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YUKON GOLD: PANNING FOR CULTURE IN CARCROSS

YUKON GOLD: PANNING FOR CULTURE IN CARCROSS

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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…

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

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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….

How Brampton Celebrates Culture

How Brampton Celebrates Culture

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Brampton has been an instrumental partner in the development of the Innovation Labs. Culture Days looks forward to working with Brampton this year, and for many years to come. We sat down with the team at the City of Brampton to learn how they plan to activate the “Flower City” for the eighth annual Culture Days weekend….

Nova Scotia Outreach

Nova Scotia Outreach

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WORDS: Oriana Duinker IMAGES: Symphony Nova Scotia Nova Scotia, a small but mighty province, is bursting at the seams with culture. Our province celebrates many cultural traditions that have deep roots in Nova Scotian history, including those of the Mi’kmaq, Acadians, Gaels, and African Nova Scotians. Likewise, we enjoy an exciting contemporary cultural scene with…

TRAVEL BACK IN TIME: Mann Gallery Historical and Architectural Storytelling Tour

TRAVEL BACK IN TIME: Mann Gallery Historical and Architectural Storytelling Tour

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WORDS: Angela Walcott IMAGES: Mann Gallery Whoever said traveling back in time wasn’t possible, had no idea about the storytelling tours in Prince Albert. Experiencing the rich history of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan through this Culture Days activity proves a visit to early Canadian settlements is possible. Dressed in period costumes, members of the Historical Society will…

BRIDGING THE CULTURAL DIVIDE

BRIDGING THE CULTURAL DIVIDE

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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…

FROM SNEAKERS TO BELONGING

FROM SNEAKERS TO BELONGING

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WORDS: Angela Walcott IMAGES: JAMII-FEETPRINT Storytelling Project The Esplanade is a vibrant master planned community just east of Toronto’s financial district. It’s sandwiched between a historic-distillery-turned-cultural-destination and the 208-year-old St. Lawrence Market. Lake Ontario is less than a kilometre to the south – once you’ve passed the city’s second busiest thoroughfare, the Gardiner Expressway. It…

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

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

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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…

CBC Celebrates Culture Days!

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As Culture Days’ National Broadcast Partner, CBC is proud to partner on several events taking place in Calgary, one of the 2012 Cultural Capitals of Canada during the Culture Days weekend. On September 27, Q WITH JIAN GHOMESHI kicks off Culture Days with a broadcast recording from MacEwan Hall on the University of Calgary campus, The…

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