Arts Connection for September 15, 2011

Guelph’s Lakeside Church is embracing the arts this church year - returning to the days when the church supported both the arts and artists by being on of the few congregations in Canada to establish an Artist in Residence program. Visual artist Sylvia Woods, Lakeside’s first Artist in Residence talks about the program the goals of this new ministry.

Interview date: 
September 15, 2011 - 22:00

Arts Connection for September 8, 2011

The Waterloo Region connection to downhere: Cambridge resident Glenn Lavender who also happens to be downhere’s bass player. He talks about Altar of Love and what the band’s been up to lately.
Arts Connection is broadcast every Thursday at 10 p.m. on Faith FM 94.3 and webcast at

Interview date: 
September 8, 2011 - 22:00

Arts Connection for September 1, 2011

Actor and playwright Ins Choi's production of Kim’s Convenience won rave reviews and was chosen a Best of Fringe pick at this summer’s Toronto Fringe Festival. Ins talks about Kim’s Convenience and his other projects.

Interview date: 
September 1, 2011 - 22:00

ArtsWatch: Is the medium the message?

As a Canadian, I needed to quote philosopher Marshal McLuhan who is famously known for coining the expression “the medium is the message.” And nowhere did this point become more obvious this when than when I read a new novel and saw a new movie.

ArtsWatch: "The Artist's Dance"

What did you read this summer? I’ve had the chance to energize my creative juices by reading a few books which focused on the intersection of arts, faith and culture—some of which I mentioned in past weeks.
Another thought-generating and spirit-energizing book is Creative Matters, a collection of essays by members of the Creative Collective—which you can find out more about at

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