Pancakes and Jam – an online brunch party with live music!
May 2nd, 10:30 – PDT
Join us for an online brunch cafe, in collaboration with Vines Art Festival! Poetry, pancakes, and beautiful solidarity. Sign up here https://mailchi.mp/raventrust/pancakesnjam and you’ll get a link to the Zoom call in your inbox.
Host Mary Lovell will be joined by Jillian Christmas, Desiree Dawson and Kin Balam!
Make yourself some pancakes, pour some coffee and fire up Zoom on Saturday May 2nd for some sweet solidarity.
About the artists: Poet Jillian’s work has been featured in numerous publications including the Huffington Post, and published in a number of collections. She has participated in, developed and executed programs in partnership with Toronto Poetry Project, Wordplay, Brendan McLeod’s Travelling Slam, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Opera, and the CULTCH Mentorship, and facilitated spoken word workshops for youth and adults across the country.
Desirée Dawson, Vancouver based singer-songwriter won the CBC’s Searchlight Competition in 2016, Desirée’s song Just Fine spent months in CBC’s Top 20.
Kin Balam is Vancouver based, and is from the Indigenous lands of Cuxkatan, Nekepio, El Salvador. He was born in the heart of a people’s revolution, raised in the Northern lands of Turtle Island. Flamenco, Latin American, Indigenous Mesoamerican, Afro Latin Jazz, and Hip Hop are all the elements that makeup the powerful fabric of this new yet ancient rooted musical style.