 PM

Mon Nov 6, Bridgeton Trails Library, “Amazing Animals” @ 4 PM

Wed, Nov 8, Natural Bridge Library @ 2 PM

Wed Nov 15, Lewis and Clark Library @ 6:30 PM, “Amazing Animals

Sat. Dec 16, Eureka Hills Library @ 3:30, “Amazing Animals”

Thurs. Dec. 28, Indian Trails Library, @ @ PM “Amazing Animals”

Fri Dec. 29 Cliff Cave Library, @ 2 PM, “Amazing Animals”

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As long as people have been on earth there have been stories and music. Even before actual languages were spoken, stories have been passed down through the ages by speaking and song. Storytelling and music have been said to be a way of communication and an ancient way of teaching lessons in life.