July, 2017

BC Ambassadors: David C. Jones Discusses Confidence on Stage

BC Ambassadors: David C. Jones Discusses Confidence on Stage

by Erin MacKinnon

Actor, director, writer, filmmaker, event producer, teacher and coach, David C. Jones makes his living in the performing arts. Jones is taking his extensive acting repertoire and sharing his secrets at his BC Culture Days workshop: Confidence on Stage. In his ambassador blog post, David elaborates on his own struggles with stage fright and how…

Events
ART’S ONE NIGHT STAND – NUIT BLANCHE WINNIPEG ANNOUNCES ARTIST LINEUP

ART’S ONE NIGHT STAND – NUIT BLANCHE WINNIPEG ANNOUNCES ARTIST LINEUP

by Joy Balmana

From dusk ‘til dawn, it’s going to be a very interesting night in Downtown Winnipeg on Saturday, September 30. This year, walk on water with Khan Lee’s water and light-based installation, Red, Green and Blue. The Vancouver- based South Korean artist will be creating a small, shallow lake filled with cones of light right in the…

Events
BC Ambassadors: Creative Collaboration in Northern B.C.

BC Ambassadors: Creative Collaboration in Northern B.C.

by Erin MacKinnon

Rob Brown is a Canadian writer, creator, performer, director, producer and, artist. An all-round nice guy, he’s also one of our BC Culture Days ambassadors. Upon being appointed ambassador, Brown began reflecting on the creative process and his own experience collaborating with other artists through his project ‘Created Space’. You can follow Rob for BC…

Inspiration
ART, CULTURE, COMMUNITY AND HERITAGE: NSCAD University x Culture Days Collaboration

ART, CULTURE, COMMUNITY AND HERITAGE: NSCAD University x Culture Days Collaboration

by Culture Days

WORDS: Angela Walcott IMAGES: NSCAD University There’s a buzz of excitement at NSCAD University. The university is teaming up with Culture Days for the first time to celebrate its 130th anniversary and Canada’s 150th with live music, art demos and community-focused activities. A newcomer to the Culture Days scene, NSCAD has a full roster of…

Top 5 Activity Ideas for B.C. and Beyond

Top 5 Activity Ideas for B.C. and Beyond

by Erin MacKinnon

Culture Days invites you — the artists, the cultural organizations, diverse groups and local organizers, to register their wonderful events during the Culture Days weekend: September 29, 30 and October 1st. Here in B.C., we’ve been lucky enough to have many inspiring activities already registered, as well as an array of Culture Days success stories…

Events
SWING DANCE IN MANITOBA with Winnipeg’s Saturday Swing Out

SWING DANCE IN MANITOBA with Winnipeg’s Saturday Swing Out

by Culture Days

WORDS: Taylor Basso IMAGES: Nathan Lee Dance crazes come and go, but swing dance has stood the test of time. The roots of swing date back to the 1920s. Dances like the Lindy Hop and the Big Apple originated in African-American communities from Harlem to the Carolinas. Now Winnipeg’s culture vultures can hit the Ted…