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Performing Arts and Metadata

Performing Arts and Metadata: CAPACOA and the National Arts Centre Host the Third Stage of the Digital Tour – Tournée numérique

May 2, 2019 – CAPACOA and the National Arts Center invite artists, workers and cultural organizations in the Outaouais and Ottawa region to take part to the Digital Tour – Tournée numérique organized by Culture Outaouais, Théâtre Action and Arts Network Ottawa. The next event will take place on May 21st and will involve a series of presentations, demonstrations and discussions on the importance of metadata in the performing arts.    Read more

Workshops at Centre Stage Theatre 3, Summerland, BC, 2018. Photo: Mike Biden.

Living Solo / Being Social – Social Aspects of Arts Participation

April 8, 2019 – More and more Canadians are living alone. In 2016, for the first time, one-person households became the most common type of household in Canada, surpassing couples with children. Should this be seen as a concern or as an opportunity for performing arts organizations, whose offering is essentially a social activity?   Read more

Linked Open Data datasets, as of August 2014. Image credit: Max Schmachtenberg, Christian Bizer, Anja Jentzsch and Richard Cyganiak -, CC BY-SA 3.0.

What is Linked Open Data? And How Could it Make your Life Easier as a Performing Arts Professional?

March 26, 2019 – Day to day work in the performing arts involves a lot of information exchanges among creators, production companies, presenters and, eventually consumers. What if some of this information was no longer stored on your hard drive, but made available in real time to anyone whose day to day work is dependent on it? What if it was made available to consumers via their smart phones as they are trying to decide what to do on a Friday evening?   Read more