Monthly Archives: August 2016

BC Touring Council offers symposium for arts centres, organizations, festivals and performing arts series organizers.

Regional Fall Symposium Participation in the arts is at the core of community creativity and vitality. Nowhere in Canada is that better evidenced than in the Columbia Basin in BC. Stats Canada Research has found that British Columbia has more … Continue reading

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Oxygen Update!

WANTED – DISCO BALL! Do you have a disco ball?  Is it 20″ (more or less) with a motor? Oxygen Art Centre is looking to lend a disco ball for the duration of the exhibition TRACES by artist in residence … Continue reading

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BC Cultural Roundtable Network Report

In This Issue: BC Cultural Roundtable 2016 Summary and Report BC Cultural Roundtable 2017 Survey and Suggestions About the Alliance Hello colleagues… This message and survey invitation is being sent to everyone who participated or expressed an interest in the 2015 … Continue reading

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Culture Days – The Countdown is On

Register and Publish Your Activity Today! Only one month left… activity registration for the 2016 Culture Days weekend is a booming 45% ahead of last year at this time! Have you registered your activity yet? Registration will close at midnight ET on … Continue reading

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Oxygen News!

Time Capsule / Time Memory If we had the option to receive messages from the past society how would we receive them?  Would it be possible to respond to these messages?  Would these messages help us better understand our place? … Continue reading

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Golden Museum and Archives – Annual Online Auction

Hello, The Golden Museum and Archives is hosting it’s Annual Online Auction beginning tomorrow, Friday August 19th beginning at 6:00 pm. This is a great fundraiser for us and we would really appreciate you’re help. The bidding lasts one week, … Continue reading

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2016 Creative City Summit – Surrey

Check out all of the events around Public Art at this year’s 2016 Creative City Summit! Keynote Speaker Roundtable Discussions  Peer-to-peer Presentations  Public Art in Canada: A Year in Review Keynote Speaker Jill Anholt: “Public Art and Transportation: A Change in … Continue reading

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Expressions News

Expressions Theatre Café 554 Ward St., Nelson, B.C. – 250 354 3910 express@expressnews.bc.ca The Tragically Hip Concert at Nelson Soccer Field and Movie in the Kokanee Creek Park  Saturday, August 20 – 5:30 to 8:30 “The Tragically Hip Concert” Live … Continue reading

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UBC Centre for Cultural Planning and Development – Courses

A few spaces remain in the next session of online courses and workshops offered by the international University of British Columbia (UBC) Centre for Cultural Planning and Development. These can be taken individually for professional development, or applied to the … Continue reading

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Grantseeking Survey

Would you take a few moments today, and contribute your experience to the State of Grantseeking™? I understand that a lack of time and staff is a serious impediment to grantseeking. So today, I’m asking you to do two things … Continue reading

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Calling All Bands – Yamaha Band Competition

YB16 – Yamaha Band Competition 2016 Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. is pleased to announce that for the first time we will be participating in Asian Beat 2016, a Yamaha Corporation Event.  Asian Beat is one of the biggest Amateur Band … Continue reading

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The Collaborative Spaces program provides $1.5 million towards creative spaces, clusters and co-locations.

The Collaborative Spaces program provides $1.5 million towards creative spaces, clusters and co-locations. Grants are available for non-profit organizations that are focused on delivering arts and/or cultural programming or services as stated in the organization’s mandate and mission. Collaborative Spaces … Continue reading

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Craft Ontario – Craft Smarts

Welcome to Craft Smarts! At Craft Ontario, we don’t just care about our members’ professional development, it is part of our mission. As part of that mission, we have some new offerings that help artists and entrepreneurs develop internationally. We are … Continue reading

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Nelson Library celebrates Pride with author reading

Nelson Library celebrates Pride with author reading The Nelson Public Library celebrates Pride Weekend (Sept 2 – 5) with an author reading on Thursday, September 1 at 7pm when Liz Millward presents her book Making a Scene: Lesbian Community in … Continue reading

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Building your professional team – advice for musicians

Join us and find out how to build your professional team!   Building Your Professional Team – Advice for Musician “It’s essential that artists surround themselves with the right people. Assembling a strong inner circle of trusted helpers, advisors, and … Continue reading

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BENEFIT READING AUG. 26 FOR NELSON, B.C. AUTHOR VICTIMIZED BY RANSOMWARE

BENEFIT READING AUG. 26 FOR NELSON, B.C. AUTHOR VICTIMIZED BY RANSOMWARE A benefit reading Friday, Aug. 26 aims to support a noted Nelson, B.C. author and publisher whose computer was frozen and access to files blocked in April by cyber … Continue reading

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ISC Announces Judges

ISC Announces Judges Judges Include Chris Cornell, Lorde, Tom Waits, Joe Bonamassa, Bastille, India Arie, Donovan, Ziggy Marley, Martie Maguire (Dixie Chicks), Fat Joe, Jesse & Joy, Hardwell, and Many More Click here to enter! ISC is open to both … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Blog: A Roundup of Arts + Culture News and Information

Hot Off the Blog: A Roundup of Arts + Culture News and Information Reminder: Vancouver Transit Shelter Advertising Program Offers Free Space for Arts NPOs  The City of Vancouver, through the Transit Shelter Advertising Program, offers free access to transit … Continue reading

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Music BC News

CREATIVE BC ANNOUNCES BC MUSIC FUND PILOT PROGRAM & INFO SESSIONS Last week, Creative BC announced the first program to launch the new $15 million BC Music Fund. A full complement of programs in the areas of sound recording, touring, live music and … Continue reading

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The Nelson Summer Theatre Festival – Trout Stanley

The Nelson Summer Theatre Festival has returned to The TNT Playhouse (corner of Ward and Carbonate Streets) with another August line up of theatrical delights served up by our city’s finest young professional talent. This past weekend audiences were delighted … Continue reading

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