November 5, 2013

Council unanimously passes Cultural Action Plan

 

By Tina Dempko-Denver

 

"In a rare break with the code of conduct in council chambers, the audience was invited to share their reaction to the Community Services Committee’s unanimous approval of the Cultural Action Plan. A...

October 25, 2013

"Sometimes it must seem to the artists that the presenting world is completely foreign and impenetrable. The winner of the Artist of the Year award has been determined to break through that mystery. Seeking understanding, presenters have been questioned about what they...

October 13, 2013

Trevor Copp tackles inequality with artistic ingenuity

 

By Natalie Timperio

 

"As Artistic Director of Tottering Biped Theatre (TBT), Trevor Copp has a thing or two to say about life, or more importantly his life, in suburban Burlington. Operating since 2009, TBT has sinc...

September 20, 2013

By Trevor Copp

 

The online virtual world of ‘Second Life’ stretches thousands of kilometres and millions of visitors.  While searching for her lost sister, Jessica struggles to find out what – and who – are real.  Life and it’s double are at stake in this multi-med...

September 10, 2013

 

by Rhiannon Russell

 

You name it, there’s a pretty good chance Trevor Copp has done it.

The 35-year-old self-described “theatre creator” has a master’s degree in theatre, studied at the Marcel Marceau International School of Mime, won awards as a ballroom dancer, taught...

August 29, 2013

Arts and culture members provide food for thought on Cultural Action Plan

 

By Tina Depko-Denver

 

"Members of the city’s arts and culture community provided the city with a lot of food for thought on Wednesday night. The crowd of nearly 60 participants converged a...

August 27, 2013

Artists want a storm of colour and light and sound and hope you will come to a community consultation and get soaked.

 

By Pepper Parr

 

"The natives are restless.  The tom-tom drums are beating.  Smoke clouds are being used to spread the message:

 

There’s...

July 5, 2013

 

By Tina Depko-Denver

 

"It was a night for the cultural record books.

More than 60 artists representing a variety of genres gathered at the Student Theatre Centre Thursday evening to have their say about what should be included in the Cultural Action Plan.

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July 1, 2013

Tottering Biped Theatre is evolving.  I always say that, but I mean it even more today than usual. We are kicking off bigger projects in a city that’s starting to change its tune and march our way. So far local corporations like DEC Express – our season sponsors – and...

June 20, 2013

For the first time, Burlington Council is considering a proposal to create funding for the Arts in our City.  Cobalt Connects has created a plan that could do us wonders: and it’s time say to Council ‘We <3 Culture’ in this City!  Burlington’s Cultural Action Plan pres...

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