Monthly Archives: March 2020

Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism: EXPLORE KOOTENAY LAKE…LATER

FINDING AWESOME…WITHIN Our tourism industry is a vital part of our destination, but sadly, we are asking you not to visit right now. Please, stay home. Explore Kootenay Lake…later To give hope, and show that our entrepreneurial vibe and free … Continue reading

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NYTimes: Stellenbosch Triennale, a Bold Experiment

In a South African city emblematic of wealth and privilege, a program of radical art from the whole continent seeks to confront and heal. By Siddhartha Mitter | March 25, 2020 STELLENBOSCH, South Africa — For tourists, this prim colonial … Continue reading

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NYTimes: New York Nightlife Goes Online

Clubs like Nowadays, House of Yes and Marie’s Crisis are live-streaming D.J. sets and singalongs. By Daisy Prince March 25, 2020 Last Saturday night, when all of New York City’s bars and clubs were closed, a DJ known as Physical … Continue reading

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NYTimes: Weaving a Way Out of Isolation

You can craft your way to a sense of community, says the artist Liza Lou. She’s creating her “comfort” project on Instagram in real time. By Hilarie M. Sheets | Published March 26, 2020 Updated March 30, 2020 “It’s one … Continue reading

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Social Distance Training Opportunities

We are happy to report that our Small Business Training Centre has a full schedule for spring that we are excited to deliver via webinar. We invite you to practice social distancing and improve your business knowledge from home. Many businesses have had … Continue reading

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Immediate responses to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) for the arts and culture sector:

March 27, 2020 | Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture VICTORIA – Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, has released the following statement about immediate responses to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) for the arts and culture sector: “COVID-19 and … Continue reading

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The MMIAM Journey – April 2020

Dear reader: As we write, the cultural milieu is being hit hard all over the world. It is in these hard times where people are confined and isolated that we realize how important culture is and what it represents in … Continue reading

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ARTS BC COVID-19 Information Update

We’re in this together. We get it…there is a lot to take in right now during the COVID 19 crisis. Thank you to members from all around the province who have reached out and connected. We’re here for you. Many community … Continue reading

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Survey of Impacts of COVID-19 on Underrepresented Founders

As part of the Women Entrepreneurs Program, in partnership with the Canadian Women’s Chamber of Commerce, the Dream Legacy Foundation, and six other groups that work closely with underrepresented founders, we’ve created a survey to gather information about the impact of COVID-19 on … Continue reading

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You can now experience Yayoi Kusama’s famed Infinity Mirrored Room at home | Dazed

The artwork will be streamed online by LA museum The Broad 27 March 2020 Text: Jessica Heron-Langton | dazeddigital.com An artwork so popular a 30-second selfie rule was implemented to stop people from taking so many pictures, Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity … Continue reading

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Resources from B/A’s webinar with Minister Guilbeault

Fri, Mar 27 Resources for the art sector Yesterday, Business / Arts along with Global Public Affairs held a special webinar with the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage to learn what measures the government is taking to assist … Continue reading

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CHRC: Current economic realities

March 27, 2020 To: CHRC Members and the cultural sector workforce Re: Current economic realities Dear cultural workforce members, businesses and organizations, CHRC is concerned with the direct impact of the COVID situation; we know that a large proportion of … Continue reading

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The Guardian – Free opera and classical for watching at home: our critics’ top picks

There’s a growing treasure trove of classical music to watch for free. Each day, our critics are selecting a highlight Andrew Clements , Martin Kettle, Rian Evans, Tim Ashley | Fri 27 Mar 2020 17.01 GMT First published on Mon 23 … Continue reading

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Artists in Canadian municipalities

The statistics in this report show the presence of artists in communities across Canada before the pandemic. If you can, please support artists at this time; they are unable to perform (in person), make films or TV shows, or sell … Continue reading

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Epic Films for the Great Indoors from the Banff Centre

We’re missing you folks! So, I’m very happy to pass along this cool initiative from our friends at the Banff Mtn Film Festival World Tour. Click the title link… Epic Films for the Great Indoors Adventure at Home We’re bringing … Continue reading

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The Neon Museum’s Virtual Tour Will Light Up Your Living Room Like It’s the Las Vegas Strip

You don’t have to go to Vegas to experience this glitz and glamour. By Andrea Romano | travelandleisure.com | Updated March 31, 2020 We could all use a bit of Vegas-style glitz and glamour in our lives. Unfortunately, since many … Continue reading

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CBC News: What you need to know about the new COVID-19 benefits program

Government has streamlined, expanded benefit program to help struggling Canadians, business Kathleen Harris · CBC News · Posted: Mar 25, 2020 1:10 PM ET | Last Updated: March 26   The federal government has streamlined the COVID-19 emergency benefits program and … Continue reading

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Helping Businesses through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Community Futures brings resources, financing, and support to small businesses in the Kootenay region. Central Kootenay, BC – With businesses closing their doors in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the need for business supports is urgent. As a non-profit community … Continue reading

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Alliance Mail / Having a tough time? We’ve got resources.

We want to hear how COVID-19 is affecting you, and make sure we stay connected at the same time. So we’ve put together a few online events for you to share your stories and concerns, with us and each other. … Continue reading

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Virtually Tour 1000+ of the World’s Most Famous Museums From Home

By Margherita Cole on March 17, 2020 | My Modern Met Although staying at home can be easy for some, others may feel anxious to find enriching activities they can do while also practicing safe social distancing. Fortunately, art and … Continue reading

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