Supporting Performing Arts in Rural & Remote Communities

Dance • Film/Media Arts • Music • Theatre

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]

Rural Arts Advocacy

A blog by Fanny Martin, Executive Director & Creative Producer - Art of Festivals It started with frustration. In March 2019, Mass Culture hosted a Digital Gathering on cultural planning in rural & remote communities in response to feedback … [Read more]