This weekend a group of passionate members of our community are taking a stand against funding cuts to canadian arts. On Saturday October 11th, from 11:30am to 12:30pm they are asking everyone to meet at the Kitchener’s Farmer’s Market to join in their fight.
Dear Artists Colleagues and Arts Supporters,
We are gathering this Thanksgiving weekend to show support of Canadian art & culture in the face of Harper’s cuts and his expressed contempt for the arts and their value. The informal celebration will take place at the Kitchener Market. Please come prepared to mingle and talk to people about the arts. Bring a banner saying “ordinary Canadian who cares about the arts“. We will lift them in unison at the stroke of noon: it is not just funding cuts to the arts, but the future of this country that is at stake here.
Please let your friends and colleagues know. We need the arts community to pull together on this but we also need to reach out to the community at large. Let’s gather in the courtyard on the King Street side of the building before & after the event.
The message will come across loud and clear if we have a good number of people there.
Please contact one of the following if you are planning on joining the demonstration:
Anne-Marie Donovan: email@example.com
Julianna Yau: firstname.lastname@example.org
Martin de Groot: email@example.com
Waterloo Regional Arts Council: firstname.lastname@example.org