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Announcing: ArtsEverywhere Festival

By | 2017-09-27T16:09:40+00:00 November 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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The Alchemy of Canada By Haroon Siddiqui

By | 2017-09-27T16:09:40+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|essays|

This is an essay written by Haroon Siddiqui for the 2014 Guelph Lecture - On Being Canadian program. May 20 2009- Haroon Siddiqui Toronto Star Staff Staffheadshot logoheadshot (DAVID COOPER / TORONTO STAR)   The Alchemy of Canada By Haroon Siddiqui   There are good reasons beyond simple patriotism to assert that Canada [...]

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Catching up with Jaron Lanier

By | 2017-09-27T16:09:40+00:00 May 27th, 2016|Article|

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 [...]

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

By | 2017-09-27T16:09:40+00:00 May 26th, 2016|video|

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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University of Guelph podcast “Just Imagine” featuring Lee Maracle

By | 2017-09-27T16:09:40+00:00 November 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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