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BRIDGING THE CULTURAL DIVIDE

BRIDGING THE CULTURAL DIVIDE

by Culture Days

WORDS: Taylor Basso IMAGES: Andy Everson ART Sometimes, learning about a new culture is simply a matter of taking the opportunity when it emerges. For Walter Stolting, it took a trip around Vancouver Island on a motorcycle to fall in love with the culture of the Northwest Coast First Nations. “The art and ceremonies represent…

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…

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…