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September 24 -October 24, 2021

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Special programs from our Creatives in Residence

From foraging walks to protest poster workshops, check out the special programs developed by Ontario Culture Days’ Creatives in Residence and more.

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Day in the Life

Discover communities across Ontario through the Day in the Life series presented by OLG.

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Day in the life: North Bay

Celebrated for its beautiful scenery, North Bay also has a vibrant local arts scene with The Gateway To Diversity Festival launching on September 24 & 25, and Intercultural Day on September 26.

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Day in the life: Thunder Bay

Nestled on the shores of Lake Superior in Northwestern Ontario, the city is a nature lover’s dream with a vibrant arts and culture scene. Check out some top picks of Ontario Culture Days events happening at the Art Gallery and other Thunder Bay locations here!

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Day in the life: Toronto

This Ontario Culture Days festival, Toronto is the setting for All The City’s A Stage — a series of pop-up events at libraries in neighbourhoods across the city. Take a look at the event listings here and plan to attend one or all!

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Stinging Nettle Pesto recipe by Tamara Green

Our next Creative In Residence profile brings us in conversation with chef and instructor Tamara Green. Her work focuses on pre-contact ingredients and her personal chef company, Indigenesis, works to re-integrate Indigenous foods and cooking methods.

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Amaranth Maple Strawberry Salad recipe by Tamara Green

Our next Creative In Residence profile brings us in conversation with chef and instructor Tamara Green. Her work focuses on pre-contact ingredients and her personal chef company, Indigenesis, works to re-integrate Indigenous foods and cooking methods.

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Kicking Off A Creative Fall Season

Can’t wait for the 2021 Ontario Culture Days Festival? Neither can we. Here are sneak peeks of some of the exciting events that have been registered early. Start saving the dates now!

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When Art Meets Food: Claire Tallarico and Tonia Di Risio

Our next Creative In Residence profile brings us in conversation with Claire Tallarico and Tonia Di Risio. Together, they work under the banner of Alchemy, a collaborative initiative that fosters community engagement by sharing art, food, and conversation.

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Culinary Interconnectedness: Tamara Green

Our next Creative In Residence profile brings us in conversation with chef and instructor Tamara Green. Her work focuses on pre-contact ingredients and her personal chef company, Indigenesis, works to re-integrate Indigenous foods and cooking methods.

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Mobilising Communities: Laura Rojas

Creative in Residence Laura Rojas is a Colombian-born, Toronto-based artist who uses graphic design as a tool for education and activism. She tells us about her introduction to the world of zine-making as well as her upcoming project as part of the Ontario Culture Days 2021 Festival.

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Food as Craft: Kanika Gupta and Amit Kehar

The Creative in Residence duo, multimedia artist Kanika Gupta and cinematographer Amit Kehar, discuss resilience, approaching work from different perspectives, and their upcoming project as part of the Ontario Culture Days 2021 Festival.

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