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Fighting with the Brits at the Assiniboia Inn
Medicine Hat, AB

Fighting with the Brits at the Assiniboia Inn 

“My buddy grabbed me and we started running and there must have been ten British guys come after us.” ¬†– …

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The Stampede Parade
Medicine Hat, Alberta

The Stampede Parade 

“Stampede was a big deal . EVERYBODY… came downtown” – Carole Were…

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Cowboy Boots: Making the sale, or not, at Ru-Har Shoes
Medicine Hat, Alberta

Cowboy Boots: Making the sale, or not, at Ru-Har Shoes 

“Downtown was the centre of stuff, that’s where things happened, that’s where you went to shop.” ¬†– Bill Cocks…

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X-Ray Foot Machine at Eatons
Medicine Hat, Alberta

X-Ray Foot Machine at Eatons 

“We’d go in weekly to flirt with the man who operated the machine. It’s a wonder we have any toes …

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Soldiers at the Sin Bin
Medicine Hat, Alberta

Soldiers at the Sin Bin 

“When the soldiers were in town it was wild and wonderful.” – Barry Finkelman…

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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!

Upcoming dates

  • North James St, Hamilton, Ontario
    Sep 1 @ 10:00AM – 2:00PM
  • North James St, Hamilton, Ontario
    Sep 3 @ 3:00PM – 6:00PM
  • Saturday Farmer's Market, Hamilton, Ontario
    Sep 5 @ 10:00AM – 12:00PM
  • Beasley Skate Park, Hamilton, Ontario
    Sep 5 @ 12:30PM – 2:00PM
Find the full Storymobile schedule here

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!

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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.

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