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Culture Days 2014 in Guelph: A Pioneering Bunch

Culture Days 2014 in Guelph: A Pioneering Bunch

by Lynn Broughton

Culture Days reached out to Community Reporters across Canada to submit articles to culture365 about their experience during the Culture Days weekend that took place from September 26 to 28. The reporters were asked to describe their observations of Culture Days activities they attended in their communities and the impact they had on the artists,…

September slow-down in Kingston’s unique spaces


September slow-down in Kingston’s unique spaces


by Julie Fossitt

Culture Days reached out to Community Reporters across Canada to submit articles to culture365 about their experience during the Culture Days weekend that took place from September 26 to 28. The reporters were asked to describe their observations of Culture Days activities they attended in their communities and the impact they had on the artists,…

Shock me like an electric eel – Winnipeg’s Nuit Blanche a spectacle for the senses

Shock me like an electric eel – Winnipeg’s Nuit Blanche a spectacle for the senses

by Jessica Botelho-Urbanski

Culture Days reached out to Community Reporters across Canada to submit articles to culture365 about their experience during the Culture Days weekend that took place from September 26 to 28. The reporters were asked to describe their observations of Culture Days activities they attended in their communities and the impact they had on the artists,…

On being … surreal

On being … surreal

by Ingrid Sapona

It’s rare that a word sums up an event, but what transpired on Friday really is best described as surreal. For you see, on Friday I got to conduct the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO). Honest. Now, it’s true that amazing, thrilling, and very cool also describe the experience. But the way it transpired was simply surreal….

An OCAD Art-Making Oasis: The Yellow Pages Project

An OCAD Art-Making Oasis: The Yellow Pages Project

by Paul Byron

On Saturday September 27th, with help of Student Union reps Simran and James, we set up at OCAD’s Student Gallery with yellow pages aplenty lining several group art tables, ready for drawings.  OCAD’s first ever event created exclusively for Culture Days, The Yellow Pages Project – brainchild of curatorial talent, Vicki Clough – reached out to the…

Let’s play! Release Your Inner Musician

Let’s play! Release Your Inner Musician

by Lana Crossman

There’s a mini-maestro in all of us. Imagine you’re a musician about to embark on an international career…. Then imagine you get to perform on a legendary instrument made by one of the world’s finest luthiers. That’s the dream come true for the talented men and women who win the Canada Council for the Art’s…

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