Songs and Stories: ICTM Colloquium

Venue: Multiple Venues

Date: October 6, 2019 7:00 pm

Songs and Stories: ICTM Colloquium A colloquium for the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM) will be hosted by Centre for Sound Communities, Cape Breton University, October 6-12, 2019. This colloquium follows the theme “Songs and Stories of Migration and Encounter.” 18 international scholars are invited to share their research…

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Songs and Stories in Celebration of the International Decade for People of African Descent

Venue: Centre for Sound Communities

Date: April 2, 2019 2:00 pm

Fodé Lassana Diabaté is a virtuoso balafon (22-key xylophone) player from Mali. The public is invited to join Lassana on April 2, at Cape Breton University’s Centre for Sound Communities Studio, on April 3 at Halifax North Memorial Library, on April 8, at Centre Communautaire Étoile de l’Acadie, on April 9,…

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Digital Humanities Workshop

Venue: The Centre for Sound Communities

Date: May 1, 2018 12:00 am

Digital Humanities Workshop May 1 -2 Experts from ACENET and the CBU Library are leading this free, two day event. Nutrition breaks and lunches are provided. The following topics will be offered: Is Advanced Computing for Me? Research Data Management Cloud Powering Digital Humanities Research Please email sound_communities@cbu.ca for more information….

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Songs and Stories of Migration and Encounter: Session 3

Venue: Centre for Sound Communities

Date: January 29, 2018 6:30 pm

Session 3: Duration: 6 weeks on Mondays Time: 6:30 – 8:30PM Start Date: January 29, 2018 End Date: March 5, 2018 Price: FREE Facilitators: Facilitated by Dr. Marcia Ostashewski and Shaylene Paul. To register: Please email sound_communities@cbu.ca or call 902-563-1696.

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All My Relations – Community Arts Research Showcase

Venue: Cape Breton University

Date: October 22, 2017 2:00 pm

Sunday, October, 22, 2017, 2PM – Boardmore Theatre, Cape Breton University Join us for an afternoon of music and entertainment, featuring performances by The Cape Breton Choral, youth participants of our Songs and Stories of Migration workshops, Singing the Circle: Choral Workshop participants and a special Indigenous Welcome by Clifford Paul….

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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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