Festival Afloat

Afloat with Heiltsuk Nation

By Andrea Palframan / May 26, 2021 /

Like you, we kicked off our shoes and did a little dance when restrictions on gathering outdoors in B.C. were eased. Suddenly, a vision we’ve been nurturing all year suddenly became possible.  We’ve been wondering: what’d happen if we brought together a crew of Indigenous leaders, salty sailors, visionary activists and first-class musicians?  This summer,…

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A remarkable floating fundraiser for remarkable times

By Andrea Palframan / September 2, 2020 /

A group of islanders have found a unique way to host a covid-safe, socially distanced fundraiser. Thursday, September 3’s “Throw a Boat Down” event will be a paddle-powered, floating concert in support of RAVEN. The show will be livestreamed to audiences everywhere from a floating stage anchored just off the coast of Salt Spring Island.…

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