September, 2017

Behind the Scenes: A Sneak Peak at Elemental Festival 2017 and the Billings Connections Trail

Behind the Scenes: A Sneak Peak at Elemental Festival 2017 and the Billings Connections Trail

by Ontario Culture Days

Patricia Mader – Culture Days Youth Arts Apprenticeship Program Curator Patricia Mader is a multi-disciplinary artist, curator and community arts mover n’ shaker. She currently works with 4elements Living Arts on Manitoulin Island, an organization founded by Sophie Edwards, Executive Director.  Mader moved to Manitoulin Island just over two and a half years ago and…

Inspiration
BC Ambassadors: Make the Most of your Culture Days Experience

BC Ambassadors: Make the Most of your Culture Days Experience

by Erin MacKinnon

BC Culture Days ambassador, Jocelyn Pettit is a busy lady. After having toured Europe with her band this summer, Pettit jumped straight into her BC Culture Days ambassador role and performed at Dîner en Blanc in Vancouver, the week she returned from her tour. It’s safe to say that Jocelyn feels strongly about sharing the…

Inspiration
VAUGHAN ON THE VERGE

VAUGHAN ON THE VERGE

by Culture Days

WORDS: STEPHANIE EARP IMAGES: CITY OF VAUGHAN Vaughan is a city on the verge, and Mirella Tersigni, Culture Development Officer with the city is clearly excited about the future. “The new subway station, connecting us to the Toronto line, is going to be huge. And we’re looking at a feasibility study for a performing arts…

YUKON GOLD: PANNING FOR CULTURE IN CARCROSS

YUKON GOLD: PANNING FOR CULTURE IN CARCROSS

by Culture Days

WORDS: Taylor Basso IMAGES: Art House Carcross The myth may persist that metropolitan areas have the monopoly on culture, but the enlightened know that creativity lives in all corners of our country. Such is the case with Carcross, Yukon, an unincorporated community with a population of 301 and a culture all its own. Its nature…

Stein Valley Nlaka’pamux Heritage Park: A Living Museum

Stein Valley Nlaka’pamux Heritage Park: A Living Museum

by Erin MacKinnon

Culture Days provides a spotlight for organizations involved in the arts, but also for those organizations interested in preserving our country’s history through heritage initiatives. The Culture Days weekend is an opportunity for the public to expose themselves to a myriad of cultural narratives and practices that they may not have had the opportunity to…

Events
CULTURE IN THE CORRIDOR: WHAT TO DO ON BLOOR STREET WEST FOR CULTURE DAYS 2017

CULTURE IN THE CORRIDOR: WHAT TO DO ON BLOOR STREET WEST FOR CULTURE DAYS 2017

by Culture Days

WORDS: Taylor Basso IMAGES: Bloor Street Corridor In the heart of downtown Toronto, eager culture hunters will find a treasure trove: Bloor St. Culture Corridor. Composed of 19 arts and culture organizations spanning from Bathurst Street to Bay Street, the Culture Corridor includes museums, choirs and orchestras, community centres, a cinema, and everything in between….