Balado: The StorySave Podcast

Balado: The StorySave Podcast

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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July 11, 2024 20 mins

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In this episode, we get to know Kathie Kompass, the StorySave artist for 2024. Her album ‘Fables, Fancies and Facts: If these stories aren’t true, they should be’ comes out in July 2024.

Since 2002 StorySave has been recording and sharing the work of Canada’s master storytellers. The program is generously supported by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.

This episode was produced by E...

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In this episode of Balado, we're sharing an interview from the podcast 'Nonprofit Spotlight', featuring StorySave’s own Selina Eisenberg. Selina, Co-Chair of the StorySave Committee, spoke with Tom Kelly about the profound art of oral storytelling and the work we do here at Storytellers of Canada and the StorySave Program.

Nonprofit Spotlight, from Charity Auctions Today, illuminates the incredible work of no...

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This episode is an edited version of our StorySave Listening Party (think book club, but for CDs!) on Jim

St. Clair’s 2008 album ‘Stories of Cape Breton’. Host Cindy Campbell-Stone leads the group in a conversation about Jim, his album and his stories.

Produced by Erin Beaubien, Cindy Campbell-Stone, and Heather Whaley. Technical production by Tamara Filyavich.

Music: Niel Gow's 'Lament for the Death of his S...

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A GROUP DISCUSSION ABOUT MARIE ANNE MCLEAN’S ALBUM ‘STORIES FROM THE PRAIRIES’

This episode is an edited version of our StorySave Listening Party (think book club, but for CDs!) on Marie Anne McLean’s 2009 album “Stories from the Prairies”. Host Kathy Jessup leads the group in a conversation about Marie Anne, her album and her stories.

Produced by Erin Beaubien, Kathy Jessup, and Heather Whaley. Technical pro...

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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...

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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

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May 24, 2022 18 mins

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In honour of SC-CC's 20th 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

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May 24, 2022 27 mins

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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

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May 24, 2022 18 mins

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May 18, 2022 21 mins

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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

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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.

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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

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