Culture Days @ the Library--Fall 2012
Culture Days @ the Library is back in a big way for Fall 2012. Now in its third year, Culture Days is a massive country-wide celebration of arts and culture with many thousands of activities in towns and cities across Canada. The range of activities is immense and includes dance, music of all kinds, theatre, film, literature and even culinary arts. Culture Days is also a vast cultural mosaic of artists and performers including indigenous peoples, Québécois, Indian, Korean, Chinese, Caribbean and many more.
The big thing about Culture Days is that it is interactive and offers a way for the audience to literally get in on the act. Culture Days @ the Library features some 40 activities and they will all let you experience the arts in a very direct way. Do you want to learn guitar? Find out if there is a sinuous bellydancer hiding behind those blue jeans? Be the storyteller? Compose a song? Create a webcomic?
There are also many hands-on arts and crafts events, from Origami to wire weaving, tapestry, bookmaking, felting and much more. Virtually all the programs are great for kids and families.
Just click on Culture Days @ the Library to see the possibilities. Let your imagination go wild!
Above, left to right: Lizardo Carvajal and the Bird of a Thousand Songs, Bloor/Gladstone, Fri. Sept 29, 1:15; Jauna Selzer teaches the Art of Tapestry (Leaside, Fri. Sept. 28, 2 pm and Northern District Sat. Sept. 29. 10-12); Bellydancer Evyenia Karmi (Highland Creek, Fri. Sept. 28, 2 pm, and Agincourt, Sat. Sept. 29, 10:30 am).
Culture Days @ the Library is a partnership between Toronto Public Library, Culture Days and the Neighbourhood Arts Network.
|NAN is a community-engaged network of over 750 artists providing support to artists with in-person networking, professional development events, promotional materials, advocacy, shared resources, research, and on-going partnerships.|
For all Culture Days activities, go to the Culture Days website.