2015

Photography Partnership Announced!

Photography Partnership Announced!

by Michelle Rosner

We are excited to announce our new photography partnership with local, trend-setting publication, Muddy Water Magazine! Muddy Water is only the radest group of Winnipeg-lovin guys and gals who profile cool events, people and places that make our city great. Visit their website to see their work. During this year’s Culture Days Manitoba and Nuit…

Storytelling is Alive and Well! Culture Days Activities Roundup

Storytelling is Alive and Well! Culture Days Activities Roundup

by Lisa Yang

Storytelling is an interactive experience between the audience and the storyteller. Oral storytelling builds the listener’s imagination, and this ability to engage in mental “movie-making” helps strengthen literacy skills. —Deb Ireland, Hope Library photo by Lauren Hudgins Every September, thousands of activities are organized during Culture Days weekend that invite people to participate and experience arts…

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Get involved as an independent artist!

Get involved as an independent artist!

by Michelle Rosner

It’s not just local businesses and arts organizations that participate in Culture Days Manitoba. The celebration is only possible because of involvement from independent artists and cultural groups who use both Culture Days and Nuit Blanche Winnipeg to connect with new audiences and show and sell their work to the public. Here are three ways…

Bike Lab a hub for change and a newly added Culture Days venue!

Bike Lab a hub for change and a newly added Culture Days venue!

by Michelle Rosner

Tucked into two repurposed train cars that sit in the middle of the University of Winnipeg’s stone courtyard, the Bike Lab stands as a true testament of the issues and interests our city’s young people are turning their attention toward. Here at the Bike Lab, staff and volunteers work with students, inner-city youth, and community…

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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