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  • A Nelson Premiere!

Shows for Families

The Kootenay Storytelling Festival is open to every age and we encourage all ages to explore our programming. However, if you are looking for particularly family friendly shows, we highly recommend Anne Glover and Masako Sueyoshi.

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Findhorn New Story Summit

A couple of weeks ago, I ran into two of our young KSF volunteers. They were at Cottonwood, fundraising for a trip to Scotland to attend the Findhorn New Story Summit. I was inspired by their enthusiasm and engagement with storytelling in its evolving forms and asked Keegan to write something to share with you. ~ Avia
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Mourning, Remembering, and Celebrating Zaccheus Jackson

It is with great sorrow that we must bring you the heart-breaking news that Zaccheus Jackson, one of the featured artists at our upcoming festival, was killed on Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 in a tragic accident. We send our love and support to his family and his community, celebrating his life and artistry with them. There are no right words in these moments, so we want to share some of his words.

Read about Zaccheus:

ArtStarts

CBC News

The Star

Donations in Zaccheus’ honour can be made via http://www.youcaring.com/memorial-fundraiser/fat-stacks-for-jackson-/226694 and will be given to his long-term partner to allow her the time and space to grieve.

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    A welcoming and safe environment for new and experienced tellers to share stories, the Kootenay Storytelling Guild meets on the first Sunday of each month at the Booksmyth, 338 Baker St, Nelson, BC.