A Cultural Exchange 7.0 will be held in the atrium on Wednesday, October 3 at 6:45pm. Local candidates from Wards 9 and 10, as well as those running for Regional Chair and Kitchener Mayor, have been invited to discuss how best to support the local arts and culture scene. Members of the general public are welcome to attend, as are members of cultural organizations and institutions. Each candidate will have 3.5 minutes to share their stance on arts and culture. This will then be followed by a brief discussion led by arts and culture representatives and members of the public. Candidates will move from table to table to ensure they have a chance to meet with everyone throughout the evening. After each five-minute rotation, representatives from local organizations will have up to three minutes to speak about their projects and initiatives. Admission to A Cultural Exchange 7.0 is free, with a suggested donation of $7.00. Doors open at 6:00 and the exchange begins at 6:45pm sharp. This is a licensed event that will be moderated by Martin de Groot, the arts columnist for The Record. Admission to A Cultural Exchange 7.0 is free, with a suggested donation of $7.00. Doors open at 6:00. This is a licensed event.