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Deborah Dunleavy
Deborah Dunleavy

Sharing stories in Brockville

Some of Canada's best storytellers will gather at the Brockville Museum on Friday and Saturday for the 13th Annual Festival of Storytelling. Among the guests this weekend will be Newfoundland fiddler and storyteller Kelly Russell and Sally Jaeger, telling stories for the whole family. Artistic Director Deborah Dunleavy, a member of the Thousand Islands Yarnspinners, says the event will include stories, spooky costumes and fiddle music. Todd Moe spoke with her about the art of telling tales.  Go to full article
Deborah Dunleavy
Deborah Dunleavy

The Crystal: a Scottish tale of royal riddles

Our occasional storytelling series, The Crystal, continues. Brockville storyteller Deborah Dunleavy shares a story from Scotland about a king who tries to trick a man with a series of riddles, but in the end the joke is on him.  Go to full article
Storyteller Deborah Dunleavy
Storyteller Deborah Dunleavy

The Crystal: A Valentine's Day party to remember

This month, the Crystal storyteller Deborah Dunleavy tells a story of a Valentine's Day from her childhood where she threw a big party for her friends and her father, a firefighter, saved the day.  Go to full article
Deborah Dunleavy
Deborah Dunleavy

A Scottish story of love and good luck

Brockville storyteller Deborah Dunleavy shares a story of love and good luck from Scotland on the January edition of "The Crystal."  Go to full article
Deborah Dunleavy
Deborah Dunleavy

The Crystal: A New Year's tale from northern Quebec

Brockville storyteller Deborah Dunleavy shares a midwinter tale about a young logger and a flying canoe at a lumber camp in northern Quebec.  Go to full article
Deborah Dunleavy
Deborah Dunleavy

A spooky story for the season

What would Halloween be without a spooky story? Brockville professional storyteller Deborah Dunleavy visited NCPR recently to share a favorite tale about Aaron Kelly's return from the grave for one more dance.  Go to full article
Deborah Dunleavy
Deborah Dunleavy

Preview: "River Magic" in Gananoque

Canadian storyteller and bard Deborah Dunleavy has spent the last few months as teller-in-residence at the Arthur Child Heritage Museum in Gananoque, Ontario. To celebrate, she'll host a final evening of stories and songs this Friday night at the museum. It's a program of tales and music with the St. Lawrence River as a theme. Dunleavy is co-founder of the Thousand Islands Yarnspinners. She visited NCPR last fall to share a story and her thoughts about the art of telling tales.  Go to full article

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