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Stories Aloud with the Baden Storytellers, Waterloo


November 13, 2015. The Baden Storytellers host Stories Aloud at The Button Factory, 25 Regina Street in Waterloo on Second Fridays of the month, from September through June. 

The Fourth Annual Canadian Storytelling Night! November 2015

The Fourth Annual Canadian Storytelling Night! November 2015

This year's theme is Let the Fur Fly! Teachings from the Animals


Annual RCQ Conference

Seminar - Training and Transformation 
From 27 to 29 November 2015 

The Coalition of storytelling in Québec is pleased to invite you to its annual conference, which runs from November 27 to 29 2015 in Sherbrooke.

Tales for the Telling presents Haunted Tales

Tales for the Telling presents Haunted Tales

Stories for Adults
"Haunted Tales"

Friday, October 30
7:30 p.m.
(doors open at 7:00)
McMillan Arts Centre
133 McMillan Street
Parksville, B. C.

Featuring:  Jay Doige, Catherine Sheehan,
& Marva K. Blackmore

Governor General's Literary Awards - Winners will be announced October 28th!

The 2015 Governor General's Literary Awards finalists were announced online on Wednesday, October 7. 

Log onto to find all 70 finalist books. 

Stay tuned for the winners announcement on Wednesday, October 28 at
6:30 EDT.

Canada's national literary awards celebrate literature for all tastes and ages by honouring the best English-language and the best French-language books in each of 7 categories: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, children's literature (text), children's literature (illustration), and translation.

Raconteurs Toronto - Stories of the Internet


This month we're sharing stories of THE INTERNET! ICQ chats, message boards, online dating! We want to know all about your Google search results, secret World of Warcraft personas, YouTube fame!

We want your story! Raconteurs' stories should be true, have happened to you personally, and be 7-10 minutes in length. If you have a story to share, please send a brief 3-4 sentence pitch to!

Past stories can be viewed online at

Pitch guidelines are available on our website! 
Story coaching is available if desired!

The Tranzac features main-floor washrooms and is barrier-free.

Doors at 6:30/ show at 7:30
Tickets are $10
tickets available online at

Raconteurs Storytelling has been producing monthly events featuring live storytelling for over four years. For more information visit

StorySave Nominations! Final Deadline October 31st 2015!

Hello SC-CC Members! Final Deadline Approaches!
The StorySave Committee is once again putting out a call for nominations for The Next Teller, for the year 2017. The StorySave Nomination Form for the next "voice" is due no later than midnight October 31, 2015. The sooner you get your nomination form in, the sooner our StorySave Committee Members can begin to consider your nomination. You can nominate a teller for StorySave through the SC-CC member's pages, where you'll find more information on the project, what the committee is looking for in the nominees, and an online nomination form.

If you have any questions, please contact Marion Gruner at:

StorySave looks forward to receiving your submission! Thank you.

Canadian Storytelling Night with Durham Folklore Storytellers - November 6th

In its fourth year, Canadian Storytelling Night is a national event, which has grown significantly, gathering tellers and audiences to hear Canadian tales by Canadian tellers.

This year, Durham Folklore Storytellers are hosting their first Canadian storytelling concert on Friday, November 6, at the St. Francis Centre for Community, Arts and Culture, 78 Church St. S. in Ajax. There is an afternoon performance for school children from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm and a Canadian Storytelling Night Concert for adults and older children from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. What a great way to start the winter storytelling season!
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