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  • Thank you Cortes for supporting Folk University

    Posted on Monday July 20, 2020
    Thank you Cortes for supporting Folk UniversityThank you Cortes! It's been a strange and often beautiful year. There have been many, many moments of incredible kindness, generosity, and deep connection thanks to YOU. More than ever, it is clear how much we need each other and how important it is to live in a community where we can re... Continue Reading »
  • Friday Folk U Talk: What's It Like to Be an Octopus?

    Posted on Monday July 06, 2020
    Friday Folk U Talk: What's It Like to Be an Octopus?July 10th from 1 to 3 p.m. Michael Moore explains the mysterious underwater world of octopuses.2:20 to 3 p.m. Lucretia Shanfarber tells more about the Cortes Garden Club and things she's learned about no dig gardening from gardens on Cortes and Quadra.Folk University has taken Fo... Continue Reading »
  • Folk U Talk: Ayurveda Demystified (on 89.5 FM)

    Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2020
    Folk U Talk: Ayurveda Demystified (on 89.5 FM)A glimpse into the oldest traditional medicine from the East with Muneera Hussein, Ayurveda practicioner. Folk University has taken Friday Folk U Talks on the radio! Every Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. Tune in to 89.5FM or listen live at cortesradio.ca.Call in at 2:00 and 2:30 with your questions ... Continue Reading »
  • Friday's Folk U Talk: Cortes Waste & Recycling Explained

    Posted on Sunday June 21, 2020
    Friday's Folk U Talk: Cortes Waste & Recycling ExplainedNext Friday, June 26th ,,, 1 p.m.: Waste & Recycling on Cortes 101. Confused about what can be recycled, how to minimize your waste impact, and where your garbage goes? Brian from Cortes’s Waste and Recycling Centre will tell us all! Get ready to call in with your questions.Folk University ... Continue Reading »
  • Folk U Talk (on 89.5FM): $ Community Investment Coops 101 $

    Posted on Saturday June 13, 2020
    Folk U Talk (on 89.5FM): $ Community Investment Coops 101 $How to get money into the hands of Cortesians to help start and grow businesses. Adam McKenty from CCEDA discusses this innovative approach to funding local enterprises and growing a more diverse and sustainable island economy.Tune in this Friday to Folk U Talk Show on CKTZ 89.5 FM CortesCo... Continue Reading »
  • Folk U Talks: Play 101 (on CKTZ 89.FM cortesradio.ca)

    Posted on Tuesday June 09, 2020
    Folk U Talks:  Play 101 (on CKTZ 89.FM cortesradio.ca) Folk University has taken Folk U Friday to Cortes Community Radio, CKTZ, 89.5 FM cortesradio.ca every Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. Neighbours continue to share their interests, passions, and skills with each other over the air-waves. YOU are encouraged to call-in every week to contribut... Continue Reading »
  • Comment > Thanks

    Posted on Saturday November 23, 2019
    Comment > Thanks Comment on "T.G.I.Folk Cinema - This Is Spinal Tap": Thanks Wayne! Ya, it is a great time for sure. Plenty of variety and we are getting a flow with set/up take down. Thanks for supporting! Continue Reading »
  • Comment > So fun. And great food

    Posted on Saturday November 23, 2019
    Comment > So fun. And great foodComment on "T.G.I.Folk Cinema - This Is Spinal Tap": It's getting better every time. Continue Reading »
  • Comment > a brilliant quirky movie

    Posted on Sunday October 13, 2019
    Comment > a brilliant quirky movieComment on "T.G.I.F Cinema Night , Take #2": It was radical in when it came out, and some of it still is. A very funny, very moving and very irreverent creation Continue Reading »
  • Comment > thank you

    Posted on Saturday June 01, 2019
    Comment > thank youComment on "Thank you Cortes! ": You are amazing Manda. Thanks for all your efforts. Cortes is lucky to have you. Continue Reading »

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