2011

Culture Days Stories: Margaret – Bay Roberts, NL

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The following story “Fairies and Far Away Places” was submitted by Margaret Ayad, board member of The Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation , and documents their Culture Days 2011 experience. To understand what Culture Days means to our small town, you need to be aware of the unique cultural heritage in Newfoundland and Labrador.  For at least 400…

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Culture Days Stories: The Saskatchewan Arts Alliance – Regina, SK

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The following story “Buzzing about buttons with the Saskatchewan Arts Alliance” was submitted by David Sereda, Communications & Outreach Officer of the Saskatchewan Arts Alliance, and documents their Culture Days 2011 activities. There’s something magical about making buttons. Bringing several existing parts together but adding your own dash, statement and individuality. We thought this could be…

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Culture Days Stories: Sandi – Elgin County, ON

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The following story “Author Bonnie Burnard visits Elgin County Library for Culture Days” was submitted by Sandi Loponen, Coordinator of the Elgin County Library, and documents her Culture Days 2011 activity. Bonnie Burnard, Giller Prize-winning author of A Good House, appeared at the Aylmer Old Town Hall Theatre on Friday, September 30th for a special engagement…

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Tips For Writing A Culture Days Story

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Storytelling is a great way to share your Culture Days experience! But sometimes it’s easier said than done, so Culture Days has compiled a few handy tips to get the creative ball rolling. Sharing your story will undoubtedly inspire others to take action in their communities and support the arts and culture! Whether you were…

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Tips on How to Maximize Your Culture Days 2011 Experience

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Thanks to everyone who participated in and helped make Culture Days 2011 a weekend to remember! Your participation transformed September 30, October 1 & 2 into a wonderful celebration of arts and culture from coast to coast to coast. Though Culture Days is an annual 3-day event, the movement continues to grow year-round! Here are…

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Checklist for Hosting an Activity

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Whether you are a first time activity organizer or you’re participating for the second year, Culture Days has created a checklist with suggestions to help you host your activity and maximize both your and your participants’ Culture Days experience! Here are some things to keep in mind as you finalize preparations for your activity: Everyone…

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Join CBC LIVE – A Kick Off to Culture Days on September 30th, 2011!

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Whether you’re live in person outside the CBC Vancouver Broadcast Center or in the comfort of your home, join CBC for the kick-off to the 2nd annual Culture Days weekend! CBC LIVE will be connecting audiences coast to coast to coast to a star-studded lineup of CBC personalities and arts and culture events in a festival…

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“Culture Days Week” on CBC

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Culture Days’ National Broadcast Partner, CBC, kicks off a week of special culture-themed, multi-platform programming today, as a lead up to the upcoming Culture Days weekend (September 30, October 1 & 2). Celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, CBC demonstrates how it has been a driving force in Canadian culture over the years and its…

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Bright Spots Venue Identifiers Now Available for All Activity Organizers!

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Thanks to the generous support of national Lead Founding Visionary Partner, Sun Life Financial, Bright Spots Venue Identifiers are now available to all Culture Days activity organizers! These free, 1’ diameter round vinyl clings will serve as vital tools for organizers in helping to identify activities as “Culture Days activities,” and ensuring that the public…

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