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Spotlight on Legal Clinic for Artists

Besides the day-to-day matters of running an arts-based practice, members of the creative community have a lot on their plates. Whether they’re preparing to grow their practice or wrapping their heads around contracts and copyright, sometimes things come up that can’t be easily resolved with a simple Google search. Last month, Business & Arts NL… Read more »

Spotlight on ArtSupport NL

Arts and cultural organizations are creative, resilient and, most importantly, necessary for happy and healthy communities. But even the most diligent and determined of organizations sometimes need a helping hand when it comes to focussing their fundraising model. A new program administered by Business & Arts NL is striving to do just that. ArtSupport NL… Read more »

Spotlight on Fortis Tap Your Potential

Even though you may come from a small place, you can accomplish big things. That’s the idea behind Fortis Inc.’s innovative community initiative, “Tap Your Potential.” Here in Newfoundland and Labrador, there’s no shortage of creative, resilient and hard-working people. Tap Your Potential aims to bring some of their inspiring stories and insights together, while… Read more »

On Set Tour of “Little Dog”

Have you ever watched a TV show and thought about all of the work that goes on behind the camera to make the worlds on the screen come to life? From the initial pitch to the writers, actors, directors, editors, camera and boom operators and a seemingly endless number of crew, there are many hands… Read more »

Spotlight on the Soundbone Traditional Arts Foundation’s Cultural Ambassador Program

Nobody can deny the overwhelming power of music. It overcomes divides, bringing people together in a way that nothing else can. And for performers, it can help calm the mind, strengthen cognitive skills, boost self-esteem and so much more. Thanks to an innovative program from the Soundbone Traditional Arts Foundation in Ladle Cove, Notre Dame… Read more »

Spotlight on Artist Julie Lewis, The Hardman Group Limited & Martek Morgan Finch

If you’ve passed along McBride’s Hill in downtown St. John’s recently, you’ve likely noticed the red and orange flames that seem to lash out from the concrete wall, destroying everything in its path. The new mural depicting the Great Fire of 1892 tells the tale of the most devastating event in the city’s history and… Read more »

Spotlight on Fishers’ Loft In-Room Libraries

Just like Newfoundland and Labrador’s spectacular natural landscape, our literary landscape is vast, diverse and filled with hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Consisting of an impressive array of emerging and established writers, who each help shed a unique light on this place we call home, our literary community is lauded for good reason. And… Read more »

Legal Contracts for Visual Artists: Q&A with Lindsey Wareham of Cox & Palmer

Working as a visual artist is about so much more than just creating. Artists must also work on cultivating professional relationships, research where to exhibit and sell their pieces – and then, of course, there are legal matters to consider. How do artists ensure they will be compensated fairly for their work? What happens if… Read more »

Spotlight on Get Started Café

We live in a complex world, with complex problems – and our corner of the world here in Newfoundland and Labrador is no different. And sometimes, no matter how good our intentions, coming up with solutions may be harder than it seems. A new program is aiming to bring diverse voices together to help solve… Read more »

Spotlight on Orthodontic Associates & Artist Vessela Brakalova

If you want to brighten up your workspace and add a touch of beauty, installing a piece of visual art is never a bad idea. Incorporating local art into your space goes a step further by adding local character and colour, while connecting you to your surroundings. Visitors to Orthodontic Associates on Hebron Way in… Read more »

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