Business & Arts NL

Spotlight On Partnerships

Spotlight on Civic Duty & Relic Supply

When the business and arts communities work together, everybody wins. Incorporating local arts into your business model not only makes it easier for creators to continue doing what they love, it also helps you stand out from the crowd, while helping to inspire and light that creative spark within your own team. Perhaps nobody knows… Read more »

Spotlight on C&W Industrial and the Mummers Festival

Over the past nine years, the Mummers Festival has become one of the holiday’s most highly-anticipated events. From lectures, screenings and craft sessions to getting rigged up, getting your “gatch on” and marching around the streets of downtown St. John’s in your long underwear and your mother’s sized 42 bra (worn on the outside of… Read more »

Local Arts Holiday Gift Guide

This year for the holiday season, why not give the gift of local art? This week, we’ve rounded up a number of items from some of our talented artist members for your perusing pleasure. Whether you’re seeking a special something for your arts-loving friend, a unique gift to say thanks to your staff, or even… Read more »

Behind the Scenes with Opera on the Avalon’s “Into the Woods”

Some members of the local business community ventured into the woods last week – but not for a leisurely autumn hike. The latest event in Business & Arts NL’s “Scene First” series saw business members head behind the scenes at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre for a sneak preview of Opera on the… Read more »

Grant Proposal Writing: Q&A with Jennifer Young of Business & Arts NL

If you’re a professional artist, chances are you’re going to have to put together a formal proposal at some point in your career. And the difference between a great proposal and one that’s perhaps not so great can make all the difference in advancing your next project. But what kinds of proposals are out there,… Read more »

Spotlight on Sunrise at Atlantic Place

It was an early rise for some members of the local business and arts communities last Thursday as they got together to share coffee, conversation and creative energy during the latest event in Business & Arts NL’s Sunrise Series. From 7:30am-9am Business & Arts NL business members, and potential members, converged on Atlantic Place in… Read more »

Spotlight on RBC & Opera on the Avalon

Even though its only been around for the past eight years, the mark that Opera on the Avalon (OOTA) has made on the province’s artistic and cultural community is indelible. Committed to exposing audiences to world-class musical theatre, and honouring the province’s history and heritage through compelling and critically-acclaimed productions such as “Ours” (which commemorated… Read more »

Spotlight on ExxonMobil & the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival

For almost three decades, the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival (SJIWFF) (October 18-22) has been celebrating and screening films written, directed or produced by women. But the event (one of the longest-running women’s film festivals in the world) does much more than that. Featuring international documentaries, short films and features, it also provides invaluable… Read more »

Spotlight on Johnny Ruth, Rocket Bakery & Festival of New Dance

If you strolled around downtown St. John’s this past weekend, you might’ve noticed some interesting activity happening in a couple of storefront windows. Both Johnny Ruth and Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food on Water Street played host to performers from the 27th Festival of New Dance (FND) – an annual event from Neighbourhood Dance Works… Read more »

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