FAR-West News Just For You (Monday, March 15th)

Topics in this email: Lockdown Lemonade #21 / Submission Request Lockdown Lemonade / Campfire March 16 / Election Update / FAR-West Teaches / Positive Jukebox
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JUST PUBLISHED! Monday, March 15th
Lockdown Lemonade #21-
Deferred Maintenance by Bill Sammon
You can read all Previous Lockdown Lemonade posts at https://far-west.org/lockdown-lemonade/
Shoutout to the music community! Let us hear from you! Lockdown Lemonade has been honored to be posting stories of survival, tips for getting through these challenging times and ALL kinds of ways to make lemonade out of the lemons we’ve been handed during the pandemic.  We are always on the lookout for more material to share with the community.
Type up your thoughts & feelings, share some laughs you’ve had, some tears you’ve shed, but most of all, let your community know how YOU’VE learned to make your very special brand of lemonade.
Submissions should be 300 words and will be posted based on approval from the Lockdown Lemonade Committee, who might also do a little editing and/or tweaking to help your work to look its best.
For guidelines, questions and other submission details, please contact Julie Zipperer at juliez@far-west.org or Marlynn Block at marlynn@far-west.org.
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TOMORROW!
Next FAR-West Campfire ~ Tuesday, March 16, 7 PM PDT
“Spring Break” ~ Sing us songs about things that break or are
broken; broken hearts, broken promises, broken bones,
daybreak, coffee break, etc.
Click here to register for the Zoom link:
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FAR-West Board Elections 2021
Important note for the 2021 Board elections: Ballots for the FAR-West board elections will be sent from Folk Alliance International to current members of FAI in our region.  If your membership in FAI has expired or been suspended, you will not receive a ballot.
If you live in the FAR-West Region and would like to join Folk Alliance or renew your membership, please click here: https://folk.org/join/ 
Incumbents Susie Glaze and Julie Zipperer plus New Candidates Arielle Silver and Karen Sullivan are on the 2021 FAR-West Board election slate.  Click here to read bio’s, election statements, and FAR-West Board Guidelines: https://far-west.org/far-west-board-of-directors-election-slate-for-2021/
Voting will open on March 20th (FAI will execute elections on the region’s behalf) and continue until April 20th. Election results will be announced on May 1st.
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FAR-West Teaches
The archives of all three (3) FAR-West Teaches:
“Stream Now, No Waiting”
with Dan Navarro are now available for viewing!
Co-Hosts: Joel Tepp & Julie Maxey Zipperer
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Polishing Your Live Streaming Act:
A Music Performance Master Class with Vicki Green,
Performing Artist Coach
Thursday, March 25, 2 till 3:30 PM PDT
Press Release: https://bit.ly/3efaRnA
Zoom registration: https://bit.ly/3jkXORU
or go direct to the FAR-West YouTube channel:
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A Request for Positive Music and Stories
We have been adding positive songs and stories to our jukebox since late last year and we want to include you too! The Positive Jukebox is on-going! So if you don’t already have a song or story there, here are the instructions on what to send and where: https://far-west.org/positive-jukebox/
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