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Richmond Campaign Featured at Arts BC Annual Conference and AGM

by Culture Days

The City of Richmond, BC, coordinated one of the country’s most successful Culture Days campaigns in 2010 and 2011, ranking ninth overall in terms of number of activities presented and fifth among regional and belt cities in 2011. As a growing number of municipalities across Canada take the lead to promote Culture Days participation in their communities, Liesl…

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Toronto Public Library Application Form

by Adrian Wolsters

Please note: the application deadline (midnight on June 10, 2011) for artists seeking venue spaces at the Toronto Public Library during Culture Days has now passed. Notifications will be sent out by July 15, 2011. The Toronto Public Library (TPL), the Neighbourhood Arts Network and Culture Days are pleased to announce an exciting partnership called…

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Innisfil Public Library – “Where Culture Lives”

by Reuben Finley

Nazanin Shoja, Ontario Arts Council Culture Days Animator/Coordinator, recently spoke with the Innisfil Public Library, which hosted a number of Culture Days activities in 2010. Here’s an account of their experience and thoughts on the active role that can be played by libraries in promoting local talent. Celebrating Culture Days 2010 Innisfil Public Library is…

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Spotlight: Onalee Groves – Barrie, Ontario

by Culture Days

Culture Days 2010 demonstrated that municipalities can play a key role as community organizers. By convening a broad suite of partners and creative activities while leveraging their resources to provide local marketing support, they generated community excitement and participation in the event. In this Community Spotlight feature, you’ll meet Onalee Groves, Cultural Officer, in the…

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Spotlight: Liesl Jauk – Richmond, British Columbia

by Culture Days

Culture Days 2010 demonstrated that municipalities can play a key role as community organizers. By convening a broad suite of partners and creative activities while leveraging their resources to provide local marketing support, they generated community excitement and participation in the event. In this Community Spotlight feature, you’ll meet Liesl Jauk who is the Manager…

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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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Other Ways To Get Involved

by Culture Days

As an inclusive initiative driven by solidarity and collaboration, Culture Days relies on your participation. There are many ways to get involved. Virtually anyone can organize an activity. Or consider participating in one of the following ways:  Offer a venue If you have a venue such as a classroom, theatre, office space, public space, studio,…

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