November 2, 2011

Erik de Waal's YAP Theatre, Persian Poetry & Aaron Shorr

YAP Theatre (South Africa) and Aqua Books present:
African Folktales with Erik de Waal
Magical Story Theatre for Young Audiences
Nov 8 - 10
School Program 10:30 am / 1:30 pm

150,000 kids on 5 continents can't be wrong!

South African Erik de Waal has enthralled children with his energetic story theatre productions featuring South African folktales. Experience an enchanted world of talking zebras, galumphing elephants and lying lions as traditional folktales come to vibrant life 
at the hands of a master storyteller and puppeteer. African Folktales with Erik de Waal features new stories written by de Waal and directed by Marie Kruger.

Other destinations for African Folktales included Ireland (2003), England (2004), 
Turkey (2005), Mexico and Argentina (2006).

An award winning children's theatre practitioner, de Waal tours extensively throughout South Africa.

Persian Poetry
The Night of Shahrzad, the Story Teller of Iran
Nov 11, 4:30 pm

Persian literature is one of the great literatures of the world, spanning 2500 years. 
The poems and stories are also among the world's most beautiful tales. 

If you want to recite a poem, please contact Mrs. Shemirani at 261-5852.

Aaron Shorr Trio
Nov 12, 8:00 pm

Aaron Shorr is one of Winnipeg's busiest guitar players. He has studied at Humber College in Toronto, the University of Manitoba, and with the best musicians in the international jazz scene. 
In Winnipeg, Aaron has performed with Steve Kirby, Ron Paley, Papa Mambo, and Will Bonness. He can also be heard playing R and B and Soul with Sheena, and as a solo guitarist in Winnipeg Hospitals for Manitoba Artists in Healthcare.

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