Our great thanks to all who came from far and near to be a part of Singing Storytellers! Throughout this past week we shared stories and songs and music of many kinds: exhibits, films, workshops, papers and performances! and, together, we have begun to create new stories and songs! We are especially grateful to our local communities for their tremendous hospitality! and glad to share with you some news of local events in this post. Keep checking back to our website: updates, videos, podcasts and other resources will continue to be posted in the coming months.
“Singing Storytellers enchant audiences at Celtic Colours” in the Herald / “Multicultural celebration of music” in the Post / “Singing Storytellers at the McConnell Library”
*If you have more links of stories and posts that we can share, please write us with them!
Our morning begins at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Polish Church in Whitney Pier, with a Croatian music workshop followed by papers on Polish musics. We will conclude this final Symposium day with the “Bards of the World” (Celtic Colours) concert at CBU’s Boardmore Theatre at 2pm. See you there!
Singing Storytellers thanks the McConnell Public Library and its wonderful staff for hosting our Symposium this past Thursday. See this story and photo about our fantastic first Symposium day!
Today’s program involves workshop and paper presentations at CBU, followed by the performance of “Capt John Smith Goes to Ukraine” (because he really did!) – and a tremendous concert at 7:30 evening “Back and Forth Across the Atlantic“, in downtown Sydney!
Yesterday Wendy Bergfeldt interviewed Hawa and Lassana two musicians from Mali. Today more participates were interviewed and our keynote presentations were recorded.
Thank you CBC for your support!
Join us for a day of keynote addresses, paper presentations, workshops, films, performances and concerts! We will enjoy a sumptuous banquet of local foods, then attend a concert with new musical creations from African and Europe, and celebrate the release of a new CD!
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!
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 Life in Song and Story” at Sydney’s Curling Club! See you there!
Join Glace Bay’s UNIA and community in welcoming two Singing Storytellers from Mali tonight! Follow this link to find details of the event.
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.