Author Tags: Music
Pauline Le Bel is an Emmy-nominated screenwriter and singer who arrived to live in B.C. in 1998. She is known for her portrayals of the "little sparrow" Edith Piaf and her interpretations of the music of Jacques Brel. Her five CDs are: Dancing with the Crone, a musical journey into conscious and juicy aging; Rescue Joy, songs about loss and starting over; La Tendresse, a French CD with songs of Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel and her own French songs; Deep Fun: Songs about Science, Food and Sex, her CD of amusing songs; and Voices in the Sound, the soundtrack to her cosmological musical about Bowen Island.
Le Bel has on a Cable ACE award for Best Writing in a Children's Special. In 2001, she performed her one-woman show, The Way of the Goddess: Songs Honouring the Divine Feminine, at Vancouver's Sacred Music Festival. She writes a blog integrating science, song, nature and spirit, all aspects of life explored in her second book, Becoming Intimate with the Earth (2013), the first book in the Flourishing Earth series by Collins Foundation Press (CFP). "The goal of the series it to contribute to a vibrant conversation, and a wholesome vision of how humans and all other life forms on the planet can co-exist in mutually enhancing relationship." Le Bel offers workshops on Becoming Intimate with the Earth as well Kiss the Crone workshops for women of all ages who want to access the wisdom of their Inner Crone.
CITY/TOWN: Bowen Island BC
DATE OF BIRTH: Dec. 21, 1943
PLACE OF BIRTH: Windsor, Ont.
ANCESTRAL BACKGROUND: French Canadian
EMPLOYMENT OTHER THAN WRITING: Singing
AWARDS: Canadian Children's Book Centre Choice Award
The Song Spinner (Red Deer Press 1994)
Becoming Intimate with the Earth (Collins Foundation Press 2013) 978-0-9884382-2-4 $19.95
[BCBW 2013] "Music"
Science, Wisdom, and the Future: Humanity's Quest for a Flourishing Earth
Pauline Le Bel of Bowen Island is an Emmy-nominated screenwriter and a singer with five CDs of original songs. She is known for her portrayals of the “little sparrow” Edith Piaf and her interpretations of the music of Jacques Brel. In 2001, she performed her one-woman show, The Way of the Goddess: Songs Honouring the Divine Feminine, at Vancouver’s Sacred Music Festival. She writes a blog integrating science, song, nature and spirit. Her new book is Science, Wisdom, and the Future: Humanity's Quest for a Flourishing Earth (Collins Foundation Press $22.95).