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OPEN.innovate Creative Arts Incubator of Durham Region (OPEN.innovate) is a registered not-for-profit organization founded in 2019 with a mission to create safe, accessible and inclusive spaces for Durham Region's growing population of youth, creatives and entrepreneurs. 
Our programming aims to provide accessible learning pathways, tools and mentorship opportunities for young people looking to build careers in music, film and creative entrepreneurship .
Our methods include hands-on workshops, conferences and mentorship opportunities with some of Canada’s leading creators and emerging talent. 
Each program facilitator and partner is hand picked not only for their expertise, but their passion to invest into the next generation of creatives and creators.

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  • The Art Of The Sample
    Join Waitlist
    Thu., Jun. 24
    Virtual Event
    Join Matthew Boi1da Samuels on June 24th at 8pm as he breaks down some of the most iconic music samples. A virtual intimate & interactive for those in the music industry that we are limiting to 40 participants. To attend, go to and click RSVP. Emails will be sent out later

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