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General News · 4th July 2018
Amanda McNaughton
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Joshua Townsend-Zellner
Improv For Life
Thursday, July 5. 8pm. Raven.

Cortes loves Ann Randolph - now, meet one of her creative influencers; writer, actor and director Joshua Townshend-Zellner. Join Josh for a fun-filled evening of improv, as he demonstrates tools and techniques to help us all experience real and expansive interactions with the people in our lives and the world around us.

Indian Horse: Movie & Discussion
Hosted by: Metis-Cree Presenter Kathi Camilleri & Hollyhock CEO Peter Wrinch
Friday, July 6. 7:30pm. Olatunji Hall.

An adaptation of Richard Wagamese’s award-winning novel, this moving and important drama sheds light on the dark history of Canada’s Residential Schools and the indomitable spirit of Indigenous people.

Dr. Charles Steinberg
From Point-and-Shoot to Brilliant Photography
Saturday, July 7. 8:00pm. Kiakum

Join photographer and teacher Dr. Charles Steinberg for a celebration of photography and, "capturing the light." Hear the stories behind the brilliant shots taken by Charles and some of his Hollyhock students. Plus, learn how to shoot beautiful images of our island landscape to share at home with family and friends, on an SLR, point-and-shoot or even your phone camera!

Kimo Hussey
Joy of Ukulele
Wednesday, July 11. 8:00pm. Hollyhock Lodge.

Aloha! Beloved Ukulele musician and teacher Kimo Hussey returns to Cortes, for an entertaining evening of music and laughter. Sit back and enjoy the sounds of Kimo and his Hollyhock students as they strum and pick their way through some beautiful island melodies.

Michael Roads
Healing Power of LOVE
Thursday, July 12. 8pm. Raven.

Modern mystic and author Michael Roads shares an uplifting evening about the healing power of LOVE, as a power of creation and not emotion. Unconditional LOVE is where physical, emotional and mental health begins, when we live within its energetic frequency. Cortes Island is a unique stop in his 10-city, 5-continent tour, as he spreads his message about the spiritual nature of Love, Nature and Self.

Padma Shyam
Easy Meditation
Saturday, July 14. 8pm. Kiakum.

How do I meditate? Am I doing it the right way? Why can't I focus? If you have the questions, Padma can help you find the answers. Using her 30 years of study with a Himalayan Master, she'll take you through a simple and effective technique towards more meaningful meditation.

Dr. Stephen Aung
A Tree is Not a Tree: It Is a Supreme Healer
Sunday, July 15. 8pm. Olatunji Hall.

Learn the medical science behind tree-hugging, and the importance between your health and the trees around you. In his enlightening and humorous presentation, Dr. Aung shows how the energetic flow of trees can lift up the downcast, strengthen one's spirit and provide healing to the physical body. Dr. Aung is acclaimed for his integration and promotion of western and Chinese medicine. He received the Order of Canada in 2006.