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Timothy Tweed

DESIGN GURU, RADIO-HEAD, MAKER, TINKERER, EPICURIAN..., Tweed Creative in Penticton

Arts Matter

PRESENTED ON SEP 21, 2017
IN PENTICTON @ VOL 9

Why do arts matter in a small community? Well, Timothy Tweed, president of the local art council, discusses why arts DO matter in the City of Penticton. A small city know for its vibriant and large art community with local theatre groups, murals troughout the dowtown, and many art galleries.

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The Power of the Arts

BY KATHRYN BLUME
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 07, 2012

Kathryn Blume talks about the power of the arts in building powerful movements for addressing climate change and communicating a potent, creative vision for a world without oil. This presentation is in English.

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Arts and Crafts of the State Fair

BY PHILIP BERGER
@ VOL 32 ON DEC 02, 2014

From butter sculpting of local beauty princesses, impressionist quilting, to the home made cakes from scratch. 

Philip Berger discusses of the arts and crafts that he discovered at the Minnesota State fair. Learning that there is no clear definition of art and craft, along with the celebration of locally grown agriculture. 

"Presentation of the Day" on April 15, 2015.

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The Restoration of Heritage at the Arts Centre of Christchurch

BY ANDRE LOVATT
@ VOL 23 ON MAY 04, 2015

The Arts Centre in Christchurch is a neo-gothic campus, once hosting the local university, converted into a space for local artists to practise and showcase. Severely damaged in the Canterbury earthquakes, it is now going through an extensive restoration. Arts Centre CEO Andre Lovatt gives people an insight into the restoration of the Arts Centre, to explain what it is that they have been doing since the earthquakes, show the process visually and give an indication on the progress that is being made. Showing the love, care and attention that so many people are giving to their restoration work and how, when it is all done, the Arts Centre, and the Christchurch wider community, will be so much better for it.

 

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Locate Arts

BY BRIAN JOBE
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 11, 2016

A look at locating contemporary art in Tennessee

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OZ Arts

BY RON YEARWOOD
@ VOL 25 ON JUL 21, 2017

Ron Yearwood shares what happens at OZ Arts in Nashville.

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Okanagan Arts Matter

BY KATIE BRENNAN
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 21, 2017

Katie Brennan is an artist based in Kelowna BC who recently left the position of Executive Director of the Arts Council of the Central Okanagan to pursue her artistic practice full time. She is also the former Curator of the Lake Country Art Gallery and a sessional instructor at UBC Okanagan. She has completed Marie Forleo's B School and most recently Seth Godin's altMBA course. 

Katie speaks about how generosity and curiosity are key to success in the arts for both organizations and individual artists.

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Artist Run Galleries Matter

BY KINDRIE GROVE
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 21, 2017

Kindrie Grove and Renee Matheson of Matheson and Grove Fine Art in Penticton, BC muse on the process of artistic development and explain why artist-run galleries matter.

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An obsession with arts, hearts & buildings

BY ANDREA COCKERTON
@ VOL 14 ON MAR 06, 2018

Andrea Cockerton believes people are capable of more than they think. Buildings can be differently beautiful when used unexpectedly. Colliding these together through the arts is what drives her.

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Where Arts, Education, & Community Harmonize

BY MIKE GUARINO
@ VOL 28 ON JUL 12, 2018

Mike Guarino shares the story of the Snow Pond Arts Academy.