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Left side of image: Invitation to join the 2022-2023 Digital Discoverability Program, with the Linked Digital Future and Culture Creates logos. Right side: a hand holding a smartphone, displaying a Google search with detailed event information.

Call for Participation in the 2022-2023 Digital Discoverability Program

From Sept 2022 to March 2023, 20 members will work with Culture Creates to optimize the readability and discoverability of their events.

Red background with "IDENTIDADES International Festival of Performing Arts in the Atacama Desert" written beside a bear face with a sun eye.

Call for Expressions of Interest to Attend IDENTIDADES

Expressions of interest for Canadian Indigenous arts presenters are now open to attend INDENTIDADES International Festival October 1-5 2022.

Musician singing and playing guitar, with a drummer in the background.

Recovery slowed down amid fifth wave

The GDP growth of the live performance sector stalled during the first quarter of 2021, but employment performed better than other sectors.

Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund: Where to Apply

Learn more and apply now to The Canadian Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund (CPAWRF) through one of four recipient organizations.

Audience members at Cabaret-Théâtre du Vieux-Saint-Jean

The LIVE Directory: At the Crossroads of Performing Arts and Open Data

CAPACOA is thrilled to announce the launch of the LIVE Performing Arts Directory, the first of its kind entirely powered by open data.

Four participants from the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe/CAPACOA group posing shoulder to shoulder.

Expressions of Interest for Canadian Arts Presenters to attend the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Expressions of Interest for Canadian Arts Presenters are now open for support to attend the Edinburgh Fringe Festival August 17 – 24 August, 2022.

Dancers performing with a live orchestra in the background.

Audiences need to be reminded of the benefits of attending

Mental health and trying something unique or different are among the top benefits that may compel audiences to attend live performances.

Man and woman wearing traditional clothing singing together.

Encouraging signs of recovery for the performing arts

The GDP and employment increases observed over the second half of 2021 echo government interventions announced a year before.

The musician on stage is standing in front of a microphone with blue stage lights shining behind them. They are holding a white electric guitar, with their head facing towards the ground.

Federal budget acknowledges uneven recovery, but leaves much to be desired

The 2022 federal budget provides little new funding for the performing arts sector. But we remain hopeful that the National Recovery Summit will provide another opportunity to address the needs of the industry.

Celeigh Cardinal is singing in front of a microphone.

Finding Our Way: National Town Hall Report

On January 25, CAPACOA welcomed members of the performing arts community to share their hopes for the future. Discussions around digital space, social inequity, and the climate crisis led to new discoveries.