During the week of April 8 – 12, ArtsCan Circle returns to Fort Albany to Peetabeck School with Mob Bounce! Mob Bounce bring their “hip hop & sacred space” workshops connecting contemporary music to culture in an all-encompassing creative exploration. Get ready for an exciting week ahead!
During the week of February 25 – March 1 ArtsCan Circle sent singer-songwriter Cindy Paul (Natuashish, Pikangikun) and Jessamyn Flynn (Attawapiskat) to Gjoa Haven for music and art workshops at Qiqirtaq Jr High School. in the words of our founder, Mike Stevens “I call Gjoa Haven, ‘Joy Haven’ because it’s
ArtsCan Circle were awarded a TD MusiCounts instruments grant and it’s all coming together really soon.
We successfully secured three Apple MacBook Pro computers with a production education suite, six 88-weighted keyboards, six acoustic guitars with cases with microphones, stands and headphones! We have a three exceptional artist facilitators doing
Our recent creative workshops were so rewarding with many engaged students actively involved, opening up and sharing their thoughts and feelings. We held creative workshops in visual arts, songwriting, singing, composing and engineering. Check out our facebook for the visual art floor cloth and stay tuned for the song that
ArtsCan Circle is a successful recipient of a TD MusiCounts Community Music program grant for our ArtscanU Attawapiskat project. ArtscanU Attawapiskat will bring instruments and MacBook laptops equipped with recording software to this community which is showing a strong & growing awareness and ability for playing and recording piano
ArtsCan Circle announces our long-awaited return to Natuashish! From October 14 – 21 ArtsCan will take singer-songwriters Ryan Ainsworth, Cindy Paul & Randy Brethour to work with students at the Mushuau Innu Natuashish School in creative song and sound workshops.
Read More on the artists here…Natuashish OCT 2018 -Workshop Blog
June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day and we have a team of artist facilitators in Pikangikum First Nations community working with students from Eenchokay Birchstick School and Project Journey on creative arts workshops to celebrate the day and month-long celebrations by sharing artistic skills.
Unfortunately Waawaate Fobister (our Indigenous Grass
On May 2, Music Canada and the Government of Ontario announcement The Three R’s Music Program which will rescue, restore & reunite instruments to youth across the province.
Here’s what Mike Stevens had to say…“The very best music and art come from experience and deep listening and through this generous initiative
Gary Atkins is an engineer and producer, an Apple Certified trainer and is on board to set up a recording studio and run workshops on using LOGIC recording software with the youth of Fort Albany.
Gary is the Technology Co-ordinator for the Royal Conservatory of Music (Toronto). As a Sibelius
ArtsCan Circle is very proud to have strong female representation on our trip to Fort Albany this way. Read about our female artists here…
Gloria Hope is an Indigenous visual artist, sculptor, mural painter, author/illustrator and facilitator of art and nature. She graduated from Seneca College Visual Arts