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EAST Is Looking for Musicians and Project Managers!

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4th September

The EAST Music Collective is moving into its third year and is looking for fresh new musicians to join its roster of artists! If you or someone you know is a vocalist, rapper, instrumentalist, beat boxer, or any other kind of musician, we are looking for you. This extensive program is offering training to youth aged 16 to 24 under industry professionals on song-writing, composing, recording, and other aspects of being a professional musician.

Creative folks who enjoy managing a party and planning a showcase, we have an opportunity for you too! The EAST Project Management Collective is also accepting applications for project managers aged 16 to 24 who want to receive formal training on budgeting, planning, promotions, and other aspects of throwing a successful event.

Check out the EAST website for details on the previous EAST projects. Both programs will run … Read More »

Kaleidoscope Says Thank You!

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3rd June

On behalf of the entire Kaleidoscope team of artists and program assistants, I would like to personally thank everyone who made our Kaleidoscope All School Wrap-Up event a resounding success! Engaging and celebrating with 150 students, teachers, artists (even a principal!) could not have been a more fun and satisfying way to celebrate a fantastic school year.

Throughout our 2013-2014 school year, Kaleidoscope delivered over 50 art workshops, 4 major showcases and  11 artists to Warden Ave PS, Silver Springs PS, Military Trail PS, St. Boniface Catholic PS and St. Dunstan Catholic PS. As we reflect on a busy year with pride, we celebrate how schools, arts organizations, artists, and students coupled with clear vision and skilled management can collaborate powerfully to build Scarborough’s artscape in schools.

Special thanks to the Ontario Trillium Foundation and all our partners, without whom none of … Read More »

Register Now for the EAST Spoken Word & Music Workshops

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9th April

Scarborough Arts, in collaboration with R.I.S.E. Edutainment and the Toronto Public Library, presents EAST Spoken Word & Music Workshops for youth ages 12-19.

Register now for these FREE workshops to explore your creativity and to develop your craft in spoken word, performance poetry, and music, with facilitators from R.I.S.E. Edutainment!

MALVERN workshops begin on June 21. KINGSTON-GALLOWAY/ORTON PARK workshops begin August 2. SCARBOROUGH VILLAGE workshops begin September 13. (TTC tokens and food will be provided.)

Taking the idea of “neighbourhood games” as a theme, the program is designed to promote youth creative expression, animate communities and public spaces, and inspire collaboration between young performers and their peers across the Scarborough. Participants in the program will have several opportunities to showcase their work, receive feedback, and learn about wider youth arts networks and resources.

The FREE workshops … Read More »


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29th August


I Have a Dream (IHAD) was a dance collective movement involving youth ages 15-19 years old. This dance collective led by youth and for youth engaged self-taught youth dancers and encouraged them to pursue dance through knowledge, experience and available resources needed to be successful in the field.  IHAD was a Collaboration between Scarborough Arts and the I Have a Dream Collective, funded by the Laidlaw Foundation.

In 2010, youth across the Scarborough region auditioned for their part in the I Have a Dream collective movement in hopes of taking part in the 2011 dance workshops. Entering the intensive IHAD workshops, each of these individuals were able to refine their self-taught moves with the help of professionals from the Larchaud Dance Project. Together, they explored three dance genres: Hip Hop, Contemporary and Pair Dance. Each of these genres provided IHAD dancers … Read More »

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