Supporting Performing Arts in Rural & Remote Communities

Dance • Film/Media Arts • Music • Theatre

Ghost Light Stays On

Photo of dark empty theatre seating with one lone light bulb shining

A new blog by SPARC Guest Blogger, Denise Lysak. On stages all across Ontario, ghost lights are on.  Plawyrights, storytellers, actors, musicians, comedians, masters of marionettes, and, so many more #stayhome as COVID-19 – a coronavirus threatens … [Read more]

How COVID-19 Has Impacted 4th Line Theatre

Kim Blackwell - at the Farm - 4th Line T

Kim Blackwell, Managing Artistic Director of 4th Line Theatre, shares how COVID-19 has impacted their season. It was so unfathomable to imagine on March 8th of this year that the public reading we held at the Peterborough Museum and Archives … [Read more]

Gone Fishing with Lake of the Woods Brewing Company

A blog post about Community Collaboration by Denise Lysak (SPARC Guest Blogger) Where the road ends is where this adventure begins.  Here in northwestern Ontario’s Sunset Country, 14, 522 islands and more than 100,000km of shoreline create the … [Read more]

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]