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Youth Week 2009!

May 1st, 2009     by Cate Simpson     Comments

Today is the first day of Youth Week 2009, a festival of youth community engagement and creativity run by Youth Action Network in Toronto.

This year’s theme is Art & Activism, and it kicks off tonight with Three Dollars an Hour - a night of radical music, poetry, burlesque and performances by the Asian Arts Freedom School and Zameen Shadbad, hosted by the Asian Arts Freedom School and Mayworks. Also tonight is the opening of Grounded - an exhibition of socially reflective artworks and performances by young people which runs till May 6, and unContact, a photography exhibition charting the evolution of Toronto graffiti culture.

Check out the Youth Action Network’s website for a full schedule of events in Toronto and beyond. The festival runs from May 1-8.

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