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August 25, 2011
!!!Calling All Local Vendors!!!! Do You Have items to sell? Personal or Professional Services to Offer? Join AccessPoint on Danforth's Community...
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August 24, 2011
Advocacy, Events, Ideas
Come celebrate the fierce strength, brilliance and creativity of Toronto's youth! Throughout the summer, Metrac has been conducting various arts-...
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August 24, 2011
This October, the Centre for City Ecology is presenting the 5th Annual YIMBY (Yes in My Back Yard) Festival -- YIMBY AT FIVE. This festival provides...
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August 24, 2011
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC MEMORY City Service Division is a creative response to the current threat of widespread cuts to Toronto's public services. In...
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August 19, 2011
The Toronto Arts Foundation Summer Giving Program is a great way for the Foundation's friends to show support for one of its most important...
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August 10, 2011
The Toronto Arts Foundation Summer Giving Program is a great way for the Foundation's friends to show support for one of its most important...
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July 28, 2011
Join us on August 3rd and 4th, at Yonge and Dundas Square for the launch of "Unveiling the Myths". The awareness campaign seeks to expose...
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July 26, 2011
Arts are Essential: City Service Review The city is currently completing its review of core services. KPMG's report City of Toronto Core Service...
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July 21, 2011
City of Toronto Core Service Review: Report
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July 19, 2011
“Performance Cyclotron” is an a(r)tivist series that experiments with the collision between art and political action. The series was...
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July 8, 2011
Arts Worker Health Insurance Program - Program needs 110 more before going live!  
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July 7, 2011
This is Your Opportunity to Be in a Culture Days Globe and Mail Ad!   The Culture Days event weekend is less then 3 months away. If you're...
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July 7, 2011
2ND ANNUAL WWN.IT FILM FESTIVAL - WEDNESDAY JULY 20TH, 2011 We.Will.Now's International Thought Film Festival was started as a way to engage youth...
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June 28, 2011
SummerWorks needs your help. In 39 days, our Festival will once again light up the Queen West neighbourhood with the best in theatre, music and...
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June 24, 2011
Sketch hosts performances Coman Poon Doug Teilli Claude Wittmann   Sunday, June 26, 2011 7-11pm 580 King Street, 2nd Floor (between Brant and...
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June 9, 2011
The Neighbourhood Arts Network is pleased to announce the launch of the Artists for Community Engagement (ACE) Awards, a new set of awards focusing...
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June 7, 2011
Introducing the 2011 ACE Awards... The Neighbourhood Arts Network is pleased to announce the launch of the Artists for Community Engagement (ACE)...
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June 1, 2011
In the summer of June 2010, four brave young women coined the bold collective "AfroChic", a showcase that sought to challenge cultural...
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May 31, 2011
Graffiti Summit: Town Hall Brought to you by Direct Engagement Inc. in conjunction with the City of Toronto Date: Tuesday, May 31st, 2011: 7:05pm -...
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May 27, 2011
Important Notice: Toronto Core Service Review public consultation
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May 27, 2011
Advocacy, Funding, Ideas
Congratulations to the 2011 Premier's Award finalists, including David Anderson, Menaka Thakkar, Dusk Dances! The Premier's Awards for Excellence in...
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May 25, 2011
CITY SERVICE REVIEW - ARE YOU REGISTERED FOR A SESSION?   Important for everyone who enjoys, works in or benefits from arts and culture in...
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May 24, 2011
Alvaro Antonio Orozco is a young artist who volunteered with Jumblies and Arts4All in 2009 and 2010. He’s a talented and passionate visual...
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May 16, 2011
Toronto Elections Hosts Provincial Election Discussions - Scarborough (May 19) & Toronto Area (June 2) Reminder Notice: Please note that if...
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May 13, 2011
CITY SERVICE REVIEW - MAKE YOURSELF HEARD Important for everyone who enjoys, works in or benefits from arts and culture in Toronto Toronto City...
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May 6, 2011
Art Spin is gearing up for its third season this summer. In preparation we are holding crEATe, a creative and interactive fundraising event, very...
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May 5, 2011
The 2011 Identify'N'Impact Investment Fund Application Form can be downloaded from http://www.toronto.ca/grants/ini/fund.htm. The deadline for...
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April 15, 2011
I GET OUT (of all your boxes) A night celebrating Black Women beyond the months of February and March through dance, spoken word, visual art and...
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April 13, 2011
World Dance Day is coming up! World Dance Day, every year on 29 April, established and promoted by CID, aims at attracting attention to the art of...
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April 12, 2011
World Literacy Canada (WLC) acts on the belief that literacy is a basic human right.  Through a comprehensive approach to literacy and capacity...
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April 5, 2011
Creative Capital Initiative public consultations April 7 at City Hall The Creative Capital Initiative will host public consultations on April 7 at...
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April 5, 2011
Clay & Paper Theatre has enlisted some of their favourite Torontonians to paint a hand-made Clay & Paper mask. Mask4Aid's exciting roster...
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April 5, 2011
Do you work with newcomer youth? Check out OCASI's Newcomer Youth Settlement Guide for Service Providers. The Guide identifies challenges and...
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March 24, 2011
The Small Business BIG Impact Challenge We know that strong businesses build strong communities. Scotiabank, in partnership with the Canadian...
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March 11, 2011
On the 29th of April, as every year since 1982, the official Dance Day will be celebrated all over the world by millions of dancers!!   The...
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March 1, 2011
The Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line is a service provided for youth, by youth that affirms the experiences and aspirations of lesbian, gay, bisexual...
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February 24, 2011
Regent Park Focus Youth Media Arts Centre is working with the Business Centre at George Brown College to hold a series of information gathering...
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February 24, 2011
What is on at The Centre for Incidental Activisms (CIA)? The Centre for Incidental Activisms proposes an entirely new way of working with artists....
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February 15, 2011
What is most important to you about community services in your neighbourhood? The Community Partnership Strategy is a new initiative that will help...
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February 10, 2011
Youth Visual Artist NOTE: THIS OPPORTUNITY IS TARGETED FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH LESS THAN HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION. This position will allow a youth with a...
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February 9, 2011
Remember Me Toronto City Hall Rotunda, Feb. 26- March 6 Artist Robin Pacific spoke with ex-prisoners at the Keele St. Community Correctional Centre...
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February 9, 2011
North York Arts - Hearing From Our Community The Toronto Arts Foundation is currently conducting research to determine the feasibility and interest...
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February 9, 2011
A notice for everyone who is interested in Mad People's History The Friendly Spike Theatre Band is happy to announce up and coming community...
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February 8, 2011
March 3 2011: Nia Centre for the Arts Community Update Join us for an informative and interactive evening as we provide an update on our progress to...
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February 2, 2011
As part of 11 city-wide consultations, we invite you to share your ideas about how City Council can enhance Arts and Culture over the next four...
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February 1, 2011
Civic Action is looking for artists to participate in the 2011 Toronto Summit! Toronto Summit, February 10 and 11, 2011.
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February 1, 2011
Friday February 4 and Friday February 25 from 9:30- 4:30 DEMOCRATIC FACILITATION BY DESIGN This popular workshop has been expanded to give you...
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January 21, 2011
World Community Arts Day: A Love Letter to Community Arts February 17, 2011   To honour World Community Arts Day 2011, Lakeshore Arts and the...
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January 21, 2011
North York Arts - Planning for Growth The Toronto Arts Foundation in collaboration with Cultural Services, City of Toronto is currently conducting...
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January 19, 2011
Calling all artists and arts organizations: Please join us at City Budget Deputation meetings being held January 19 and 20 (details below). For the...
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January 14, 2011
NAN is looking for a Membership Intern! Neighbourhood Arts Network Membership Intern 3 month term (Unpaid Internship) Working with the Coordinator...
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January 13, 2011
Supporting Emerging Artists FREE Youth Workshop Wednesday January 26, 2011 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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January 13, 2011
It is time for Lunacy Cabaret 2011! A wildly popular, no-holds-barred, volunteer-run monthly cabaret featuring vaudeville, clown, circus &...
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January 13, 2011
Art For All Canada announces the upcoming AFAC 2011 Conference for Artists and Art Show a not-for-profit event for artists by artists. The...
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January 5, 2011
The Grace Project: SICK sets out to explore the many concepts and ideas relating to disability, illness, challenge, and what it means to be thought...
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December 15, 2010
UforChange cordially invites you to Vivacity, a series of special events celebrating the arts during the month of December. 1) Music, Dance, and...
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December 14, 2010
Festival of Festivals is celebrating all festivals in Toronto with a final toast to the festivities of 2010 starting at 8 p.m. on December 17 in Oz...
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December 7, 2010
'THE THREE CITIES WITHIN TORONTO Income Polarization Among Toronto's Neighbourhoods, 1970-2005' report will be presented by David Hulchanski ,...
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December 7, 2010
You can hear the many bands of Keys to the Studio in their own concert on December 17 at 6 p.m. playing diverse styles such as rock, 8-bit digital,...
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December 7, 2010
This event has been organized by the Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) Unit at York University, which operates in partnership with the United Way of York...
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December 1, 2010
The UARR is seeking a Media and Outreach Coordinator for its Gender Violence Community Accountability Media Project, the Making Noise Collective. A...
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December 1, 2010
CanTYD is currently seeking a dynamic individual for the position of Program Coordinator to work with the staff, volunteers, Board of Directors,...
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November 3, 2010
Latina girls and young women, ages 12-15 that live in the Jane and Finch neighborhoods are invited to participate in The Latina Expressive Arts...
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November 3, 2010
This is an introductory workshop that is geared towards young people that are new to board work or looking to join a board . The workshop will be...
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November 3, 2010
The Identify 'N' Impact Awards celebrate the valuable contributions young people make to communities throughout Toronto and the important role youth...
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October 27, 2010
Join the Neighbourhood Arts Network and the City of Toronto Arts Services on Thursday, November 18th at 793 Pharmacy for an evening of great people...
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October 18, 2010
On October 14, three panelists, Robin Pacific, General Art Practitioner, Andrew Suri, Community Arts Officer at the Toronto Arts Council, and Nadira...
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October 5, 2010
REGIONAL AND CREATIVE BURSARY Integral to the Actions Speak Louder Conference is that we engage young minds in the thinking and problem solving for...
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October 5, 2010
October 14: Arts Advocacy Discussion The Neighbourhood Arts Network is pleased to invite you to a panel on Advocating for Community-Engaged Arts. "...
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September 30, 2010
Do you think arts funding should be a priority for Toronto mayoral candidates? Check out the Globe and Mail article for more details on what the...
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September 29, 2010
heARTS for Pakistan | Call for Artists Deadline: 5th October 2010. Online submission form: http://h4pk.wufoo.com/forms/art-piece-submission-form/ 20...
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September 22, 2010
Get Involved and Support Vibrant Voices! A talented group of youth from St. Alban's are travelling to Kingston, JA to do a media project during the...
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September 22, 2010
Actions Speak Louder is a conference about culture building. This 1 1/2 day event is focused on engaging partners, creating dialogue and exploring...
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September 17, 2010
COME TO TORONTO'S MAYORAL ARTS DEBATE! Toronto's leading mayoral candidates will be pitting their artistic wits against each other at the Mayoral...
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September 17, 2010
City of Toronto Mayoral Panel Discussion
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September 15, 2010
The 519 hosts... The 2nd International Poetry of Resistance Festival with a focus on resistance in queer/trans communities The 519 Church Street...
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August 25, 2010
ArtsVote is collecting photos of artists / arts workers / arts supporters for a promo slideshare! Ttake your picture holding a sign with the phrase...
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August 3, 2010
Culture Days presents...Six Tips for Building Community Media Partnerships "When approaching the media, attitude is important. Don't think of it as...
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July 16, 2010
 Calling all Toronto Artists between 14 and 24!   Enter the "BRING IT. BY BALLOT" Contest by Designing an attention-grabbing...
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June 17, 2010
$15,000 cash prize for the winner of the Arts for Youth Award! Deadline June 30th!   The deadline for nominations for the Toronto Arts...
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June 9, 2010
A community festival to celebrate Canada's National Aboriginal Day. Keep an eye out for Red Pepper Spectacle!   Date: Saturday June 26th, 2010....
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June 2, 2010
The Mayor's Advisory Panel for Making a Safe City Safer presents: INVEST+EMPOWER=ACHIEVE (a celebration of youth and neighbourhoods).   Co...
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June 1, 2010
Call for Artists: Business Mentoring Consultations   Arts Etobicoke and Cultural Careers Council Ontario are currently partnering on a project...
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June 1, 2010
The Transformative Learning Centre/University of Toronto present The Democracy Theatre Community Organizing Course June 19th & 20th, 2010 Learn...
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May 12, 2010
An information session on the 11th Women's Worlds (WW) Congress is to take place in Toronto on May 25th, 2010. The Women's Worlds Congress is an...
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May 5, 2010
Obsidian Theatre Call for Apprentices   Obsidian Theatre Company is passionately dedicated to the exploration, development and production of the...
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April 22, 2010
Jumblies is heading towards our major event of the year: Like An Old Tale - a 2-week, work-in-progress, evolving installation, storytelling and...
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April 21, 2010
The Sustainable Thinking and Expression on Public Space (STEPS) Initiative, a collaborative effort that aims to promote sustainable and community-...
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March 24, 2010
  Calling all graffiti artists, youth, art advocates, muralists, community members, property owners, and Hip Hop enthusiasts! Toronto's policy...
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March 18, 2010
Advocacy is the process of supporting an idea or cause to influence outcomes such as public policy, or the distribution of local resources and...
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March 17, 2010
Advocacy, Workshops
Rhythms of Resistance Network Thursday, March 18th, 6-8 pm Steelworkers Hall - 25 Cecil St, Toronto (Lounge) FREE No drumming experience necessary...
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March 17, 2010
Saturday March 20, 2010, 7:00pm SANCTUARY CITY Cecil Street Community Centre, 58 Cecil Street FREE   Come join No One Is Illegal for food,...
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March 11, 2010
How can we enhance the role of our parks and the public realm in meeting the City’s overall goals of social inclusion, economic and...
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March 4, 2010
Advocacy, Ideas
TAC and the City Parks Department would like your opinion!  
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February 24, 2010
Public Lecture with David Anderson. Friday March 26th, 7 - 9 pm, ISIS Studio, 66 Gerrard St. East, Suite # 302
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February 18, 2010
Advocacy, Ideas, Reports
The distribution of artistic neighbourhoods across the city is far from balanced. Out of Toronto's top ten neighbourhoods for artists and cultural...
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