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Acadian-CelticCrossoversAcadian – Celtic Crossovers

Acadian Gaelic singer Tess LeBlanc and fiddler Roy Johnstone examine the intersections of Atlantic Canadian musical traditions.

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See Related: Acadian, Learning Opportunities, October 12, Sydney and area

FirstNationsBasketWeavingwithDonnaPauletteFirst Nations Basket Weaving with Donna Paulette

Participants will complete a small basket of wood fibres native to Cape Breton.

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See Related: Baddeck and area, Learning Opportunities, Mi'kmaq culture, October 12

FisMhbuCulturalWorkshopsforYouthFéis Mhàbu Cultural Workshops for Youth

An opportunity for young people (grouped in ages 4-7 and 8-14) to learn about Gaelic culture: song, fiddle, step dancing, square dancing, percussion and more.

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See Related: Fiddle Workshop, Gaelic, Judique and area, Learning Opportunities, Mabou and area, October 12

DanceinCapeBretonandFrenchCanadaDance in Cape Breton and French Canada

Quebec dance specialist Pierre Chartrand and Acadian scholar Barbara LeBlanc explore the many influences behind quadrilles, square dancing, and step dancing.

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See Related: Learning Opportunities, October 12, Sydney and area

PrecentingoftheGaelicPsalmsPrecenting of the Gaelic Psalms

Catriona NicÌomhair Parsons leads participants through a workshop on the traditional precenting of the Gaelic Psalms; a melodic and unique delivery.

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See Related: Baddeck and area, Gaelic, Learning Opportunities, October 12, St. Ann's and area

WeavingDemonstrationWeaving Demonstration

Weaving is acknowledged as one of the oldest surviving crafts in the world. Come try your hand at throwing a shuttle.

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See Related: Inverness and area, Learning Opportunities, October 13, Textiles, Whycocomagh and area

St.AnnsSongsSupperSt. Ann’s Songs & Supper

An afternoon of songs and stories followed by a meal of homemade fishcakes and baked beans.

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See Related: Community Meals, Dinners, Learning Opportunities, October 12, St. Ann's and area

TheBellSeriesDanishMusicalTraditionsThe Bell Series: Danish Musical Traditions

Artist in Residence Harald Haugaard and his wife and musical partner Helene Blum demonstrate and discuss Danish musical traditions.

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See Related: Baddeck and area, Learning Opportunities, October 17

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