Business & Arts NL

Spotlight On Partnerships

Spotlight on Scene First: Between Breaths Orchestral

Have you ever watched a concert, play, musical, or a live performance of any other kind and wondered how it all seems to magically come together? While the performers and players on stage make it seem so effortless, there are also many hands behind the scenes that help make the art come to life. On… Read more »

Social Media Marketing: Q&A with Sheldon Payne of Newfound Marketing

Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Tumblr, Twitter and the list goes on. There are so many social media platforms out there these days, it can get a bit overwhelming. And if you’re an artist who’s trying to share, advertise and market your work, you might have a hard time narrowing down your options. Your time and money… Read more »

Spotlight on Memorial University’s #ComePlayWithMeNL Public Piano

Since its inception, Business & Arts NL’s #ComePlayWithMeNL public piano program has been striving to bring people together through music, and create moments of spontaneous creativity and connection in our busy lives. Now, thanks to a new public piano at MUN’s University Centre, sponsored by Coast 101.1, students, faculty, staff and visitors will have the… Read more »

Insurance for Artists: Q&A with Neil Trahey of Sun Life Financial

Do you have a plan in place for how to pay the bills should you fall ill and need to put work on hold? Have you started thinking about tucking away some money for retirement, but just haven’t made the initial investment? These are things that everyone should keep in mind but when you’re self-employed,… Read more »

Spotlight on Filmmaker Ivy Lin & #ComePlayWithMeNL Public Piano Program

Since 2014, Business & Arts NL’s #ComePlayWithMeNL Public Piano Program has been encouraging moments of spontaneous performance and creativity, and helping bring people together through music. The pianos have been beckoning everyone from professional musicians, music students and teachers, interested passersby and more. A few years ago, one of them also attracted the attention of… Read more »

Spotlight on the Genesis Centre & Artist Julie Lewis

As Newfoundland and Labrador’s leading innovation hub, the Genesis Centre is committed to fostering creativity and helping propel the province forward with innovative new ideas by its ever-growing entrepreneurial community. When the Genesis team moved to Memorial University’s Signal Hill Campus, there was no doubt that their new collaborative, community-minded space called for some unique… Read more »

Business & Arts NL Looks Back

As we reflect upon 2018 and ease into the New Year, we’d like to acknowledge all of those who’ve helped unite the business and arts sectors to enliven our communities and grow our province. To our artist and business members, #ComePlayWithMeNL! public piano artists and sponsors, Business Volunteers for the Arts, as well as our… Read more »

Tax Tips for Artists: Q&A with Jennifer Gorman of TurboTax Canada

Does the mere thought of filing your annual tax return send you into a tizzy? You’re likely not alone. And if you’re a self-employed artist, you may have even more questions, like if you can claim your car or guitar, how a home office factors into the equation, and on it goes. Thankfully, there are… Read more »

Spotlight on Resource Centre for the Arts & ArtSupport NL

If you’re a fan of local theatre, chances are you’ve visited the LSPU Hall at one point or another to take in a production by its resident company, RCA Theatre Company. For almost four decades, Resource Centre for the Arts (RCA) has been supporting and promoting the creation, development and advancement of the performing arts… Read more »

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