Monthly Archives: April 2013

One of the joys of writing a blog

by Jini Stolk One of the joys of writing a blog is that the debate never has to end. I don’t mean that literally, of course. The April 1 Civil Debate on Boards, co-hosted by Praxis Theatre and the Theatre Centre, was a spirited, thought-provoking discussion among people passionately interested in how arts organizations should […]

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Finding the story within the data

by Jini Stolk It was great to see Buddies in Bad Times throw the question of this season’s soft attendance out to their audience members in such a forthright, open way.  I’m going to be very interested in the response to their overarching question and accompanying survey – and hope that the conversation with their […]

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I go to churches

by Jini Stolk I often go to churches – and street railway stables and literary clubs and factories and warehouses, and I look forward to spending a lot more time in a beautiful old library on Queen Street West. In fact, I used to run a dance company housed in a grand former Presbyterian church […]

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The power of leadership

by Jini Stolk It’s always valuable to look at things from another ‘s perspective, so I was eager to hear about the board experiences of five community leaders from culturally diverse backgrounds, at a DiverseCity Onboard event on March 20. The panelists, whose discussion you can follow here , spoke about the power to create a […]

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