Change of HandsĀ 

With the time at the internship having come to a close. The projects that our interns had been working on now, either finished or changing hands. Some of them remain, the interns who are will be working on specific projects that extended over the deadlines of the internship. For example some projects to do with…

Global Music Local Connections 2016

The global music local connections events from October 2016 were a huge success. It was a project where the goal was to “engage the public in learning about musics from around the world and their local connections; and how music can influence positive change and intercultural exchanges in our communities” –CBU News and Events. These…

Story Collection

Recently there has been an event going on around the area of Sydney. The event’s purpose was to document and collect as many stories from the people as possible. Our interns were assisting with this project by attending and recording different venues and the events held there to document as many of these tales as possible….

Digital Interns Expo

Today was an interesting event. All of the people taking part in the digital intern program from locations around Cape Breton, had gathered at CBU for a conference to showcase the program and network with the other interns. We from CBU had played host to over twenty people involved in the program and had guest…

This week with the Digital Interns

After last week, the interns are all excited to continue to work on their respective projects. That said, lots of excitement has been and continues to happen at CBU. Recently there has been a new art show case in the library, and soon CBU will be the host to lots of Digital Interns from around…

Transcribing Interviews

A few of the interns were tasked this week with the organization and finalization of some interviews that were part of a separate project. These interviews are going to be used for some promotional material for this other project and the task of transcribing them is all part of the process. The thing is, this…

Recent Activity

This week has been very exciting for our interns. The sheer amount of activities that have been going on for everyone has been jam packed with excitement. Everything from having a celebrity in the office to in depth talks on the analysis of some forms of anthropology, the interns have had their hands full. They…

An Abundance of Culture

Recently the interns had some guests in the studio. Some of the students from the school Etoile de L’Acadie were joined by Lassana Diabate for a group music event that followed group yoga and musical story telling. Lots of energy in the room and a very pleasant melody on the Balifon all part of this…

Camera Familiarization

Today a group of our interns were tasked with familiarizing themselves with the on site camera equipment. They had taken a few videos, and had been manually adjusting the settings for the video camera equipment. Testing out different lighting effects and manipulating the exposure and shutter speed to some degree to create some interesting impact…

Oncoming Storms and How to be Prepared.

The red cross describes a winter storm as such: “Winter storms can range from a moderate snow over a few hours to a blizzard with blinding, wind-driven snow that lasts for several days. Some winter storms are large enough to affect several states, while others affect only a single community. Many winter storms are accompanied…

Proper Lighting Makes a Difference.

In the interest of a proper studio set up, the correct lighting is key to bringing out the best in your subject. While a standard set up is a great starting point, you shouldn’t be afraid to tweak the set up to get the best you can out of it. The studio today had a…

Digitization Training

Today we started our training for assisting the library with the document digitization. We started our training by learning the process of preparing documents and beginning the actual process of setting up and scanning said documents and then the process of organizing them for later use. Hopefully we should have an entirety of a digital…