You make films to give people something, to transport them somewhere else, and it doesn’t matter if you transport them to a world of intuition or a world of intellect.” Krzysztof Kie?lowski
Saint James Music Academy brings social transformation to the community, one child, one song at a time.
When I introduced my 6 year olds to the music of The Tragically Hip, it was the stories that was my focus in the telling of their story. I really wanted my children to appreciate their music but I knew that music is a personal taste.
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A few weeks back my children took out a CD from the library featuring Jack Johnson’ songs from the Curious George movie. We haven’t seen the movie but we enjoy the books and have seen the cartoon shows. Jack’s voice and composition has a wonderful early 70s, chilled, folksy vibe that makes you feel like you are tripping along in the sunshine on a beautiful summer day. I’m not a music critic so I’m afraid that’s my best attempt at describing how lovely his music is.
Connect BC is a new group page on Facebook where British Columbians can connect and share information about events and opportunities focussed on CULTURE, strengthening COMMUNITIES and CONNECTING to Nature. This group page is an extension of the local, Canadian and international information that is shared on the BCFamily.ca page on Facebook.
“There are a lot of kids’ musicians in this country, but I really feel like Will’s music stands out. As a former teacher, he really understands kids, so the music isn’t condescending but rather respectful, empowering, educational and celebratory.” (Kim Wilson, Head of children’s programming, Kids’ CBC)
Pamela Chan, BCFamily.ca Recently I took up an open invitation to attend the opening night performance of The Diaries of…
Imagine a world where magical experiences collect and replenish. (Public Dreams Society) Pamela Chan, BCFamily.ca In the 1990s, before widespread…
Pamela Chan, BCFamily.ca A few years ago a Vancouver-based professor shared a story about his experience sending an E-mail to…