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Dec 13- Swindles, Scams, and Snake Oil – Tom Lips, Mary Wiggin and Kathryn Hunt
Join us for stories and songs about fictional and real-life swindles and rackets. This humorous set of stories explores the shady side of schemes to get rich, take advantage, and come out on top.
Jan 17 - Flying in the Dark – Kim Kilpatrick
So, she was born blind! For those of us who are sighted, Kim would seem to be hemmed in by dark. But that’s not how she sees it. For her, the darkness is no barrier - it’s the refusal of others to acknowledge her competence that weights her down. Laughter, language, and relish for living have freed her - that and her trusty guide dogs! Join us for a story of gentle adventure to send you chuckling into the night.
Feb 21- Beyond the Railroad - Black History in Canada– Ruthanne Edward and Greg "Ritallin" Frankson
Starting in 1608 with Champlain's guide and translator Mathieu da Costa, the contributions of Black Canadians to this country's history are long and rich. Unfortunately, they are also often forgotten or neglected. Celebrate Black History month with stories from the lives of some amazing Canadians.
Mar 21 – Harpers in the Hall: Irish Myths from Beneath the Hollow Hills – Gail Anglin, Daniel Kletke, Nicole Lavigne
Be transported to the ancient hills of Ireland, where the ancient gods and heroes rule and harpers sing the tales. Tonight we tell Irish myths as written by James Stephens, contemporary of W.B. Yeats and James Joyce. Accompanied with traditional music by harp duo Acacia Lyra.
Apr 18– Granddaughters Speak– Marta Singh and Sherri Yazdani
Two storytellers explore the stories of their grandmothers, using history and folktale as context. From Argentina to Manitoba, we explore the stories of the women who first told us stories.
May 16- The Way: Walking the Camino – Phil and Anne Nagy
A couple sets out to walk the Camino, walking a thousand year old pilgrim trail through the mountains of northwestern Spain, and finding plenty of adventure along the Way.
Jun 13- R/evolution Begins Within - D’bi Young
Change must begin with self; any critique of society must start with a critique and analysis of self within society. d'bi.young's storytelling is a mirror in which she views herself reflected through and by the village. She is a jamaican–wombanist–warrior–artist; internationally celebrated for her unapologetic explosive consciousness on and off stage. www.dbi333.com