Supporting Performing Arts in Rural & Remote Communities

Dance • Film/Media Arts • Music • Theatre

The Ontario Shebang

In anticipation of our Expert Chat with Catherine Frid on Community-Engaged Play Creation (which will be on Wednesday, October 31st at 12pm), we are sharing this piece from Arts Engage Canada's "Idea Box" (posted April 16, 2018). We love the … [Read more]

On the Banks of the Mississippi, a Gathering of SPARCs

By Sandy Irvin, Almonte Ontario On a bright morning On the cusp of summer and fall On the banks of the Mississippi A gathering of SPARCs occurred! A few members of the SPARC team dodged thunderstorms (and tornadoes) to spend Saturday, … [Read more]

Ontario Contact 2018

by Wendy Fairbairn, SPARC Network Steering Committee Member & General Manager of the Orillia Opera House Every year Ontario Presents produces Ontario Contact in various locations throughout Ontario.  What is Ontario Contact? “An exciting, … [Read more]

Culture Days are Here!

That's right - Culture Days start tomorrow! From September 28-30 you can enjoy thousands of free, hands-on, interactive activities in communities across Ontario. An opportunity for you to discover the world of artists, creators, heritage experts, … [Read more]