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Civil Debates 3: A Preview of Controversial Statements

#CivilDebates 3: Idle No More will include a discussion of 21 controversial statements our speakers have submitted anonymously. These will inform the section of #CivilDebates 3 that invites audience members to participate through a two minute response to any of … Continue reading

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Civil Debates 3: Idle No More

After rigorous debate on Creative Cities theories and the Role of Arts Boards, we’re excited to announce the speakers for #CivilDebates 3: Idle No More. Resolution to be addressed: The issues that created the Idle No More movement require extreme … Continue reading

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Results: Civil Debates 2: Arts Boards

By Michael Wheeler Last night The Theatre Centre and Praxis Theatre held #CivilDebates 2: Arts Boards, examining the relationship between Arts Boards and Artistic Directors through debate of the resolution: Be it resolved that Boards of Directors have the right … Continue reading

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Civil Debates 2: Arts Boards

Civil Debates continue tonight, April 1st, with a debate on the role and responsibility of Arts Boards.  We are hoping for a meaningful, insightful conversation, and an open platform for the community to express their views. To accommodate everyone, we … Continue reading

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Civil Debates 2: Arts Boards

On Friday, March 15 we held our inaugural Civil Debate in partnership with Praxis Theatre which focused on the Creative Cities theories of Richard Florida. 4 invited debaters tackled the following resolution: Be it resolved that the Creative Cities theories … Continue reading

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#CivilDebates Creative Cities

Civil Debates launch tonight: Friday, March 15th Doors @ 7pm, debate @ 7.30pm at The Theatre Centre Pop-Up, 1095 Queen St. West, at Dovercourt PWYC at the door. No RSVP required. Cash bar. Hosted by Theatre Centre Artistic Director Franco … Continue reading

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Civil Debates 1: Creative Cities

The Resolution: Be it resolved that the Creative Cities theories serve to reinforce dominant class structures. The Context:  Emergence of the Creative Economy and Creative Class (via Wikipedia) The publication of John Howkins’ The Creative Economy and Richard Florida’s book … Continue reading

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Civil Debates Kick-Off: Creative Cities

On Friday March 15th, we are kicking off our CIVIL DEBATES series with a debate around Creative Cities ideologies. Brought to you by Praxis Theatre and The Theatre Centre, Civil Debates take the passionate and articulate exchanges from praxistheatre.com out … Continue reading