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News 2022

Notice of passing: Anne Andersen

2022-01-27
Dear Friends:

We are saddened to hear and pass on to you the news of the passing of Anne Andersen.
 
 Anne was an active member of this community for many years.  She told stories, she taught, she mentored, she organized and she supported storytelling in Edmonton, in Vancouver, in North Vancouver and in Steveston. She will be remembered for her dedication to storytelling, for her support of storytellers and for her loving brilliance.   

Une série d'ateliers sur la gestion de carrière

2022-01-26

Storytellers of Canada – Conteurs du Canada est fier de vous offrir une série d'ateliers sur la gestion de carrière



Employment Opportunity: Storyteller, Public Programming & Learning @ Toronto Biennial of Art

2022-01-24

JOB OPPORTUNITY: STORYTELLER, TORONTO BIENNIAL OF ART

The Toronto Biennial of Art (TBA) Storytelling program is seeking multiple Storytellers from Toronto and Mississauga to mediate contemporary art through modes of interpreting, informing, narrating and embodying. Comprising a series of guided sessions, spot tours, and conversations with visitors, the Storytelling program will engage intergenerational audiences with the artworks and contexts around TBA 2022 to ensure enriching visitor experiences.

Learn more about the role and how to apply here: https://akimbo.ca/listings/storyteller-toronto-biennial-of-art/

News from Storytelling Toronto

2022-01-13
Read Storytelling Toronto's first 2022 PIP Newsletter! Click here

Canada Council for the Arts study on the arts and well-being

2022-01-11
Canada Council for the Arts invites you to participate in their study on the arts and well-being. Learn more here.

Notice of passing: Vincent Wall, Guelph Ontario- 1935-2021

2022-01-05
Notice of passing: Vincent Wall, Guelph Ontario- 1935-2021

Sad news from Guelph, Ontario: Storyteller Vincent Wall passed away in December 2021. You can read Vince's full obituary online here: 

https://www.legacy.com/ca/obituaries/guelphmercury/name/vincent-wall-obituary?pid=200833618 


STORYTELLING ALBERTA CELEBRATES 40 YEARS

2022-01-04
What gift do you give a storytelling organization celebrating its 40th anniversary? Why, stories- of course! TRIBUTE TALES is a video series launching January 11th on Storytelling Alberta’s YouTube channel. It features 40 storytellers (many of them SC-CC members) from across Canada, each one gifting their performance of a favourite tale. The first video will activate at 10am (MST) on Tuesday Jan 11th, and a new story will be uploaded every Tuesday throughout the anniversary year. So -  click your computer mouse and join this digital story circle for a few minutes every week! Once posted, videos will remain on the TRIBUTE TALES playlist for you to enjoy over and over, anytime you like. Here’s the link:  

Home out of it! Tonic Tales for troubled times.

2021-12-28
Home out of it! Tonic Tales for troubled times. Episodes 3,4 and 5 are now available on the Storytelling St.John’s Facebook page as well as on our website. www.storytellingstjohns.ca

Indigenous Culture and Computing Technologies (three part series)

2021-12-15
Indigenous Culture and Computing Technologies (three part series). This is part of the Maskwacis Cultural College Microlearning Series and is open to the public.

Tuesdays in January, 2:15-3 pm MT Edmonton

Format: Three separate 30 minutes presentations with 15 minute Q&As

Cost is free. Register here: https://forms.gle/jifzPdXvjxwnxGjj6



SC-CC’s annual conference is back in May 2022!

2021-12-14
SC-CC’s annual conference is back in May 2022! Join us in Parksville British Columbia at the Tigh-na-mara resort from May 24th to 29th for a long overdue conference and reunion.

Waasegiizhig Nanaandawe'iyewigamig Traditional Winter Storytelling Series

2021-12-09
Waasegiizhig Nanaandawe'iyewigamig Traditional Winter Storytelling Series
Waasegiizhig Nanaandawe'iyewigamig invites all to join them via Zoom for the traditional winter story telling series this December. Listen to different stories and legends told by various Story Tellers.
To register, connect with Cultural Coordinator Jolene Fontaine by e-mailing jfontaine@wnhac.org or calling 1-888-MYWNHAC (699-6422) ext. 228!

Ontario Arts Council shares ASL videos to support Deaf applicants

2021-11-30

Ontario Arts Council shares ASL videos to support Deaf applicants

The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) has launched a series of American Sign Language (ASL) videos about the grant application and assessment process. They include information about OAC services and supports for Deaf artists and artists with disabilities.

Read the full announcement here

Visit OAC's website for more information

Album Launch Event! In Conversation With Rita Cox and Friends

2021-11-18
Album Launch Event! In Conversation With Rita Cox and FriendsOn November 30th, join us for a fascinating online panel discussion to officially launch the highly anticipated album, Wit and Wisdom: Anansi Tales and Other Stories by iconic storyteller, author, teacher and librarian, Dr. Rita CoxThe launch also celebrate release of the brand new StorySave podcast episode about Rita's life and career!

Call for submissions: Chennai Storytelling Festival

2021-11-15

Call for submissions:  Chennai Storytelling Festival

First 4 weekends of Feb 2022, virtual

Call for 20 minute stories and to lead a discussion about) a story.


The theme of CSF 2022 is "Ways Storytelling of Various Cultures, Religions, World-views, and Practices can Facilitate Growing, Maturing, Learning, Creating, Transforming, and/or Healing in Individuals and Groups - and the Healing of the Environment."


It is requested that the stories might be somehow related to Growing, Maturing, Learning, Creating, Transforming, and/or Healing.


CSF 2022's schedule-in-progress is at https://storytellinginstitute.org/CSF2022__4_webpages.html 


If interested, please look through the schedule and email Eric your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd choice for the starting time of a 20-minute time-slot. 


Eric

Director,

World Storytelling Institute and Chennai Storytelling Festival

India mobile, and whatsapp: +91 98403 94282


Email: eric@storytellinginstitute.org  


https://indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Eric
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