Business & Arts NL

Spotlight On Partnerships

Spotlight on Bonavista Living & Bonavista Creative

The arts enrich our lives in many ways – whether it’s feeling inspired while gazing at the brushstrokes upon a canvas; getting hit with a wave of nostalgia as a guitarist plucks the chords to a tune you heard way back when; or happily losing yourself in a tale penned by one of our many… Read more »

Spotlight On Kilmory Resort

While Newfoundland and Labrador is known for its many valuable contributions to the national and global stage, perhaps one of our greatest and most prized exports is our music. From the time-honored sea shanties sung by our forefathers, to the folk/traditional stylings of iconic bands such as Figgy Duff and the serene sounds of the… Read more »

Spotlight on Joint Productions & RBC

In As You Like It, the great poet and playwright William Shakespeare wrote that “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” Each one of us, no matter where we live or what we do, has a significant part to play. Each encounter we have is a small ripple that… Read more »

Spotlight on Pluto Investments

The Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra (NSO) has a long history in the province, dating back to its establishment in 1962. Today, the NSO is still going strong, partly thanks to longtime private-sector support from companies like Pluto Investments. Pluto Investments (a private equity company) is proud to be a longtime sponsor of the NSO, as well… Read more »

Spotlight on Susan Parsons & Statoil

There is perhaps no better way for a person to peel back the layers than through the art of painting, watching a cornucopia of colours come to light to form the bigger picture (literally and figuratively) with each brushstroke. It is a meditative, transcendental act that brings the artist closer to him or herself, as… Read more »

Spotlight on Cox & Palmer

Whether it’s catching the latest play at the LSPU Hall or delighting in the sweet sounds of the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, it’s easy to see (and hear) that the arts are alive and well in Newfoundland and Labrador. A thriving arts scene is integral to a vibrant community, and thanks to the support of firms… Read more »

Spotlight on the NLCU

When it comes to having the “smarts for the arts,” it’s all about making smart investments and understanding the intricate connection between community, business, people and place. Perhaps no organization knows this better than the Newfoundland and Labrador Credit Union (NLCU). Investment in the arts is a key element of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and… Read more »

Spotlight on Brenda Rowe & Howard House

There is an old saying that “many hands make light work.” This is especially true when it comes to the act of painting. Alone, an artist takes small steps, slowly working towards the bigger picture. But when joined by others, that picture becomes bigger and bolder – a beautiful patchwork of colours, textures and styles,… Read more »

Spotlight on Royal Bank of Canada

Royal Bank of Canada is no stranger to arts sponsorships. On the national stage, they sponsor the RBC Canadian Painting Competition and the Toronto International Film Festival. Locally, they count the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival (through the RBC Michelle Jackson Award), the Atlantic Film Festival, Theatre Newfoundland Labrador, Artistic Fraud, and Opera on… Read more »

Spotlight on Statoil

While Statoil may have a strong focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) initiatives, the arts are also a key area of sponsorship for the Norwegian company. With the recent announcement of a post-secondary arts scholarship, and a sponsorship of a major music festival, the company is making its mark in the arts community… Read more »

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