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Once upon a time princesses were fickle and flighty. Those days are over. Now Upon A Time is a storytelling project that reimagines classic tales with modern, empowering messaging.

Once upon a time princesses were fickle and flighty. Those days are over. Now Upon A Time is a storytelling project that reimagines classic tales with modern, empowering messaging.
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United States

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Once upon a time princesses were fickle and flighty. Those days are over. Now Upon A Time is a storytelling project that reimagines classic tales with modern, empowering messaging.

Language:

English

Contact:

804-698-8000


Episodes

La Bella Durmiente

11/11/2019
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A long, long time ago, nestled in a valley of rolling hills that resembled the curves of a mariachi’s guitar, there was a magnificent kingdom called…San Antonio. And although this kingdom was more than likely far, far away from where you live (depending on where you live), you could smell its pleasant aroma on the wind from miles and miles away. That’s because the residents of San Antonio were master chefs.

Duration:00:16:32

Sue White

9/19/2019
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Once upon a time there was a happy kingdom ruled by a king and queen. One winter day, the queen was sewing by a sunny window. You see, she had a pretty solid side-hustle selling handmade crafts on Etsy. As the queen gazed out upon her lands, she thought to herself, “I really wish I could have a little daughter so I could teach her about needlework and also how to run a successful female-owned business.”

Duration:00:09:42

Lil' Ruby Riding Hood

9/19/2019
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Of all the 12-year-olds in all the apartments in all of Bed Stuy, not a single one was more special than Ruby Brown. Maybe it was the way her Lady of Rage afro puffs sat atop her head like balls of raspberry cotton candy. Or how the perfectly placed crimson freckles dotting her face seemed to smile every time she did. And that smile; big, broad and beautiful.

Duration:00:10:37

Rapunzel

9/19/2019
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This tale starts the way many tales do, with an eccentric old woman in a crumbling castle on the high hill north of a small, sleepy town. She was twisted and stooped as an old tree, and so much a part of the scenery she was mostly forgotten. But every spring a mighty wind blew a garlick-y, pepper-y smell through the streets and people remembered.

Duration:00:10:24