Supporting Performing Arts in Rural & Remote Communities

Dance • Film/Media Arts • Music • Theatre

New Date for Symposium 2020

  Important News Regarding SPARC Symposium 2020 It is with an overabundance of caution and concern for public safety that the SPARC Steering Committee and the SPARC Symposium Host Committee have decided to reschedule the … [Read more]

Finding the Moments You Seek, Whatever That May Be

A blog post about the Moose n’ Fiddle Music Festival by Denise Lysak (SPARC Guest Blogger) “This is my one small step, this is my walk on the moon,” are lyrics from Walk on the Moon by Great Big Sea and words that bring us back to earlier days – … [Read more]

At the Point of Convergence; A Meeting Place

By Denise Lysak, Guest Blogger  In the wilds of Northwestern Ontario, creative residencies dot the landscape with hundreds of miles in betwixt and between. Rural and remote places are creating new pathways for discovery and exploration as artists … [Read more]

Stratford Arts and Culture Collective : Adventures in Feasibility Studies

The following post was written by Ron Dodson, a member of the Stratford Arts and Culture Collective, who received support through SPARC's Collaborative Community Initiatives Program as they completed a feasibility study.   To learn more about the … [Read more]