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ArtStarts welcomes newest member of its extended family!

ArtStarts welcomes newest member of its extended family!

Congratulations to ArtStarts Communications Coordinator, Harriet Fancott and husband Mark Mogatas, proud new parents of Theodore Anthony, born July 27th,2009, 9:17am. We are so proud and wish you good luck and good health in this wonderful new chapter of your life.

Traffic Saftey for everybody!

Traffic Saftey for everybody!

Once again, kids, parents and grandparents joined us for another successful Saturday event featuring the dynamic and playful, Major Conrad Flapps. His“Traffic Safety Show” parodies hip-hop and rap as Flapps demonstrates the right and wrong ways to cross the street.

Welcoming Rex!

Welcoming Rex!

ArtStarts welcomes a new member to the team: Rekha Pavanantharajah, our exuberant summer intern will be staying on throughout the year to help at the front desk and at ArtStarts on Saturdays. Rekha AKA "Rex" enjoys the warm, supportive environment at ArtStarts, and all of the awesome people she gets to interact with. Outside of work hours, she spends her time studying at SFU, practicing yoga, reading books, watching movies and painting.

Vancouver Operas visit

Vancouver Operas visit

Vancouver Opera in Schools' Education Manager, Patrick Le Blanc stopped by ArtStarts for a visit late this afternoon. It'll be another exciting year for the Vancouver Opera, as they are en route across the province with their show "Jack Pine," an operatic performance that explores issues of self-esteem and the environment.

Opening soon! {Creative Connections}

Opening soon! {Creative Connections}

Creative Connections. Program Coordinator Katie Varney worked hard with the help of staff and volunteers, including the above handyman extraordinaire, to install this exhibition. The exhibition runs until December 18 2009 and features insightful work from some of BC's youngest artists as they reveal their world through art.