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Toronto Storytelling Festival – Day 2
March 22, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm$20
The Toronto Storytelling Festival celebrates its 35th anniversary from March 21 – 24 at Daniels Spectrum, in the heart of Regent Park. With guest tellers from across Canada, the USA, and Germany, the festival also welcomes tellers from Regent Park schools and community programs to a special stage running on March 23-24. Special programs include Grimm Remix, stories celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Grimm brothers fairytale book; The Women, with stories about women in myth, legend, and history; Lives of the Storytellers, exploring how storytelling and life are connected. Metis and First Nations Stories, with Ron Evans, Louis Bird, and Gayle Ross. Dan Yashinsky, who founded the festival in 1979, has returned to direct this year’s celebration.
Day 2 Schedule
March 22 – Day 2
7:30PM – 9:00PM – 1001 Friday Nights at the Festival : With hosts Howard Kaplan and Dan Yashinsky, featuring Gayle Ross, Jo Blake Cave, Matthew Byrne, Kristin Wardetzky, Jay O’Callahan, Ron Evans, Marta Singh, Jo Kuyvenhoven.
Location : Ada Slaight Hall
9:30PM – 10:30PM– Liars Contest: Hosted by Eric Michaud – Bring your best exaggerations, tall tales, and outright lies. Eric is the King of the Liars! (This is a bi-lingual event).
There will be a 30-minute intermission – Paintbox Express will be serving snacks, beer/wine, and coffee.
Location: Artscape Lounge
Regent Park Reisdents : Regent Park residents can recieve free tickets by contacting Regent Park Neighbourhood Inititative at email@example.com. There will be 30 tickets reserved for RPNI per evening concert.
Fore more inforation visit http://www.torontostorytellingfestival.ca/