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Celebrities Celebrate the Spot

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March
10

Youth Art Connection’s program The Spot is a free drop-in arts space that promotes youth mental health through music and visual creativity. It is facilitated by artists from Halifax’s creative community and managed by staff from Connections.  “The Spot” is open to youth …

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Honouring James Skerry

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March
10

Youth Art Connection staff, friends and family are deeply saddened by the loss of James Skerry, a creative entrepreneur and musician from Dartmouth Nova Scotia. We are also honoured to receive donations to the ArtPreneur program. YAC hopes to honour …

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November
9

YAC Tour -Day 5: Conference Conclusion The final day of the Michaëlle Jean Foundation Power of the Arts National Forum draws to a close and team YAC is as fired up on creativity as ever! At the conference sessions, dinner …

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November
7

YAC Tour -Day 3: Montreal & Ottawa! After a delicious brunch after an exciting night on Montreal, YAC said goodbye to their kind hostesses and traveled out of town to explore the Kahnawake aboriginal reserve where Artpreneurs purchased local materials …

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November
5

YAC Tour -Day 1: Moncton & Fredericton “This day keeps being awesome!” –Ann Denny, Co-founder Early Wednesday morning, the YAC crew zoomed out of Halifax, NS with four Artpreneurs, two co-founders, one journalist and one goal: the Michealle Jean Foundation’s …

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