Monthly Archives: December 2019

Use YOUR Voice | Complete the 2019 Canadian Entrepreneurship Census | Startup Canada

Startup Canada is releasing the 2019 Canadian Entrepreneurship Census Survey to its network of 250,000 entrepreneurs to provide a snapshot of what Canada’s 3.5 million entrepreneurs need to create an environment that supports their growth, mental health, and social impact. Conducted for … Continue reading

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Studio Magazine – December Newsletter

Give the gift of Craft and Design Last minute gift ideas? Give a gift subscription of Studio and support craftspeople and makers across Canada this holiday season. GIFT TODAY Emerging Maker Spotlight: Akash Inbakumar Akash Inbakumar is an Artist/Designer/Crafts-person who lives … Continue reading

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Nelson CARES – Coldest Night of the Year

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NYTimes: A Cree Artist Redraws History

With humor and fantasy, Kent Monkman disrupts clichés of Native victimhood at the Met. By Holland Cotter | Dec. 19, 2019 Coonskin caps for Christmas! I was a kid in mid-20th-century America. The biggest cultural event I can remember from … Continue reading

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Music BC E-News 12/19/2019: Happy Holidays From Music BC | Apply to the ECMA Showcase in St. Johns, NL

From all of us here at Music BC we want to wish you a very happy holiday! We hope you’ll have time to relax and unwind with friends and family, and are as excited for 2020 as we are! Thank you for … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Arts Whistler!

Here’s a quick guide for everything you can do this holiday season to make the most of this special time of year ‘Tis the season for Christmas in Whistler! If the North Pole had a ‘twin city’ it would be … Continue reading

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Newsletter: Donation Drive & Tickets

Hello friends and supporters of Island Mountain Arts! Thanks for taking a look at this, the latest update from us up here in Wells. It’s snowy, beautiful and quiet here right now, the perfect time for us to dig in … Continue reading

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Nelson Civic Theatre receives $288,000 for Rural Arts Inclusion Lab

NELSON CIVIC THEATRE SOCIETY RECEIVES $288,000 GRANT FROM THE VANCOUVER FOUNDATION FOR THE RURAL ARTS INCLUSION LAB Vancouver Foundation has approved a Field of Interest Systems Change Test Grant of $288,600 to Nelson Civic Theatre Society (The Civic Theatre) to … Continue reading

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Kaslo Jazz Etc – December Fun!

Feedback Survey Winner The winner of the feedback survey to receive a 2020 Adult Weekend Pass is: Tyler Sehn! We appreciate all the feedback to help build this festival year after year. Many more fun contests to come – keep … Continue reading

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Shambhala Music Festival Vendor Applications Now Open

Vendor applications for Shambhala Music Festival are now open. This year’s festival will run July 24-27, 2020. Whether your wares are funky and locally handmade, delicious and unique, fair-trade imports, creatively designed or lovingly curated, Shambhala Music Festival would love … Continue reading

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New Indigenous Languages Grant Now Open!

We are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the Indigenous Languages Grant (ILG). The deadline for applications is January 31, 2020. This new funding is made possible by the Department of Canadian Heritage as a result of … Continue reading

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Our Latest Podcast: Why You Shouldn’t Start a Charity

Special Guest: Margaret Mason Margaret Mason, a Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright joins us this month to chat about why you shouldn’t start that charity you’ve been mulling over. We talk about partnership opportunities, how to cultivate collaboration for your … Continue reading

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The Surprising Complexity of an Unfinished American Quilt – Atlas Obscura

A community of feminist crafters grapples with a patriotic quilt that a 99-year-old nurse left behind. by Claire Voon December 12, 2019 | Atlas Obscura Shannon Downey, the creator of a website called “Badass Cross Stitch,” is a crafter, activist, … Continue reading

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Gift ideas for the holiday from The Bailey

Lower Columbia Community Development Team Society presents An Evening with David Suzuki Cominco Arena at the Trail Memorial Centre Friday, May 1 at 7:00 pm An Evening with David Suzuki – Human Impact on Our Environment Presented by the Lower Columbia Community Development … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2020 theme and looking back at Culture Days’ 10th year

Culture Days is thrilled to announce our 2020 theme: Unexpected Intersections In 2020, Culture Days invites event organizers and the public alike to view arts and culture programming and participation through the thematic lens of Unexpected Intersections—encouraging creative and outside-the-box … Continue reading

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Startup Canada: Year in Review Newsletter

Dear Startup Canadians, Canadian entrepreneurship is set to scale to new heights in 2020. Before we launch into a new year for building one Canada for entrepreneurs, we want to wholeheartedly thank each and every one of you for your … Continue reading

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RCAC Christmas Movie Day

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and the Rossland Council for Arts and Culture (RCAC) is ready to get into the spirit! To welcome the holiday season the RCAC is holding a Christmas Movie Day at Miners’ Hall … Continue reading

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Andrea Superstein brings her modern take on jazz to Rossland this January!

Super, as she is affectionately known, is an award winning vocalist, composer and arranger with lots of heart. She has a unique approach to songwriting and it comes out in her work. Her  performances showcase powerful vocals that exemplify both … Continue reading

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Accepting applications for Chilkoot Trail Residency

2021 Chilkoot Trail Residency: Call for Submissions The Yukon Arts Centre, the US National Park Service, Parks Canada and the Skagway Arts Council are calling for submissions for the 2021 Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency Program. Participants will combine their artistic … Continue reading

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Art helps build 21st-century skills for young people!

Have you ever wondered what we mean exactly when we say ‘art is important to thrive in learning and in life‘? This year, to help us better understand the importance of art in education, we are answering why art in education matters. … Continue reading

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