Supporting Performing Arts in Rural & Remote Communities

Dance • Film/Media Arts • Music • Theatre

Creating Theatre in the Deep Woods: A reflection on the scenography of R. Murray Schafer’s Patria Cycle

This piece was written by Jerrard Smith, professor, University of Guelph. The piece was not written specifically for the SPARC blog, but rather is a post that we felt would be of interest to the SPARC community. Jerrard has kindly shared it with us … [Read more]

SPARC Shares…

Sometimes instead of posting our own "SPARC-created" content written by SPARC staff or guest bloggers from the SPARC community, we want to share posts written by other organizations or publications that we feel would be of interest to the SPARC … [Read more]

SPARC Interviews… Kris Riendeau, Editor and Co-Founder of theHumm

While preparing for the upcoming SPARC event in Almonte, Rebecca (SPARC's Network Coordinator) was introduced to Kris Riendeau, editor of theHumm: "a free, monthly, independent newspaper covering Arts, Entertainment and Ideas in the small towns and … [Read more]

Growing Together through Intergenerational Arts

By Chandel Gambles, SPARC Northern Outreach Consultant As arts organizers, we are constantly striving to engage, maintain, and grow our arts communities. To do that we must create unique experiences and opportunities for connections. With so many … [Read more]