Topics in this post: Lockdown Lemonade #25 / Submission Request Lockdown Lemonade / Election Update / Roots Music & Beyond with Art Podell This Saturday / Campfire 4/20 / FAR-West Teaches / Info about FAR-West 2021 / Listserv Alert / ShoutOut for NERFA & FARM & the Regions Virtual Calendar
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Marlynn Block at email@example.com
IMPORTANT note for the 2021 Board elections: Ballots for the FAR-West board elections were sent from Folk Alliance International to current members of FAI in our region on March 23rd.
Make sure to check your email for the ballot which came from Folk Alliance at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Voting opened on Tuesday, March 23rd and continues until April 20th. Election results will be announced on May 1st.
4/20 stands for many things. Those cute little blackbirds stuck in a crusted shell but also clouds of psychedelic smoke. Use your imagination and come join us for our FAR-West Campfire to share songs, stories, laughs! Downbeat at 7 PM PDT on 4/20. It will definitely be a far-out time! Of course, any song will do! Just want to listen, come on over! We are at the campsite next to the big tree where the maid will be hanging out the clothes on Zoom.
Our next Campfire will be on May 4th – what theme will this one be? Lots of fun Tuesdays ahead!!
You will need your own zoom account in order to be authenticated.
Our Campfires burn on Zoom, so send an email to email@example.com to receive the Zoom Registration link.
The Next FAR-West Teaches Segment is THIS Thursday
The FAR-West discussion listserv (the email address that ends with folkserve.net) will be going away soon. Right Now would be a great time for you to sign up for our mailing list so you don’t miss any future news and announcements! We send out a newsletter every Monday (just like this but directly to your email inbox)!