(YAAP Series) Can we play the long game…. please?

(YAAP Series) Can we play the long game…. please?

by Ontario Culture Days

By Mike Sheppard Mike Sheappard is a Kingston-based artist and one of the five artists who participated in Ontario Culture Days’ Youth Arts Ambassador Program (YAAP), an exciting initiative aimed at fostering and supporting the next generation of community artists in our province. Read more about Mike and the Youth Arts Ambassadors Program at on.culturedays.ca/en/yaap….

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(YAAP Series) Building Shelter in my Community

(YAAP Series) Building Shelter in my Community

by Ontario Culture Days

By Rihkee Strapp Rihkee Strapp is a Sault Ste. Marie-based artist and one of the five artists who participated in Ontario Culture Days’ Youth Arts Ambassador Program (YAAP), an exciting initiative aimed at fostering and supporting the next generation of community artists in our province. Read more about Rihkee and the Youth Arts Ambassadors Program…

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(YAAP Series) Reflection on Culture Days 2016

(YAAP Series) Reflection on Culture Days 2016

by Ontario Culture Days

By Amber Aasman Amber Aasman is a Hamilton-based artist and one of the five artists who participated in Ontario Culture Days’ Youth Arts Ambassador Program (YAAP), an exciting initiative aimed at fostering and supporting the next generation of community artists in our province. Read more about Amber and the Youth Arts Ambassadors Program at on.culturedays.ca/en/yaap…

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(YAAP Series) I.AM Enough

(YAAP Series) I.AM Enough

by Ontario Culture Days

By Veronica Abrenica Veronica Abrenica is a Vaughan-based community artist and one of the five artists who participated in Ontario Culture Days’ Youth Arts Ambassador Program (YAAP), an exciting initiative aimed at fostering and supporting the next generation of community artists in our province. Read more about Veronica and the Youth Arts Ambassadors Program at…

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(YAAP Series) All Good Things Must Come to an End

(YAAP Series) All Good Things Must Come to an End

by Ontario Culture Days

By Cyesha Forde Cyesha Forde is a Toronto-based photographer and one of the five artists who participated in Ontario Culture Days’ Youth Arts Ambassador Program (YAAP), an exciting initiative aimed at fostering and supporting the next generation of community artists in our province. Read more about Cyesha and the Youth Arts Ambassadors Program at on.culturedays.ca/en/yaap It’s…

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Culture Days in Manitoba Kicks Off with a BANG

Culture Days in Manitoba Kicks Off with a BANG

by Raegan Hedley

Everyone has worked so hard to get their events ready, and the day has finally come — Culture Days kicks off tomorrow! Here in Manitoba, Culture Days will be celebrated in 28 communities and will feature over 400 free activities (new record!) from a wide range of disciplines including visual arts, heritage, educational tours, street festivals,…

BC Ambassador Activity Picks

BC Ambassador Activity Picks

by Erin MacKinnon

Culture Days begins tomorrow and your BC Culture Days ambassadors have you covered if you’re still wondering which activities to attend this upcoming weekend. Each ambassador has made a Bright Spots schedule listing activities they’re most excited to attend in their hometown. Take a look at their choices and make your own Bright Spots schedule…

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BC Ambassador Blog: What’s Going on in Victoria?

BC Ambassador Blog: What’s Going on in Victoria?

by Erin MacKinnon

BC ambassador Kirsten Van Ritzen has taken to the streets to find out what the public can expect for Culture Days in Victoria this year! Kirsten interviewed the organizations involved to provide a behind-the-scenes look into their Culture Days activities. We are passionate about the arts in Victoria! I am eager to share a little…

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BC Ambassador Blog: Songwriting with Keyanna Burgher Play

BC Ambassador Blog: Songwriting with Keyanna Burgher

by Keyanna Burgher

Keyanna Burgher is a multi-talented writer, singer-songwriter and, lucky for us, she one of our BC Culture Days ambassadors. For her ambassador blog post, Keyanna explains the ins and outs of songwriting in hopes of encouraging aspiring singers and songwriters to take on the task themselves. Often times when we listen to music, we don’t realize…

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