One of Australia’s most respected musicians. That’s what Larry Heath, writing in the AU Interview had to say about Kaslo Jazz Fest Sunday (3:30 PM) performer, Jeff Lang. Lang, perhaps best known as a slide guitar virtuoso, is also known to pull out a variety of other stringed instruments during a set, including mandolin, tenor guitar, … More Crikey! Jeff Lang’s Coming to Kaslo!
Greg Neelin, Manager of Selkirk College’s Community Education and Workplace Training Division, discusses the role of community colleges in helping shape change and development in rural areas, from a session that featured Neelin and Terry Miller, Rossland-based author and consultant, at the 2014 BC Rural Communities Summit, held in Kaslo.
Jazz singer Kellylee Evans, with one of the most beautiful voices of her generation, received unanimous critical praise for her 2010 tribute to Nina Simone. C. Michael Bailey, writing in All About Jazz had this to say about Evans’ album, “Nina”: Every once in a while an homage project comes along that actually does what it … More Kellylee Evans at Kaslo Jazz Fest!
Researchers Adrian Leslie and Nadine Raynolds of the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI), give BC Rural Communities Summit delegates an opportunity to create “instant data,” and in the process make the point that good decisions are usually based on sound information. Here’s what some of the audience members had to say about their presentation: … More “Just the Facts” — Why Accurate Data Matters!
Kaslo Institute founder Randy Morse quizzes the crowd at the 2014 BC Rural Summit on what they like about Kaslo, then shares some personal anecdotes in the video below. And here’s what some Summit attendees had to say, culled from end-of-Summit evaluations: It was smooth and well organized, the Kaslo Institute did an excellent job … More Why We Love Kaslo!
Aimee Watson of the Kaslo Food Hub, Paris Marshall Smith of the Yasodhara Ashram, Kaslo Jazz Fest founder Jimi Holland, Regional District Central Kootenay Area D director Andy Shadrack, Dawn Lang of Selkirk College, Cheryl Thomas, and Michelle Heinz from the Clear Sky Centre share their thoughts on rural life — brief interviews recorded during … More Thoughts on Rural Life
Saturday night at 7 PM the Kaslo Jazz Etc. audience is in for an incredible, blues-drenched treat, to be delivered by the man considered the greatest living British blues guitarist — Matt Schofield. Guitarist magazine said, “There isn’t a better British blues guitarist playing currently”. The LA Times stated, “In Schofield, the UK has produced the best … More Matt Schofield in Kaslo!!