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The Ghost of Deadman's Pond and thoughts on recitations

This video is a small excerpt from my new show "Ghosts of Signal Hill", being performed every Friday night on Signal Hill, in partnership with Parks Canada. The video shows the performance of a recitation… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on July 9, 2011 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Daring escapes, murdered pirates, ghost ships and more



Daring escapes, murdered pirates, ghost ships, buried treasure, tragic drownings, and headless phantoms: it is all in a night’s work at Signal Hill National Historic Site in St. John’s, Newfoundland.



Or at least it is for storyteller Dale Jarvis, creator of the award-winning… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on June 30, 2011 at 2:28pm — No Comments

All Alone Fair Maid? The stories of Newfoundland tradition bearer Alice Lannon



This past summer, the Storytellers of Canada-Conteurs du Canada held their 18th annual conference in St. John's, Newfoundland. As part of that conference, we wanted to feature one aspect of our intangible cultural… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on November 16, 2010 at 2:46pm — No Comments

Sharing Stories in a Digital Age

Spark is CBC's weekly audio blog of smart and unexpected trendwatching. As its website states, "it’s not just technology for gearheads, it’s about the way technology affects our lives, and the world around us."



Development Officer… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on March 22, 2010 at 8:27am — No Comments

2010 Conference Early Bird Registration closes March 1, 2010!

Mark your calendars - make some calls, and plan to join us for SC-CC's 18th Annual Conference and AGM!



Early Bird Registration closes March 1, 2010!



Storytellers from throughout the world will merge in one place - St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador - for the 18th annual conference of Storytellers of Canada. For five days, participants will be engaged in an international meeting place of culture, art, and tradition.



This summer’s conference is brimming with… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on February 28, 2010 at 3:54pm — 1 Comment

2010 International Storytelling Conference Registration Now Open!

International Perspectives on the Art and Tradition of Storytelling
18th Annual Conference
Storytellers of…
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Added by Dale Jarvis on February 4, 2010 at 9:23pm — No Comments

The Rooms Brews Up Coffee and Culture… and Love!

Looking for an interesting way to spend your Thursday afternoons? The Rooms, in St. John's, Newfoundland, invites you to drop in to their new adult program Coffee & Culture every Thursday from 2:30 to 3:30 pm and meet new people while exploring art and culture. Included in the price of admission to The Rooms, the series will feature talks and tours, films and workshops and even provide complimentary coffee or tea at The Rooms Café.

On… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on February 4, 2010 at 9:47am — No Comments

International Panelists Announced for 2010 Storytelling Conference

International Perspectives on the Art and Tradition of Storytelling.



On Wednesday July 28th, 2010, we'll be presenting three special international panel discussions on the art, use, and tradition of storytelling around the globe, at the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John's as part of the 2010 Storytellers of Canada-Conteurs du Canada Conference (http://www.sc-cc.com)



1:00pm - 2:00pm Peace Panel

2:00pm - 3:00pm Children`s… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on January 31, 2010 at 4:14pm — No Comments

The Ghostly Ballerinas of Gower Street



Stories of true encounters with the paranormal continue to be told to this very day in St. John's, Newfoundland. In this podcast, storyteller and author Dale Jarvis shares a story of ghostly ballerinas that dates back to… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on January 26, 2010 at 9:28pm — No Comments

Newfoundland 2010 Storytelling Conference makes headlines in Tuscon, AZ



"This summer you could be enjoying the cool days of Canada and participating in a five day storytelling conference, International Perspectives on the Art and Tradition of Storytelling," writes Penelope Star in the January 21, 2010, edition of… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on January 26, 2010 at 9:27pm — No Comments

Alice Kane StorySave CD to be launched in Newfoundland

A three CD set of stories by the late Canadian storyteller Alice Kane is set to be launched at a major storytelling conference in St. John’s, Newfoundland, this July.



The recordings of Kane’s stories is part of StorySave, a… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on January 12, 2010 at 9:50am — No Comments

Changes to World Storytelling Day Website

Hello all!



I've made a change to the World Storytelling Day website at:

http://worldstorytellingday.webs.com/apps/calendar/



Anyone who is a member of the site can add an event. If you are not a member, you can sign up on the site.



I did this because I am going to be travelling and working a lot over the next few months, so I won't be able to maintain the site as much as I have… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on January 7, 2010 at 10:35am — No Comments

2010 International Storytelling Conference Blog

Stay up to date with all the dirt, thoughts, sneak peeks and inside scoop about the 2010 STORYTELLERS OF CANADA-CONTEURS DU CANADA INTERNATIONAL STORYTELLING CONFERENCE (JULY 28-AUG 1, 2010) in beautiful, breathtaking Newfoundland, Canada by subscribing to the blog. Get news on the conference as it unfolds, delivered piping hot to your email inbox. Visit at:



http://storytellingstjohns.blogspot.com/



See… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on January 7, 2010 at 10:33am — No Comments

Place, Narrative & New Media Symposium



On Thursday, November 5th, 2009, the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Intangible Cultural Heritage program, as part of the annual St. John’s Storytelling Festival, is organizing a half-day symposium on how new technologies are being incorporated into storytelling. Several invited speakers will detail how they are using new media or technology… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on October 6, 2009 at 1:26pm — 3 Comments

Deadline for Proposals Sept 30

Just a quick reminder to let people know that the deadline for submitting proposals for the July 2010 International Perspectives on the Art and Tradition of Storytelling conference is Sept 30!

details at:
http://www.sc-cc.com/annual.html

Added by Dale Jarvis on September 27, 2009 at 8:17am — No Comments

For a good story, come to Newfoundland and Labrador!

Picture it. Summer 2010.



Storytellers from throughout the world will merge in one place - St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador - for the 18th annual conference of Storytellers of Canada. For five days, participants will be engaged in an international meeting place of culture, art, and tradition.



Next summer’s conference is brimming with opportunities for professional development. Participants will learn international perspectives about the art and tradition of… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on September 17, 2009 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Call for Proposals: July 2010 International Storytelling Conference, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada

Call for Proposals

International Perspectives on the Art and Tradition of Storytelling

Storytellers of Canada-Conteurs du Canada National Conference and AGM

Wednesday, July 28 to Sunday, August 1, 2010

St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada



Join the Storytellers of Canada-Conteurs du Canada for a 5 day conference as part… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on August 1, 2009 at 9:26am — No Comments

International Perspectives on the Art and Tradition of Storytelling on Facebook!

Just a quick note to let people know that I've created a Facebook group for the upcoming July 2010 storytelling conference to be held in my home town of St. John's!



International Perspectives on the Art and Tradition of Storytelling

Storytellers of Canada-Conteurs du Canada National Conference and AGM

Wednesday, July 28 to Sunday, August 1,… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on July 30, 2009 at 8:59am — No Comments

Ghost Story Panel: Coast to Coast Ghosts

John Adams (Victoria, British Columbia)and Pearl Ann Gooding (Wainwright, Alberta) join host Dale Jarvis (St. John's, Newfoundland) for a spirited discussion, recorded live in front of an audience of storytellers and lovers of a good spooky tale on Friday, 10 July, 2009, at the Storytellers of Canada - Conteurs du Canada 17th Annual Conference in Victoria, BC. All of these fine storytellers specialize in collecting and sharing true ghost stories; and both John and Dale have published some of… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on July 14, 2009 at 4:52pm — 1 Comment

Storytelling in Eastern Canada: The Present and Future.

Storytellers of Canada-Conteurs du Canada Eastern Canada Annual Report 2008-2009.



“Storytelling is part of the heritage and local character of Nova Scotia,” says Dartmouth’s Cindy Campbell, who has been performing for 25 years as a storyteller, singer, musician, puppeteer, actor, and writer. “In fact, it happens so much that people don't even realize they are doing it. This is the biggest challenge for our local storytelling communities, to get people to realize that… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on July 6, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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