July, 2011

Culture Days Stories: Susana – Winnipeg, MB

by Culture Days

As the Culture Days weekend approaches, some activity organizers have taken to the web to document their participation in the movement. Here’s an excerpt from a great blog post written by Susana (aka Lemon Dear). The key to keep up with all the happenings is to be informed. Recently, misinformation cost me not being able to attend…

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Geocaching – Plans for Culture Days in Picturesque Bay Roberts, NL

by Culture Days

The Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation shared recent developments in their plans for this year’s Culture Days celebrations with Newfoudland and Labrador Culture Days Coordinator Laura Bruijns (laurabruijns@culturedays.ca). Hiking, local culinary specialties, music, storytelling and prizes are in the works for this fun-filled, family-friendly weekend. For more details and contact information at the BRCF, click on…

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Share YOUR Vision

by Culture Days

Here’s a great personal vision as to what Culture Days is about from Amir Ali Alibhai, executive director of the Alliance for Arts & Culture and active member of the Culture Days British Columbia Task Force. Click here to read Amir’s blog post. If you have something to say about public participation and engagement in…

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Capture the Public’s Eye: Uploading an Image to Accompany Your Activity

by Culture Days

As we get closer and closer to the Culture Days event weekend (September 30, October 1 & 2) it’s time to start thinking about how you can maximize the visibility your activity  on the Culture Days web site! The site offers a wonderful opportunity to generate enthusiasm for your activity, particularly when you supplement your…

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The Elevator Pitch: A Short Explanation of Culture Days

by Culture Days

As the Culture Days event weekend grows nearer, lots of people are talking about it. However, you may be wondering how to explain what Culture Days is all about. Without getting too lengthy or going into too much detail, how do you talk about Culture Days? An elevator pitch is a great way of highlighting…

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Culture Camp Guelph

by Ontario Culture Days

On May 25, 2011, the City of Guelph hosted a “Culture Camp” for artists, organized by Culture Days task force member, Astero Kalogeropoulos, in partnership with the Guelph-Wellington Business Enterprise Centre, Work in Culture, Guelph Arts Council, and Ontario Crafts Council. After an info session and discussion with Culture Days staff, artists broke out into…

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