Telling Stories with Objects: Making Theatre with Things

Venue: The Centre for Sound Communities

Date: September 16, 2017 9:00 am

Telling Stories with Objects: Making Theatre with Things ‘Songs and Stories of Migration and Encounter’ Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017 Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Location: The Centre for Sound Communities  This a free Workshop – Open to the public. Facilitated by Dr. Heather Fitzsimmons Frey, Post-Doctoral Fellow at…

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World Singing Day Concert

Venue: Cape Breton University

Date: October 22, 2017 2:00 pm

World Singing Day Concert is on Sunday, October 22, 2017. Time: 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Location: Boardmore Playhouse, CBU Featuring performances by youth ages 12-18 who participated in “Songs & Stories of Migration and Encounter”, Singing the Circle Choral Workshop and more!   Check back soon for more details!…

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Singing the Circle: Choral Workshop

Venue: Centre for Sound Communities

Date: October 21, 2017 9:00 am

Singing the Circle | Choral Workshop | World Singing Day Weekend Singing the Circle workshops are designed to explore and celebrate the basic human act of singing and the artistic use of the human voice within the circle of life, from the time of birth through to the end of…

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Songs and Stories of Migration and Encounter

Venue: Locations across Cape Breton Island

Date: September 11, 2017 12:00 am

Date: September 11, 2017 – October 22, 2017 Venue: Locations across Cape Breton Island – Locations TBA Project Information: For youth ages 12 to 18 – Join us at one of our in-community locations for 5 weeks of creative arts, multimedia, songwriting and performance workshops where youth will be working…

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Singing the Circle: Educator PD Event

Venue: Boardmore Playhouse

Date: October 20, 2017 8:30 am

The symbol of a circle is deeply symbolic on many levels and sacred to healing practices of our Indigenous peoples. Singing the Circle workshops are designed to explore and celebrate the basic human act of singing and the artistic use of the human voice through the circle of life–from the…

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Songwriting Workshops for Youth

Venue: The Centre for Sound Communities

Date: June 27, 2017 10:00 am

Project Information Songwriting Workshops: For Youth ages 12 to 18, there are three in-community workshops where youth will be working with singers and artist facilitators to co-create a music piece about immigration and encounter. There will also be mentors (Stewart MacNeil, Bryan Cherwick, and Robert Deveaux) at each of the locations giving…

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Global Musics, Local Connections Workshops

Venue: CBU & McConnell Library

Date: March 16, 2017 12:00 am

Please join us in attending the Global Musics Local Connections Dance Workshops. Centre for Sound Communities, CBU & McConnell Library, 50 Falmouth Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia.

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World Renowned Malian Musician, Lasssana Diabate!

Venue: Centre for Sound Communities

Date: February 22, 2017 12:00 am

Dear Colleagues, Friends, Please note that world-renowned Malian musician Lassana Diabate will be returning to Sydney next week for a series of presentations. I have included his itinerary below. It includes some intercultural music-making and performances, lecture-demonstrations, a film screening, and workshops including one for music educators. Please share the news…

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Global Musics Local Connections Film Festival

Venue: McConnell Library,

Date: February 28, 2017 7:00 pm

Please join us in attending the Global Musics Local Connections Film Festival. McConnell Library, 50 Falmouth Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia. Tuesday and Thursday  7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.  February 28 –The Sunjata Story: Glimpse of a Mande Epic  The life of Sunjata Keita, the prince who founded West Africa’s greatest…

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Edmonton Symposium: Music for Global Human Development

Venue: University of Alberta

Date: October 14, 2016 12:00 am

A one day symposium on “Music for Human Global Development” hosted by the University of Alberta on October 14th, 2016 with distinguished international speakers, artists, students, faculty, and community members.

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