Monthly Archives: May 2016


TIP: If you’re considering applying for a grant with OTF, make sure your organization is eligible by registering at least 4 weeks before the grant application deadline.  If you have successfully registered your organization in the last year, you do not need to register again. Simply ensure your organization’s information is up-to-date.  You can find our eligibility policy here: ASTUCE: Si vous pensez soumettre une demande de subvention à la FTO, assurez-vous d’inscrire votre organisme au moins 4 semaines avant la date limite pour les demandes de subvention. Si vous avez inscrit votre organisme avec succès au cours de la.

Myths and Mirrors Job Postings

MYTHS AND MIRRORS COMMUNITY ARTS/ MYTHES ET MIROIRS ARTS COMMUNAUTAIRES             PO Box 253 Station B, Sudbury ON P3C 4V5 | 705-222-1305 *protected email* Communications Internship Position Location:  Sudbury Rate of Pay:  $18.85 hour for 30 hours per week One Year Contract Myths and Mirrors Mandate Myths and Mirrors Community Arts (M&M) promotes public participation in the arts by developing and providing tools, resources and support for communities to express themselves. Objective The purpose of this internship is to assist in the development and implementation of Myths and Mirrors Community arts external communications initiatives to its stakeholders and target.

SPARC: Symposium 2016 Call for Proposals UPDATED

UPDATE:  Hearing from so many of you who were unable to submit session proposals, the Call for Proposals deadline has been extended to Monday, June 13th! And to support your participation, the Scholarship Application deadline has been extended to Monday, June 13th as well. We look forward to receiving your proposals and applications. Send yours today!! Questions? Please email or call Rachel.   More information will be posted to as it becomes available.   The SPARC Network is very pleased to announce that plans are moving forward in hosting the 2nd Symposium for Performing Arts in Rural.

CASTING CALL: STC to hold auditions for local actors next month

The Sudbury Theatre Centre is committed to celebrating Northern Ontario theatre artists. STC will be holding open auditions for Sudbury and surrounding area residents on June 9th and 11th, 2016 for their upcoming 45th Anniversary 16|17 Season. Actors have the opportunity to audition for specific acting roles in the season or, if they have not been seen before, they can do a general audition. There are roles available for males and females ages 10 to 75. Anyone who auditions will be added to the local talent directory kept and updated by STC. Individuals in the local talent directory will be contacted semi-regularly about updates and opportunities for artists..

Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts applauds talented individuals

Four artists were honoured by their peers, patrons of the arts and community leaders on Wednesday, May 18, at the 2016 Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts. Singer/songwriter Kevin Closs, Andrew Knapp and Christian Pelletier, founders of the Up Festival, and graphic designer and teacher Johanna Westby won bursaries to help them support and continue their work. In addition to the honour of being recognized by their peers, the artists were awarded cash bursaries to help them continue to pursue their creative projects. Corporate sponsors and ticket sales support the event and bursaries. Now in its third year, the Celebration is an initiative of the Sudbury Arts.


Les ateliers de formation professionnels et concours de musique La Brunante est fière d’annoncer que le groupe La Dérivée de Smooth Rock Falls est le groupe lauréat de La Brunante 2016. La Dérivée est un groupe formé à l’École Catholique Georges-Vanier de Smooth Rock Falls dans le Nord de l’Ontario. Le groupe est composé de Maxime Blais, Kailyn Cloutier, Roxanne Dubé et Kevin Gendron. Ils ont fait une performance touchante et exceptionnelle. En remportant le concours La Brunante, le groupe se mérite un prix monétaire de 1000$, une place dans la programmation du spectacle de La Nuit sur l’étang 2017, ainsi que l’animation de La Brunante 2017..

New Report Demonstrates the Economic Importance of Arts and Culture in Ontario

Toronto, May 11, 2016 – Statistics Canada’s release today of the Provincial and Territorial Culture Indicators, 2010 to 2014 report is providing insight into the economic importance of arts and culture in Ontario and across Canada. The figures in the report measure the contribution of culture to the Ontario economy for two unique perspectives: Arts, culture and heritage products represent $25.3 billion of the province’s gross domestic product (GDP) and over 276,000 jobs. This “product perspective” includes the contribution of culture products (goods and services) produced in both culture industries and non-culture industries. Ontario’s arts, culture and heritage sector represents.

Sudbury independent short film seeks funding and cast

Local short filmmaker Stephen Corston (“Bear Cop”, “The Spirit in 39B”) is currently seeking funds for his next short film project “Spring Heeled Jack,” shooting this Summer. “Spring Heeled Jack is a coming-of-age/monster film telling the story of Rowan Swan, a 17 year-old girl who, with the help of her best friend Dani O’Neil, tries to find her baby brother who has been kidnapped by the monster from Victorian legend, Spring Heeled Jack. Corston and the production team behind the short are currently asking for donations via an campaign to cover extra production costs with donor rewards including exclusive.

Submit Your Best Photographs of Sudbury Waterbodies to the 2017 Picture Our Lakes Contest

Only one month remains to submit your photographs to the 2017 Picture Our Lakes Calendar & Postcard Contest! Submissions for the contest close on Friday, June 10th at 11:59 pm. Residents and visitors are encouraged to submit their most captivating Sudbury photos in four categories: Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. Youth photographers (18 years and younger) will be juried separately.  The 2017 Picture Our Lakes Contest may include photos of lakes, wetlands, and watersheds (creeks and ponds), as well as the landscapes, wildlife, and seasonal flora found in and around Sudbury’s water bodies. All photos must include some element of.

CCE Sudbury Irish Arts: New Website and facebook page

We are pleased that our first website is up and running – please view at case sensitive) -our new facebook page is CCE Sudbury Irish Arts On October 21st to 23rd, 2016, we will be hosting a “Mad for Trad” weekend.  We also expect a lot of visitors from possibly St. John NB, Montreal, Ottawa, Kingston, Toronto, Hamilton and St. Louis USA to be attending a meeting in our community that weekend.  The public events will continue all weekend.  Starting with a supper and ceili on Friday night and ending approximately noon on Sunday.  Workshops will include crafts, music.
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