Monthly Archives: April 2016

Cambrian College mural enhances atmosphere at Greater Sudbury Airport

Greater Sudbury Airport CEO Bob Johnston, Cambrian College President Bill Best, Graphic Design students Manon Roussel and Maggie Hobbs, professor Johanna Westby, Graphic Design student Danielle Provencher, Art and Design Fundamentals student Darlene Benoit, and Greater Sudbury Airport Business Development Director Terra Glabb. Cambrian College President Bill Best speaks with professor Johanna Westby in the studio where students spent nearly 200 hours painting the mural panels. One of northern Ontario’s busiest airports is benefiting from an exciting injection of art, thanks to a dedicated group of students, faculty and alumni from Cambrian College’s School of Creative Arts and Design. On.

Invitation to submit Expressions of Interest (EOI) – Workman Arts Scaling project (Selection of Pilot Sites)

Workman Arts is pleased to invite all interested Ontario-based organizations to submit Expressions of Interest (EOI) to participate as Pilot Sites in Phase 2 of the Workman Arts Scaling Project.  As part of the process of piloting segments of our programming in other geographic areas, we are seeking interested organizations to participate in Phase 2 of the project (to implement Art and Mental Health programs) subject to funding of Phase 2 by the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Submission of expressions of interest is a necessary step in the Pilot Sites identification and selection process. The current Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) grant.

Former Thorneloe University President to Head Wycliffe College

Thorneloe University at Laurentian is pleased to congratulate Bishop Stephen Andrews on his appointment as Principal of Wycliffe College, a leading theological school in Toronto. After serving as Dean of the Diocese of Saskatchewan in Prince Albert, where he was also Principal of the James Settee College for Ministry, Dr. Andrews was appointed President, Provost, and Vice-Chancellor of Thorneloe University in 2001. During his time at Thorneloe University, he oversaw the building of a new academic and administrative wing, as well as the expansion of Thorneloe’s academic programs. Dr. Andrews continued to be active in the Anglican Church of Canada, serving on the Council of.

Sudbury Theatre Centre Need Volunteers!

Do you enjoy professional theatre? Are you enthusiastic, energetic, and dedicated? Are you looking for new volunteering opportunities? The Sudbury Theatre Centre is currently recruiting new volunteers and welcoming back former ones! By volunteering your time, you are instrumental in promoting the joy of professional theatre in Sudbury while providing an essential community service. Various dates, times and positions are still available for this season, and we’re recruiting for the very exciting 2016-2017 season! For further information and to register, please call Vally @ 705-470-2426. Thanks!.

NLFB’s 45th Anniversary Lineup Blends Tradition and Innovation

Festival will take place at Bell Park July 8th to 10th, 2016 The time has finally come. The snow banks are slowly receding, restaurants are tentatively putting up patios, and Northern Lights Festival Boréal is announcing its lineup! The ‘cool dad’ of Ontario’s music festival scene will kick off the season with its 45th anniversary edition at Sudbury’s beautiful Bell Park July 8th-10th, 2016. In 1972, when the first festival was held, festivals weren’t ‘a thing’, like they are now. The ‘Northern Lights Folk Festival’ was a free one-day music festival on one stage; needless to say it has grown.


Winnipeg, Vancouver, Toronto and many other leaders in many other communities throughout North America have undertaken affordable housing initiatives for creative workers because they understand that economic diversification is an important initiative for any community. Artsjunction is an affordable housing initiative sponsored by the Sudbury Arts Council. It is a valuable piece of infrastructure to assist with economic diversification. Artsjunction is not just for professional artists, it is designed to attract and retain creative workers. Workers who work in the film industry, graphics and design industries, computer game developers and so on. Sudbury’s City Council has an opportunity to support.

Wanted: Youth Participation at SPARC 2016 (Symposium for the Performing Arts in Rural Communities) October 27 – 30, 2016, Hailburton, Ontario

Are you a youth – between the age of 16 and 29? Or, do you know a young performing arts practitioner? Please pass this on and circulate widely! When we started planning the 2014 Symposium for the Performing Arts in Rural Communities we knew that youth living in rural communities play an important role in making rural communities vibrant and resilient places where performing arts are alive. We felt that it was important for youth to have a significant presence in the event. We were delighted that 25% of our symposium delegates were youth from across the province who were.

Finalists announced for 2016 Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts Awards

On Wednesday, May 18, the 2016 Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts will be presented at a gala reception at the Sudbury Theatre Centre. The finalists were announced at a news conference this morning. The awards event, now in its third year, is a project of the Sudbury Arts Council in collaboration with Regroupement des organismes culturels de Sudbury (ROCS). In addition to the honour of being recognized by their peers, the artists will be awarded cash bursaries to help them continue to pursue their creative projects. The Award for Outstanding Emerging Artist, a cash prize of $2,000, will be presented.

Art in the Yard Call for Entry

ART IN THE YARD 14th Annual Community Arts Festival at the Elora Centre for the Arts July 9 & 10, 2016 2016 Call for Entry Art in the Yard is an annual, outdoor juried art exhibition and sale (Originals Only) held on the two acre grounds of the Elora Centre for the Arts in the heart of the village of Elora, ON. The Elora Centre for the Arts (ECFTA) invites applications for exhibition from all artists, artisans and craftspeople working in a wide range of traditional and experimental forms. Fine, decorative and applied arts in all media will be considered. Entries will be selected.

The Evelyn Crandell Bursary for the Arts

Who may apply: Any student of the arts age 17 or older. Applicant must be Canadian citizen. How to apply: Complete the application form (below) along with a cover letter and two letters of reference. Where to apply: Mrs. Jill Hocking 867 Hildegarde Sudbury, ON, P3A 3X3 Questions?: Phone: 705-524-3291 A short list of applicants will be selected and may be asked to appear at an interview with the selection committee. Application Form Brochure.
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