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April 19, 2010, by
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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:

Effective Blogging

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  • 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 OR Shana Hillman, Creative Trust’s Program Manager at

Arts Journalism: Staying Critical in the Digital Age

Arts Journalism Speakers

  • Tuesday April 20, Presentation 6:30 p.m., Reception 8:00 p.m.
  • Innis Town Hall. 2 Sussex Ave. @ University of Toronto
  • Moderated by Bronwyn Drainie, Editor of the Literary Review of Canada. Featuring Kamal Al-Solaylee, Assistant Professor at Ryerson and former theatre critic at the Globe and Mail, Seamus O’Regan, co-host of CTV’s Canada AM and host of Arts & Minds and The O’Regan Files on Bravo!, and Globe and Mail columnist and feature writer Kate Taylor, currently on leave as the Atkinson Fellow for 2009-2010.
  • 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.

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