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December 12 – Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem
Sherri Yazdani, Mary Wiggin, and Daniel Kletke
Join us for stories of fictional and real-life mysteries! From hidden identities to murder under the mistletoe, these tales are sure to make you shiver… and laugh!
January 16 – Stories to the Sound of the Drum
Robert Seven Crows
Tonight we invite you to experience Loon Woman, the beaver that lives in Montreal, Moshquashis, the moose with the orange head, the trail of tears, and laughter on the trap line. Robert Seven-Crows will share these stories accompanied by the guitar, hand drum, guiguamakuan and traditional songs.
February 13 - How to Make Love in a Canoe: Camping Stories from the Wilds of Canada
Kim Kilpatrick and Jeff Wright
Most Canadians have a tale or two of a canoe expedition on a rocky river, a tent or cabin deep in the woods, or a bear with a little too much interest in what’s for dinner! Join us for tales of camping and working at camps in Canada that are humorous, poignant, and thought-provoking.
March 20 - And Tell Laura I Love Her: Stories and Songs of the Early 1960s
Gail Anglin and Tom Lips
Who did put the bop in the bop-shoo-bop-shoo-bop? And why must I be a teenager in love? As the 1960s began, and the first great tidal wave of boomers crashed into adolescence, these and other life-and-death questions were uppermost in their minds and their music. Join us for stories and songs of coming of age in the Sixties.
April 17 - The Banks of Newfoundland: Traditional Ballads
Matthew Byrne was born into a family of music makers from Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, and his live performance offers honest interpretations of folk music delivered with polished guitar work and powerful vocals. Tonight he shares the narrative ballads that were passed on to him by his family, and tells the stories of how the songs made their way to him and his parents before him.
May 15 – The Arrangement, the Marriage, and Me
Anila is beginning life as a married woman in Delhi. Kamal is coming out as Gay in Winnipeg. Dealing with community pressures, family demands, and intimate desires, these two women discover that though they may be worlds apart, their lives are connected in a way neither of them can possibly imagine.
June 14, 2014
SPECIAL CO-PRODUCTION: The Iliad *
One of the oldest existing works of Western literature, the Iliad tells the story of the ten-year siege of Troy, the epic battle between the Greeks and the Trojans, and the painful cost of war. This story has captured the hearts of audiences for almost three thousand years and stands as one of the oldest literary depictions of war. Ottawa StoryTellers and two women productions present the Iliad, from start to finish, in a twelve-hour epic telling of the story
* special event pricing applies - see ottawastorytellers.ca/iliad2014