Category: Future Event

  • The “Stages” of Community Theatre in Almonte

    The “Stages” of Community Theatre in Almonte

    Friday, 28 January 2022 via Zoom Speaker: Kris Riendeau Lecture Summary: From the very first Valley Players’ production back in 1983 to the 2021 theatrical fundraiser for Puppets Up, community theatre has played a dynamic role (pun intended) in this area. On stage, backstage or in the audience — there’s a place for everyone! In […]

  • No Shhhing in the Library!

    No Shhhing in the Library!

    Friday, 29 October 2021 via Zoom Speaker: Christine Row Lecture Summary: I believe public libraries have entered a renaissance period. What were once quiet places filled with books are now vibrant and creative community spaces. From Halifax to Calgary, cities across Canada are choosing to showcase their creative innovative spirit through their public libraries. Not […]

  • Should Universities Teach ‘Startup Culture’?

    Should Universities Teach ‘Startup Culture’?

    Friday, 24 September 2021 via Zoom Speaker: Chris Evans Lecture Summary: An emerging trend in university offerings is training in entrepreneurship through hands-on experience of what one might call “startup culture”. This is often described as an important learning experience for students. Why are universities devoting scarce resources to doing this? Is it an appropriate […]