Archive for the ‘Youth Arts Festival’ Category

  •  4th Annual Youth Arts Festival Schedule Announced!

    The 4th Annual Youth Arts Festival will take place in Nelson and Trail February 13-20! Please join us for some of this exciting programming. Since 2015 the annual Youth Arts Festivals have garnered inspired responses from participants, provided professional experiences for young artists, and opportunities for everyone to engage in youth arts oriented culture! This year’s festival features an all ages Dance Cypher, taking place on Wednesday February 14th from 5-6:30pm, hosted by the Nelson District Youth Centre! Come bust some new or old moves in the all ages all styles cypher,

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  • in flux – Youth Art Exhibition

    in flux exhibition dates: March 1 – 11, 2017. Gallery hours: Wednesday to Saturday from 1-5pm. Exhibition opening: Thursday, February 23rd  from 7-10 pm Oxygen Art Centre’s 3rd annual Youth Arts Festival presents in flux, a group show by Kootenay artists Hannah DeBoer-Smith, Maya Kacsmar-Mayoh, Olivia Mansveld, Teyana Neufeld and Tyler Wright.  The artists were invited to submit work and speak to the concepts behind the exhibition’s title, and how it pertains to their art practice and indeed their lives, as they move through the highly transitional time between high

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  • Youth Arts Festival 2017

    Youth Arts Festival program and Talent Slam line up announced! Oxygen Art Centre’s 3rd annual Youth Arts Festival opens on Thursday, February 23rd from 7-10pm with in flux, an art exhibition by Kootenay artists Hannah DeBoer-Smith, Maya Kacsmar-Mayoh, Olivia Mansveld, Teyana Neufeld and Tyler Wright.  This exhibition will then be up at Oxygen until March 11th and gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday from 1-5pm.  Admission is free and everyone is welcome!   On Friday, February 24th at 7pm Hip Hop group Project Soul perform ‘Back to Basics’ at the

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  • Writing workshop for youth

    Oxygen Art Centre’s 3rd annual Youth Arts Festival is thrilled to be able to offer a free writing workshop for youth with Mitchell Scott. The workshop takes place on Saturday, February 25th from 3-5pm at Oxygen Art Centre. Mitchell Scott is Editor-In-Chief of the award winning Kootenay Mountain Culture and Coast Mountain Culture Magazines. His career as a writer and creative professional spans 20 years. Scott has developed a new workshop for the festival called “Idea Farming” and describes it as follows: Ideas flood our minds every day. Projects, stories,

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  • TALENT SLAM audition video

    TALENT SLAM video posted online! Click here to see video on FaceBook – Please Share the video and Like the new Youth Arts Festival FaceBook page and stay tuned for the 3rd annual Youth Arts Festival coming February 2017! (Video is posted on festival’s Facebook page: Check out this awesome video made by Youth Arts Festival filmmakers Aydin Long, Noah Gaffran and Graham Sherman, to promote the TALENT SLAM auditions! The video features artists; Bronwen Bird, Griffin Nowaczynski, Hannah DeBoer-Smith, Hugo St-Denis, Isabel McKenzie, Jess Treijs, Emma Weiland, Dierdra

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    Communities join together for Project Soul Hip Hop dance group Project Soul are coming to the Kootenays bringing performances, workshops and community outreach to Nelson and Trail, under the umbrella of the 3rd annual Youth Arts Festival. Under the direction of choreographer Kim Sato, Project Soul is a troupe of talented, professional artists who have come together to spread their love of street dance. They will be performing their show ‘Back to Basics’ at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson on Friday, February 24th and at The Bailey Theatre in Trail

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