O’Leary says that public transit systems in cities all over the country have fee exemptions in place for people in low-income brackets, and she would like to see similar programs in St. John’s.
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“When you walk into Olio, it’s basically like you’re walking into a giant suggestion box. We’re taking the idea of ‘create your own pizza’ even further to ‘create your own pizzeria’,” explained founder Trevor Hickey.
“Our province has everything from electric cars, to kids developing hydroponic gardens, to NASA conducting climate research. However, a lot of people don’t realize any of those things are happening, which is where we come in.” Tucker explained.
A play-reading series tentatively called,48 Months of Trump is launching at the Cox & Palmer Second Space in the LSPU…
At the conference the IIP Montreal Residency participants will meet with specialists in interactive media and digital content creation who will help them develop their story ideas and provide advice about securing funding for their projects.
One of her projects is a large-format coffee table book that will combine photographs of graffiti in women’s bathrooms with fiction inspired by the images.
“It was so affirming because our film from St. John’s was there, holding its own in international company.”
In the past couple of months, People Reading Things That Aren’t Poems As If They Were Poems has raised hundreds of dollars for Teachers on Wheels.
During the fellowship, Hollett will be creating new works of creative non-fiction that engage with material from the magazine’s archives.The work will be posted on the Quarterly’s new website, which is set to launch this February.
Lowered permit costs, streamlined permit applications, and clarifications on the process are among the ways the city is trying to remove red tape for local entrepreneurs.
“Even if you’re not interested in being a politician, being able to understand how the political system works, how you can have your voice heard, and ways that you can make changes that are important to you, is a really important skill.”
This Saturday, local musicians will be paying tribute to the late, great Leonard Cohen by covering some of the best-loved songs from his fifty-year career.