So lets talk about this interweb thing
by Michael Wheeler
Two events of note this week where people will get together to talk about the confluence of the arts and the internet:
- Thursday April 22, 12pm to 2pm.
- Alterna Savings Boardroom, at Centre for Social Innovation, 215 Spadina Avenue, 4th flr.
- With Matt Blackett (Spacing Magazine) and Michael Wheeler (Praxis Theatre).
- Deadline to register for this session is Tuesday April 20, 2010.
Yours truly and Matt Blackett, Editor of Spacing Magazine, will be speaking about blogs and blogging as part of the TAPA Trade Series presented in partnership with The Creative Trust. (First order of business: Lets start the gradual phase-out of the word “blog”.)
To register please contact Alexis Da Silva-Powell, TAPA’s Corporate Partnerships and Membership Associate at firstname.lastname@example.org OR Shana Hillman, Creative Trust’s Program Manager at email@example.com
Arts Journalism: Staying Critical in the Digital Age
Presented by the Canadian Journalism Foundation, this forum looks at the cultural giants of the past to the celebrity culture of today and how arts criticism and literary journalism have changed. Mainstream media cutbacks and the proliferation of blogging means everyone is a critic. Can the web save arts journalism?
Tickets are $5 – $15 and can be purchased here.