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Finding Home in Mayo
Mayo, Yukon

Finding Home in Mayo 

“Yeah, I felt like maybe I was home, I think, when I first arrived in Mayo.” – Anne Leckie, Mayo, YT

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Growing up at the Monarch
Medicine Hat, Alberta

Growing up at the Monarch 

“And I remember being frightened and looking through the seats, because it was all in black and white and it was very scary.” – Carol Ann Ross, Medicine Hat, AB

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A Family Snack Spot
Medicine Hat, Alberta

A Family Snack Spot 

“That’s what makes us, right now, appreciate life so much more, because of what you’ve been through.” – Paul Quan, Medicine Hat, AB

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Movie Night In Cape Dorset
Cape Dorset, Nunavut

Movie Night In Cape Dorset 

“We didn’t have a catalogue, we just said, throw in movies on the plane.” – Jimmy Manning, Cape Dorset, NU

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How Slate Prints Arrived in Cape Dorset
Cape Dorset, Nunavut

How Slate Prints Arrived in Cape Dorset 

“He came by one time and said, ‘I want to show you something.’ Slate.” – Jimmy Manning, Cape Dorset, NU

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Storymobile

The Storymobile is our recording booth on wheels, where you can come share a tale about your main street. Follow us here to find out where our storymobiles are right now, and where we’re going next!

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Performances

We create performance installations across the country inspired by all the tales we gather. Find out where you can catch us live in action!

Upcoming performance dates

  • Theatre Passe Muraille, Toronto, Ontario
    Dec 14–Dec 17
  • Milton Centre for the Arts, Milton, Ontario
    Jan 20
  • FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, St. Catharines, Ontario
    Jan 25–Jan 27
  • The Grand Theatre, Kingston, Ontario
    Jan 30–Feb 4
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What is The Tale of a Town Canada?

The Tale of a Town is a site-specific theatre and media project capturing the collective community memory of Canada’s Main Streets, one story at a time, while preserving local heritage and promoting neighbourhood culture.

In 2014, FIXT POINT launched a national tour of The Tale of a Town – Canada in collaboration with The National Arts Centre and presenting partners from across the country. Since then, we’ve visited every province and territory in Canada!

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