Tag: Elaina Martin

Westfest celebrates the art of diversity

By Bradley Turcotte –  Kitchissippi’s annual multi-disciplinary festival celebrated fifteen years of music and art June 8-10 at its new Tom Brown Arena location. Westfest founder Elaina Martin’s pleas for a weekend of perfect weather prevailed. Elaina told Kitchissippi Times “mother nature” played a large part in the weekend’s success. […]

The Pursuit of Rock

By Bradley Turcotte – Westfest founder Elaina Martin has dropped a preview of next year’s 15th-anniversary event with the announcement that legendary Canadian rock band The Pursuit of Happiness (TPOH) will headline the 2018 festival. Formed in Toronto in 1985, TPOH scored with hit singles I’m An Adult […]

Wasn’t that a party?

The Westfest All-Star Fundraiser took place March 6 at the Orange Gallery. This five-hour event was hosted by Councillor Jeff Leiper and featured a long list of Westfest music alum including Juno winners Lynn Miles and Holly McNarland, John Allaire, Lynne Hanson and Thomas Starwalker. Guests also bid […]

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