Balado: The StorySave Podcast
Conversations with Canada’s Storytellers

E7 Oro Anahory-Librowicz: The Chain of Transmission

Oro takes us on a journey through the oral traditions that have inspired her life and work.

Episode Notes

With the release of her gorgeous new storytelling album, Being Born Is a Miracle, Oro talks about memory, exile and the jewish oral tradition that has inspired her all her life.

Hosted by Selina Eisenberg Produced by Marion Gruner Technical production by Amanda Klang

E6 Rosalyn Cohen: The Seeds of SC-CC

Storytellers of Canada co-founder, Rosalyn Cohen shares some early memories and the inspiration for SC-CC.

Episode Notes

In honour of SC-CC's 25th anniversary, founding member Rosalyn Cohen talks about what inspired Storytellers of Canada - Conteurs du Canada all those years ago.

Produced and hosted by Marion Gruner

E5 Rita Cox: The Gently Echoed Music

Iconic storyteller, Rita Cox talks about her extraordinary career, and the fascinating history of Caribbean storytelling.

Episode Notes

Iconic librarian, author and storyteller Rita Cox takes us on a journey from her childhood in Trinidad, to her legendary career in New York and Toronto, and discusses the fascinating origins of Caribbean folktales, the profound role of libraries, and how storytelling shaped her life.

Produced by Marion Gruner Technical production by Dawn Matheson Hosted by Kesha Christie

E4 Judith Poirier - Suivre le fil

La version française

Episode Notes

La version française

E3 Judith Poirier: Three Threads

Montreal storyteller, Judith Poirier's art is all about the everyday magic and history of her beloved city.

Episode Notes

Montreal storyteller, Judith Poirier's art is all about the everyday magic of her beloved city. In this podcast, she discusses her bilingual album Welcome to My Double Living Room, and explains how music, languages, and the life within Montreal's unique architecture ignite her imagination.

Hosted by Murray MacGregor Produced by Marion Gruner

E2 Comfort Ero: Come Quickly! I Have a Story to Tell!

Nigerian storyteller, Comfort Ero explains how she uses stories to teach and empower.

Episode Notes

Born and raised in Edo, one of Nigeria's most ancient and artistic places, Comfort Ero explains how she uses stories to teach and empower. With the release of her storytelling album, Tohio!, Comfort shares some of her magical memories of storytelling in the Nigerian village of her childhood.

Produced by Paulo Pietropaulo and Marion Gruner. Technical production by David Merleau. Hosted by Murray MacGregor.

E1 Louise Profeit-LeBlanc and the Wealth of Elders

Exploring the power of Indigenous orature, and why we need stories to survive.

Episode Notes

With the release of her album Honouring Their Stories, Indigenous storyteller, Louise Profeit LeBlanc explores the power of Indigenous orature, and why we need stories to survive.

Produced by Marion Gruner. Technical production by David Merleau. Hosted by Murray McGregor