Episode 5: Happy Birthday, Vincent

“I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream.” Vincent van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) Today is Vincent van Gogh 166th birthday.  While he was relatively an unknown in his lifetime, […]

Episode 4: Fish & Gutter Lasses

Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia.  Thank you for listening in. Join me as I travel across the ocean to Shetland, where the fresh sea air and rugged landscape captures the spirit of the adventurous souls.  Shetland is in the northern region of the United Kingdom just above the Orkney Islands. With a latitude north […]

Episode 3: Are We Artists

Good evening from Vancouver, British Columbia.   Spring has come to Vancouver – the earth is waking up and the birds are in full chorus. Thank you for listening in. Let’s talk about artists.  Are you an artist? Am I an artist? Most of us, if asked, “are you an artist?” would hesitate to answer “yes.”    […]

Episode 2: Building Community with Sarah Ahmadi

  Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia, The conversation today is about community. How do we define community? How do we engage in community building? How do we share our personal goals within the context of community?   To answer these questions, I have asked Sarah Ahmadi, Executive Director of Pro Arte Centre for Performing […]