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The Enpipe Line: 70,000+ kilometres of poetry written in resistance to the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines proposal

Environmental activism, creative resistance, making a statement 70,000 km in length and immeasurable in depth… Take a peak at this brilliant project: “The Enpipe Line goes dream vs. dream with Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway Pipelines. If built, these 1,170 kilometre pipelines … Continue reading

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Reflections on @PostSecret

Last night I had the pleasure of attending a moving multi-media presentation at UWO by Frank Warren, the creator of the Post Secret, an ongoing community art project where people mail in their secrets anonymously on one side of a homemade postcard. I … Continue reading

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Interview with local poet, editor and publisher + shout-out to Grit Uplifted

Take a peek at the following interview with Karen Schindler, local poet, editor and now publisher, which includes details about the launch of her chapbook press, a discussion of the rich literary scene in London, as well as a mention … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor highlights Grit Uplifted program & other community arts projects

Thank you to Deborah Windell of London for her thoughtful letter to the editor in London Community News on August 18, 2011 (see link below), and for her support of Grit Uplifted and other community arts efforts. http://www.londoncommunitynews.com/2011/08/arts-participation-can-play-a-large-part-in-community-health-letter/ “Enhanced collaboration and communication … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s street paper, Megaphone – possible model for future issues of Grit Uplifted?

Megaphone is a magazine sold on the streets of Vancouver by homeless and low-income vendors. Published every two weeks by the not-for-profit Street Corner Media Foundation, vendors buy the paper for 75 cents and sell the magazine for a suggested … Continue reading

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Share your thoughts!

As you take the time to read the creative writing pieces posted by the members of Grit Uplifted on our blog and Facebook page, please take an opportunity to share with us any feedback you have towards what you’ve read. … Continue reading

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