Banff Centre

Type: Organization
Name: Banff Centre
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Former University of Guelph student wins CBC’s grand prize for nonfiction writing

Award winnerSubmittedFormer University of Guelph student, Patti-Kay Hamilton, is the winner of the 2014 CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize.GUELPH— A former University of Guelph student, Patti-Kay Hamilton is this year's winner of the CBC Creative Nonfiction ... [Published Guelph Mercury - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Banff beckons for kapa haka innovator

A long-standing member of Te Waka Huia, Kura Te Ua, has been selected to take part in the Indigenous Dance Residency at the Banff Centre in Canada.Creative New Zealand is funding the position as part of its International Cultural Exchange Programme.She ... [Published Waatea News.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Maori dancer heads to Canada for cultural exchange (Fuseworks)

, 1:17 pmMāori contemporary dancer, performer and choreographer Kura Te Ua will shortly leave for Canada to participate in The Banff Centre’s acclaimed Indigenous Dance Residency over July and August.This opportunity, funded by Creative New Zealand as ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

George Ryga Society shuts down

The demise of the George Ryga Centre Society in Summerland boiled down to a question of finances, says the president of the organization.The Ryga Society has decided to dissolve after distributing a number of literary grants stemming from last year’s ... [Published Penticton Herald - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Giant Walkthrough Brain

7:15 PM ET 7:28That's the title for a talk Jay Ingram is giving at the Banff Centre. The science broadcaster explains the concept to Doug Dirks. ... [Published CBC - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Former Londoners Shad, Bulat make Polaris short list

Two former members of the London music scene — Basia Bulat and Shad — have been short listed for the 2014 Polaris Music Prize.The artists’ 2013 releases, Tall Tall Shadow by Bulat and Flying Colours by Shad, cracked the short list of 10 nominees July ... [Published Londoner - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Writer makes prestigious prize list

04:45 pmVisit www.cbc.ca/books/canadawrites/St. Albert author Sarah Habben is one of five finalists shortlisted for the 2014 CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize.Habben is vying for the annual award with her story Where I Am From. The finalists were chosen from ... [Published St. Albert Gazette - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Lets take back town

06:00 amEditor:Yes, it really is time to take back our town. I am so sick and tired of special events in Banff.It’s not just the traffic and parking problems either. It’s the noise.We live on Buffalo Street. On Canada Day, we were subjected to the twin ... [Published Rocky Mountain Outlook - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Reinventing a classic

In the business of fusing high art and pop culture, the Art of Time Ensemble may have taken on its most ambitious project yet — re-inventing the Beatles’ iconic Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.Led by world-renowned concert pianist Andrew Burashko, ... [Published Banff Crag & Canyon - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Wasaga Beach EDO talks events, casino at Breakfast event

Wasaga Beach economic development and communications officer Jenny Legget will be talking about special events, business and the process of attracting a gaming facility to the area at Breakfast at the Beach July 10.The Chamber of Commerce networking event ... [Published Simcoe.com - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Radical Reels

hosted by Denali, NewHavenThere is no better way to get stoked about skiing, biking, riding, or paddling than by seeing the 2014 edition of the Radical Reels Tour! We’re talking jaw-dropping bike jumps, nail-biting kayak drops, and mind-blowing powder. ... [Published Branford Patch - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Indigenous authors offer revealing insights

Talk about a conversation piece — not only does the Banff Centre Press’ latest book feature several different languages, it also touches on a few hot topics.Languages of Our Land/Langues de notre terre is an anthology of 12 indigenous authors and poets ... [Published Banff Crag & Canyon - Jul 04 2014]

Quotes

"We are delighted to provide this support for Kura. I’m sure she will gain much value from this experience."
"Hopefully, some time before I die. I'm not a super-fast writer."
...environmental protection and contributed to the soundtrack for the National Parks Project in 2011 as part of Parks Canada’s centennial celebrations. "I'm really looking forward to performing in Canada's first NationalNational Park. Our parks system was established over 100 years ago to create a natural refuge for ourselves, our fellow creatures, and their precious habitats,” said Harmer. “It’s an honour to be able to share my music in such an iconic setting in celebration of our nation’s protected places.”"

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Week in Preview: Our critics' picks for your ne... [Published Globe and Mail - 1 hour ago]
Former University of Guelph student wins CBC’s ... [Published Guelph Mercury - 6 hours ago]
Viral Agent [Published TheWalrus.ca - 9 hours ago]
Banff beckons for kapa haka innovator [Published Waatea News.com - Jul 24 2014]
Maori dancer heads to Canada for cultural excha... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 24 2014]
In her own write [Published Sault Star Online - Jul 23 2014]
George Ryga Society shuts down [Published Penticton Herald - Jul 22 2014]
Big voice coming to Portage [Published Portage Daily Graphic - Jul 21 2014]
Giant Walkthrough Brain [Published CBC - Jul 19 2014]
Pembroke native shortlisted for CBC award [Published Pembroke Daily Observer - Jul 18 2014]
Former Londoners Shad, Bulat make Polaris short... [Published Londoner - Jul 16 2014]
Writer makes prestigious prize list [Published St. Albert Gazette - Jul 16 2014]
Lets take back town [Published Rocky Mountain Outlook - Jul 11 2014]
Reinventing a classic [Published Banff Crag & Canyon - Jul 08 2014]
Wasaga Beach EDO talks events, casino at Breakf... [Published Simcoe.com - Jul 08 2014]
Radical Reels [Published Branford Patch - Jul 05 2014]
Indigenous authors offer revealing insights [Published Banff Crag & Canyon - Jul 04 2014]
Banff: Top Rated Travel Destination [Published Where Canadian Rockies - Jul 01 2014]
Kevin Drew back in the solo limelight [Published Banff Crag & Canyon - Jun 28 2014]
Radical Reels hosted by Denali, New  HavenThere... [Published Orange Patch - Jun 26 2014]
The circle of death: why I leash my cat [Published Jasper Fitzhugh - Jun 26 2014]
Banff Centre Radio goes live [Published Banff Crag & Canyon - Jun 25 2014]
Banff Centre appoints interim president [Published Globe and Mail - Jun 21 2014]
DISCUSSION & TASTING: Knish: In search of the J... [Published Park Slope Patch - Jun 21 2014]
March: Virginia and the Dancers [Published NewMusicBox - Jun 19 2014]
Performance in the Park bigger than ever [Published Banff Crag & Canyon - Jun 19 2014]
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Supporting Artistic Excellence : Government of ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - May 21 2014]
Media Advisory: Member of Parliament Blake Rich... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - May 20 2014]
Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to Eugene [Published Oregon Daily Emerald - Apr 04 2014]
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Supporting Artistic Excellence : Government of ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - May 21 2014]
BANFF, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 21, 2014) - Department of Canadian Heritage ...
Media Advisory: Member of Parliament Blake Rich... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - May 20 2014]
BANFF, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 20, 2014) - Blake Richards, Member of Parliament (Wild Rose), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, will make an announcement about The Banff Centre on Wednesday ...
Scholarships Available for Banff Science Commun... [Published Genome Blog - Mar 05 2014]
Science can be hard. Good communications can be just as hard. Effective science communication can really take the cake when it comes to a challenge.Yet the specialized subject of science communication is rarely tackled as part of journalism degrees or ...
The Banff Centre Selects AudienceView [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Feb 11 2014]
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 11, 2014) - AudienceView has been selected as the in-house ticketing solution by The Banff Centre , a globally respected arts, cultural and educational institution in Banff, Alberta, Canada. ...
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