September, 2013

New Gen Arts Giving: It’s about impact

New Gen Arts Giving: It’s about impact

by Shannon Litzenberger

Last week I sat down for coffee with this year’s Arnold Edinborough Award Recipient, Stephen Delaney. The annual honour, given by Business for the Arts, is awarded to an under-40 business professional who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and volunteerism in the arts. Outside of his day job as a Senior Associate in Corporate Finance at…

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Community arts the Brazilian way

Community arts the Brazilian way

by Jonathan Rothman

Community arts the Brazilian way:  Maracatu Mar Aberto and the living tradition of Maracatu de Baque Virado In Toronto, it’s possible to travel the world through food, art and culture without leaving town. I’m told there are at least 127 distinct ethnic communities living in this city. So for those seeking some form of artistic…

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Culture Days @ the Library presents: Juana Sleizer

Culture Days @ the Library presents: Juana Sleizer

by Maya Bedward

Culture Days @ the Library Presents: Juana Sleizer Tapestry Artist This video is the final installment of a four part series featuring Toronto artists participating in the Culture Days @ the Library program. Presented by Toronto Public Library, the Neighbourhood Arts Network and Ontario Culture Days, Culture Days @ the Library offers artists an opportunity…

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Improve Your Social Media Strategy With LinkedIn

Improve Your Social Media Strategy With LinkedIn

by Anna Meshcherova

This is the final article in a series of four blog posts covering the subject of social media promotional tools. Read the first three articles, which tackle Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest on culture365. In the article below, I talk about the advantages of using LinkedIn for your arts or cultural organization. LinkedIn: reaching out to…

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Getting the Word Out: Tips on Promoting Arts and Cultural Events

Getting the Word Out: Tips on Promoting Arts and Cultural Events

by Tom Haxell

It’s less than two weeks to show time and everything is quickly coming together here at Etobicoke Lakeshore. Our marketing work is already creating action and we’re continuing to push forward with other marketing initiatives. Here are some tips to help you with your continued marketing drive. Switching from long-term marketing to weekly/daily. A few…

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Student Day at The Forks

Student Day at The Forks

by Michelle Rosner

      Student Day at The Forks for Culture Days Manitoba Friday, September 27, 2013 There is no telling what you will experience at The Forks this year for Culture Days Manitoba. This year’s annual Student Day at The Forks, which falls on Friday, September 27th will host over 800 students and counting from all over…

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Artsfest 2013 – UWinnipeg Cultural Treasures

Artsfest 2013 – UWinnipeg Cultural Treasures

by Mélissa Courcelles

“Could we ever know each other in the slightest without the arts?”  -Dr. Lloyd Axworthy, President & Vice-Chancellor of the University of Winnipeg, quotes the celebrated Canadian author Gabrielle Roy when discussing the University’s long-standing dedication to culture and arts.  This dedication will be celebrated during the first ever Artsfest 2013 – UWinnipeg Cultural Treasures…

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Stories of Integration

Stories of Integration

by Evie Ruddy

In the 1990s, a girl from Bosnia came to Saskatchewan as a refugee. She enrolled as a student at Balfour Collegiate, which was, at the time, Regina’s only public high school with an ESL program. The girl had been warned not to socialize with First Nations kids due to negative stereotypes. One day, while the…

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Culture Days @ the Library presents: Evyenia Karmi

Culture Days @ the Library presents: Evyenia Karmi

by Maya Bedward

Culture Days @ the Library Presents: Evyenia Karmi Belly Dancer and Instructor This video is the third installment of a four part series featuring Toronto artists participating in the Culture Days @ the Library program. Presented by Toronto Public Library, the Neighbourhood Arts Network and Ontario Culture Days, Culture Days @ the Library offers artists…

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