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News 2017

Congratulations Jim St. Clair!

2017-02-23
Congratulations Jim St. Clair!

StorySave teller, educator and historian Jim. St. Clair is being recognized by Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia for his "contributions to built and cultural heritage" on the island.

Learn more in this CBC article. Congratulations Jim!

To learn more about Jim and his work, or to access his StorySave recording, click here.

Halifax Storytelling Workshops!

2017-02-21

Storytelling Workshops

Professional Storytellers in partnership with the Storytellers Circle of Halifax

The Storytellers Circle of Halifax strives to preserve the long established tradition of storytelling in Nova Scotia. It promotes the art of oral storytelling by nurturing and inspiring both seasoned and novice tellers, and by providing opportunities for tellers and listeners of all ages, cultures, and communities to come together to share and experience the power of stories. 

StorySave Benefit for Marylyn Peringer Project - February 17

2017-02-16
StorySave Benefit for Marylyn Peringer Project - February 17

Friday, February 17

StorySave Benefit

This year’s StorySave project is a CD collection of stories told by Toronto's own Marylyn Peringer. All proceeds of the evening will go to StorySave; tax receipts will be provided for donations over $20. The evening's program will follow our usual open stage format, except for a spot reserved for Marylyn herself. For more information on StorySave or to make a donation online, click here.

Canada Council Arts Abroad Travel Funds

2017-02-13
Did you know that you can apply for travel funds from Canada Council for the Arts, as an individual artist? There is no deadline, but you must apply in advance of your travel. Take advantage of this fantastic fund today, and get out there! 
http://canadacouncil.ca/funding/grants/arts-abroad

Additional Master Class Date Added for Conference 2017!

2017-02-13
Additional Master Class Date Added for Conference 2017!

SCCC and TALES are happy to announce that we are adding an additional date for Marva Blackmore's Conference Master Class. 

The first date of Tuesday May 23rd has sold out but we now have an additional date for the class on Monday May 22nd!

Learn more about the class, Conference, and how to register here:

http://www.storytellers-conteurs.ca/en/conference/Edmonton-2017-Conference.html


FREE Introductory Workshop to Storytelling at Conference 2017!

2017-02-13
FREE Introductory Workshop	to Storytelling at Conference 2017!

On Wednesday May 24th from 9am until noon, Mary Ann Lippiatt and TALES will be offering a free introductory workshop on Storytelling, called "A Story In My Pocket". Register soon to be sure you get a spot!

Email SCCCworkshop@shaw.ca to register!

St. John's Storytelling Festival Call for Submissions

2017-01-24
St. John's Storytelling Festival Call for Submissions

Storytellers! The St. John's Storytelling Festival is now accepting submissions to tell at their festival in October. Successful applicants will have travel paid along with their storytelling payment. 

The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2017. 

Learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/notes/st-johns-storytelling-festival/deadline-march-15-2017/1268298103240924

House Concert to Benefit StorySave Project

2017-01-16

SHARING THE STORIES OF OUR GREAT CANADIAN TELLERS


ATT STORYSAVE HOUSE CONCERT



Please join us for:


An evening of storytelling with Jennifer Ferris and Lee Porteous


Friday, January 27, 2017 at 7:30pm


Call for TALES Storytelling Festival Proposals

2017-01-02
The TALES Storytelling Festival, in conjunction with the SC-CC 2017 conference team, invites proposals to tell at our evening concerts.

SC-CC Founding Member Jan Andrews Appointed to the Order of Canada

2017-01-02
SC-CC Founding Member Jan Andrews Appointed to the Order of Canada

Storytellers of Canada - Conteurs du Canada wishes to extend our heartiest congratulations to Jan Andrews on her recent appointment as a member of the Order of Canada.

Toronto's Untold Stories

2016-12-15

Toronto's Untold Stories is a project that will display photos of diverse Canadians who are often under-represented. Each photo will be accompanied by a 1-3 minute voice recording from the individual pictured that tells a personal story of resilience, vulnerability, etc.

Administrative Office Holiday Hours

2016-12-13
Just a reminder that Monday Dec 19 is the last day that our administrators at Generator will be open before the Christmas break. Any memberships and membership renewals submitted after the 19th won't be changed on the website until after the 1st week of January.  Thank you for your patience over the holidays - we will process your membership as soon as the office re-opens in the new year.

Happy Holidays!!

Banff Centre Spoken Word Program is now accepting applications!

2016-12-02

Banff Centre Spoken Word Program is now accepting applications! Open to spoken word artists worldwide working in a variety of genres (poetry, storytelling, hip hop, dub, experimental, etc.) in English, French, Spanish or other language. Faculty includes Tanya Evanson (director, Canada) Buddy Wakefield (US), Janet Rogers (Canada), Dr. Afua Cooper (Canada-Jamaica) & Tanya Tagaq (Canada). Banff, Alberta, Canada. April 17-29, 2017. Application deadline Jan.11, 2017. Scholarship available. Come. It can change everything.

https://www.banffcentre.ca/programs/spoken-word/201704

Emerging Storyteller Award 2017

2016-11-14

Emerging Storyteller Award

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STORYTELLERS OF CANADA - CONTEURS DU CANADA EMERGING STORYTELLER AWARD AND TALES SCHOLARSHIP

Twilight Between the Worlds: Tales of Ghosts, Wandering Souls and Reincarnating Spirits

2016-11-14
Twilight Between the Worlds: Tales of Ghosts, Wandering Souls and Reincarnating Spirits
 
Sunday November 27, 2016, 7:30 PM, Congregation Emanu-El, 1461 Blanshard Street, Victoria
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