In the glow of an old stone fireplace, James Nowak unfolds the medieval folktales of Orfeo and St. Margret and the Dragon. Dana Sipos dispenses story-songs that have lingered long under the Northern stars. Kosa Kolektiv and Folk Camp serve tea, homemade snacks, and open with a Spring song.
Part of ‘Storyfire’, a week-long city-wide program of storytelling events as part of the Annual Toronto Storytelling Festival. Co-presented by Folk Camp Canada
House concert in the Junction. Email kosa.kolektiv[at]gmail.com to RSVP and receive address. $10 at the door.
Dana Sipos: A true songsmith, Dana Sipos inhabited the far North before going nomad. She brings her story-songs around North America and Europe and has toured by tall ship, canoe and bicycle. Her 2015 album Roll Up the Night Sky was nominated for a Canadian Folk Music Award.
James Nowak is a steward of old words and sayings. He is the storyteller in residence at The Guelph Outdoor School and studies the medieval literature and languages at the University of Toronto. He will give a segment of each story in Anglo-Saxon and Middle English.