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Isle of Story Festival
March 23 @ 3:30 pm
Thursday, March 23rd
Celebration of Storytellers
4-6 PM (doors open at 3:30 PM), Highland Arts Theatre (Sydney)
Diverse storytellers take the stage to share great stories!
Hosted by CBC’s Steve Sutherland, this event includes a special tribute to
local storyteller Jim St. Clair and celebrates the launch of the DVD
“Our Community in Stories”, including stories and interviews with seniors from around Cape Breton.
Everyone welcome. Free admission. Light refreshments served.
Thursday, March 23nd
Film Screening “Zurkhaneh the House of Strength, Music and Martial Arts of Iran”
7-9 PM, McConnell Library
This Federico Spinetti film captures voices, aspirations and contradictions of contemporary Iran in a journey across the nearly undocumented world of Zurkhaneh, the ancient Iranian gymnasia where traditional martial arts and music come together. This presentation is a Global Musics partnership.
For complete festival events listing go to facebook.com/isleofstory