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Funding available for Alberta Arts Days 2011 Celebration Sites

The fourth annual Alberta Arts Days will occur from September 30 to October 2, 2011, in celebration of National Culture Days. The goal is to once again ensure all Albertans have access to a wide range of cultural experiences and encourage a greater love and appreciation for the arts.

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AMPIA Workshop: How to Create Compelling Digital Extensions for Feature Films and Television

AMPIA presents an exciting and informative workshop sponsored by Telefilm Canada:

How to Create Compelling Digital Extensions for Feature Films and Television

Productions Speaker: Matt Toner from Zeroes to Heroes Media

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Steve Hogel to Speak at Emerging Business Leaders Meeting in Edmonton on March 21

Steve Hogel, former Director of News and Public Affairs for CTV Edmonton, and now VP Public Affairs and Communications for the Katz Group in Edmonton, will be the guest speaker at the next Emerging Business Leaders meeting on March 21 in Edmonton at the Access Lounge at 8223 104 Street starting at 8:00pm.

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TEDx Edmonton Tickets Now on Sale for June 11 Event

TEDxEdmonton 2011: Seeds of Innovation

We’re in the midst of an exciting era. We’re living in an interconnected knowledge economy shaped by the creative industries, information technology, and globalization. And we’re seeing a new generation of connected artists, scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs emerging who can transform seeds of new ideas into bold new works, companies and products. At TEDxEdmonton 2011, we’ll meet some of these remarkable people, some from abroad, others from right here in our hometown. We promise you another dizzying day of inspiration, wonder and curious delight, as we experience the stories, visions, and passions of these bold individuals through the art of live presentation.

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RTNDA Canada Announces Prairie Regional Award Recipients

RTNDA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, is pleased to recognize excellence in electronic journalism in the Prairie Region when it presents its annual awards in Saskatoon on April 9, 2011. The RTNDA Canada Awards are given to honour the best programs, stations and newsgathering organizations in both radio and television.

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National Film Board Information Session in Edmonton, March 24

NFB NOW : A Linear & Digital Information Session

Attention Edmonton filmmakers, digital creators, and artists – are you interested in developing a film or interactive project with the NFB? Do you have strong story ideas, either linear or digital, that push boundaries in both form and content? Are you looking for new storytelling challenges?

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Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)

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