Supporting Performing Arts in Rural & Remote Communities

Dance • Film/Media Arts • Music • Theatre

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]

Collaborative Event Creation as a Model for Living in a Time of Crisis

The following post was written by Emily Pearlman, about 'Almonte Lights the Way'; one of the projects that received support from SPARC's Collaborative Community Initiatives program in June 2019.   To learn more about the projects the CCI program … [Read more]

Jason attends Creefest 2019

By Jason Manitowabi, Northern Outreach Coordinator Part of my role as the Northern Outreach Coordinator is trying to understand, as best I can, the conditions that Northern artists work in. Therefore when I was planning a networking trip this … [Read more]