True Stories Toronto


Inspired by themes in The Sunshine Eaters, storytellers share true, personal stories of their experiences with comfort through nature. Part of the True Stories Toronto event series. Organized and hosted by Storytelling Coach Marsha (of YesYesMarsha.com).

 
DateWednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

Phone

416-977-6000 x456

Cost

Free

Email

onsite@ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.facebook.com/events/1728802213808549/

Location

Onsite Gallery (199 Richmond St. W., Ground Floor)

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
7 p.m.

Free
Cash bar available

Inspired by themes in The Sunshine Eaters, storytellers share true, personal stories of their experiences with comfort through nature. Part of the True Stories Toronto event series. Organized and hosted by Storytelling Coach Marsha (of YesYesMarsha.com).

Storytellers are: Rhiannon Archer, Hisham Kelati, David Keystone, Sage Tyrtle and Jillian Welsh.

 

The Sunshine Eaters is an original multi-sensory exhibition that highlights how artists and designers look to the land and its plants, flowers and trees as a means to imagine and conjure hope in the face of local and global crises.

Featuring work by: Shary Boyle, Nick Cave, Robert Holmes, Jim Holyoak, Brian Jungen, Jessica Karuhanga, Alexandra Kehayoglou, Nina Leo and Moez Surani, Tony Matelli, Alanis Obomsawin, Ebony G. Patterson and Winnie Truong. Curated by Lisa Deanne Smith.

Exhibition runs January 10 to April 15, 2018.

 

About True Stories Toronto – https://truestoriestoronto.com
True Stories Toronto is the city's biggest free storytelling show. For five years, hundreds of Torontonians have enjoyed the format of four storytellers and one storytelling musician, making intimacy in a big room in West Toronto.

“Toronto’s best storytelling show. Still haven’t been to True Stories Toronto? DO IT”
– She Does The City 

About Marsha Shandur  YesYesMarsha.com
Marsha Shandur is the producer and host of True Stories Toronto, and a Storytelling Coach. As the founder of YesYesMarsha.com, she shows professionals and entrepreneurs how to make an INSTANT emotional connection with their dream clients, through storytelling on stage and screen. She has been featured on Forbes, the BBC, Mashable

About Onsite Gallery – www.ocadu.ca/onsite
Onsite Gallery is the flagship professional gallery of OCAD U and an experimental curatorial platform for art, design and new media. Visit our website for upcoming public events.

 

Support
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.

The Sunshine Eaters is also produced with the support of Nexus Investments.

Onsite Gallery gratefully acknowledges that the new gallery construction project is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Canada Cultural Spaces Fund at Canadian Heritage, the City of Toronto through a Section 37 agreement and Aspen Ridge Homes; with gallery furniture by Nienkämper.

 

Image: Marsha Shandur onstage at True Stories Told Live, photo by Connie Tsang.



True Stories Toronto
DateWednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

Phone

416-977-6000 x456

Cost

Free

Email

onsite@ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.facebook.com/events/1728802213808549/

Location

Onsite Gallery (199 Richmond St. W., Ground Floor)

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The Sunshine Eaters
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
7 p.m.

Free
Cash bar available

Inspired by themes in The Sunshine Eaters, storytellers share true, personal stories of their experiences with comfort through nature. Part of the True Stories Toronto event series. Organized and hosted by Storytelling Coach Marsha (of YesYesMarsha.com).

Storytellers are: Rhiannon Archer, Hisham Kelati, David Keystone, Sage Tyrtle and Jillian Welsh.

 

The Sunshine Eaters is an original multi-sensory exhibition that highlights how artists and designers look to the land and its plants, flowers and trees as a means to imagine and conjure hope in the face of local and global crises.

Featuring work by: Shary Boyle, Nick Cave, Robert Holmes, Jim Holyoak, Brian Jungen, Jessica Karuhanga, Alexandra Kehayoglou, Nina Leo and Moez Surani, Tony Matelli, Alanis Obomsawin, Ebony G. Patterson and Winnie Truong. Curated by Lisa Deanne Smith.

Exhibition runs January 10 to April 15, 2018.

 

About True Stories Toronto – https://truestoriestoronto.com
True Stories Toronto is the city's biggest free storytelling show. For five years, hundreds of Torontonians have enjoyed the format of four storytellers and one storytelling musician, making intimacy in a big room in West Toronto.

“Toronto’s best storytelling show. Still haven’t been to True Stories Toronto? DO IT”
– She Does The City 

About Marsha Shandur  YesYesMarsha.com
Marsha Shandur is the producer and host of True Stories Toronto, and a Storytelling Coach. As the founder of YesYesMarsha.com, she shows professionals and entrepreneurs how to make an INSTANT emotional connection with their dream clients, through storytelling on stage and screen. She has been featured on Forbes, the BBC, Mashable

About Onsite Gallery – www.ocadu.ca/onsite
Onsite Gallery is the flagship professional gallery of OCAD U and an experimental curatorial platform for art, design and new media. Visit our website for upcoming public events.

 

Support
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.

The Sunshine Eaters is also produced with the support of Nexus Investments.

Onsite Gallery gratefully acknowledges that the new gallery construction project is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Canada Cultural Spaces Fund at Canadian Heritage, the City of Toronto through a Section 37 agreement and Aspen Ridge Homes; with gallery furniture by Nienkämper.

 

Image: Marsha Shandur onstage at True Stories Told Live, photo by Connie Tsang.

Venue & Address: 
Onsite Gallery (199 Richmond St. W., Ground Floor)
Website: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/1728802213808549/
Email: 
onsite@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 x456
Cost: 
Free
True Stories Toronto
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