Tagged ‘Art and Culture’

BC Ambassadors: David C. Jones Discusses Confidence on Stage

BC Ambassadors: David C. Jones Discusses Confidence on Stage

by Erin MacKinnon

Actor, director, writer, filmmaker, event producer, teacher and coach, David C. Jones makes his living in the performing arts. Jones is taking his extensive acting repertoire and sharing his secrets at his BC Culture Days workshop: Confidence on Stage. In his ambassador blog post, David elaborates on his own struggles with stage fright and how…

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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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BC Ambassador Blog: An Interview with Chief Na’moks on Witsuwit’en Culture Play

BC Ambassador Blog: An Interview with Chief Na’moks on Witsuwit’en Culture

by Lori Knorr

Culture Days is about creating an inclusive environment that provides the public with an opportunity to take part in arts, heritage and culture related activities in their community. Lori Knorr, one of our BC ambassadors, has always been interested in First Nations practices and communities located close to her town of Smithers, B.C. She has encouraged the registration of…

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(YAAP Series) Arts for All: Building an Accessible Arts Community

(YAAP Series) Arts for All: Building an Accessible Arts Community

by Ontario Culture Days

Veronica Abrenica is a Vaughan-based community artist and one of the five artists participating in Ontario Culture Days’ Youth Arts Ambassador Program (YAAP), an exciting new initiative aimed at fostering and supporting the next generation of community artists in our province. The Arts Ambassadors are currently working on community arts projects that will premiere during…

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(YAAP Series) My Road to Culture Days

(YAAP Series) My Road to Culture Days

by Ontario Culture Days

Cyesha Forde is a Toronto-based community artist and one of the five artists participating in Ontario Culture Days’ Youth Arts Ambassador Program (YAAP), an exciting new initiative aimed at fostering and supporting the next generation of community artists in our province. The Arts Ambassadors are currently working on community arts projects that will premiere during…

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(YAAP Series) SHELTER: Finding Safety in Your Community

(YAAP Series) SHELTER: Finding Safety in Your Community

by Ontario Culture Days

Rihkee Strapp is a Sault Ste. Marie-based community artist and one of the five artists participating in Ontario Culture Days’ Youth Arts Ambassador Program (YAAP), an exciting new initiative aimed at fostering and supporting the next generation of community artists in our province. The Arts Ambassadors are currently working on community arts projects that will…

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BC Culture Days Ambassador: Deanna Peters

BC Culture Days Ambassador: Deanna Peters

by Erin MacKinnon

Meet Deanna Peters from Vancouver, B.C. Deanna has been a professional artist for 14 years, creating art through a multitude of mediums with a foundation in dance. The influence of dance has seeped its way into many of Deanna’s projects, whether it be coordinating dance socials or discussing the dialogue behind dance with her project Dance…

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(YAAP Series) From Favours to Friendship: On Partnerships in the Arts

(YAAP Series) From Favours to Friendship: On Partnerships in the Arts

by Ontario Culture Days

Mike Sheppard is a Kingston-based community artist and one of the five artists participating in Ontario Culture Days’ Youth Arts Ambassador Program (YAAP), an exciting new initiative aimed at fostering and supporting the next generation of community artists in our province. The Arts Ambassadors are currently working on community arts projects that will premiere during…

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(YAAP Series) Mural-making in Gallery Alley, Hamilton

(YAAP Series) Mural-making in Gallery Alley, Hamilton

by Ontario Culture Days

Amber Aasman is a Hamilton-based community artist and one of the five artists participating in Ontario Culture Days’ Youth Arts Ambassador Program (YAAP), an exciting new initiative aimed at fostering and supporting the next generation of community artists in our province. The Arts Ambassadors are currently working on community arts projects that will premiere during…

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