Sparkfest! Apr 29

Sparkfest is an evening to celebrate mentorship and the Pass it On Mentorship Program through SWOVA.

Sunday, April 29th at the Orchard Room in the Harbour House Hotel at 7:00 p.m. the Pass It On Mentors present an evening of music, poetry and stories by inspiring women of many generations. Mocktails and Desserts will be served and the event is alcohol and drug free. Youth are invited to bring their mentors and important adults in their lives.

Performances by:
Hey Ocean!
Tara Grand/Maclean
Barbara Slater
Ahava Shira
Naomi Jason performing with Amber Tuttle
Billie Woods
Phoenix Lazare

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased in advance at the SWOVA office, Salt Spring Books, and Bside.
Tickets at the door depending on availability.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. – Show starts at 7:00 p.m.
It just may spark the mentorship spirit within.

Proceeds go to SWOVA and the Pass it On Program.

Hey Ocean! are a Vancouver based band fronted by the lovely Ashleigh Ball. Fresh off a coast to coast Canada tour they continue to build momentum with strong songwriting, very skilled musicianship, an incredible live show and a strong DIY work ethic. They will be bringing their sweet harmonies and danceable pop songs to Sparkfest. Ash is a long supporter of the Pass It On program and we’re grateful they were able to make this date work in their busy schedule.

Tara is Tara Grand. Formerly Tara MacLean. Her career as a singer/songwriter has taken her around the world and landed her on Salt Spring with her family. Her songs are raw and honest, her voice is pure and powerful and her stories are first hand accounts of an amazing life.

Barbara Slater is one of Salt Spring’s favourite singers. Her repertoire of inspirational chants and songs from around the world is vast. She will lead Sparkfest in some group singing.

Dr Ahava Shira is a poet, storyteller, performer, photographer and long time journal writer. Her poems are courageous, full of grace and the resilient beauty of Human and nature connection.

Naomi Jason dances… She teaches dance and leads many dance workshops and classes on Salt Spring. She studied contemporary dance and has been teaching for many years. She will bring some students to shake it at Sparkfest.

Billie Woods was born and raised on Salt Spring. With jaunts to Europe and Brazil where she honed her musical craft and fostered a love for Portuguese language and Brazilian music. She has a huge repertoire of music, great guitar playing chops and an amazing voice.

Phoenix Lazare represents the next generation of musicians. She is one of the shining stars of the GISPA program with a beautiful voice, touching songs and solid musicianship.

About shannoncowan

Love growing food, natural settings, water, community Kundalini Yoga Teacher, Doula (DONA), PhD Biology (2001), Mother and Wife
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