Supporting Performing Arts in Rural & Remote Communities

Dance • Film/Media Arts • Music • Theatre


The Grinch is peeking out from a green face mask. The words 'Six Feet People" are to the left of his face. Only his eyes, part of his nose and one hand are shown.

The final blog in a series by SPARC Guest Blogger Denise Lysak.   I will start my last blog, by raising a glass to writers everywhere. storytellers playwrights songwriters i am simply taking on a role that was not assigned to … [Read more]

Creative Spaces – a Photo Essay

black & white photo - the outdoor stage for the Moose & Fiddle Festival, a wooden structure with a roof and no floor or sides

Our Guest Blog this month is a photographic essay with text by Dee Lysak and photos by Wanda Kabel-Easton.   The still images are shared in black and white. They represent a mapping of cultural spaces – up and down the King’s Highway #71, … [Read more]

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]