News stories tagged with "stories"
Brockville, ON, Dec 31, 2010 — 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
Nov 24, 2010 — As families and friends gather for Thanksgiving meals this week, food and stories will be shared around the dinner table. Friday is the National Day of Listening, and you can celebrate by recording interviews with people you care about. You can use your mobile phone, tape recorder, computer or pen and paper. So, in the spirit of Thanksgiving -- a time of the year to get together and enjoy the company of others - we'll listen as four longtime friends in Canton share their Thanksgiving memories of family, food and glimpses into their lives. Go to full article
Brockville, ON, Oct 27, 2010 — 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
Gananoque, ON, Jun 22, 2010 — 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
Saratoga Springs, NY, May 19, 2010 — Everyone loves a good story, and Bairbre McCarthy has built a career of telling tales from her homeland. Originally from Country Clare, Ireland, McCarthy lives near Saratoga Springs and loves to share Celtic legends and folktales. McCarthy will host an evening of magical stories about ancient kings, heroes and leprechauns, Thursday night (7 pm) in the Canton Middle School Cafeteria. Todd Moe spoke with her this week during a series of storytelling workshops in Canton. McCarthy says she fell in love with stories as a child in Ireland. Go to full article
Dec 17, 2008 — Host Stuart McLean brings The Vinyl Cafe Christmas Show to the George Hall Auditorium in Ogdensburg this Friday night. Tickets are still available. The special event is the finale of a yearlong celebration of NCPR's 40th anniversary. The live holiday show will feature McLean's stories for the season and special musical guests. Todd Moe spoke with McLean about The Vinyl Cafe radio show that airs Sunday afternoons at 3 pm on NCPR. Go to full article
Aug 26, 2008 — Traditional Arts in Upstate New York, TAUNY, is hosting a story-swapping session Wednesday night (7 pm) at the Horicon Community Center in Brant Lake. You're invited to share stories about encounters with mountain lions and other unusual or rare Adirondack creatures, like moose or wolves. Officially, mountain lions have been extinct in the Adirondacks since the late 1800s, but local reports of big cats have increased in the last few decades. Folklorist Nicole Farrell will lead tomorrow night's story-swapping session and she told Todd Moe she'll share her own story. Go to full article