Whose coming this month?Donnalea Van Vleet GoelzContinuum Movement®: Being & ConnectionMonday, July 16. 8pm. Raven.
Come explore the practice of Continuum Movement® with Donnalea Van Vleet Goelz, as she introduces you to breath and sound streams and the curious and playful effects they can have on our moving bodies. Learn how this practice can increase vitality, awaken stiff joints and muscles and promote health and healing. Donnalea has a PhD in Somatic Clinical Psychology and is the Executive Director of Continuum Movement® __Phillip MooreThe Future of ChildrenFriday, July 20. 8:00pm. Raven.
Using songs, stories and a new form of meditation, we'll find the sacred child within and connect to the power of the field that holds all of the children of our species and every other species. Phillip is the author of, "The Future of Children: Providing a love-based education for every child," and is renowned for the innovative approach to schooling he instituted during his 41-year tenure as the Director of Upland Hills School in Michigan. __Kim HaxtonStories & MythsTuesday, July 24th. 8pm. Raven.
IndigenEYEZ Founding Faciitator Kim Haxton shares a night of storytelling and myths from indigenous culture. Kim, a Potowatomi from the Wasauksing First Nation in northern Ontario, has over 20 years of experience working with Indigenous communities toward decolonization and liberation, while focusing on leadership, diversity and gentle healing. _Morley My Global Song Journal of Songs & WaterWednesday, July 25. 8pm. Kiakum
A celebration of the power and message of music. Morley, an award-winning international composer, performer and educator, uses her unique blend of jazz, folk and soul to challenge racial and political divides and unearth the common songs in everyone's heart. A New York Times, "Emerging Artist of the Year," Morley has written, collaborated and shared the stage with such performers as Sheryl Crow, Wynton Marsalis, Dave Matthews and Queen Latifah._Gordy Onayemi Ryan & Zoë, Ryan Dance to Criss Cross Rhythms that Explode with HAPPINESS!Sunday, July 29. 8pm. Olatunji Hall.
Gather the family and join us for a night of global beats, song and dance. Join Gordy, Zoë, Sanga , Ade, local drummers and students for this energizing celebration of the master musicians who brought African cultural music to North America. Gordy is a recording artist and music teacher. Both he and Zoë played with Babatunde Olatunji. _David AbramCreaturely Migrations on a Breathing PlanetMonday, July 30. 8:00pm. Hollyhock Lodge.
Join David for an evening of discussion and debate, as he presents an audacious new solution to the unsolved conundrums of animal migration. David Abram is a cultural ecologist and geophilosopher, and the award-winning author of, "The Spell of the Sensuous," and, "Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology." _Ysaye BarnwellCommunity SingTuesday, July 31. 8pm. Raven.
It's an evening of community song like no other. Join Ysaye for this celebration of the human voice, and learn how the blending of uncommon voices for the common good becomes a, "Vocal Community," at its best. Ysaye Barnwell, PhD is a musician, arranger, singer, master teacher, member of Sweet Honey in the Rock and one of America's finest composers._
All Presenter Evenings are free to all. Donations collected at these events help us provide partial tuition scholarships for Cortes residents through our Islander Scholarship Fund. For more information go to https://hollyhock.ca/programlist/scholarships/