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 [...]Continue Reading
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 [...]Continue Reading
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 [...]Continue Reading
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 [...]Continue Reading
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 [...]Continue Reading
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 [...]Continue Reading
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 [...]Continue Reading
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 [...]Continue Reading
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 [...]Continue Reading
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 [...]Continue Reading
Katalyst Art Gatherings with special guest Lane Merrifield
November 3rd 2014
The next Katalyst Art Gathering will feature the creative entrepreneur Lane Merrifield.
Featured ArtistTribeHouse compilation to benefit the Homeless
InnCluded a music compilation to benefit those without a home.
Tribehouse has put together a fine music compilation to benefit “Inn From The Cold” homeless shelter in Kelowna BC.
The project is called InnCluded and…
Adam Dickens – TAKING PICTURES, CHANGING LIVES
Adam Dickens is a photographer and designer based in London, working in the UK, East Africa and Asia.