Since the return of Story and Song Night last May, we’ve had a lot of great nights of gathering ’round the fire (so to speak) to listen to stirring tales and enchanting music. John Russon retold the story of the The Quest for the Holy Grail, Greg Recco from St. John’s College in Annapolis MD […]
The days of King Arthur, Parsifal, the Crusades: all these and more will be woven together as Story and Song Night returns. On Tuesday May 8th, at 8:30 pm, John Russon will tell the story of the Quest for the Holy Grail. This inauguration of the new season of stories and songs will also feature […]
We’ll be playing at the Emmet Ray, on College just east of Dovercourt, at 9 on Monday March 5. The band will be: Chris Gale–saxophone John Russon–guitar Mike Milligan–bass Ethan Ardelli–drums We’ll play original tunes form our soon-to-be-released CD “Joint Attention,” we play some standards, we’ll do some free improvising. Please join us!
This Sunday, January 15, a night of jazz music at the Emmet Ray Featuring: Tom Richards on trombone Shawn Nykwist on saxophone John Russon on guitar Chris Banks on bass Ethan Ardelli on drums We’ll play some original tunes and some standard jazz tunes. There is no cover charge, but please pay what you can. […]
Romulus, Remus, and the Rape of the Sabine Women. Tullus Hostillius and the Horatii. Sextus Tarquin and the Rape of Lucretia. These are the legendary stories of the founding of Rome and the violent developments that ultimately led to the overthrow of the hated Tarquin kings and the establishing of the Republic. On Tuesday November […]
How many times have you circumnavigated the globe? How often have you been hailed as a god? If you haven’t had those experiences, perhaps you should come and hear about someone who did have them. On Tuesday, October 25, Don Beith from McGill University will tell the story of Captain Cook. Come sail with us […]
The next installment of Story and Song Night will be this Tuesday, September 27. Greg Kirk, from Stony Brook University on Long Island, will tell the story of St. Thomas More, the author of Utopia, and a man heavily involved in the politics that shaped Modern Europe. Come out, enjoy the experience of being told […]
This Tuesday, August 23rd, Story and Song Night will continue at Naco Gallery Café. This month, Naco Gallery is featuring “The Mary Project”–artworks devoted to the theme of the Virgin Mary–and as part of that project, John Russon will tell the story of Mary (and Jesus). The storytelling will begin at 8:30, followed by discussion. […]
We began our “Story and Song” meetings in January of 2010, carrying on the ancient human tradition of coming together around the performance of story-telling and music, and the monthly event is going strong. Over the last year and a half, we’ve heard a wide range of religious, historical and literary tales. From the great […]
There next Story and Song Night will take place at Naco Gallery Cafe, 1665 Dundas St. West, Toronto, on Tuesday August 23, 8:30 pm.