BC Ambassadors: Creative Collaboration in Northern B.C.

BC Ambassadors: Creative Collaboration in Northern B.C.

by Erin MacKinnon

Rob Brown is a Canadian writer, creator, performer, director, producer and, artist. An all-round nice guy, he’s also one of our BC Culture Days ambassadors. Upon being appointed ambassador, Brown began reflecting on the creative process and his own experience collaborating with other artists through his project ‘Created Space’. You can follow Rob for BC…

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ART, CULTURE, COMMUNITY AND HERITAGE: NSCAD U x Culture Days Collaboration

ART, CULTURE, COMMUNITY AND HERITAGE: NSCAD U x Culture Days Collaboration

by Culture Days

WORDS: Angela Walcott IMAGES: NSCAD U There’s a buzz of excitement at Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University (NSCAD U). The university is teaming up with Culture Days for the first time to celebrate its 130th anniversary and Canada’s 150th with live music, art demos and community-focused activities. A newcomer to the Culture…

Top 5 Activity Ideas for B.C. and Beyond

Top 5 Activity Ideas for B.C. and Beyond

by Erin MacKinnon

Culture Days invites you — the artists, the cultural organizations, diverse groups and local organizers, to register their wonderful events during the Culture Days weekend: September 29, 30 and October 1st. Here in B.C., we’ve been lucky enough to have many inspiring activities already registered, as well as an array of Culture Days success stories…

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SWING DANCE IN MANITOBA with Winnipeg’s Saturday Swing Out

SWING DANCE IN MANITOBA with Winnipeg’s Saturday Swing Out

by Culture Days

WORDS: Taylor Basso IMAGES: Nathan Lee Dance crazes come and go, but swing dance has stood the test of time. The roots of swing date back to the 1920s. Dances like the Lindy Hop and the Big Apple originated in African-American communities from Harlem to the Carolinas. Now Winnipeg’s culture vultures can hit the Ted…

2017 BC Culture Days Ambassadors Announced

2017 BC Culture Days Ambassadors Announced

by Nazanin Shoja

MEDIA RELEASE 2017 BC Culture Days Ambassadors Announced Vancouver / June 6, 2017: BC Culture Days has announced the winners of the 2017 Ambassador and Awards program. Each ambassador will be awarded $1,000 towards the production of their own Culture Days activity and will act as a spokesperson for BC Culture Days, leading up to the Culture…

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EXTENDED DEADLINE for Nuit Blanche Winnipeg Open Call for Artists

EXTENDED DEADLINE for Nuit Blanche Winnipeg Open Call for Artists

by Michelle Rosner

We’ve extended our deadline to Thursday, May 25 11:59 p.m. CST to submit to the Open Call for Emerging Voices and Illuminate the Night. Emerging Voices and Illuminate the Night are two programs created to highlight established and emerging artists. Artists of different disciplines, especially those who self-identify as women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples and persons with…

(YAAP Series) Can we play the long game…. please?

(YAAP Series) Can we play the long game…. please?

by Ontario Culture Days

By Mike Sheppard Mike Sheappard is a Kingston-based artist and one of the five artists who participated in Ontario Culture Days’ Youth Arts Ambassador Program (YAAP), an exciting initiative aimed at fostering and supporting the next generation of community artists in our province. Read more about Mike and the Youth Arts Ambassadors Program at on.culturedays.ca/en/yaap….

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(YAAP Series) Building Shelter in my Community

(YAAP Series) Building Shelter in my Community

by Ontario Culture Days

By Rihkee Strapp Rihkee Strapp is a Sault Ste. Marie-based artist and one of the five artists who participated in Ontario Culture Days’ Youth Arts Ambassador Program (YAAP), an exciting initiative aimed at fostering and supporting the next generation of community artists in our province. Read more about Rihkee and the Youth Arts Ambassadors Program…

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