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Free performing arts workshops for families

Free performing arts workshops for families

Starting January 31st, ArtStarts is presenting a free performance series for families in Vancouver's downtown area. "ArtStarts on Saturdays" will kick off with a workshop by circus artist Sand Northrup AKA One Woman Circus, who will introduce youngsters to circus skills including feather balancing, juggling, rola bola and plate-spinning.

Iskwew tours schools in the Stikine

Iskwew tours schools in the Stikine

Iskwew, a trio of First Nations women, who perform in the plains and West Coast traditions toured the Stikine and the Kootenays with ArtStarts in November and got an early welcome to winter.

Elsie Roy visits ArtStarts

Elsie Roy visits ArtStarts

We had groups of students from the neighbouring elementary school, Elsie Roy, working with artist Elizabeth Mackenzie on a portraiture residency at the gallery.

Fat Cat Banner Project

Fat Cat Banner Project

This stunning piece is one of a series of 12, 10-foot banners created by grades 3 students (yes grade 3!) from Kelowna to market the local Fat Cat Festival.