Supporting Performing Arts in Rural & Remote Communities

Dance • Film/Media Arts • Music • Theatre

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]

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]