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Hitting the Right Note

Famous novelist Jack Kerouac once said, “The only truth is music,” and while that might seem a tad dramatic, we couldn’t agree more. Music is universal (it’s actually been proven
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In the Limelight — Live Theatre in Durham Region

There’s nothing quite like a night (or afternoon!) out at
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Lights, Camera, Durham

From world-renowned post-production companies to unique, authentic filming locations, Durham
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Next-Gen Arts in Academics

As most art is now produced and consumed in digital
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The Spark’s FALL Issue Is Here!

We are so excited about the theme of this issue — arts and culture.

From researching the music and theatre scenes in Durham Region, to why Durham is such an important asset to Hollywood North.

We talked to some incredibly talented people, including our cover artist and One to Watch subject Melissa Brant. 

We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed creating it (and that you’ll get out to experience some of the shows, shops, festivals and eateries we included!).



A Day in Oshawa

Yep, Oshawa’s our stomping grounds, so we were all mystified when
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The Food Truck Corral

As Oshawa’s Food Truck Corral wraps up its third season this
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5 Ways to Pick Up a New Hobby

We’re all super busy. There’s no disputing that. Our culture is
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Spark’s Picks

The minute we told our Spark Centre and Synergy Lab colleagues
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Home Sweet Home

Why owning a home can be a source of pride and
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Next-Gen Arts in Academics

As most art is now produced and consumed in digital formats,
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