Supporting Performing Arts in Rural & Remote Communities

Dance • Film/Media Arts • Music • Theatre

fire and water

four children sit on a brown leather couch, adults are standing and chatting to each other behind them. Three of the children are eating, the fourth (on the left of the couch) is looking at the camera and smiling.

A new piece by Guest Blogger Denise Lysak. I will start with the words of Antoine de Saint-Exupery, “A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single person contemplates it, bearing within her the image of a cathedral.” I think this is a … [Read more]

Building Community Media

old fashioned television with dials on the right and rainbow stripes across the screen

Today's blog is an introduction to next week's Expert Chat - My Voice Counts: Building Community Media In the Internet Age, by Victoria Fenner.     I’ve lived in a community with its own community radio station for most of my adult … [Read more]

Making Things Count: Pandemic Postcards Documentary

split photo - on the left a photo of a man in an audio recording set-up, on the right the same man sits at a desk

Graeme Bachiu takes us inside his pandemic documentary journey. I decided fairly early on in the pandemic (late March or early April) that I was going to have to do something while I was stuck at home, projects cancelled and clients gone radio … [Read more]

The Elephant in the Room

poster of elephant holding an umbrella over a flower - text says - In a world where you can be anything, be kind

A blog by guest blogger Denise Lysak on COVID and its impact on the Arts Photo Credit: Be Amazing I live in rural and remote northwestern Ontario. I live off-the-grid on a small tea-coloured lake that is home to more fish than people and the most … [Read more]