Monthly Archives: September 2017

September 2017

OneBeat – more cultural diplomacy and civic engagement with music

By |September 21st, 2017|

OneBeat 2018

I always look for and often work along, intersections of cross cultural, dialogic, healthy communities pro-social activities. If there is some music involved – so much the better.

This project fits the bill completely and I couldn’t be more pleased that my learning exchange colleague is one of the fellows from the USA this year. […]

Cultural diplomacy – hopes, fears and a powerful story – TEDX

By |September 12th, 2017| (at4:09:06)

Watch Celia Woodsmith Boyd (lead singer Della Mae, Say Darling) talk about life changing experiences in being a cultural diplomat for the US. Celia and Della Mae has been taking music to 16 countries and bringing music and connections back home. Celia talk will engage your thinking and your heart; the songs may […]

Take a Look – ‘I Stand for Diversity” – Facebook Page

By |September 12th, 2017|

Wit Works curates an additional Facebook page to support diversity work – which is an area we work in a lot. My co-curator is Candace Campo of the Shishalh Nation. It is a pleasure and a learning experience to work with Candace; as we try to model that we literally “Stand” (as in hold […]

Poetry and Music – to the Heart

By |September 11th, 2017|

Courtney Hartman has just had poems and photos from her Camino trip published.

I was privileged to get first hand stories and reflections; and to hear a brand new song just being crafted. We are working on interviews we did in Spain, at the mid-point of her journey about Courtney’s experience. We will be putting […]

Canadian Centre for Elder Law – Key Publication

By |September 11th, 2017|

Podcasts and Learning from Experience

By |September 8th, 2017|

Wit Works is working with with local podcast producers and far away content writers to mount a series of podcasts on ‘How To…’.   Topics and titles could  include

Collaboration…with a capital C,

Feeding And Caring For Creativity,

Laying Down a Song,

Working Across Industries,

Millenials and Perennials

Liberating Conversations,  

The People Behind the Ears

Rural music 

Watch […]