We are a resource and voice for Canadian live event workers who have lost their livelihood due to COVID-19 shutting down events worldwide. Please reach out and tell your story, and tune in for support.
Today on CBC The Current, host Matt Galloway talks to Max Kerman, lead singer of the Canadian band Arkells, about why he’s been offering music lessons, and the deep impact of COVID on live events. “Your concerts are spectacles,” say host…
Weeks of planning are coming to bear. On Tuesday 22 September we join together to celebrate the Live Event Community.
We are just over a week away from the Day of Visibility for the Live Event Community on Tuesday 22 September, an unprecedented and united show of support for the live event industries in Canada.
Member highlight: Tony Crea is a Toronto-area audio engineer and tour manager with a guitar and a heart of gold.
Day of Visibility for the Live Event Community Reveals #LightUpLive #EclaironsLesScenes campaign
Member highlight: Pete Kadelbach is an internationally recognized audio engineer (and tiny van traveller).
The COVID-19 pandemic presents a number of overlapping and unprecedented challenges, impacting all parts of Canadian life: how we socialize, how we work, how we get our essentials, and how we maintain our overall health and well-being. WellCan, brought to you by a community of partners, provides a hub for mental health resources and tools to help all Canadians maintain […]
To help Montrealers through these dark times, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is offering online art therapy lessons through its Facebook page.The activities will go up every Friday. The MMFA is doing its best to keep us occupied during this surreal moment in history. It’s just one of a few institutions in the city […]
Stronger Minds by BEACON is a free digital program, now available to all Canadians.
ducation and training is a key component of the Adamson integrated system offering. Hands on training and other education measures like tutorial videos elevate the performance of Adamson products in the market by optimizing their application in the field. This improved performance through education is not only rewarding for all the end users, it increases […]
Welcome to our Learn and Explore pages. As one of the industries keys innovators we’re always learning more about our field. Here you can find more information about many of our technologies and techniques, as well as a few videos from us and our colleagues in the business.
The 519 is committed to the health, happiness and full participation of the LGBTQ2S communities. The 519 is expanding its Friendly Check-In Program during our building closure. The Friendly Check-In Program is: A weekly phone call or email by a 519 staff member who will chat with you and check in on how you are […]
social disDANCE is a live-streamed invitation to dance together, apart, in line with “Flatten the Curve” directives. In a spirit of solidarity, wellbeing, and uplifting play, we invite you to a new kind of dance party…
No one is untouched by the current circumstances, but the impacts of COVID-19 will not be shared equally. Some of our neighbours have seen their jobs disappear. Part-time and temporary workers may be facing the impossible question of whether to pay for food or rent. They may have to visit a food bank for the […]
One-stop-shop government resources in response to COVID-19, and where and how to access them
We are in extraordinary times with a sector (and society) faced with unprecedented obstacles and changes. AND YET we are an extraordinary sector, filled with extraordinary people, and we need to all work together to weather this storm. LEAN was formed as an immediate, ad hoc, pro bono response network to help arts organizations, big […]
COVID-19 Flash Survey Findings Ontario’s nonprofits and charities are facing a triple threat as a result of COVID-19: an abrupt loss of revenue from the cancellation of fundraising events and a steep drop-off in donations; the closure of offices and cancellation of programs and services due to pandemic restrictions; and unprecedented human resource challenges in […]
A letter from grassroots arts initiatives struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic Attention: The Honourable Steven GuilbeaultMinister of Canadian HeritageHouse of CommonsOttawa, Ontario, CanadaK1A 0A6Steven.Guilbeault@parl.gc.ca The Honorable Lisa MacLeodMinister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries438 University Avenue6th FloorToronto, Ontario, CanadaM5G 2K8Lisa.firstname.lastname@example.org Ministers, We, the undersigned, represent a diverse spectrum of small, grassroots, and community-based arts […]
For more information on making a pledge or donation, please contact Leslie Francombe, Philanthropy and Sponsorship Manager, at leslie[at]torontoarts[dot]org. All donations made to the fund will be eligible for a charitable tax receipt. Fund Launch date: March 26, 2020Funds raised to date (April 7, 2020): $723,051Artists this will support: approximately 723Artists who have reached out in need: over 1,600Donate today […]
What do you need to create and share art during the COVID-19 pandemic? CARFAC Ontario is collecting information from artists about their most urgent needs, and any identified new resources that will allow them to continue producing and presenting work during the COVID-19 pandemic. This information will be consolidated, and shared with arts councils to […]