BC Cultural Crawl: Registration Open for 2013 Its that time of year again, the sun is out and registration for the 12th Annual BC Cultural Crawl is now open.
The BC Cultural Crawl is a self-guided tour of community-initiated events: music, theatre and dance performances, visual arts, festivals, museum and heritage exhibitions, culinary arts, community art walks and more.
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May 10, 2013
Chilliwack: Grand Opening of The Art Room May 11 The Chilliwack Community Arts Council is pleased to announce that the Grand Opening of their new facility “The Art Room” located at #20–5725 Vedder Rd will take place on May 11th from 12:00 noon to 5:00pm. Everyone is invited to attend this exciting day full of games, giveaways, food, and fun. . . .
May 9, 2013
Vancouver: Cultural Diversity & Craft Following a successful night on craft and the environment, we’ll be back at the Vancouver Public Library on May 16th. Five different speakers will present on the linkages between culture and craft.
Yoriko Oki- Accomplished handweaver
Sharmini Wirasekara- Expert beadweaver
Kaarina Talvila- Multitalented fibre artist
Keith Rice Jones- Prolific ceramic artist
Federico Mendez Castro- Skilled woodworker
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May 9, 2013
City of Nanaimo Poet Laureate, Request for Nominations The City of Nanaimo would like to invite nominations for our city’s first Poet Laureate for a 3 year term beginning in September of 2013. Nominations will be accepted until 2013-JUNE-30, with the selection being made by the end of July, 2013. Self nominations will be accepted.
The purpose of a Poet . . .
Apr 11, 2013
CARFAC: Video Contest — Artists for Artists Conference Bursary
Five bursaries for the Artists for Artists conference in Vancouver are up for grabs. To win, upload a video to Youtube explaining why CARFAC is important to you. The creator of the videos with the most “likes” will receive a bursary of up to 0 to cover entry and/or travel. Be sure to use . . .
Apr 11, 2013
Whistler: SLCC named cultural centre of the year
Whistler’s Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre (SLCC) has received the 2013 B.C. Cultural Centre and Attractions of the Year Award from the Aboriginal Tourism Association of B.C.
This is the second year in a row the 30,400 square-foot centre has received the honour, which recognizes the outstanding achievements of Aboriginal businesses and tourism . . .