June, 2015

Local filmmaker to premiere Winnipeg hockey story during Culture Days Manitoba! Play

Local filmmaker to premiere Winnipeg hockey story during Culture Days Manitoba!

by Michelle Rosner

Filmmaker Danny Schur is well known for telling the untold story. Though documentaries, musicals, and articles in local publications, Danny has spent his entire career exploring the events that make up our collective Winnipeg conscience. His fascination with our great city and its culturally rich and occasionally violent history has earned him praise of the…

I collect rocks! A behind-the-scenes look into one of Manitoba’s top artisan jewellers

I collect rocks! A behind-the-scenes look into one of Manitoba’s top artisan jewellers

by Michelle Rosner

  In a small house-turned-shop in the south end of Winnipeg, locally sourced petrified woods, prairie stones and silver and gold metals are cut down, smoothed out and baked to produce beautiful and ironically exotic-looking necklaces, rings, and earring. Redd Line Jewellery, owned by Christopher Redd—a man whose rough, marked-up hands exemplify the passion and…

The “Selfies” Generation at Congress 2015 Play

The “Selfies” Generation at Congress 2015

by Susan Dut

Culture Days and National Broadcast Partner CTV (Bell Media) invited Canadian journalism and media students to participate in a Student Reporter and Media Internship program during the Annual National Congress on Culture in Edmonton, Alberta on May 7 and 8, 2015. Five lucky students participated in this innovative program including a behind-the-scenes guided tour of…

2015 Local BC Culture Days Ambassadors Announced

2015 Local BC Culture Days Ambassadors Announced

by BC Culture Days

2015 Local BC Culture Days Ambassadors Announced Vancouver / June 9, 2015 BC Culture Days has announced the winners of the local Ambassador and Awards program. Each ambassador, awarded $1,000 towards the production of their own Culture Days event, will act as spokespeople for Culture Days and engage the public to discover the “behind-the-scenes” world…

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The Arts Flourish at Congress 2015

The Arts Flourish at Congress 2015

by Avi Azarova

Culture Days and National Broadcast Partner CTV (Bell Media) invited Canadian journalism and media students to participate in a Student Reporter and Media Internship program during the Annual National Congress on Culture in Edmonton, Alberta on May 7 and 8, 2015. Five lucky students participated in this innovative program including a behind-the-scenes guided tour of…

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A Kaylen Small Exclusive: Adventures at #Congress2015

A Kaylen Small Exclusive: Adventures at #Congress2015

by Kaylen Small

Culture Days and National Broadcast Partner CTV (Bell Media) invited Canadian journalism and media students to participate in a Student Reporter and Media Internship program during the Annual National Congress on Culture in Edmonton, Alberta on May 7 and 8, 2015. Five lucky students participated in this innovative program including a behind-the-scenes guided tour of…

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Marci Ien’s Advice on Journalism and Words to Live By. Period.

Marci Ien’s Advice on Journalism and Words to Live By. Period.

by Courtney Bettin

For anyone looking to join the communications industry, Marci Ien is more than an inspiration. She’s been a journalist for twenty years and is currently the co-host of CTV’s Canada AM. At the end of the National Congress on Culture, the Student Reporters, including myself, had the opportunity to sit down with Marci over brunch…

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Become a culture curator—get involved in CD Manitoba!

Become a culture curator—get involved in CD Manitoba!

by Michelle Rosner

  There are many reasons to get involved in Culture Days and Nuit Blanche: If you work in a school, Culture Days represents a great opportunity for young people to engage with the different groups of people that make up our diverse community; If you’re an emerging artist, the three-day long weekend can act as…