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Images from 2017 Guelph Lecture–On Being Canadian

By |May 2nd, 2017|

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From the Second Storey: Guelph Lecture, ArtsEverywhere festival to focus on “the life of ideas”

By |February 5th, 2017|

Andrew Vowels focuses on Guelph’s festival of ideas. Read Here

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On Being Clown: a serious look at a funny art – Guelph Today

By |February 5th, 2017|

Tony Saxon writes from his perspective at On Being Clown: Failing and Reconciling in Canada, which was part of the ArtsEverywhere Festival.

See the article in Guelph TodayImages by Tony Saxon – Guelph Today

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Midnight Shine’s music lights the way at local festival – The Ontarion

By |February 5th, 2017|

Claire Wilcox caught up with Midnight Shine frontman, Adrian Sutherland at the 2017 Guelph Lecture.

Midnight Shine’s music lights the way at local festival

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Announcing: ArtsEverywhere Festival

By |November 24th, 2016|

Wednesday November 23, 2016

For Immediate Release

Festival presenters, Musagetes, The Eramosa Institute, and University of Guelph are excited to announce the first annual ArtsEverywhere Festival, Guelph’s festival of ideas. Over three days, the festival offers lectures, conversations, music, artistic performances, literary readings, and workshops. Several of the events will be live-streamed on the home page of ArtsEverywhere.ca.

Program Overview
On Thursday […]

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The Alchemy of Canada By Haroon Siddiqui

By |June 2nd, 2016|

This is an essay written by Haroon Siddiqui for the 2014 Guelph Lecture – On Being Canadian program.

 
The Alchemy of Canada

By Haroon Siddiqui

 

There are good reasons beyond simple patriotism to assert that Canada is the best nation in the world.

As the only constitutionally multicultural state, Canada – unlike, say, the United States – recognizes group […]

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Catching up with Jaron Lanier

By |May 27th, 2016|

After gracing the stage at a Guelph Lecture – On Being Canadian, we like to catch up with our past speakers and guests and see what they are up to these days.

At our 2015 event we were amazed by Lanier’s musical prowess as he improvised with the Penderecki Quartet, and DJ Cyclist. Although many may not […]

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2015 Guelph Lecture: Lee Maracle on art & life; Jaron Lanier on technology

By |May 26th, 2016|

The Guelph Lecture—On Being Canadian continues to broaden the scope and number of voices that promote and foster public dialogue on, and greater understanding of, ideas and issues of concern to Canadians. Each year the Guelph Lecture brings together a cast of some the most innovative, imaginative, and inspiring thinkers and performers who engage audience members […]

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Images from 2015 Guelph Lecture – On Being Canadian

By |May 26th, 2016|

Images by Joshua Hannigan

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University of Guelph podcast “Just Imagine” featuring Lee Maracle

By |November 11th, 2015|

Andrew Vowels caught up with Lee Maracle at North House at Rare Charitable Reserve in Cambridge while she spent time there as writer in residence. For this podcast they talk about her writing, relations between Canadians and First Nations, and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.  Vowels also gets an overview of the Spur Guelph Festival from Shawn […]

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