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Christmas Craft and Bake Sale
Traditional Dene Handmade crafts

Slippers to Mitts and Gloves and Moccasins and Art.

Cakes, Cookies and Goodies

Saturday, December 19th, 2009.

Ndilo gym
10 am to 2 pm

Great Christmas gifts

If you would like to set-up a table or for more information please
contact Bobby Drygeese at 444-0451 or 873-6030read more

Bio & Press KitWorkshop (For Artists / Musicians / Models / Actors /
Traditional Teachers)

An Artist’s press kit is their resume; a living document evolving along
with the artist’s career that must routinely be updated and improved.

We are pleased to offer a 2-day Bio & Press Kit Workshop giving
creative people the tools they need to establish and/or market
themselves to gain work and support. Whether they are an emerging
artist looking to go pro, or an established professional looking to
update, a current press kit is a valuable...read more

-----Original Message-----
From: Boris Atamanenko [mailto:Boris_Atamanenko@learnnet.nt.ca]
Sent: Tuesday, December 08, 2009 10:29 AM
To: undisclosed-recipients
Subject: NEW: NWT Arts Council funding proposal deadline

NOTICE: NWT Arts Council has changed its deadline for funding proposals.

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment, in partnership with the NWT Arts Council would like to inform Northerners that the new closing date for applications for NWT Arts Council Arts Funding is...read more

The OSC Gallery and the Open Sky Creative Society in Fort Simpson,
NT is now accepting submissions from Canadian, Northern and Dehcho
artists & performers for upcoming gallery programming 2010-2011; and participation at the Open Sky Festival 2010 (OSFX).

Please see the link below for various artist and performer
opportunities with the Open Sky Creative Society.

The deadline for all submissions from visual artists, performers &
musicians outside the Dehcho is January
15th, 2010.

...read more

Mary K. Okheena and Roberta Memogana two print makers from Holman/Ulukhaktok are doing a demonstration next Saturday, Dec. 5th at 2:00 pm at Northern Images. Mary and Roberta are two sisters whose drawings and original prints became famous all over Canada.

Maria Stella Patera
Store Retail Manager
Northern Images - Arctic Co-operatives Ltd.
Phone: (867) 777 2786
Fax: (867) 777 4430
115 Mackenzie Rd.
PO Box 2398
Inuvik, NT - X0E 0T0
www.northernimages.caread more

Though this is very short notice, please forward to any and all Yellowknife Artists & Performers who might be interested in participating in this exciting conference.

The Northwest Territories Teacher’s Association (NWTTA) in partnership with the Department of Education, Culture & Employment as well as Learning Through The Arts is proud to present on Tues Nov 24, Wed Nov 25 and Thurs Nov 26 at the Museum the ~“Literacy Through The Arts Conference”.

There is no cost to participants and refreshments and lunch are provided for free each day in the Museum Café.

...read more

You are invited to take part in the Canada Media Fund (CMF) Industry Consultation by participating in a Focus Group session
that will be held on Monday, December 7, 2009 at the Yellowknife Inn 5010 – 49th Street, Yellowknife , NT in the Gold Room, from 9am to 12noon.

The purpose of the Focus Group is to obtain the input and expertise
of industry stakeholders, such as yourself, as we create the policies and programs of the CMF. Discussions at the Focus Group will centre on the key policy issues we outlined during our virtual town hall on August 6, 2009.

We have...read more

Call for Cultural Delegates
2010 Arctic Winter Games
March 6-13, 2010
Grande Prairie, AB

Sport North, in conjunction with the NWT Arts Council, is now accepting applications for Cultural Delegates for Team NWT. We are seeking a total of six (6) cultural delegates, one (1) manager and one (1) chaperone who are interested in participating at the Arctic Winter Games in Grande Prairie, AB.

Delegates can be a different discipline (i.e. performing, visual, photo, film). The chaperone & manager is required to submit references from their community and a...read more

Aurora Fiddle Society workshop

The Aurora Fiddle Society is hosting a fiddle workshop on Nov. 28th
and 29th at Ecole Allain St-Cyr, 48 Taylor Road.

Instructors are Donna Turk, Elisa Sereno Janz and Linda Duford.

$50 for adults, $25 for youth ($10 more for non-members).

9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Contact Mary at 444-8614 or aurorafiddle@gmail.com for more info.

Suzette Montreuilread more

Call for Cultural Delegates
2010 Arctic Winter Games
March 6-13, 2010
Grande Prairie, AB

Sport North, in conjunction with the NWT Arts Council, is now accepting applications for Cultural Delegates for Team NWT. We are seeking a total of six (6) cultural delegates, one (1) manager and one (1) chaperone who are interested in participating at the Arctic Winter Games in Grande Prairie, AB.

Delegates can be a different discipline (i.e. performing, visual, photo, film). The chaperone & manager is required to submit references from their community and a...read more

Elks Craft Sale - November 14, 2009 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Baker Centre - November 28, 2009 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pmread more

A Holiday exhibit showcasing a wide variety of Dawn’s acclaimed works will be on display at Norhern Images Art Gallery in Yellowknife.

Saturday, November 7th, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Northern Images, 4801 Franklin Ave. (@ 48th St.),

Dawn has graced Yellowknife with her unique, northern images since 1999 and has founded a reputation as being one of the North’s most recognizable artists.
Her presence within Yellowknife’s art culture will be missed as Dawn heads south to pursue new ambitions and adventures.

Northern Images wishes Dawn all of the best, and we...read more

Rae Braden of Strata Studios invites you to

"My Big Backyard"
An art sale of prints, drawings and art cards.

Date:
November 27th 5:00pm-9:00pm (opening)
November 28th, 10:00am-4:00pm

Location: Centre Square Mall, upper level

www.flickr.com/photos/strata_studios/read more

A survey of the situation and needs of senior artists, available at http://www.SeniorArtists.ca

An influential group of Canadian arts organizations is looking for ways to do more to support Canada’s senior artists (that is, artists in all disciplines who are 65 and over).

We invite artists 60 and over to participate in a survey ... about
their needs and interests in areas such as artistic activity, health care, housing, retirement, financial issues, community connections and social networks.

The online survey of the...read more

Elks Craft Sale - November 14, 2009 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Baker Centre - November 28, 2009 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pmread more

Call to all Artists

interested is exhibiting for show and sale at

Aurora Arts Society – ART EXPO

November 21 and 22, 2009

Space is Limited - Register Today!

The Aurora Arts Society is sponsoring Yellowknife’s 2nd annual
Artists Exposition or Art Expo on November 21 and 22 from 11am -5pm
at the Multiplex DND gym.

This show and sale presents the finest examples of artistic
expression in one place.

This year the ART expo is a 2 day event!

Registration deadline is November 6th Fee $150.00 per artist.

To...read more

Special Métis Health Careers & Special Post-Secondary Education
Bursary Awards for First Nations and Inuit students

Deadline: November 2, 2009
Visit naaf.ca to download applications
1-800-329-9780

Building Brighter Futures
The National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation has evolved into the
largest non-governmental funding body for First Nations, Inuit, and
Métis post secondary students across~Canada.~

Bursary and scholarship awards are provided to over 600 First
Nations, Inuit, and Métis student annually across a diverse...read more

Individuals or organizations interested in Canada Council Aboriginal Programs should contact Canada Council directly. See brief summary of the Elder/Youth Legacy Program and Collaborative Exchange Grants Programs below. Note the November 15 deadline.

Canada Council Aboriginal Programming
The Aboriginal Arts Office collaborates with the Aboriginal Arts
Advisory Committee and with all sections of the Canada Council to
support Aboriginal Peoples artistic practices in all arts
disciplines.

Grant Programs (November 15 Deadline)
•Elder/Youth Legacy...read more

The Northern Arts and Cultural Centre (NACC) is pleased to offer
performing artists of the NWT the 3rd Annual Business of the
Performing Arts Workshop with Debbie Peters of Magnum Opus
Management.

Debbie Peters is a well respected in the performing arts industry in North America. A member of the Canadian Arts Presenting Association and the Western Canadian Music Association, she is respected for her continued work as a professional performing artist manager and mentor.

This workshop will cover; developing performance products for local, regional and...read more

The Northern Arts and Cultural Centre will be holding its Annual
General Meeting

Sunday, October 25/2009 at 2:00pm

in the lobby of the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre at 4701-52nd
Avenue, Yellowknife. (Sir John Franklin High School)

For further information please contact the NACC office at 873-4950.read more

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