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Community Engaged Art Symposium Feb 8th & 9th

This is a two-day symposium Feb 8th and 9th from 9-3pm both days. This event brings together artists and community partners for panel discussions and hands on workshops aimed at providing insight into project and career development in the community-engaged arts sector. Both days will offer informative sessions for artists emerging into the community-engaged space, for […]

Poets and Pancakes unite

Khaleefa Apollo the Child is a man of many hats. He is a spoken word artist, motivational speaker, youth worker, and events coordinator. He is also one half of hip hop duo Poetic Elements, radio show host on CKCUFM’s The Home Invasion Show, and current co-director of Urban Legends Poetry Collective (ULPC). When Khaleefa became […]

Ottawa Creatives: Jenny Rational Rebel Meya

Jenny Meya was first introduced to poetry in the sixth grade. Stanzas, falling meter, iambic pentameter – at first these things meant little to Jenny, who had always wanted to be a dancer. Jenny had always told stories through dance. It wasn’t until she started middle school that she discovered her passion for telling stories […]