Now This Is Fun, by Mayor of Storyville

July 12, 2012

Chicago’s Kenny Haas mixes it up with live storytelling, prerecorded stories and a smorgasbord of musical genres--from polka (“Don’t Let Those Chickens Run Away”) to a capella doo-wop (“Kitty Delight”). Among the storytelling highlights, “The Loneliest Crayon” recounts how a gray-violet crayon finally gets her turn coloring in a princess gown, while “The Squirrel That Shared” imparts a tender lesson in generosity that could dent even the hardest adult heart. Available at