QAC Blog

CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Outspoken word, the art of Abena Beloved Green

September 10, 2021 — By Ardith Racey/Quinte Arts Council Abena Beloved Green is no stranger to odes and accolades. Her most recent publication, titled Ode to the Unpraised (Pottersfield Press, 2020) is a testament to the lives and stories of 26 women – friends and family of Greens – whose stories would not otherwise be told. After a missed…
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CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Living art-fully in small-town Ontario

September 3, 2021 — By Scott Williams/Quinte Arts Council Oh, those face masks! You don t go far in Madoc, Ont., without seeing them: at the LCBO, Foodland, Home Hardware – and on people just walking down the street. Eye-popping colour and painstaking attention to detail: the hallmarks of their creator, artist Diane Woodward. A cancer diagnosis and successful…
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CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Pinnacle Music School ready to welcome students back

August 20, 2021 — By Fiona Campbell/Quinte Arts Council Whether you think of music as “the strongest form of magic” (Marilyn Manson), an antidote to pain (Bob Marley), the “soundtrack of your life” (Dick Clark) or the means to wash “away from the soul the dust of everyday life” (Berthold Auerbach), it undeniably has the power to life spirits,…
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CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Todd Barriage, an instrumental part of Quinte’s DIY music scene

August 13, 2021 — By Allen Steinberg/Quinte Arts Council Being involved in several musical projects and bringing the dreams of southern-Ontario artists to life through his production work, Quinte-based musician Todd Barriage is integral to local music. Having worked with artists like Ten Sleep, 40 to Famous, Last Chance Marie, Mntclr, Lungless as well as producing his own band,…
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CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Todd Barriage, an instrumental part of Quinte’s DIY music scene

August 13, 2021 — By Allen Steinberg/Quinte Arts Council Being involved in several musical projects and bringing the dreams of southern-Ontario artists to life through his production work, Quinte-based musician Todd Barriage is integral to local music. Having worked with artists like Ten Sleep, 40 to Famous, Last Chance Marie, Mntclr, Lungless as well as producing his own band,…
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