Banff Centre

Type: Organization
Name: Banff Centre
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Climate change impacting birds – Interview on Banff Centre Radio

Climate change seriously threatens bird species across Canada and the United States according to a new groundbreaking report released by Nature Canada’s partner organization, the Audubon Society. The report concludes that half of all birds studied could ... [Published Nature Canada - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Delphi Trio Featured in Sept. 28 Sundays at Three Program

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 15, 2014 – The Chamber Music Sundays at Three series will kick off its 2014-2015 season with a performance by the Delphi Trio Sept. 28 at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus.The concert is scheduled for 3 p.m. ... [Published Capaha Arrow - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Londoner Laurie D. Graham runner-up in contest

London poet Laurie D. Graham was a runner-up in CBC’s Canada Writes.The Fanshawe College teacher was nominated for her poem Settler Education.Calgary’s David Martin won for Tar Swan. Martin’s poem was selected from more than 2,500 works received from ... [Published London Free Press - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

2014 CBC Poetry Prize winner announced

David Martin, a Calgary poet and literacy instructor, is the 2014 CBC Poetry Prize winner.His poem Tar SwanFor winning the grand prize, Martin will receive $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, and his poem will be published in the October edition ... [Published CBC - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cyber Summit 2014 - Crowdsourcing Innovation

Cyber Summit 2014: Crowdsourcing Innovation will show how educators, researchers and innovators in the province can pool resources on technological development.Keynote Speaker Sue Gardner is the former head of Wikimedia, which oversees Wikipedia. She ... [Published Tech Vibes - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Gov’t support needed to realize vision for HRC

Charles Pachter, whose art graces the prime minister’s residence, the Canadian Embassy in Washington and numerous art galleries and whose steel and granite moose sculptures have been installed across the country, has also made a habit of transforming ... [Published Packet & Times - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Fruit tree removal encouraged in Banff

04:08 pmThe Town of Banff is investigating options to encourage residents to cut down fruit trees that can draw hungry bears into the townsite to feed.On Monday (Sept. 8), council asked administration to bring back a report with options for incentives ... [Published Rocky Mountain Outlook - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Timber Timbre haunt Aeolian

It’s time for Hot Dreams and Polaris Music Prize hopes at Aeolian Hall on Friday.Canadian alt-folk band Timber Timbre plays the historic London hall, touring to support its Polaris-shortlisted album Hot Dreams (Arts & Crafts).With Taylor Kirk’s haunting ... [Published London Free Press - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Brunning gets writing crash course

Maori actor and director Nancy Brunning's step up to being a writer will be boosted by her participation in a top indigenous writing programme.Brunning is being funded to attend the programme in Canada by Creative New Zealand.She'll do two weeks in the ... [Published Waatea News.com - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Finalists announced for 2014 CBC Poetry Prize

Five writers from across Canada are vying for the 2014 English-language CBC Poetry Prize.The finalists, who were selected from more than 2,500 submitted works of poetry, are:• Laurie D. Graham , a college teacher in London, Ontario and co-editor of literary ... [Published CBC - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Brunning heads to Banff Centre for indigenous writing programme (Fuseworks)

Acclaimed Māori actor and director, and now writer, Nancy Brunning will shortly leave for Canada to participate in The Banff Centre’s Indigenous Writing Programme over the coming weeks.The opportunity is funded by Creative New Zealand as part of its International ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

President search for The Banff Centre

The Banff Centre is seeking qualified applicants for the role of President. The President of The Banff Centre will inspire the Board, staff, stakeholders and the public to ensure that the organization continues to be a home for excellence, innovation ... [Published Arts Journal - Sep 04 2014]

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...of the Month by BBC Music magazine and as one of the top classical recordings of 2012 by the New York Times, in which Anthony Tommasini explained, "The thoughtful programming is typical for this insightful musician. But Mr. Barnatan's extraordinary playing is what makes this release so rewarding." The pianist's solo album debut, a 2006 Schubert recording from Bridge Records, was pronounced "musicianship of the highest caliber" by London's Evening...
...two ideas in play at the same time-one derived from the literal reality on stage, and the other from the images projected on screen," said Douglas. "The images are fundamentally unstable and depict relationships that could change at any moment. As such, these visuals are much like the futures the characters are trying to forge for themselves in the story."
The jury, which featured award-winning poets Roy Miki, Rachel Rose and Katherena Vermette, said that Martin’s work "urgently speaks to central concerns of our time, particularly here in Canada: the consequences of coal and oil extraction, environmental degradation, and our responsibility to the natural world."
"Beakerhead opens an artistic and engaging door onto the world of science and engineering. There are many good reasons to do this-it's educational, it inspires creativity, it brings people together to innovate and it celebrates a real strength in the makeup of our country. Perhaps the most compelling reason though is that it is enormously entertaining. As a result, it involves the whole community!"

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best ways to explore Banff [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Sep 27 2014]
Climate change impacting birds – Interview on B... [Published Nature Canada - Sep 26 2014]
The VSO’s 2014/2015 Season Opening Weekend [Published Noodls - Sep 26 2014]
Individuals honoured at ceremony for significan... [Published University of Prince Edward Island - Sep 25 2014]
Banff to host premier avalanche conference [Published Rocky Mountain Outlook - Sep 25 2014]
Radical Reels 2014 tour hits Cd'A [Published CDA Press - Sep 25 2014]
Delphi Trio Featured in Sept. 28 Sundays at Thr... [Published Capaha Arrow - Sep 24 2014]
Canadian Stage Presents Helen Lawrence, Oct. 12... [Published Broadway World - Sep 23 2014]
Park poet was finalist for nat’l award [Published Sherwood Park News - Sep 23 2014]
Londoner Laurie D. Graham runner-up in contest [Published London Free Press - Sep 23 2014]
2014 CBC Poetry Prize winner announced [Published CBC - Sep 22 2014]
Cyber Summit 2014 - Crowdsourcing Innovation [Published Tech Vibes - Sep 18 2014]
Pianists Bakland & Cooney present Old, New, and... [Published Augustana University of Alberta - Sep 18 2014]
Gov’t support needed to realize vision for HRC [Published Packet & Times - Sep 16 2014]
Infinite Playlist: Eleanor King has an Ear for ... [Published Canadian Art - Sep 15 2014]
HRC plan taking shape [Published Packet & Times - Sep 13 2014]
Cooking up a Creative Storm With Arts, Science ... [Published MarketWired - Sep 11 2014]
Fruit tree removal encouraged in Banff [Published Rocky Mountain Outlook - Sep 11 2014]
Timber Timbre haunt Aeolian [Published London Free Press - Sep 11 2014]
Facilis & VSN Collaborate, Terrablock Shared St... [Published digital media world - Sep 10 2014]
New Londoner makes poetry shortlist [Published Londoner - Sep 09 2014]
Brunning gets writing crash course [Published Waatea News.com - Sep 09 2014]
MLA calls for finance minister to resign [Published Rocky View Weekly - Sep 09 2014]
WesCeleb: Ben Zucker [Published Wesleyan Argus - Sep 09 2014]
Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage Gains Worldwi... [Published Creative Cow - Sep 09 2014]
Finalists announced for 2014 CBC Poetry Prize [Published CBC - Sep 08 2014]
Where they are now [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 08 2014]
Brunning heads to Banff Centre for indigenous w... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Sep 08 2014]
Adrenaline-pumping films come to town [Published Daily Tar Heel - Sep 05 2014]
Black bear put down in Banff [Published Rocky Mountain Outlook - Sep 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 ...
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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