Lille Gard Discussions

it’s like speed dating for artists and activists

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2012

The panel discussion event we are hosting Mar. 2 as part of the Lille Gard Discussion Series called “An Artist’s Eye on the World” was recently featured in the local paper… we decided to repost it because we’re nice. We also have just confirmed that Zachari Smith will be playing some music at the event […]

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Derek Sivers

Are you stupid?

Posted: Monday, February 20th, 2012

A great reminder from CD Baby Founder Derek Sivers that what is obvious to you might be, and probably is, amazing to someone else. WARNING: If you are extremely secure, not an artist, have no ideas, have never been diagnosed with A.D.D., and have Goliath-like self-worth, don’t bother watching this. It’s a waste of time.   […]

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Zombies, Wine, and Christian Music

Posted: Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Originally posted here by singer/songwriter Michael Gungor (with a tip of the hat to Russ Rosen & Michael Donley for finding this). Gungor brings up some taboo issues with the Christian Music Industry and had no shortage of responses with about 1000 comments on his blog. What are your thoughts on the industry? When you are in a […]

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Global Citizen

An Artist’s Eye on the world | Artists and Activists

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An Artist’s Eye on the World is a discussion and networking time facilitated by leading Okanagan artists and activists. This event is Part 1 of the 2012 Lille Gard Discussion Series and sponsored by Global Citizen Week taking place here in Kelowna. There will also be a musical performance by musician and activist Zachari Smith. Location: Bottega Farm Inn | 4485 […]

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Songwriter Circle | March 16

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Another great lineup of local singer/songwriters from Kelowna sharing their tunes & stories “in the round” including Zachari Smith, Joelle Fuller, & Pauline Kyllonen. LOCATION: Streaming Cafe | 596 Leon Ave., Kelowna, BC  (map) BIOS:   Zachari Smith Zachari Smith is a singer/songwriter and multi-intrumentalist. Zachari has released two solo albums as well as an album with his dad, Andrew […]

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Lille Gard Festival 2012

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We’re so excited to be hosting the 3rd annual Lille Gard Festival this year on the grounds of Bo.ttega. Over the past couple of years, Lille Gard Festival has been a grassroots celebration of music lovers, folk / rock / indie / jazz musicians, visual artists, some campers, and a good excuse to hang out for […]

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Arno Jordan

Wooden Heart

Posted: Friday, January 27th, 2012

Hey fellow ‘Tribehousters’, my name is Arno Jordan and I´m part of an artist community in Germany called Kuenstlerkommunitaet Schloss Roehrsdorf.  We live together in a large old house that was built several centuries ago just outside one of Germany’s most beautiful cities, Dresden. Wooden Heart… Recently I was asked by Nico if I had […]

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Wise Words from Seth Godin | Out on a Limb

Posted: Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

This post by Seth Godin was passed along by Jane Eamon entitled “Out on a Limb”. Some simple yet inspiring words. Not in the safe places, but out there, in a place where they might fail, where it might end badly, where connections might be lost, sensibilities might be offended, jokes might not be gotten. […]

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Bottega Christmas Market + Art Show + Concert pics

Posted: Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

The Christmas Market, Art Show, and Concert at Bottega was an amazing experience this weekend where over 1200 people came through the doors to enjoy European baking, artwork, crafts, music, an ice sculptor, pony rides, and… well, just look at the pictures… A huge thanks to all the artists & volunteers who participated to make […]

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Bottega Christmas Market & Art Show

Christmas Market & Art Show | Dec. 10-11

Event Date: Dec. 10 - 11

Bo.ttega Farm Inn in the heart of South East Kelowna is hosting their first Christmas Open House featuring some of the Okanagan’s Finest Artists, Crafters & Musicians all within Kelowna’s newest venue.  Bring your family to enjoy the spirit of the season browsing through the market and experiencing local artisans, crafts, baking and music. Saturday […]

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