Monday, February 22, 2016 |
CBC Literary Prizes is partnering with local storytelling collectives in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal for a series of live events this March. We're calling it All Told: True Stories from the True North. Each evening has a unique theme and will feature six fantastic storytellers. Stories will be recorded for an all-new digital series.
Details for the events are below. We hope to see you there!
The theme of the evening will be "Fates and Free Wills - Destiny, Determination and Dumb Luck." Exhibitionists anchor Amanda Parris will host, and the event will feature special guest Torquil Campbell, co-lead singer and songwriter of Stars. Presented in partnership with storytelling group The Flame.
When: March 10th at 7 p.m.
Where: The Fox Cabaret (2321 Main St.)
Tickets: Admission is $20 at the door, but advance tickets are $15 and can be purchased here.
This event will focus on the theme "Inheritance - Family Ties, Lies and Genetic Allies" and will be hosted by Laugh Out Loud's Ali Hassan, with special guest D'bi Young Anitafrika. Presented in partnership with storytelling group Raconteurs.
When: March 16th at 7 p.m.
Where: The Great Hall (1087 Queen St. W.)
Tickets: Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here.
The theme of this event will be "Crossing the Line - Deviance, Defiance and Damning the Consequences." The evening will be hosted by CBC Montreal's Nantali Indongo and will feature special guest Adam Leith Gollner, author of The Book of Immortality: The Science, Belief, and Magic Behind Living Forever. Presented in partnership with storytelling group Confabulation.
When: March 19th at 8 p.m.
Where: La Sala Rossa (4848 Boul St-Laurent)
Tickets: Tickets are $12 and can be purchased here.