Published August 2021
Welcome to Ferreira Fest 140 – our monthly online get-together where we check in with Louis Ferreira, his friends and chosen charities. We have lots of updates this time, plus screen caps and our exclusive Reading Series, so join us at the virtual pool or bar! This is a safe space for all, but we hope you have been vaccinated, continue to wear a mask and observe social distancing out there in real life! Visit our COVID-19 Page for helpful information and links!
Ability Online, a safe, monitored online community for children and young adults with disabilities, is now partnering with various Indigenous organizations to welcome vulnerable youth into our community to be supported and to be able to share the beauty of their culture!
Virtual Concert in Support of Ability Online
SAVE THE DATE! Friday September 17th, 5 p.m. EST. Join us for an “Up Close & Personal” music experience with some amazing performers. Click here for more details.
This is an event you don’t want to miss. Number of spots is limited so sign up today!
Free for Ability Online/MyAbility.ca Members – email Michelle with your name.
Other guests, use this link to order your tickets by making a small donation. Thank you!
- Shaan Singh, lead singer from the Drax Project
Drax Project is a New Zealand band that formed in 2014. Recording a mix of jazz, R&B and pop music, the band came to prominence in 2017 with the single “Woke Up Late“, which was certified triple platinum by RIANZ while the 2019 version featuring Hailee Steinfeld was certified triple platinum in Australia
- Tristan Bushman https://www.tristanbushman.com
Folk-pop artist Tristan Bushman’s soulful, small-town upbringing has made an indelible impact on his songwriting. He was born and raised in Ashton, Illinois, a midwestern nook of a town with a population of 800.
- Sophie Rose
Sophie Rose is a 21 year old singer-songwriter-producer from Calabasas, CA . When Sophie Rose released her debut single “Two Young Lovers” in October 2017, she already had years of professional songwriting experience behind her — a rarity for a singer/songwriter who had just turned 17. Inspired by Taylor Swift and Katy Perry, Sophie Rose began writing songs when she was nine and, as a tween, she signed to a publishing deal with Dr. Luke’s Prescription Songs and Ester Dean.
Ability Gives is an equipment grant program created by Ability Online, with the generous support from the Pollack family. It was established in 2012 and focuses on helping families with children (under 18 years of age) with a disability or a complex medical condition. We have given the gift of independence to more than 200 children to date!
You can always help by making a donation – just click on the logo below!
Project Limelight is a free performing arts training program open to Vancouver inner-city children. While activities are currently suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic certain program continue.
THE CORY MONTEITH PROJECT LIMELIGHT ALUMNI BURSARY
Project Limelight Society understands the importance of education. In honor of our good friend Cory Monteith, who remains an inspiration and source of support, The Cory Monteith Project Limelight Alumni Bursary gives former participants aged 16 and over the opportunity to apply for a bursary to help fund their educational endeavors. Whether past participants decide to follow a path in the arts or forge a new path of their choosing, they are encouraged to apply for bursaries ranging from $300 – $500 to help with the costs of classes, books, workshops or equipment. Alumni are asked to contact us by email for more information. If you would like to support The Cory Monteith Project Limelight Bursary and receive a charitable tax receipt, please donate HERE. After entering your donation amount simply choose The Cory Monteith Project Limelight Bursary in the drop down menu.
Of course you can also make a general donation going towards future projects by clicking on the logo below.
At the Toronto Homeless Memorial, we remember & mourn those who have died while homeless in our city.
There are thousands of men over the age 50 in shelters in Toronto annually.
Hundreds more sleep outdoors and in precarious accommodations.
The number of seniors who are homeless has doubled in four years.
Haven Toronto is their sanctuary, a place where they can feel at home, where they are always welcome and treated with dignity and respect.
Open 8am to 5pm, 365 days a year, Haven Toronto provides the essential services they need for their day-to-day lives. Haven Toronto provides onsite access to crisis and housing counsellors, on-site nurses, dental hygienists and barbers. Haven Toronto also provides healthy meals 3 times daily at 8am, noon and 3pm, clothing, showers, laundry, recreational amenities and more.
Haven Toronto invites you to Walktober, a virtual walk in support of elder homeless men.
During the month of October, walk, hike, run or bike, any day, any distance. Set a goal and challenge yourself. Invite family and friends to join your team or support you with a donation toward your goal.
Proceeds help reduce barriers – and steps – to accessing programs and supports vital to the health and wellbeing of elder homeless men, including health care, housing and food security.
Want to make an immediate impact on a homeless person’s life? Make a purchase at the Shop & Share store at Haven Toronto! Anything you buy there goes directly to an elder homeless man in need, and there’s something for every budget, from healthy meals to entire Care Kits and full sets of clothing. Click on the image of the raincoat to get started!
Of course you can also give to the general operating fund of the organization by clicking on the logo below. Please note that you will be linked to our very own donations page which still bears the former name of the shelter – The Good Neighbours Club. Your donation will still arrive at Haven Toronto.
The Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada
The Stand Up For Kids Campaign
The Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada’s national $75 million Stand Up for Kids: Futures Transformed Campaign is uniting us in a shared mission to change the lives of our country’s most at-risk kids – those who have experienced abuse and neglect. Learn more and find out how you can help vulnerable kids across Canada create lives of their own unstoppable success.
You can always read about the latest events in the online newsletter The Buzz.
You can contribute to the campaign and to the organization in general by clicking on the logo below.
Louis and Jackie spent some time in Palm Springs. Here is Giancarlo with the Dreamer sculpture by David L. Phelps.
And Justin Nannassy shared another photo of a meetup with Jackie and Louis.
This month we have 481 screen caps of the Motive Season 2 episode Bad Blonde (episode 6).
The Killer: Heather Williamson and Gordon White, the founders of an up and coming web communications company. Gordon dotes on Heather, which does not sit well with his wife, Kim White.
The Victim: Jake Daly, Heather’s nightclub bartender boyfriend. At the beginning of the investigation, Angie, Oscar and Brian have no body, but a lot of blood spattered in a public place, the spatter marks consistent with a vicious stabbing. The eventual discovery of a MedicAlert bracelet points them to Jake as the probable victim.
Here is a direct link to the album: https://ferreirafestscreencaps.shutterfly.com/pictures/48960
Or click on the screen cap below.
THE 4th READING SERIES: MR. MUGS – ROCKETS AWAY!
The fourth monthly reading series continues in Mr. Mugs – Rockets Away! by Martha Kambeitz and Denise Burns.
Unlike previous readers, this volume was published as a hardcover book within the Level 3 series of the Mr. Mugs readers. It was originally released in 1968. The Mr. Mugs books have been out of print for many years but occasionally you can find them on eBay, Amazon Marketplace or various other antique book dealers.
Louis credits the Mr. Mugs books series with helping him to learn English at a very young age.
You can listen to all the previous book readings under the Reading Series Tab.
Here is this month’s chapter.
Listen to the sound clip here:
Chapter 13: A Pink Popcorn Party (continued)
Pat looked around in the rocket.
He saw something.
“I have it!” he said. This will work!
This space gun will blast the pink things
off the planet!
Here we go! BLAST OFF!”
It blasted the pink things away out
Pat laughed and laughed.
It looked like someone was popping corn
on the pink planet!
It looked like a pink popcorn party!
Pat and Mr. Mugs got into
the pink rocket.
It blasted off to Earth.
“Pat! Pat!” called Mrs. Cook.
“Will you come down to Earth?”
… to be continued next month!
Alaina is going to be a guest at Momento Con, September 4-7 in Pittsburgh, PA.
As a former cast member of popular shows such as Supernatural, The 100, Smallville and Stargate Universe Alaina is sure to be a big hit!
Alaina is currently directing ORANGES and loving her new role!
Alaina was picking blueberries last month!
Alaina played with shapes on her phone…
Greyston shared a picture of a beautiful sunset on Salt Spring Island.
Check out Greyston’s Instagram feed for more stunning photos of this gorgeous place!
Mika was a guest at CKNW Afternoons:
“Between COVID, wildfires, smoke, sweltering heat, and an 8.2 earthquake off the Alaskan coast, is life feeling a bit more catastrophic these days? We’ll get context from disaster researcher @mikamckinnon at 3:45pm on @CKNW Afternoons.”
It begins SEPTEMBER 20! Season 3 of CTV’s hit comedy JANN premieres Sept. 20 – Mondays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CTV & the CTV app.
Eric celebrated his 32nd birthday! Congratulations!
Meanwhile, his company EB Painting has been busy. Check out these incredible before and after photos! Contact EB Painting for a quote for your Vancouver area project.
David’s new album is now available on Spotify!
Check it out and give it a listen!
Below is some cover art of a few songs.
“When our hearts collided 19 years ago, Ingrid Rogers and I said we would do everything together… and we have. Every day in this journey with her has been a gift. I’ve never loved deeper or laughed harder. She is my absolute light. Never fades. On this, our 16th wedding and 19th year anniversary, I look back at all the choices we made, all the goals and dreams we’ve achieved and yet, I can’t help but think that after all this time together, her mustache game actually brought out her cheekbones and beautiful lips better than mine. How is this possible?!
The mustache manual I have from 1974 clearly states “the man suave enough to grow a groovy ‘stache will surely enhance his macho face. And attract all the foxes.” So much for vintage literature. Lies! Now I resent her. Talk about a full circle moment. Happy Anniversary Babe. Congrats on your big new endorsement deal with Gillette . (Whatever)“
Here’s a feature about Adam Brody!
Peter played the role of the engineer in Stargate Universe, co-starring with Louis and our friends Patrick Gilmore, Jen Spence and Alaina Huffman.
The always busy Bradley is working on a new project, a movie called “Who is Christmas Eve?” in New York City.
“Making movies just doesn’t disappoint!”
And that, dear Friends, is about it for this month! Thanks for visiting often! Be sure to follow us on Twitter for all the Louis news you can handle and TV reminders!
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