Club Penguin Founders

Club Penguin founders share on faith, arts and justice

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We’re delighted to have the founders of Club Penguin join us for an informal evening of discussion, reminiscence and reflection based on their varied experiences, from the founding of one of the most popular Social Networks for children to its acquisition by Disney. Music by Urban Birds starting at 6pm with the discussion beginning at […]

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jesse padgett ventriloquist

TEN-TEN-TEN | Jesse Padgett the ventriloquist

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2012

As one of the 10 artists who performed at the TEN-TEN-TEN event, ventriloquist Jesse Padgett works his puppetry magic by introducing the topics of arts, faith & justice via “Grandpa”. When’s the last time you’ve learned something from a puppet?     TEN-TEN-TEN was an experimental event held on May 24, 2012 at Bo.ttega Farm Inn. The […]

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Defending Human Rights and U2 concerts

Posted: Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Cindy Snedden and her husband Mike are house concert hosts for Kelowna in assocation with HomeRoutes.ca, a national house concert network based in Winnipeg. The Sneddens regularly host professional Canadian music artists in thier home for a night of inspiring songs and conversation, all in the interest of creating community and supporting great music. My […]

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kara pecknold

Can design change the world?

Posted: Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Kara Pecknold thinks design is the centre of change. In this TEDx talk in Vancouver she explains the design process she went through when creating a brand for a sustainable development project in Rwanda called Covaga. It’s fascinating to hear her explain about the power of design and how, in the 1800s, Dr. John Snow […]

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dust of famous people

The Dust of Famous People

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012

We were recently contacted by a Swiss-Canadian visual artist who runs a foundation for art and culture in Switzerland called Soul Works Foundation who said “your vision is my vision”. Not sure how Bryan Haab found us, but it’s always encouraging to hear about people who have their foot on the same gas pedal. This is a […]

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Hope for the Nations

No shoes No school for Romanian kids

Posted: Friday, March 16th, 2012

Some friends of ours, Mark & Coreen Biech, work with Hope For the Nations in Brasov, Romania where they run several projects including a Mobile Medical Unit, Farm project, and Child Sponsorship. They recently sent out an update about how several kids in their village weren’t able to get to school because they couldn’t afford […]

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artists with an agenda

Can an artist with an agenda still be authentic?

Posted: Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Last night at the Katalyst artist gathering, Zachari Smith shared some thoughts and songs on the topic of activism. Some of his songs, in fact, are so offensive that people have walked out in the middle of shows. One of his tunes, Storehouses, pokes at Mitsubishi where he asks “…is there anybody here that can […]

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Josephy Kony 2012 scam

Kony 2012 – a scam or brilliant online movement?

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2012

If you have come anywhere close to Facebook, CNN, or human beings in touch with civilization this past week, you’ve probably heard about KONY 2012. If not, well, read on. Millions of people have been latching onto this movement started by Invisible Children – a non-profit that uses film, creativity and social action to end the use […]

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Bowl of Haiti Kelowna Photographer

Bowl of Haiti Sold out fundraiser

Posted: Friday, March 2nd, 2012

This was an event that a friend of ours, Marijanel Knight organized at the Streaming Cafe on Mar. 1 called Bowl of Haiti. She is an incredible photographer with a huge heart for the arts, faith, and justice which this event brought together. These images and update are from her blog. One of the reasons I […]

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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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