Alliance Mail / Unbore yourself with our first scintillating newsletter of July!

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It’s July! The internet tells me it’s “National Anti-Boredom Month,” whatever that means, so I’ll try to keep it quick and lively.

Our executive director, Brenda, is taking a hard-earned vacay for the next couple weeks, but she was kind enough to drop off July’s ED Report before she took off. Give it a read. It’ll be like she never left.

In our News Clippings section, you’ll see a lot of articles about when and how cultural organizations are undertaking the tricky work of reopening while staying safe. Don’t forget that WorkSafe BC has released guidelines for arts and culture orgs as well as performing arts venues. Do that homework before you open those doors.

I’m feeling the intense pressure of Anti-Boredom Month bearing down on my shoulders, so let’s move this newsletter along before you tune out. Stay breezy!

taylor.

P.S. That mystery from last week? Solved it. The streak lives on.


News

The ED Report, July 2020

It’s the top of the month, so it must be time for the ED Report! BC Alliance executive director Brenda Leadlay shares how the BC Alliance is working to advocate for the creative sector as we begin our recovery from COVID-19. Read more here.


Best of the Blog

Find out what the creative community is talking about at the BC Alliance Blog. Here’s the latest:

WolfBrown Issues New Report on Music, Child Development and Well-Being 

WolfBrown and the Bernard van Leer Foundation have released a new report entitled Making a Joyful Noise: The Potential Role of Music Making in the Well-Being of Young Families.
Read more…

The ED Report, July 2020 

BC Alliance executive director Brenda Leadlay shares how the BC Alliance is working to advocate for the creative sector as we begin our recovery from COVID-19.
Read more…

City of Kelowna Names First Ever Artist in Residence 

Local artist Melany Nugent-Noble will be sharing her project When it is necessary to stand still beginning in early July, exploring this year’s theme of social inclusion.
Read more…

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