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Canadian Storytelling Night in Calgary: The Valiant Five

Canadian Storytelling Night in Calgary: The Valiant Five

Don't miss this fantastic Canadian Storytelling Night event from Storytelling Alberta! 

The Valiant Five

In 1929, five Alberta women had the audacity to ask,

“Does the legal definition of the word ‘person’ include female persons?”

Enjoy an evening of Historical StorytellingHosted by Doreen Vanderstoop

Wednesday October 30, 2019

7-9pm at Shelf Life Books, 1302 4th Street SW, Calgary AB

FEST Conference 2020


Save the date for the next FEST! 

June 2020 in Turkey!

Passing of Joan Meade

Passing of Joan MeadeStorytellers is very sad to share news of the passing of one of our founding members, Joan Meade. Joan was a passionate teller and deeply knowledgeable teacher of storytelling, and she will be greatly missed. You can read her obituary here

Submit your Story to Risk!


The live podcast Risk! is looking for pitches!

This paid opportunity to tell a story on Risk!, a live storytelling podcast. Learn more here:

Manitoba Storytelling Events 2019


Winnipeg's got some excellent storytelling events this fall and winter!

2019 Fall Story Forums

Join us Monday evenings 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm for lively discussion and informal storytelling. The event is free of charge and open to all. Parking is free. Forums will take place at the Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice - Room 249, St. Paul's College, University of Manitoba.

Monday, September 23 - What is Storytelling?
Monday, September  30 - Story and Place
Monday, October 7 - Storytelling and Performance
Monday, October 21 - Storytelling as a Therapeutic Tool
Monday, October 28 - Storytelling as a Political Tool
Monday, November 4 - Laugh With Us
Monday, November 18 - Experiential Storytelling
Monday, November 25 - Storytelling as Oral History
Monday, December 2 - Journeys and Voyages
Monday, December 9 - Religious/Spiritual Context of Storytelling

These drop-in sessions will be led by members of the local Winnipeg storytelling community. All storytellers and those interested in becoming storytellers are welcome at these drop-in sessions. No prior registration is required.

Please contact the Mauro Centre if you need any accommodations for mobility or other related assistance 204-474-7273 or

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