Supporting Performing Arts in Rural & Remote Communities

Dance • Film/Media Arts • Music • Theatre

Northern Arts Events Bridge the Gap

By Jason Manitowabi, Northern Outreach Coordinator This spring, arts events held in Sudbury and North Bay helped to showcase Northern talent across many disciplines, ultimately working to bridge the gap between the higher populated urban areas of … [Read more]

Scugog Cultural Connections Symposium

The following post was written by Carey Nicholson, a member of the Scugog Cultural Connections Symposium planning committee. This event was held on April 11 & 12, 2019 and it received support from SPARC’s Collaborative Community Initiatives … [Read more]

Community Spaces in Places of Faith Survey

There are 27,000 faith buildings (defined as a church, temple, synagogue, mosque or gurdwara) in Canada. One third are set to close in the next ten years. Having visited and worked with many faith communities, Faith & the Common Good … [Read more]

The Rivers Speak Story: A Community-Created Documentary Film

Thinking Rock Community Arts is receiving support for their documentary film project through SPARC's Collaborative Community Initiatives program. This project has a longer timeline than some of the others that have received support, so instead of … [Read more]