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Culture Days Stories: Zoë – Regina, SK

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The following story was submitted by Zoë Schneider, Visual and Media Arts Assistant of the Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Councils, and documents their Culture Days 2011 experience. As part of Culture Days 2011, the Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Councils (OSAC) hosted an open house which featured an Artist Trading Card Workshop, a live performance by…

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Culture Days Stories: Alisdair – Ottawa, ON

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The following story was submitted by Alisdair MacRae, an artist working in sculpture and installation at the Nepean Creative Arts Centre, and documents his Culture Days 2011 experience. I wanted to get involved with Culture Days as it provided an amazing opportunity to open my studio to the public. I had been trying to grow…

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Culture Days Stories: Jessica – Halifax, NS

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The following story was submitted by Jessica Bargen, marketing assistant of The Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo, and documents their Culture Days 2011 experience. We are the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo. The Tattoo hosts the words largest annual indoor show on earth, it is a blending of the traditional and the modern as we cohesively…

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Culture Days Stories: The Saskatchewan Arts Alliance – Regina, SK

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The following story “Buzzing about buttons with the Saskatchewan Arts Alliance” was submitted by David Sereda, Communications & Outreach Officer of the Saskatchewan Arts Alliance, and documents their Culture Days 2011 activities. There’s something magical about making buttons. Bringing several existing parts together but adding your own dash, statement and individuality. We thought this could be…

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Culture Days Stories: Sandi – Elgin County, ON

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The following story “Author Bonnie Burnard visits Elgin County Library for Culture Days” was submitted by Sandi Loponen, Coordinator of the Elgin County Library, and documents her Culture Days 2011 activity. Bonnie Burnard, Giller Prize-winning author of A Good House, appeared at the Aylmer Old Town Hall Theatre on Friday, September 30th for a special engagement…

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Tips For Writing A Culture Days Story

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Storytelling is a great way to share your Culture Days experience! But sometimes it’s easier said than done, so Culture Days has compiled a few handy tips to get the creative ball rolling. Sharing your story will undoubtedly inspire others to take action in their communities and support the arts and culture! Whether you were…

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Passport to Culture – An Interview with Marlee Robinson

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Culture Days – Who are you and what do you do? Marlee Robison – I am a retired art historian and event planner. One of the organisations I am involved with is the Erie Ridge Cultural Action Team (CAT) of which I am Chair. Our focal point is the development of cultural activities in our…

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An Inspiration Tune-up

by Adrian Wolsters

Below is a blog entry by Paul Wilson, an active Culture Days Animateur in Saskatchewan. Paul is a writer and publisher, and has been engaging the public through an exercise of creating an “Invisible Library”. Some writers will tell you that inspiration is for wimps, or that it doesn’t really exist and the only way…

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My Invisible Library

by Adrian Wolsters

Below is a blog entry by Paul Wilson, an active Culture Days Animateur in Saskatchewan. Paul is a writer and publisher, and has been engaging the public through an exercise of creating an “Invisible Library”. I’ve been writing poetry since I was a baffled teen, about forty years. I have published four books of poetry…

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