During the week of April 8th-15th, ArtsCan Circle returns to Fort Albany First Nation community in Northern Ontario to conduct multidisciplinary art workshops with the Elementary and Secondary students of Peetabeck Academy School. We’re so excited to bring our team of world class artists to this community for our second
Mack MacKenzie is the last of his breed: a singer-songwriter with an author's depth and a Rock & Roll heart. Montreal’s universally acclaimed singer-songwriter has crossed borders his entire creative Rock’n’Roll life. As a solo artist and the songwriter, vocalist and driving force of Montreal alt-country band Three O’Clock Train,
Jessamin’s spirit for shared arts experiences is infectious. She has such an ability to connect with youth we are thrilled to have her working in with the Indigenous youth in Attawapiskat currently. Jessamin has worked as a Recreation Therapist for over 10 years in the Peterborough area. Jessamyn tries to incorporate
Lee “Lethal” Pham is an artist, producer, dancer & choreographer. Lee Pham is known in the b-boy community as “Lethal”, he is a fifth generation member of world-renowned b-boy crew – the SuperNaturalz. He is also part of Toronto-based contemporary collective – The Chimera Project. He has proudly represented Canada on television and
Listen to the empowering song “In the End” created, performed & recorded by Indigenous youth in Attawapiskat during our 2017 workshops. This piece is thought provoking, and showcases the diverse talents of Indigenous youth! They have strong stories to tell, strong voices and strong artistic talents – we’re there just
We are so excited that our three artists are getting ready to travel to Attawapiskat on March 18, for our first workshop of 2018!
Flying out March 18th, ArtsCan Circle and a troupe of three artists are returning to Attawapiskat First Nation community in Northern Ontario to conduct a multi-discipline series
Braidy of Gjoa Haven is one of the reasons our work with Indigenous youth is real and effective. After a workshop with Mike Stevens, Braidy built up the confidence to get out of her wheelchair and express herself through song. She showed us all the power of music and
One of Stevens’ latest visits was to Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, which he says should be renamed “Joy” Haven, based on his experience.
Stevens traveled with three classically-trained musicians who taught the students the basics of how to play the fiddle. Together, they handed out 250 harmonicas and 12 violins to plant the seeds
March 19-23 – Art Workshop With Indigenous Youth Canada. ArtsCan Circle is headed back to Attawapiskat Indigenous community for our first creative workshop of 2018!
Mack MacKenzie performer and singer in Three O’clock Train, Lee Pham a B-Boy dancer & choreographer and Jessamin Flynn – violinist & visual artist will
December 14th – 18th, ArtsCan Circle will be in Fort Albany. We’re excited to announce that Anishinaabe musician Leonard Sumner, musician Scott Merrit, record producer Doug Romanow and ArtsCan Circle program manager Glenn Marais will be working with Peetabeck Academy and Fort Albany’s youth intervention worker Kenneth Sackaney to hold