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What’s in a Venue? Rethinking Cultural Spaces in Flin Flon, Manitoba

What’s in a Venue? Rethinking Cultural Spaces in Flin Flon, Manitoba

by Culture Days

WORDS: Stephanie Earp Flin Flon, Manitoba was one of several communities that participated in the Culture Days Innovation Lab project this past year. We asked all the Innovation Lab Partners to reflect on our 2017 research findings, conducted by independent research firm Maru/Matchbox, and to choose one statistic that helps inform their participation in Culture…

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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Flin Flon’s MLA weighs in on Culture Days

by Culture Days

Read below for remarks about Culture Days from Gerard Jennissen, MLA for Flin Flon, Manitoba. Published by The First Perspective: News of the Indigenous Peoples of Canada, November 25, 2010. Mr. Speaker, on the weekend starting Friday, September 24th, Flin Flon and surrounding communities hosted the very first, and super successful, Culture Days. It comes…

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All Good Things Come in Small Packages

by Crystal Kolt

“All good things come in small packages.” I’ve heard this saying all of my life and although sometimes I didn’t want to agree, it always seemed to be true. I mourned my skinny legs and 56 pounds at age twelve, skinny arms while pounding out Chopin in my teens and 20’s and would give anything…

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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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