Since its humble beginnings back in 1998, Winnipeg's Graffiti Art Programming has been using hip hop to reach and inspire inner-city youth. In this exclusive feature, programs director Bob Veruela and local MC Charlie Fettah talk about the importance of arts, the power the music and more.

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Based out of Winnipeg’s Broadway Neighbourhood Centre, Just TV is a program designed to engage youth through music and video in a safe and positive environment. In this behind-the-scenes feature, the youth and mentors talk about diversity, the annual showcase and more.

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"You don’t have to be a great musician, you just have to play something honest and make yourself kind of vulnerable while you’re doing it." ArtsCan Circle founder Mike Stevens on connecting with youth, hernias and more.

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Based out of Winnipeg’s Broadway Neighbourhood Centre, Just TV is a program designed to engage youth through music and video in a safe and positive environment. Now in its eighth year, the program provides mentorship from industry professionals including producer Murray Pulver and musician Jason Burnstick, and has helped launch the careers of local artists like Ila Barker, Ali Fontaine and Hera Nalam.

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For more than 15 years, ArtsCan Circle has provided instruments and mentorship to hundreds of at-risk youth in remote northern communities across Canada. In this exclusive interview, founder Mike Stevens talks about community-building, the power of music and more.

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Featuring more than 300 artists over the course of 10 days, the fourth edition of Planet IndigenUS displayed the top indigenous talent from around the world while fostering a cross-cultural dialogue between Canadians. In our latest feature, Australia's Benny Walker and Canada's own Logan Staats talk about performing at the iconic event, connecting with their culture and breathing new life into traditional art forms.

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Twelve artists. Sixteen cities. Twenty-three days. Founded five years ago to showcase the diverse talent of indigenous artists from across Canada, the Red Ride Tour recently wrapped up its most successful run to date. See what the founders and musicians had to say about hitting the road, sharing their art and building community.

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