Share My Arts

Jessica Outram, the poet laureate of Cobourg, Ontario, shares the poem she wrote for the Festival and its theme of Sharing Across the Arts. Share My Arts   Give me your brush and I’ll sing your portrait.   Give me your trumpet and I’ll paint your song.   Give me your pen and I’ll sculpt…

FOTA & OUR SPONSORS

SPIRIT OF THE HILLS’ FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS (FOTA) IS SPONSORED BY:   FRIENDS OF MUSIC ~~~~ SMM LAW ~~~~ DIVERSIPRO INC. ~~~~ LET’S TALK BOOKS ~~~~ ORIANA SINGERS ~~~~ 89.7 FM ~~~~ LIGHTHOUSE BOOKS ~~~~ ST PETER’S ANGLICAN CHURCH ~~~~ MARLIN TRAVEL ~~~~ THE DUTCH OVEN ~~~~ We thank our sponsors very much for…

WOAW! Poetry Like Never Before

You’ve never seen anything like it!  Get ready for poetry performed in a whole new way at the Festival of the Arts.   From legends to newcomers — poets performing their works in a variety of styles, including slam-poetry. Large-screen video illustrate their words. Choral performances fill the air. It’s word magic. It’s WOAW: Words On…

Thanks, Felicity and Susan!

Being in charge of the blog gives me a front-row view of all the work that’s being done to organize the upcoming Festival of the Arts. I get to see and hear about the festival as the competitions and submissions wind down, the artists are booked, events take shape,  spaces are assigned, dignitaries invited, and…