Category Archives: Story management

Artifacts and Alliances (2015) concerns museums and storytelling

A previous post is entitled: Storytelling: Getting attention; playing the role; collaboration. As noted at the post, a Dec. 1, 2016 Canadian Museum of History article is entitled: “Canadian History Hall Storytelling: The Human Experience.” The opening paragraph reads: As … Continue reading

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The Dragon in the Land of Snows: A History of Modern Tibet Since 1947 (1999) & The Struggle for Tibet (2009)

This post concerns The Struggle for Tibet (2009) and The Dragon in the Land of Snows: A History of Modern Tibet Since 1947 (1999). Underlying themes concern storytelling, in the presence or absence of evidence, and the history of Communism. The introduction, which … Continue reading

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What makes a good story?

What makes a good story? I can think of at least three things: The story has to take hold of, and hold onto, the attention of the audience. The storyteller who “plays the role” will likely connect with the audience. … Continue reading

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Mississauga has a strong track record for civic engagement

I’ve recently posted a link to a Globe and Mail story about positive trends in urban development at the City of Mississauga: Land sale brings Mississauga closer to a waterfront that avoids Toronto’s mistakes – Dec. 22, 2016 Globe and … Continue reading

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Highly successful In Situ event at Small Arms Building in Mississauga, Oct. 27 to 29, 2016: Great turnout, great sense of organization

I am delighted that I had the opportunity, on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, to attend an In Situ event at the Small Arms Building in Mississauga. We were impressed with the turnout, the enthusiasm, and the great … Continue reading

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Sweden rolls out its sustainable ways to the world – July 20, 2016 Mississauga News

A previous post is entitled: “Stockholm’s urban planning continues to be a model for sustainable communities – July 20, 2016 Brampton Guardian.” Click here for previous posts regarding Inspiration Lakeview (Mississauga) and related projects >  A June 20, 2016 Mississauga … Continue reading

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Tale of a Town comes to Mississauga between July 11 & July 30, 2016 – Message from Mississauga Culture

Click here to access the message from Mississauga Culture > I’m really pleased that I was able to learn about this Storymobile visit through an email message today from Mississauga Culture. I subscribed a while back for such messages. I … Continue reading

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Extreme inequality leads to characteristic forms of story management

In a recent discussion with Graeme Decarie, I’ve posted a comment that sums up what has recently occurred to me. By way of bringing attention to the comment, I’ve reposted it below. The comment is from a previous post entitled: A compelling … Continue reading

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Mississauga positioning itself to take ownership of historic Small Arms building – June 17, 2016 Mississauga News

A June 17, 2016 Mississauga News article is entitled: “Mississauga positioning itself to take ownership of historic Small Arms building.” The opening paragraphs read: Rich in history and a positioned at a geographical hotspot in Mississauga, the Small Arms building … Continue reading

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Archeologists dig in south Mississauga before QEW Credit River Bridge twinning – May 13, 2016 Mississauga News article

A May 13, 2016 Mississauga News article (it may take a while to open the link) is entitled: “Archeologists dig in south Mississauga before QEW Credit River Bridge twinning.”  

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