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News 2018

For the Love of George - FUNDRAISER/CONCERT

2018-04-18

Come celebrate the extraordinary life

of Dr. B. George Blake through story and song

Calling all Artists Working in Toronto

2018-04-05
Calling all Artists Working in Toronto

Join us for an info-session about the Canada Council’s Explore & Create program!

Apply to be a part of the 2019 Book Week Tour!

2018-04-04
Apply to be a part of the 2019 Book Week Tour!

Applications are now being accepted by SC-CC for members to be a part of the TD Canadian Children's Book Week Tour in 2019! Learn more here

Apply by April 30th!



Canadian Literature Pitch #CanLitPit

2018-04-04
A message about the Canadian Literature Pitch!

 #CanLitPit (Canadian Literature Pitch) will return on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Last February, #CanLitPit became the #6 trend on Twitter with over 500 pitches posted by Canadian writers across the country. #CanLitPit received support from The Vancouver Writers Festival, Word on the Street Toronto, and the Ottawa Writers Festival which established the event as a can't miss opportunity for Canadian writers. 

Ottawa Storytellers National Call for Proposals

2018-03-05

 The Ottawa StoryTellers is currently seeking professional storytellers for our 2018-2019 Speaking Out season. Storytellers from across the nation are welcome to submit for this remunerated opportunity.

DURHAM STORYTELLERS PRESENT 'WISE FOOLS' FOR WORLD STORYTELLING DAY 2018.

2018-03-01
DURHAM STORYTELLERS PRESENT 'WISE FOOLS' FOR WORLD STORYTELLING DAY 2018.

DURHAM STORYTELLERS PRESENT 'WISE FOOLS' FOR WORLD STORYTELLING DAY 2018.

Come join us for an afternoon or evening of storytelling on March 9 at 2:00 pm at Faith United Church 1778 Nash Rd, Courtice, ON (all ages), March 20 at 7:00 pm at Port Perry Villa, 15987 Simcoe St. Port Perry (adults), March 28 at 10:30 am at the Ajax Public Library, 55 Harwood Ave S, Ajax (children/all ages), and April 6 at 2:00 pm at Traditions of Durham Retirement Residence, 1255 Bloor St E, Oshawa, (adults).

Visitation and Memorial Service for George Blake

2018-01-28

Arrangements entrusted to Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King St. E. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday February 17, 2018 at 1:00pm.

 Visitation will take place two hours prior to service time from 11-1pm. Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

Saturday, February 17th, 2018 11:00am - 1:00pm at Visitation Location

George Blake

2018-01-13
George BlakeIt is with great sadness, we're sharing the news of the passing of SC-CC member George Blake on Wednesday night. George was 96 years old and lived a long, interesting, and colourful life. He was a supportive mentor and friend to many. He was a founding member of the Durham Folklore Society (now Durham Storytellers) since 1995. HOur condolences to his family and friend. He'll be greatly missed.

Radio Announcement

2018-01-11
In order to improve your Storytellers of Canada Radio listening experience, we will be off-air for two day on January 15 and 16, 2018.

Healthy Habits for Artists Workshop - Toronto

2018-01-05

Healthy Habits

January 25, 2018 | 12:30 – 4:00 pm | Artscape Youngplace (Queen St. and Ossington Ave)

This workshop addresses the fact that artistic practice can entail unhealthy habits. Facilitated by a registered dietitian and a physiotherapist, this workshop will help artists gain individual insight into their own habits in regards to diet, exercise and sleep.


OST Volunteer named Volunteer of the Year

2017-12-14
Pat Holloway,
Ottawa Festivals Volunteer of the Year Winner
 
Ottawa StoryTellers (OST) volunteer, Pat Holloway, was named “Volunteer of the Year” at Ottawa Festivals’ Momentum613  on Friday, November 24. This award, open to all members of Ottawa Festivals Network, comes with a cash prize of $1000 donated by Scotia Wealth Management. 

World Storytelling Day Grants

2017-11-23
World Storytelling Day Grants

SC-CC is now accepting proposals for grants to help cover costs for World Storytelling Day events! Get your submissions in by November 30th!

Learn more here: https://www.storytellers-conteurs.ca/en/recognition-and-awards/world-storytelling-day.html

Conference 2018 Call for Artist Proposals

2017-11-02
Conference 2018 Call for Artist Proposals

 Storytellers of Canada- Conteurs du Canada

SC-CC Conference 2018 July 4-July 8

Peterborough, Ontario


Mnaadendamin bezhig miigo dibishkoo ezhi-min-dendimindwaa kina


The Honour of One is the Honour of All

L'honneur de l'un est l'honneur de tous

  

The 2018 SC-CC conference theme will involve storytellers and listeners learning and sharing how to strengthen the art of oral storytelling from a variety of applications, techniques and approaches using oral tradition. We are seeking proposals from experienced, professional storytellers for the upcoming SC-CC Conference 2018 (July 4 to July 8) in Peterborough, Ontario. The Program Committee is particularly interested in proposals from First Nations, Métis and Inuit artists. 

Calling All Indigenous Storytellers!

2017-10-30
Calling All Indigenous Storytellers!

Calling All Indigenous Storytellers!


Are you an Indigenous Storyteller and/or Storykeeper, or do you know someone who is?


The Indigenous Advisory Council of the Storytellers of Canada-Conteurs du Canada (SC-CC) is looking for you!


Conference Radio Quilts 2017

2017-10-13
Your 2017 conference Radio Quilts have arrived! This year your radio team has tried something a little different, showing you just what the Rover Network can do. Is it possible to have two SC-Radio-CC producers host the same show from two different provinces? It sure is!
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