Monthly Archives: March 2016

Sudbury Arts Council Hopeful City Council Will Support Affordable Housing Initiative in the Downtown

“We have been working on this initiative for four years. It is the first major project to address affordable housing needs in the downtown. We hope to have up to 50 rental units available by fall of 2017. This project is designed to attract creative professionals to live in our downtown. We need City Council’s financial support ” Linda Cartier, President, Sudbury Arts Council. Overview Artsjunction is an affordable housing initiative for creative workers located in the downtown core of the City of Greater Sudbury. Artsjunction will provide up to 55 living spaces for professional creative workers. Thirty of these spaces will be designated at affordable market rates.

Calling all young Canadian artists!

We’re looking for artists aged 18-35 for the Games of La Francophonie in 2017! You can apply now in 1 of 12 categories to represent Canada in Côte d’Ivoire next year. Find guidelines, application forms and more info here: http://jeuxfranco.canadacouncil.ca  Apply today and get your games on! Deadline: April 29th   Appel à tous les jeunes artistes canadiens! Nous sommes à la recherche de jeunes artistes âgés de 18 à 35 ans pour les Jeux de la Francophonie de 2017! Vous pouvez maintenant soumettre votre candidature dans l’une des 12 catégories pour courir la chance de représenter le Canada en.

Artists Apply NOW!!

Submit your application at www.queenwestartcrawl.com to be a part of this juried art show along with some of the most well known artists in Canada, annually drawing 80,000 people to its various events! The 14th edition of the Queen West Art Crawl will take place October 1-2 in Trinity Bellwoods Park, 790 Queen St. West (corner of Strachan and Queen). All different artistic media are accepted, from painting to metal art, photography, digital media and jewellers. Artists are selected by a jury of prominent community leaders including gallery owners, art professors and well-established artists. The deadline for applications is April.

A Call for Nominations for the GenNext Volunteer Awards

United Way Sudbury and Nipissing Districts and its GenNext Program are seeking nominations for its fourth annual GenNext Volunteer Awards. Do you know a young person who strives to create opportunities for a better life for everyone in our community? Someone who is determined to volunteer their time and expertise to help those in need? Nominate him or her for a GenNext Volunteer Award and celebrate the volunteer achievements of young people in our community. The purpose of the GenNext Volunteer Awards is to honour and celebrate volunteers aged 20 to 39 for their exceptional work in his or her community. In its fourth year,.

Les Éditions Prise de parole adoptent un modèle de codirection

Au terme d’un processus de réflexion sur l’organisation du travail au sein de l’équipe, entrepris il y a un an, les Édition Prise de parole ont adopté un nouveau modèle de gestion, celui de la codirection générale. Consciente des transformations qui touchent le milieu du livre et de la complexité grandissante des dossiers en édition, la maison souhaitait se donner un cadre de travail dans lequel les trois grandes spécialisations sectorielles seraient reconnues et maintenues – édition et production, commercialisation et diffusion, administration et développement –, tout en favorisant une meilleure perméabilité entre les secteurs. Elle souhaitait également une meilleure.

Ted Szilva, creator of Sudbury’s iconic Big Nickel, remembered as visionary innovator

Science North and Dynamic Earth extend sincere condolences to Ted Szilva’s family and friends on his recent passing. Created by Ted Szilva in 1964, Sudbury’s Big Nickel has remained one of Northern Ontario’s most beloved and iconic landmarks for over 50 years. “On behalf of Board Members past and present, employees and all the visitors who have come to see the Big Nickel, the Science North Board of Trustees offers our heartfelt condolences to the Szilva family,” said Scott Lund, Chair of the Science North Board of Directors. “The community of Greater Sudbury owes a great deal of gratitude to.

Theatre Cambrian Late Night welcomes back hometown hero

Theatre Cambrian’s Executive Director, Mark Mannisto, announced today that the company’s March offering for Theatre Cambrian Late Night will be a ‘homecoming’ of sorts.   “We are thrilled and excited to welcome back home funny-woman Sandra Battaglini,” states Mannisto.   “This will be our first female headliner for Theatre Cambrian Late Night, so it seemed fitting to have Sandra kick things off for us.” Sandra Battaglini is an award-winning stand-up comic, actor, and writer. She is the 2013 Canadian Comedy Award winner for her solo show, Classy Lady, directed by Phil Luzi, that premiered in Toronto in 2012. Past performances include, Hard.