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Icon of the event Medieval Celebration
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Pneuma Ensemble hosts a seasonal medieval celebration, complete with traditional dances. Audience beware, you may be answerable to the King or Queen!...

Icon of the event Medieval Performers
Wed Oct 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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This introductory talk by Pneuma Ensemble will introduce you to some of the major voices of the Middle Ages. Their art spoke of wonders and horrors, and preserved portraits of the times in a way that touches the spirit....

Icon of the event Tales Tall and True
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Morningside

Join Artists from the Community Arts Guild to experiment with different kinds of storytelling. Tell your favourite stories, from personal to fictional to myths and folktales, and everything in between. We'll have guest storyt...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 14
Wed Oct 21
Icon of the event Medieval Music, Medieval Philosophy
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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How did people understand music during the medieval times? This talk by Pneuma Ensemble will explore music as the animating force of the cosmos, as applied mathematics, and as a topic written about by the ancients. Find out w...

Icon of the event The World of Marie de France
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Very little is knowwn about the 12th century poet/minstrel Marie de France, but she may be the one of history's most influential authors, and her work the focus of increasing scholarly interest. This talk by Pneuma Ensemble w...

Icon of the event Tales of Robin Hood
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Delve into the legend of the most famous outlaw of the Middle Ages! This talk by Pneuma Ensemble will trace the stories and songs of Robin Hood and Maid Marian from the 12th through the 16th centuries....

Icon of the event Making Medieval Music
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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Hands-on introduction to medieval music with Pneuma Ensemble. Bring an instrument (or your voice) on Saturdays at 1 pm. We'll put together some easier medieval tunes to learn over five weeks, and we hope to include you in a f...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 26
Sat Oct 03
Sat Oct 10
Sat Oct 17
Sat Oct 24
Icon of the event Meet Pneuma Ensemble
Tue Sep 22, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Get to know Pneuma Ensemble with an introduction to the sounds of the medieval era! Come listen to music of the 12th and 13th centuries played on period instruments, meet the band members, and learn about instruments such as ...

Icon of the event Dante and Music
Wed Sep 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Explore the poetic, literary and musical roots of Dante! This lecture by Pneuma Ensemble will examine the writers and troubadours who inspired Dante and earned places in his immortal Divine Comedy....

Icon of the event East End Storytellers Group
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Morningside

Storytelling is not just for children - adults can share and enjoy stories too! This group is open to storytellers of all levels including those just learning to share and tell stories. Story-listeners are also welcome. Share...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 16