FESTIVAL EVENTS — ALL IN ONE PLACE!

IT’S A FABULOUS LINEUP! A taste of the Festival of the Arts, and the schedule, all in one place.  ~~ OCTOBER 24 TO 26 IN COBOURG CLICK HERE FOR TICKETED EVENTS. SEE BELOW  OR HERE FOR FREE ADMISSION EVENTS. ~~~~ GREAT MUSIC EXCITING 10-MINUTE PLAYS Above images: Scenes from Rehearsals of Einstein’s Fridge, Mouse and Love…

We’ve Got It Covered!

Blue Denim publisher Shane Joseph has a big task: he’s the publisher of Hill Spirits IV, to be launched at the Festival of the Arts (FOTA) this October.  And as he explains, the role brings its challenges: It’s that time again to publish an anthology of the work of 36 contributors from the Spirit of…

Acting like Ducks

We’re like ducks right now: paddling furiously underwater, trying to remain calm above the surface. It’s been a very busy time behind the scenes.  Artists from many different disciplines are working together in small groups and as a committee to create the Festival.  That in itself is an achievement, since most artists work alone to create….

Putting Together An Anthology

In this episode, Felicity Sidnell-Reid takes us behind the scenes of producing the Hill Spirits IV Anthology of literature and art, launching at the Festival in October. Felicity has several volunteer roles in Spirit of the Hills Arts Association (SOTH). She chairs the Writers’ group and the Festival of the Arts.  Somehow, she also finds…