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October 9th at the James McConnell Memorial Library

October 9, 2014

Singing Storytellers spent the day at the James McConnell Memorial Library and this evening we had an event at the Curling Club. To read about our event at the library click here. We would like to thank everyone who made today great and hope to see you all tomorrow!

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Thurs, Oct 9 – Event Highlights!

October 9, 2014

Join us today at Sydney’s McConnell Public Library for a day full of workshops and presentations by international artists and scholars – 10 am-4 pm, and 6-7pm – open to the public! See here for program details. This afternoon: Cape Breton U Library, readings by authors Eriksson, Geddes and Holman 4-5pm. This evening, 7-9pm “A…

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Malian Musicians at Glace Bay UNIA tonight!

October 8, 2014

Join Glace Bay’s UNIA and community in welcoming two Singing Storytellers from Mali tonight! Follow this link to find details of the event.

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Croatian Song and Dance Workshop Tonight!

October 8, 2014

Join us for an introductory workshop at the Ukrainian Hall in Whitney Pier tonight at 8:30 – with two Singing Storytellers from Croatia! See here for details.

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Malian Singing Storytellers in Glace Bay this week!

October 4, 2014

Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté and Fode Lassana Diabaté are on their way from Mali to Cape Breton! These revered musicians, Jelis, or Mande singing storytellers, will be traveling throughout Eastern Cape Breton this week, giving school workshops, concerts and meeting with various communities. Among their list of activities: they will be hosted at Glace Bay’s UNIA Hall…

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Songs of Truth CD Release Party!

October 1, 2014

10-11:30 pm, Friday, October 10th, 2014 as part of the Singing Storytellers Symposium / Faculty Lounge, Cape Breton University (1250 Grand Lake Road, Sydney, Nova Scotia) / Refreshments will be served!

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Singing Storytellers On the Air!!!

September 11, 2014

We would like to thank everyone in our local community who came out to help launch Singing Storytellers at the Cape Breton Regional Library, Downtown Sydney. Thank you to all of the speakers, singers and storytellers for their help in creating this wonderful event! Also, thank you to all of our partners and funders who…

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Your Invitation! Singing Storytellers Launch (5 September 2014)‏

August 22, 2014
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Featured Learning Opportunities and Performance Events!

July 25, 2014

Have a look online at the Celtic Colours International Festival website – for the Singing Storytellers “Learning Opportunities” and performance events that are featured there: Singing Storytellers at the Library: We invite the public to join our symposium for a day filled with films, workshops, talks and demonstrations about the lives, music and verbal artistry of bards in our…

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Discounted vehicle rentals through Celtic Colours International Festival!

July 24, 2014

To all Singing Storytellers symposium and project participants! Great news! Celtic Colours International Festival has arranged a discounted rate for vehicle rental through Enterprise! PLEASE book your rental vehicles (whether in Halifax or Sydney or wherever), with Enterprise, citing the Celtic Colours promotional code –  you will be given a significantly discounted rate! Your rental through Enterprise,…

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