Wendy Repass music is parts soul, blues, folk, rock and adult contemporary. She is a singer-songwriter with a powerful, resonant voice and her songs deal with love and loss, at times contemplating life, declaring desire, protesting injustice or simply grieving. Get a sneak preview at http://wendyrepass.com/
Annie Frazier Halladay from Asheville, NC is a ukeleleist/singer/songwriter as well as blogger and podcaster! She will not only be giving a workshop on polyamory/non-monogamy, but also a performance with her trusty ukelele. Here’s a little taste of her work: Soundcloud (mostly originals) YouTube (mostly covers). She says, “My original music is influenced by 70s ballad writers as well as light folk-pop […]
The Fire Tigers (Flora Lark and Jona Noelle) are performance poets from Charlottesville who artfully merge different forms of creativity, from music and dance to spoken word and multi-media artwork to create a safe space in which we talk openly about trauma and the process of healing. They are currently scheduled to perform Friday night August 3! https://www.thefiretigers.com/
Julia is (finally) a new member at Twin Oaks. A former women’s gathering intern, she is now an organizer for the women’s gathering and the communities conference as well as the queer gathering. She enjoys fire spinning, foraging, fiber arts, and intersectional feminist theory.
Ari currently lives in Charlottesville but is returning to live at Twin Oaks again soon. At the queer gathering you can often find them at the friendship-bracelet-making table. On a regular day at Twin Oaks you can often find them in the garden. They like comics, letter writing, spinning, felt making, stories in all media (especially when there are queer […]
Hailing from Oregon, Lindsey moved to Twin Oaks in 2015 after exploring communities around the country. She enjoys photography, beekeeping, letter-writing, event co-organizing, tarot reading, growing heirloom seeds, playing board games, co-managing Twin Oaks’ soyfoods business, reading comic books, and monitoring microorganisms at the community’s tiny sewage treatment plant.
Born and raised in Canada, Valerie has lived over half her life at Twin Oaks. The lifework that nourishes her most is being a Yoga Instructor (current favourite pose: Half-Bow / Ardha Dhanurasana). Being a Virgo, she can’t help organizing things, and in addition to helping create the Queer Gathering, she manages Twin Oaks’ firewood-splitting crew and hammock pillow-making workshop. […]