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Folk School Nails First Year in Okanagan


by Shannon Ainslie Excitement is building as a unique, hands-on trades and craft school in the Okanagan is approaching a first-year anniversary. Instructors at Okanagan Folk School are busy hammering out new ideas for the coming year, with more events and expansion in the works. “It has been an interesting journey,” said school president Murray Wood. “We’ve all had success in business and are mature, but none of us have started a school before.” To date the school has taught more than a hundred courses from West African drumming to wood carving, fiber arts, geocaching and many more. Driven by [...]

Folk School Nails First Year in Okanagan2023-03-22T10:08:47-07:00

What’s Your Story?


by Denise Miller What’s Your Story? Circa 2005 at a local cafe that specialized in live music in Edmonton, I first discovered The StorySlam. I was told it was a clone of Poetry Slams popular in New York. I was hooked and attended the monthly events every chance I got. Authors and storytellers with varying skills would sign up and get 5 minutes to read or tell their original story. The Slam grew in popularity to the point where there was no room inside and in the summer, folks would listen through the windows. A solo guest would be guided [...]

What’s Your Story?2023-03-27T10:36:25-07:00

Welcome to Our New Website


To better serve our community of members, we are pleased to announce a new website with a full suite of membership features! Easy to Join Thinking of joining but haven't pulled the trigger? When you're ready, we've made the sign up process easy and convenient so you can join even on your mobile device when you're on-the-go. Click the "Join Now" button on our menu Choose the applicable form to sign up Complete the form at your convenience Pay for your membership securely online Automatically receive an email to set up your login & start [...]

Welcome to Our New Website2023-02-08T13:55:43-08:00
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