QAC Blog

CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Supporting the next generation of artists

April 17, 2020 —   “During these unprecedented times, more and more people are turning to the arts as distraction and comfort; the value of arts to the betterment of individual and community health has never been more clear,” says executive director Janet Jarrell. “Supporting the next generation to consider the arts as a valuable and viable career option…
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Digital Umbrella now available

April 16, 2020 — You can now read the latest issue of Umbrella online!
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Remembering Peter Davis

March 15, 2020 — By Carol Bauer On December 21, 2019, the arts community lost a dear friend, colleague and talented artist. Peter Davis passed away peacefully at home, at the age of 82, after a long decline. He is survived by Jane Mackenzie, his partner of 49 years, his daughter Kim Davis, and many nieces and nephews. Peter…
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CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Miri Ben-Ari takes Belleville by Quiet Storm

February 28, 2020 — By Janet Jarrell/Quinte Arts Council Grammy Award-winning classically-trained musician, producer and humanitarian, Miri Ben-Ari is coming to the Empire stage in Belleville. Honoured by Michelle Obama and discovered by producer Wyclef Jean, her outstanding performance and production abilities led to many collaborations with musicians like Kanye West, Jay-Z, and Alicia Keys, to name just a…
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CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: Belleville-born theatre creator brings acclaimed show home

February 14, 2020 — By Quinte Arts Council with files from Adam Bailey Belleville-born Adam Bailey’s twisted, history-based storytelling tackles the improbable events that started a war while asking the question: what leads young men to commit acts of political violence? Using the assassination of Franz Ferdinand in 1914 as a starting point, Bailey dives into the world of…
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