UforChange Hosts Vivacity, A 3 Day Art Showcase


UforChange is an arts education based program for newcomer and at risk youth living in St. James Town and the greater Toronto area. The program runs for 6 months and ends with Vivacity which is a 3 day event that showcases the art created by the youth to the public. After the graduation ceremony the youth come back for phase 2 which focuses on education and employment.

The Vivacity arts showcase events take place the weekend of October 12-14th .They include:

Multimedia Gallery

Short Film Screenings, Photography Gallery, Web Design Exhibit, Live Performances

Friday, October 12th

Location: ING Direct, 221 Yonge Street

Time: 7:00pm-9:30pm

UforChange Relaunch

Guest Speaker: Barry Avrich, Live Performances

Saturday, October 13th

Location: Kiwanis Boys & Girls Club, 101 Spruce Street

Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm

Performance Showcase

Theatre, Dance, Fashion Show, Live Performances

Sunday, October 14th

Location: Daniels Spectrum , 585 Dundas St. East

Time: 4:00pm- 6:00pm

 All events are pay what you can with a suggested donation of $10 that will be used to help fund Cycle 6.

If your in the city this weekend make sure to check out Vivacity. UforChange is a great program and has helped many youth from the St. James Town community.

Website: http://www.uforchange.org

Facebook Fan Page & watch the Vivacity 5.0 Promo video, here.


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