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Ahead of the Curve

By DARE arts | April 3, 2018

By Tarik Muzaffar, Chair, DAREarts Board of Directors. “Last week, TD launched a new approach to community engagement ….  This …

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DAREarts Quebec Rural Kids Find Wonder for a Lifetime in Montreal

By DARE arts | March 23, 2018

By Deirdre Potash, DAREarts Quebec Lead Teacher & Coordinator. “I think sometimes in our running around to get everything done, …

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DAREarts Quebec Reaches Out to Francophone Kids in Granby

By DARE arts | March 14, 2018

For the first time in our 22 year history, rural francophone kids in Quebec are participating en francais in DAREarts’ …

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DAREarts Toronto Winter Showcase 2018: “We’re all in this Together!”

By DARE arts | March 13, 2018

On Thursday, March 1st, over 130 DAREarts student delegates from 18 Etobicoke schools showcased their inner leader on stage at …

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DAREarts Vancouver: Youth Creating “Hope Beyond Adversity”

By DARE arts | February 15, 2018

For the last 6 years, DAREarts workshops have been a fixture at Britannia Elementary School in Vancouver.  Grade 7 teacher, …

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"What is a DARE? What Do You Think?"

By DARE arts | January 22, 2018

Guest post by DAREarts artist-educator, Glenn Marais. “What is a Dare? It’s a challenge, a risk, a step into the …

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Tarik, Annette and Ricky next to a painting

Standing Ovations for Local Young Performers Alongside Renowned Musicians at DAREarts Holiday Cheer

By DARE arts | December 18, 2017

View all photos courtesy of Pete Paterson here. On Friday, December 8th at Chateau Windrush in Hockley, DAREarts Founder Marilyn …

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From left to right: DAREarts National Director of Development Natasha Morano, Senator Dennis Patterson, DAREarts Founder & President Marilyn Field, and Senator Lillian Eva Dyck

DAREarts Documentary "Fill My Hollow Bones" Screened on Parliament Hill

By DARE arts | December 11, 2017

On November 28th DAREarts proudly hosted the Ottawa premiere screening of ‘Fill My Hollow Bones’.  The film chronicles a DAREarts …

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Happy Anniversary, DAREarts Webequie!

By DARE arts | November 27, 2017

Written by Marilyn Field, DAREarts Founder. I remember that night 10 years ago like yesterday.  As we gathered around the …

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DAREarts is deeply saddened by the loss of Cathy Elliott

By DARE arts | October 17, 2017

We mourn the loss of our dear Cathy Elliott, DAREarts’ Indigenous Program Associate, a Mi’kmaq playwright, composer and visual artist. When …

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