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Australia Storytelling Conference

Dear Storytelling friends, We are excited to announce that registrations are now open for attendance at the “Weaving Stories Together” – Sydney International Storytelling Conference.  June 1-3, 2012 . Some of your members or storytelling friends may wish to come and participate with others who have a love … Continue reading

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Writers’ Union Offers Workshop on Book Marketing

WORKSHOP ON HOW TO BE YOUR OWN PUBLICIST!  SPREAD THE WORD!  The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is offering the Professional Development Workshop HOW TO BE YOUR OWN PUBLICIST in Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Vancouver, and Victoria, in February and March of 2012. The workshops take … Continue reading

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National Arts Service Organizations (NASO) meeting report.

National Arts Service Organizations (NASO) meeting report. SC-CC Vice President Jennifer Ferris attended the October 24, 2011 meeting in Ottawa of NASO with the Canada Council to learn about the current arts funding context and related issues and concerns. This … Continue reading

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Arts Coalition Day

Here, from her Blog (with permission)   is Jan Andrews’ October 28th 2011 report on what it was like to be part of the Arts Coalition Day on the Hill. Visit her Blog at  http://www.2wp.ca/jans-blog/ ARTS COALITION DAY, PARLIAMENT HILL FRIDAY, … Continue reading

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Canada Council Annual Report 2010-11

The Canada Council for the Arts provided funding last year through grants and payments to more than 21,000 artists and arts organizations in over 2,000 communities, enriching the lives of Canadians in all parts of the country. To read a selection … Continue reading

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Folktales and Storytelling in Acadie

From HotPress – Aug 2011 From June 15th to October 31st 2011 At the Musée acadien de l,Université de Moncton, New•]Brunswick The Opening is June 15 th 2011, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. MONCTON, May 17, 2011 – In the … Continue reading

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Call for papers 1st Global Conference Storytelling

Global Reflections on Narrative Sunday 13th May – Tuesday 15th May 2012 Prague, Czech Republic Call for Papers: Human life is conducted through story, which comes naturally to us. Sharing stories is arguably the most important way we have of … Continue reading

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Heritage Canada grants drop $36M

From September 29, 2011 Ottawa Citizen According to a spending database run by the parliamentary budget officer, grant spending from April to June this year at Heritage Canada has dropped by $36 million. Heritage promotes Canadian arts and culture. A … Continue reading

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Two interesting Blogs on the Strategic Moves site!

Strategic Moves   Monday September 12, 2011 A bold, new arts brand: Ottawa Storytellers Strategic Moves recently did some research and strategy work with Ottawa Storytellers (OST). Their goal was to further build on their existing audience with a focus on … Continue reading

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Ontario Arts Council

OAC Literature programs encourage the development, publication and presentation of new works of literary significance in the province. The Literature Office funds writers,  storytellers and spoken-word artists in all forms (except drama, which is funded under Theatre Programs). Word of Mouth provides … Continue reading

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