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BC Ambassadors: The Root of Creativity

BC Ambassadors: The Root of Creativity

by Erin MacKinnon

Often, it is our upbringing that shapes the person we are today and that is certainly true with painter, poet, photographer and BC Culture Days ambassador Priscilla Johann Maurice. Priscilla discusses how growing up in a boisterous household has influenced her creative endeavours and speaks candidly about her road to self-discovery. Through her Culture Days activity,…

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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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BC Ambassadors: Creative Collaboration in Northern B.C.

BC Ambassadors: Creative Collaboration in Northern B.C.

by Erin MacKinnon

Rob Brown is a Canadian writer, creator, performer, director, producer and, artist. An all-round nice guy, he’s also one of our BC Culture Days ambassadors. Upon being appointed ambassador, Brown began reflecting on the creative process and his own experience collaborating with other artists through his project ‘Created Space’. You can follow Rob for BC…

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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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(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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BC Culture Days Ambassadors: Pooneh Alizadeh Play

BC Culture Days Ambassadors: Pooneh Alizadeh

by Erin MacKinnon

Meet Pooneh Alizadeh. She is one of our BC Culture Days ambassadors and is incredibly excited to share her passion for dance during Culture Days. Pooneh has her own dance academy in North Vancouver called AMED and has been practicing Middle Eastern dance since she was 5 years old. She shares her love for dance with her…

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