Canadian award winning, best selling author will perform a storytelling program and present a show of painting from her story the Stone Journey. Dodoland and Magical Earth was performed for 7 years in New York City, in Italy, Sweden and Gautemala, and in the spring of 2001 will be presented at the World Festival for Island Cultures on Jeju Island, Korea. Workshops have been done internationally in USA, Mexico, Holland, England and throughout Canada. Her work is now a major electronic magazine on the web, Dodoland in Cyberspace at www.dodoland.com that has had over 6 million hits.
Canadian sound poet and playwright, Penn Kemp shares the richness of her experience through her unique use of word, sound, imagery and symbolism. A prolific artist, Penn has to date published 20 books and had 4 plays produced. As performer and workshop leader, Penn has performed in many arts festivals, including a Symposium on Canadian Theatre at the University of Rajasthan (2000), a conference on "A Visionary Tradition: Canadian Literature and Culture at the Turn of the Millennium" (University of Guelph 1999), the International Sound Poetry Festival (NYC 1980), and Findhorn Arts Festival (Scotland, 1984, '85).
May 4th, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Official opening of the "Stone Journey" Painting Show
of watercolor paintings by Della Burford & student's works from her artist/writers residency at Sundance school.
Community Arts Council Gallery of Greater Victoria. Cookies/juice for kids, wine for adults. Come and see the Sundance
Sunflower Canvas! Show goes from May 4th -16th. Open Mon - Friday, 10a.m-5p.m (closed 1:30 - 2p.m.).
Also open Saturday May 5th from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon.
|April 28th, 11 a.m.||
"Magical Earth Secret" storytelling and Book Signing, with Della Burford at the Western Canada Wilderness Committee Store,
651 Johnson St. Phone 388-9292. It is the story of a young Eagle child who has lost its power and colors because of pollution,
and then discovers the secrets to gets its power.
|May 4th, 9:30 a.m.||
"Stone Journey" storytelling * Della Burford - Community Arts Council Gallery, #66, 1001 Douglas St. 381-2787
|May 4th, 11:00 a.m||"Sounding the Stones" - with Toronto poet Penn Kemp- Community Arts Council Gallery|
|May 4th, 1:00 p.m.||"Travel Poetry" with poet Penn Kemp - Community Arts Council Gallery|
|May 5th, 1:00 p.m.||Drama Dialogue Muse presentation with Penn Kemp - Victoria Community Arts Council Gallery|
|May 5th, 2-4:00p.m.||
"Finding Your Muse" with Penn Kemp and Della Burford. Registration $30. Numbers limited. Pre-register at
email@example.com or phone 604-731-7715 or in Victoria Paul Scrivner 381-2787