WRAP -UP OF ART4ARTS 2021 - SPRING ART WITH VINCE KENNEDY, PLANNER, BY WENDY B., ARTS REPORTER 14 JUNE 2021 RSS

So how did the Spring Art on-line auction and charity Salon go? Well, in the end ETC did all right - not as big as we might have hoped when we started working on the idea of an art auction and salon.  But, we opened on 24 May 2021 with a welldone site featuring art in about six categories including new art, original art, time art, photographic art, music art and the like.    34 pieces were documented and there were 25 multiple-copy elements. In the end the process needed a lot of promotion, as the number of things to...

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So what is going on at the Perth County Community Plex? Joining other artists and arts workers who have been volunteering within their communities, Eclipse's own Artistic Producer was out battling that dreaded novovirus one jab at a time. Chilina Kennedy was volunteering with pedestrian traffic control and helping individuals move smoothly through the immense recreational centre in Stratford - home base to the biggest jab fest in town. "Its really one jab at a time, but with 50 or so jabbers working at once, and doing 50 people every 5 minutes or so, the lines can get busy and...

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How is SpringArt, the Charity Art Auction coming? Well, as always, these kinds of activities always take some time and effort, but SpringArt is moving ahead. The on-line silent auction will open at www.32auctions/SprintArt.com at 10 am Saturday, 24 th April. It will close on 7 or 8 May – right up close to Mother’s Day! We have not finalized how we will end the Auction – that will depend a little on the dreaded Covid! All detail will be broadly advised in the second week of April. What are you auctioning? It is an art auction – along with...

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ETC has announced its intention to hold a Charity Art Auction in May 2021, with the theme ‘SpringArt’.  What is the aim and how is that going to work? The aim is to raise $30,000 to help underwrite the new musical that is set in ETC’s sights for the 2021 season Call It Love. This is a great story written by Chilina Kennedy and is about one family and explores the choices many women have to make in terms of their roles in family in today’s social setting.  It speaks to both the darker side and the loving side – with...

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Eclipse Theatre Company is currently looking for new Canadian musicals to foster and develop for current and future development. This is an open call to any and all Canadian writers and composers. We strongly encourage all voices from all backgrounds and lived experiences to submit - either completed works, or works in progress. Please (only) include: Short Synopsis - approx 100 wordsLong Synopsis - No more than 1 pageBios of the creative team3 Demo Songs Email submissions to: submissions@eclipsetheatre.ca  with the subject title “New Canadian Musical Submission”. Submission Deadline: Friday October 30, 2020 - 5pm

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