North of McKnight

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YOUTH ARTS ACTION  TEAM NORTH

This program is for youth (ages 14-19) who want to be part of a team of creative leaders who work together to encourage  positive social change through fun and engaging community  arts projects in the North of Calgary.  

Youth will develop leadership skills, gain volunteer hours or  school credit, learn arts, media making, and creative thinking  skills, make friends and connections in their community, and have access to job references and resume help. There are also free snacks and fun field trips involved!

Y.A.A has created sculptures, murals, music, videos, and multi-media art exhibitions. The projects we take on depend on the youth involved!

The Details:
Age: 14-19
Thursdays 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Genesis Centre - 1000 Voices: Room D105
7555 Falconridge Blvd NE Program begins October 4th, 2018!  To Register: email dwight@antyx.org or alia@antyx.org

YAA is an initiative of Antyx Community Arts in collaboration with Aspen Family Services.

 Check out some of our past projects:

Pillars of Humanity

http://yaamural.tumblr.com/

http://wtrwys.tumblr.com/

http://playonwheels.wordpress.com/

Youth Voices

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YOUTH VOICES – YOUTH COMMUNITY CONNECTORS

Youth Voices is a committee of youth between the ages of 13 – 24 years old called the Youth Community Connectors (YCC). YCC works to rally and engage fellow youth living in the North of McKnight communities, in creative projects and initiatives, housed at the Genesis Centre – 1000 Voices. These youth will plan cooperative social projects throughout the school year. In addition, YCC through Calgary Foundation and North East Family Connections Northern Lights Small Grant Initiative is responsible for reviewing and granting youth-initiated projects and youth-serving agencies up to a maximum of $500.

To get involved or for more information, contact: Dwight Farahat, Community Arts Facilitator at dwight@antyx.org

Introducing: Hip Hop Dance Program!! (FREE)

Are you between the ages of 12-24? Are you interested in learning more about hip hop? Do you love to dance? We have a program for you!

Antyx's (FREE) Hip Hop Dance Program is designed for youth to be introduced to the basic of hip hop dancing. Instructors will be from the professional Calgary dance community. 

** This program has an ongoing application process, so please contact bryan@antyx.org to register ***

The Details:
Age: 12- 24
Fridays 4:00pm - 6:30pm
October 5 - December 14, 2018
Genesis Centre - 1000 Voices: Room D105
7555 Falconridge Blvd NE

To register email Bryan@antyx.org

 

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CYPHER

The Antyx Hip Hop program is immediately followed by "CYPHER", an all-styles open mic/open dance floor. Practice the hip hop you just learned, or come out and show off your dancing or rapping skills. 

Everyone is welcome! 

This is a free drop-in program for youth aged 12-24. Please end all inquiries to bryan@antyx.org

The Details:
Ages: 12- 24
Fridays from 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Starting Oct 5th 2018
7555 Falconridge Blvd NE #10, Calgary, AB T3J 0C9
1000 Voices Room D105