CURTAINS UP!REOPENING GUIDANCE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS SECTOR

August 24, 2020 thewire 0

Every arts organization around the world is currently navigating the new and uncertain world of how to operate safely during the pandemic, but different sectors experience their own unique challenges. This Electric City Culture Council (EC3) Bulletin will focus specifically on the Performing Arts.  The challenges are great for music, theatre, […]

Call For Submissions:The Open Spaces Theatre Festival

August 18, 2020 thewire 0

The Open Spaces Theatre Festival, in association with 4th Line Theatre, is seeking submissions for original theatre productions. With Covid-19 creating many job losses within the arts, The Open Spaces Theatre Festival aims to reengage the community in a safe manner, while creating work and funds for artists and local […]

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Mb Speaks: August 2020

August 18, 2020 thewire 0

It’s been month’s since I’ve written anything. Not since March, as a matter of fact. I haven’t been sure what I’d have to say. While many have been wiped out due to Covid, I’m a lucky one. I’ve only lost business. Others have lost loved ones or their own lives. […]

NEW FUNDS AND NEW GUIDELINES FOR ARTISTS AND ACH ORGANIZATIONS AND VENUES

August 17, 2020 thewire 0

This Bulletin brings some welcome news on long-anticipated and much-needed COVID-19 response and recovery funding for the arts, culture, and heritage (ACH) sector from the Ontario Arts Council, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, and Ontario Presents.  Our thanks goes out to these organizations.  In addition, Peterborough Public Health has released some […]

Ah! Centre Wants to Hear from You

August 16, 2020 thewire 0

Our Future in the Time of COVID-19 Mission Statement: Ah! Arts and Heritage Centre, in partnership with the community, enriches the quality of life for area residents of all ages by presenting art forms and heritage exhibitions, creative learning opportunities, sharing artistic performances, while guiding advancement of the arts and […]

LOUD AND CLEAR FROM THE EC3 ARCHIVES

August 5, 2020 thewire 0

As Ontario continues to adapt to Stage 3, and we hear more and more stories about businesses and organizations re-opening their doors, one sector remains notably quiet: arts, culture, and heritage (ACH).  The large majority of local ACH organizations remain closed or are operating at drastically reduced capacity, and a […]

SHERYL CROW RELEASES “WOMAN IN THE WHITE HOUSE”

August 1, 2020 thewire 0

NEW YORK, NY (July 31, 2020) – Acclaimed singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow released a reimagined take on her 2012 B-side, “Woman In The White House.” Raging guitars and powerful drums give the song an urgency and new relevancy ahead of the 2020 election. With Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden committing to a […]