But That's Another Story

monthly storytelling series goes online!

Next show:

July 5, 2020

Join us online!

JULY 5, 2020

But That's Another Story has moved online!  For our regulars who attend the Free Times Cafe live shows, consider yourself at the club: there is a one drink minimum (please serve yourselves).


All ticket sales this month will be going to the Blackstone Foundation Library.  This non-profit is "dedicated to promoting knowledge of self through a culture of learning and reading", providing youth with access to books, mentors, safe spaces and opportunities for engagement and support.  If you are able to, please consider purchasing a ticket to support this cause.

Show Time: July 5, 2020 @ 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Canadian Comedy Award recipient Briane Nasimok and Canadian Comedy Award nominee Christel Bartelse have joined forces to showcase a wide array of Toronto's finest raconteurs!

Each evening will include a variety of styles (fables, indigenous tales, contemporary works, autobiographical observations, comic essays) from some of Toronto's most compelling tellers.  "But That's Another Story" is presented on the first Sunday of every month.

This Month's Tellers:

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Devan Sandiford is a published writer and award-winning storyteller. His stories have been featured in The Washington Post, The Moth Podcast, Speak Up Storytelling, Love Hurts Podcast, The Womanity Project, Writing Class Radio, and Open Hands Podcast.


Anna Kerz is a Toronto author and a storyteller with a wide repertoire of tales that touch the heart and tickle the funny bone. She is known for her personal stories, many of which tell about her early years as an immigrant child in the Kensington Market. She tells to listeners of all ages in schools, libraries and community gatherings


Graham Isador is a writer based out of Toronto. He is a contributing editor at Vice and a columnist with CBC Arts. 


After achieving success as an executive for a prominent real estate company, Simon B. Cotter set his sights on a new profession: Comedy. Simon has performed and toured worldwide and has  been featured on The Comedy Network, the BBC, CBC, CTV,  "Evening at the Improv," "Just for Laughs” in Montreal.


Elaine Kasket is a psychologist, writer and storyteller. She has performed for Perfect Liars Club, The Moth, Bodies of Stories and Mortified, for which latter storytelling project she is also a producer. She lives in London (UK) and keeps chickens.


Christel Bartelse is an actor, writer, producer, clown, teacher and comedian, known for her five solo shows which have toured across Canada, the US and twice to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.  She is the creator of the Podcast all KIDding and cohost/coproducer of Chris and Christel’s Collection at the Peacock Pub. She’s terrible at updating her website but check her out at christelbartelse.com


Briane Nasimok is a Gemini-nominated writer, comedian, producer and the creator/performer of Fringe favourite, “Confessions of an Operatic Mute”. A current member of the Storytelling Toronto Board, his television credits range from YTV’s “Uh Oh” to MTV’s “Test Pattern”.  Briane had a previous career as a Canadian film star, which is why most people don’t know him.   He also has a website – brianenasimok.com.


Thank you to all of But That's Another Story's past tellers. We could quite literally not have done it without you!

  • Alex Dallas

  • Ali Hassan

  • Anna Kerz

  • Beverley Eliott

  • Bryce Fletch

  • Collette Micks

  • Dan Yashinsky

  • David Shore

  • Debbie Fein-Goldbach

  • Donna Dudinsky

  • Eden Nameri

  • Elaine Gold

  • Emily Poulin

  • Geoff Pevere

  • Jean Bubba

  • Jesse Bond

  • John Wing

  • Judy Pearly

  • June Brown

  • Karen Blair

  • Kenny Robinson

  • Laurie Malabar

  • Lynn Torrie

  • Martha Chaves

  • Martin Dockery

  • Matthew McLaren

  • Melody A Johnson

  • Meryl Arbing

  • Natasha Charles

  • Norm Reynolds

  • Norman Perrin

  • Pat Bisset

  • Paul Aflalo

  • Paul Hutcheson

  • Polly Esther

  • Rensia Melles

  • Sage Tyrtle

  • Sam Mullins

  • Sarah Abusarar

  • Set Shuter

  • Steve Brinder

  • Susan Ida Boucaud

  • Ted Barris

  • TJ Dawe

  • Tracey Erin Smith

  • Zebulon Pike

   © 2019 Briane Nasimok

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January 2020 Tellers

Briane Nasimok, Matthew McLaren, Collette Micks, Karen Blair, Jesse Bond, Pat Bisset, Christel Bartelse