Paul Conway, Voyageur Storytelling @voyageurstorytelling ?

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  • Paul Conway, Voyageur Storytelling commented on the blog post AvatarChautauqua Festival Circuits: Worth Reviving?   2 years/année, 8 months/mois ago · View

    The whole story of Chautauqua in the US and Canada is most interesting, but somewhat different. The Wikipedia article focusses on the US. For a summary of the Canadian story, try http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/articles/emc/chautauqua. For the fuller story, I recommend “Chautauqua in Canada” by Sheilagh S. Jameson, published by the Glenbow Museum (1987).

  • Paul Conway, Voyageur Storytelling wrote a new blog post: AvatarChautauqua Festival Circuits: Worth Reviving?   2 years/année, 8 months/mois ago · View

    The Chautauqua Circuit system (in Canada 1917-1935) brought arts and culture to communities and venues on the prairies and in Ontario (elsewhere too, possibly?) in week-long travelling festivals. In summer they performed in tents, at other times in local venues. Each festival was a collaboration between the Chautauqua company and the host community: the company [...]

  • Paul Conway, Voyageur Storytelling commented on the blog post AvatarArtist-Presenters: Worthy of Consideration?   2 years/année, 10 months/mois ago · View

    Thanks to all who submitted comments. I think I am seeing general agreement that artist-presenters should be included in The Value of Presenting. Do we then leave it up to project governance and management to include them, or do we keep pushing? If the latter, how? I wonder if the value of artist-presenters might be [...]

  • Paul Conway, Voyageur Storytelling wrote a new blog post: AvatarArtist-Presenters: Worthy of Consideration?   2 years/année, 11 months/mois ago · View

    I am advocating the formal inclusion of Artist-Presenters in this project. Please notice that I do not call them “self-presenters”, because I believe such terminology often carries an implicit sneer (especially as in “self-publish”), and is bad terminology in any case: it is not the artist’s self being presented, but his or her art. If [...]

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