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Balado: The StorySave Podcast

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Producers from Storytellers of Canada - Conteurs du Canada's StorySave Program explore the rich lives and curious minds of Canada’s master storytellers.

Producers from Storytellers of Canada - Conteurs du Canada's StorySave Program explore the rich lives and curious minds of Canada’s master storytellers.

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Canada

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Producers from Storytellers of Canada - Conteurs du Canada's StorySave Program explore the rich lives and curious minds of Canada’s master storytellers.

Twitter:

@StoryCanada

Language:

English


Episodes

E9 Jan Andrews & Jennifer Cayley: What Are You Longing For?

9/22/2022
Episode Notes When Jan Andrews died in September 2017, storytelling lost an enormous talent and champion. Widely-recognized as a storyteller who touched her audiences with the depth and power of her work, Jan was a committed member of the Canadian storytelling community. In this special episode of Balado: The StorySave Podcast, producer Marion Gruner visits Jan's partner, Jennifer Cayley at her and Jan's beautiful lakeside property, to talk about Jan, her life and work, and the folktales...

E7 Oro Anahory-Librowicz: The Chain of Transmission

5/24/2022
Episode Notes With the release of her gorgeous new storytelling album, Being Born Is a Miracle, Oro talks about memory, exile and the jewish oral tradition that has inspired her all her life. Hosted by Selina Eisenberg Produced by Marion Gruner Technical production by Amanda Klang

Duration:00:24:14

E6 Rosalyn Cohen: The Seeds of SC-CC

5/24/2022
Episode Notes In honour of SC-CC's 25th anniversary, founding member Rosalyn Cohen talks about what inspired Storytellers of Canada - Conteurs du Canada all those years ago. Produced and hosted by Marion Gruner

Duration:00:18:28

E5 Rita Cox: The Gently Echoed Music

5/24/2022
Episode Notes Iconic librarian, author and storyteller Rita Cox takes us on a journey from her childhood in Trinidad, to her legendary career in New York and Toronto, and discusses the fascinating origins of Caribbean folktales, the profound role of libraries, and how storytelling shaped her life. Produced by Marion Gruner Technical production by Dawn Matheson Hosted by Kesha Christie

Duration:00:27:12

E4 Judith Poirier - Suivre le fil

5/24/2022
Episode Notes La version française

Duration:00:18:30

S1E3.1– Judith Poirier - Suivre le fil -Version fancaise

5/23/2022
Episode Notes La version française

Duration:00:18:30

S1E3.1– Oro Anahory-Librowicz: The Chain of Transmission

5/18/2022
Episode Notes With the release of her gorgeous new storytelling album, Being Born Is a Miracle, we talk to Oro about memory, exile, and the jewish oral tradition. Produced by Marion Gruner. Technical production by Amanda Klang. Hosted by Selina Eisenberg.

Duration:00:24:14

S1E3.1– Rosalyn Cohen: The Seeds of SC-CC

5/18/2022
Episode Notes A special anniversary episode to celebrate 20 years of StorySave and 30 years of Storytellers of Canada - Conteurs du Canada. Produced and hosted by Marion Gruner

Duration:00:18:28

S1E3.1– Rita Cox: The Gently Echoed Music

5/18/2022
Episode Notes Iconic librarian, author and storyteller Rita Cox has just released her first storytelling album ever, called Wit and Wisdom: Anansi Tales and Other Stories. In this episode, she takes us on a journey from her childhood in Trinidad, to her legendary career in New York and Toronto, and discusses the fascinating origins of Caribbean folktales, the profound role of libraries, and how storytelling shaped her life. Produced by Marion Gruner. Technical production by Dawn Matheson....

Duration:00:27:22

E3 Judith Poirier: Three Threads

5/18/2022
Episode Notes Montreal storyteller, Judith Poirier's art is all about the everyday magic of her beloved city. In this podcast, she discusses her bilingual album Welcome to My Double Living Room, and explains how music, languages, and the life within Montreal's unique architecture ignite her imagination. Hosted by Murray MacGregor Produced by Marion Gruner

Duration:00:21:18

E2 Comfort Ero: Come Quickly! I Have a Story to Tell!

5/18/2022
Episode Notes Born and raised in Edo, one of Nigeria's most ancient and artistic places, Comfort Ero explains how she uses stories to teach and empower. With the release of her storytelling album, Tohio!, Comfort shares some of her magical memories of storytelling in the Nigerian village of her childhood. Produced by Paulo Pietropaulo and Marion Gruner. Technical production by David Merleau. Hosted by Murray MacGregor.

Duration:00:27:01

E1 Louise Profeit-LeBlanc and the Wealth of Elders

5/3/2022
Episode Notes With the release of her album Honouring Their Stories, Indigenous storyteller, Louise Profeit LeBlanc explores the power of Indigenous orature, and why we need stories to survive. Produced by Marion Gruner. Technical production by David Merleau. Hosted by Murray McGregor