Business & Arts NL

Spotlight On Partnerships

Spotlight on Perchance Theatre & ArtSupport NL

Nestled away in the lovely community of Cupids, the oldest English colony in Canada, Perchance Theatre is another great reason why folks flock each summer to this scenic section of Conception Bay. Initially founded in 2010 as New World Theatre Project (as part of the Cupids 400 celebrations), Perchance has been providing opportunities for emerging… Read more »

Q&A with Visual Artist Vessela Brakalova

There’s nothing like local artwork to welcome you to a new place and give you a sense of its history, heritage and culture. Here in Newfoundland and Labrador, all of these things are entwined with the North Atlantic – and thanks to three pieces by mosaic artist Vessela Brakalova (co-founder of the design studio Vis-à-Vis… Read more »

Spotlight on NLCU, Patron of the Arts

Newfoundland and Labrador is fortunate to have a wealth of artistic talent – be it visual arts, theatre, music, literary arts, dance, textile arts, and on and on it goes. Whatever the reason so many creative souls choose to put down roots, live and work here, we are all the stronger for it. In addition… Read more »

Spotlight on the St. John’s Farmers’ Market

After six years of dreaming, planning and putting ideas into motion, the St. John’s Farmers’ Market Co-operative officially flung open the doors to the new St. John’s Farmers’ Market on Freshwater Road this past Saturday. Located at the site of the former Metrobus depot, the fully accessible, 14,000 square-foot space is bright, roomy and welcoming,… Read more »

Spotlight on Stewart McKelvey & Sound Symposium

Volunteers are the lifeblood of any organization. From offering their advice and individual expertise, to helping with administrative duties and marketing efforts, selling tickets to events and everything in between, they truly are the oars that keep the boat moving forward. The folks behind Sound Symposium know this quite well. A biennial celebration of sound, Sound… Read more »

Spotlight on Arts Delight 

Newfoundland and Labrador has more talented and creative folks than you can shake a proverbial stick at. Look around any corner, community and cove and you’ll find any number of songwriters, sculptors, dancers, directors, playwrights and painters plying their trade and making their own unique and indelible mark on our province and culture. A new… Read more »

Spotlight on Perfect Day & the Mary MacDonald Award

For members and supporters of the local arts scene, the name Mary MacDonald is one that resonates far and wide. Much more than a participant and ardent supporter of the community, the beloved artist, arts administrator, curator and writer was a true champion for the arts, who used her voice and work to help lift… Read more »

Spotlight on Union House Arts

With puffins, cool cafes, great hiking and breathtaking scenery as far as the eye can see, the Bonavista Peninsula is a must-visit destination for locals and tourists alike. Now, thanks to the work of a dedicated arts-loving group, there will soon be another reason to place this hot spot at the top of the list…. Read more »

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