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CBC’s Legacy: Past, Present, Future

Net Tuesday is proud to be a media sponsor for this event put on by our pals at Gen Y  Media Project, LeadNow.ca  and OpenMedia.ca
The best way for the CBC to thrive is to build a community of supporters who have a true sense of ownership over the organization. To this end, as part of a national campaign led by media advocacy groups, Gen Why Media is bringing together seasoned professionals, up-and-coming CBC talent, outside experts, media innovators, and citizens in a celebratory event that will add new energy to the CBC and help articulate a fresh vision for public media.DATE: May 7th, 2012 | 7pm–10pmVENUE: The Vogue Theatre


Event details: 

• Opening Performance: Percussion drumming representing the variety of cultures that highlight Canada’s diverse talent, cultural innovation and artistic excellence.

• Storytelling: three cultural creators tell stories about how the CBC has been pivotal to their lives, careers and understanding of their country. Stories from: John MacLachlan Gray, Ivan Coyote and Christine McAvoy.

• Visioning (6-minute visual presentations): As the CBC reflects on and celebrates its 75-year history, how do we imagine it’s future? How will the CBC grow over the next 75 years? What areas for growth, change, transformation, and innovation could it pursue? What ideas or models could inspire its next generation of work? Visions from: Wade Davis, Kathleen Cross, Sean Devlin, Steve Pratt, Jarrett Martineau and Nettie Wild.

• Closing Performance: Local Super Group of indie musicians. Performances by: Dan Mangan, Aidan Knight, Hannah Epperson and Zachery Gray.

Learn more about the campaign here: www.reimaginecbc.ca