Schmoozin' In Style
Latitude 53’s The Fine Art of Schmoozy is now less than a week away, and our Special Event Committee member Sean wants you to be excited about the classic drinks that will help you party in style. Here Sean offers his take of what’s to come on the night of Schmoozy: It’s Saturday afternoon, your day for jeans and yardwork. Aspirin is calming your head, Alka-Seltzer and a...
ARTIST-RUN CENTRES AND ORGANIZATIONS FAVA Film and Video Arts Harcourt House Artist Run Centre Society of Northern Alberta Print-Artists Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts ArcPost Global Artist Run Centre Artist Run Centres and Collectives Conference ALBERTA ARTS ORGANIZATIONS Edmonton Arts Council Alberta Foundation for the Arts
R.I.P. Artist & Education Program
Art Rubicon announced Tuesday that Paul Riech, Arts Development Consultant with the Arts Branch at the AFA, has confirmed that the Artist & Education program will not be available for 2011/2012. This program, according to the AFA website, allowed “schools to bring professional Alberta artists into their classrooms for projects…. Arts residencies encourage[d] students’ creativity...
Aviva Community Fund ... VOTE for DRAW! →
Latitude 53 is in the third round of submissions to the Aviva Community Fund … and WE NEED YOUR VOTES to advance to the SEMI FINALS!! Voting ENDS NOVEMBER 26! Do it now, and do it often! Help us make DRAW bigger and better than ever!
Consumer vs. government spending on arts & culture
Consumer Spending on Culture in Canada, the Provinces and 12 Metropolitan Areas in 2008, a recently-published report from Hill Strategies Research, shows that Canadian consumers spent over $27 billion on cultural goods and services in 2008 – almost three times more than the $9.2 billion spent on culture by all levels of government in 2007/08. Some other key findings of the report include: ...
2010.11.17 ~ MENTORS ~ [writer in residence = fish...
This is the first post by Latitude 53’s newest Writer In Residence, Fish Griwkowsky. He writes critically about Latitude 53 programming, the community and more on a regular basis over a six month term from November to April. Read more about the Writer In Residence program. Who are your mentors, your heroes? More importantly, what did you learn from them and apply to your life? The idea of...
Become a friend... with benefits
We’re launching our annual membership drive at Latitude 53 this week. If you don’t have a L53 membership already, well… why the heck not? In addition to our undying love and affection, membership has a whole bunch of PG-rated benefits, including: advance notice of exhibitions, openings, and talks Access to artists during special Members-only exhibition reception special...
Kristi Malakoff will be presenting an artist talk today at Latitude 53. 2pm. Be there! http://www.latitude53.org/gallery/current
Adventurous Gallery Seeks Multiple Partners
Become a Member. Become a Friend … with Benefits. Join in person at Latitude 53, or go to latitude53.org/friendswithbenefits. Join the conversation. Take a risk. Become a Member TODAY.
Edmonton artists make good.
Hello All: Edmonton music artist Michael Rault is this week’s free download on iTunes canada; download it from iTunes. Michael’s new album Ma-Me-O is available for purchase on iTunes and as many of you are aware Michael has played at Latitude 53 a few times but always solo and it’s really great to see Edmonton artists making a splash on a national level. Another note is...
Schmoozin' In Style
Latitude 53’s annual seasonal fundraiser - The Fine Art of Schmoozy - is less than a month away! In honor of the era that birthed artist-run centres in Canada, this year we found inspiration from the 1960s Modernist Aesthetics for the theme of Schmoozy. While we count down the days until the big night, our very own sartorialist and Special Event Committee member Sean will offer tips...