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April 19, 2011
First annual Jane & Finch Youth Film Festival!  Submission deadline is April 29.  Festival on Wednesday May 11 at York Woods...
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April 19, 2011
Events, Ideas
FLY SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 4:30 PM AT TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX 3 MONDAY, MAY 2, 9:45PM AT CUMBERLAND 3   97 minutes | Mexico  | Language: (Subtitled...
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April 19, 2011
  If you haven't checked out our new website yet, take a look! We're still working out some of the bugs, so if you find any errors or omissions...
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April 19, 2011
  Leader of the Pack: What you need to win the race with Bill Hogg   Please note: This session is for General Managers and Artistic...
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April 19, 2011
Excited, nervous, curious about the possibility of writing poetry? Write your way: exploring poetry's power  When    Wednesday, June...
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April 15, 2011
Individual artists, diverse cultural groups, organizations, municipalities, and festivals old and new are coming together in the pan-Canadian...
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April 15, 2011
Canadian Music Week in association with Music Managers Forum Canada will be presenting three Canadian acts at this festival under the Canadian Music...
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April 15, 2011
Learning & Support Opportunity! Grant-writing 101: Free ArtReach Youth Workshop! April 26, 2011, 6pm to 9:00pm North Toronto Memorial Community...
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April 14, 2011
Mayworks Poetry Marathon! More than 50 poets reading over the course of 5 hours!!!   Sunday May 1, 2011 3 pm to 8 pm (doors open at 2:30 pm)...
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April 14, 2011
Ideas, NAN Blog
Artistic Excellence: Who Decides?   On March 17, the Neighbourhood Arts Network and MABELLEarts hosted a discussion on aesthetics, ethics, and...
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April 14, 2011
Seminar and workshop with Tel-Aviv based photographer Pierre Poulain (A contribution to UNESCO's World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and...
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April 13, 2011
The Artist in Residency Program:  
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April 13, 2011
The Latin American Researchers of Ontario (LARO), a recently formed non-profit association, is extending a warm invitation to individuals and...
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April 13, 2011
All About Uth: A Day Experience   Wednesday April 20, 2011 7-9pm Artscape Wychwood Barns 3, b current Studio 251 601 Christie Street   As a...
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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
Magnetic North Theatre Festival invites you to apply for Compass Points   June 6 - 10, 2011 Ottawa  
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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
An international conference in the Faculty of Fine Arts, York University April 20 - 22, 2011 | Toronto, Canada Staging Sustainability is an...
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March 25, 2011
ArtReach Mentorship Panel & Circles Are you interested in mentorship, or linking with arts presenters who have years of experience in the sector...
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March 25, 2011
The Tangerine Project, a CAEA and PACT initiative Equity and PACT are pleased to announce that the Tangerine Project is now available.
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March 25, 2011
Introducing: The Vine Project The Vine Project is a website promoting creative expression of racially diverse communities in the General Toronto...
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March 25, 2011
Creative Capital Initiative public consultations March 28 and April 7 at City Hall The Creative Capital Initiative will host public consultations...
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March 25, 2011
The New Culture Days Participation Guide is Now Available! While many have already started to pre-register their Culture Days 2011 activities since...
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March 24, 2011
PROJECT: URBAN CANVAS A mural series celebrating over 60 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Presented by Amnesty International...
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March 22, 2011
Community Arts Ontario is looking for responses to their feedback survey. Help CAO out by providing some feedback - it only takes ten minutes! http...
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March 22, 2011
Literacy Outside the Box LBS Through Art Literacy Outside the Box: Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) Through Art is an inspiring and thought-provoking...
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March 18, 2011
Events, Ideas, Workshops
Arts Informed Evaluation Workshop Facilitated by Julie Frost, Executive/Artistic Director of AFCY, and Leah Burns, OISE PhD candidate.  ...
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March 17, 2011
North-Toronto's Artbarn School, located at 250 Eglinton Avenue West, has been offering creative art experiences to adults and children since 2005.
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March 17, 2011
keep on MOVING! Created for emerging artists in collaboration with emerging artists A*free* one-day conference created to address the specific needs...
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March 15, 2011
Jumblies Theatre presents Laura Hale Thursday March 24, 2011 Fixt Point Studio, 1550 Queen St. West Guest Presenter: Laura Hale
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March 11, 2011
Events, Ideas
The ICI is a self-managed group of activists, media artists and academics working with artistic and curatorial practices to extend critical...
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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
LOST AND FOUND: (FINDING) HIDDEN BEAUTY IN THE 'HOOD This March-- In association with the Centre for Incidental Activisms, The M.A.D. Poet (aka...
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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 15, 2011
Taxes For Theatre Artists Taxes For Theatre Artists will help answer questions on: * Employment versus self-employment * Employment expense...
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February 14, 2011
Reigniting the Imagination: Art, Community, and Everyday Life A Public Lecture with Clarke Mackey This lecture, originally scheduled for February...
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February 14, 2011
DUE TONIGHT AT MIDNIGHT! Call For Submissions: 'Resilience' A Queer Collaborative Art Installation in partnership with Mayworks What: 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
HotBox Riverwood mentorship project is a professional development program to challenge artists to create temporary natural, site specific outdoor...
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February 4, 2011
SAVAC (South Asian Visual Arts Centre) and the Art Gallery of Ontario present Toronto Now The Museum of Found Objects: Toronto (Maharaja and --)...
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February 4, 2011
Art Creates Change: The Kym Pruesse Speaker Series:
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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 2, 2011
The Artist Educators in Communities and Schools Exchange Conference: EVERYONE CAN PLAY! Saturday February 19, 2011 8:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. St....
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February 1, 2011
Events, Ideas
Official Launch of Akwaba Fashion Elegance & Black History Month 20011. Venue: Novotel Hotel Toronto, 45 The Esplanade Street. Date: Thursday,...
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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 24, 2011
A Light in Midwinter   WILL YOU JOIN US ON FEBRUARY 12th?   On Saturday, February 12, 2011 come share the warmth of A Light in Mid Winter,...
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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 21, 2011
The Clarke Mackey lecture originally scheduled for February 2nd has been postponed to February 16, 2011.   Reigniting the Imagination: Art,...
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January 19, 2011
Events, Ideas, Workshops
As part of Cultural Pluralism in the Performing Arts Movement of Ontario's next Audience Development Workshop hosted by Markham Theatre, we're...
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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
Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art is proud to present the sixth season of the Urban Field Speakers Series. Alfredo Jaar with Rafael Goldchain...
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January 13, 2011
INTRO TO COACHING FOR TRANSFORMATION Coaching Skills for Community Workers, Managers, Community Leaders and Others who Want to Empower People One...
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January 7, 2011
We are pleased to announce the first Jumblies seminar of 2011, this time a pleasant morning gathering: My Year with Jumblies Theatre, by Beth...
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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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November 2, 2010
The International Diaspora Film Festival will run from November 2 - 7 in the Innis Town Hall at 2 Sussex Ave. The IDFF explores themes of migration...
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October 8, 2010
All three finalists for the 2010 Arts For Youth Award (Art Starts, Supporting Our Youth, and Manifesto) are all doing significant, transformative...
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October 7, 2010
Dale Hamilton's reflections of a community-engaged arts practitioner working with youth in a low-income neighbourhood: "It smacked me on the face...
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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
Thursday September 30th, meet at the Trinity Bellwoods Park (Queen & Strachan gate) between 6:30 - 7 pm for Art Spin. The bike led art tour...
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September 28, 2010
How Do You Value Your Artwork? What makes a piece of art worth $1 or a $1,000,000? With modern technology of communication and marketing such as...
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September 22, 2010
Upcoming Events from Jumblies Theatre: Dreadful Creations to Mock our Rotten Ideas of Fear and Death or an intensive day of learning about Night of...
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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 21, 2010
Literary Scavenger Hunt - Sunday, September 26 Ready to take on your fellow book-loving Torontonians? Eager to scour Queen's Park from one end to...
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September 20, 2010
FAMILY "PLAY" DAY COME TO A PLAY CALLED "THE CARBON BUSTERS" CREATED & PERFORMED BY RIVERTOWNE YOUTH PLUS A "CONVERSATION CAFE" & FREE BBQ...
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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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August 4, 2010
Ideas
Creative Mosaics: Mentoring in Community Arts & Cultures - A Needs & Capacity Assessment is a collaborative project created to respond to...
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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 28, 2010
Ideas
Creative Mosaics: Mentoring in Community Arts & Cultures - A Needs & Capacity Assessment is a collaborative project created to respond to...
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June 23, 2010
Ideas
The Center for Digital Storytelling is proud to announce the third edition of our textbook, Digital Storytelling: Capturing Lives, Creating...
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June 10, 2010
Events, Ideas
Art Spin is a bicycle led, guided art tour of Toronto’s west end art district. Each tour will consist of visits to art galleries, art...
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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 26, 2010
On Saturday May 29th, from 1-4pm  we are hosting the Doors Open event at the Brick Works for Evergreen. For one of our performance pieces, we'...
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May 25, 2010
TAF NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR 2010 AWARDS    Nominations are now being accepted for the 2010 Toronto Arts Foundation Awards which...
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May 18, 2010
Clarke Mackey will  present and discuss ideas from his book Random Acts of Culture:  Reclaiming Art and Community in the 21st Century at...
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May 18, 2010
Funding, Ideas
The Aviva Community Fund will be back in 2010. This year, Aviva Canada is offering up $1,000,000 to help you build a better community. Starting in...
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May 7, 2010
On Tuesday May 4th Toronto Neighbourhood Centres (TNC): Telling our Tales hosted over 20 community agencies to discuss community arts programming. To...
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May 5, 2010
The Toronto Comic Arts Festival   Saturday May 8th, 9am-5pm and Sunday May 9th, 11am-5pm   @ Toronto Reference Library 789 Yonge St.,...
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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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April 15, 2010
In 2007, ideas starting buzzing in the Jane-Finch community on what was needed to better support local artists and resident groups. Energy was...
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April 14, 2010
Events, Ideas
Welcome to Toronto and GTA World Creativity and Innovation Week for 2010. Saturday April 17th 12 pm - 5 pm Centennial College, 951 Carlaw Ave,...
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April 8, 2010
Starting in 2002, the Toronto Arts Council (TAC) saw an increase of applications to its Community Arts program. Stemming from this influx, the TAC...
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April 7, 2010
Resources for Social Change (RSC) is a training program developed by ROOTS that teaches ideas and techniques to create social change through art....
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April 7, 2010
Ideas
Accountants make great volunteers!  Why ask a CMA (certified management accountant) to volunteer with your community arts organization? CMAs are...
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April 7, 2010
Overwhelmed by the red tape involved in planning an event in a public space in the City of Toronto? Look no further, this guide answers all your...
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April 7, 2010
Ideas
The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) is seeking nominations for the 2010 IT Hero Awards, which celebrate...
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March 31, 2010
Charity Tax Tools is a free, comprehensive information website with easy to understand content developed by Imagine Canada that will provide...
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March 24, 2010
Ideas
100 artifacts, 100 Torontonians, 100 stories, 100 exhibit ideas. City of Toronto Museum Services want you to engage with Toronto's history in a...
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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
Case Studies, Ideas
Waterfront Toronto has unveiled their plans for a park in a surprising spot: under the overpass in the West Don Lands area. Far from being a dark and...
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March 9, 2010
Events, Funding, Ideas
Bring your Art into Business and join us for a day full of inspiring presenters and informative topics.   2010 SMALL BUSINESS ARTS FORUM...
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