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6 Tips for Community Organizers

6 Tips for Community Organizers

by Crystal Kolt

When people hear how many Culture Days activities are being planned in the North Central Canada region, they often ask how we’ve been so successful. Here are 6 suggestions: ADVICE AND INFORMATION. When I ask people about a project it is usually more of a request for advice or sharing of information instead of a…

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Spotlight: Crystal Kolt – Flin Flon, Manitoba

by Culture Days

The story of Flin Flon, Manitoba and their Culture Days 2010 celebration, is an inspirational example of what can happen in a small northern Canadian community that has art in its heart. In this Community Spotlight you’ll hear directly from Crystal Kolt who works with the Flin Flon Arts Council and has been described by…

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Manitoba Update

by Nicole Matiation

Have you checked out the Culture Days celebration schedule for Manitoba lately? Below you’ll find links and updates on how things are coming together for Culture Days in Manitoba’s towns and cities. Winnipeg has some fantastic activities planned, as do Flin Flon, Brandon and Portage la Prairie. New Culture Days activities for Manitoba are being…

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Communities self-mobilizing across the country

by Culture Days

Last week, on June 22, 2010, some 25 people joined the bi-weekly telephone information session for a roundtable on community organizing. Amazing reports were heard from communities across the country that have taken up the Culture Days vision and made it their own: Simone Georges from 4th Line Theatre was on the line representing the…

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We’re Crossing The Line!

by Crystal Kolt

Manitoba and Saskatchewan are erasing the lines this CULTURE DAYS. For the past 9 months, artists, museums, municipalities and school divisions have been sitting at a very large round table discussing how to make CULTURE DAYS in North Central Canada the best it can be. With the huge benefit of being border communities, Flin Flon,…

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Update from Manitoba

by Culture Days

Manitoba call for participation – coming soon! Under the leadership of Provincial Task Force Chair Jean Giguère and Manitoba Task Force members, Culture Days Manitoba continues to surge forward with exciting updates. A few highlights: Culture Days Manitoba will take place September 24 – 26, 2010. The first edition of Nuit Blanche Winnipeg will be…

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Culture Days in Manitoba

by Culture Days

Bringing together a host of collaborators with new and existing initiatives, Culture Days Manitoba is moving quickly towards a province-wide launch in September 2010. Activity organizers, artists and other cultural professionals and amateur or community-based groups are needed to bring their (your!) unique touch to the celebration. Each provincial initiative is supported by a volunteer…

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