tanya tucker

tanya tucker

CHEX Daily - Friday Aug. 14, 2015

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IN THE FIELD: Go east , country music fans! Caley Bedore heads down highway 7, as thousands of people are doing over these four days, to check in with the 26th annual Havelock Jamboree! The music festival’s 2015 roster includes such superstars at Tanya Tucker, Gord Bamford, Big & Rich and Clint Black. DAILY PAWS: “Ginger” talked Henny Venus into driving her to Peterborough from the Humane Society of Kawartha Lakes. Now that her kittens have all been adopted, she is looking for a #ForeverHome of her own. SPECIAL GUEST: Buckhorn Fine Art Festival begins this evening and takes over the Buckhorn Community Centre for the weekend. Committee member and renowned Canadian artist Michael Dumas sits in with information about “Artists For Conservation”. Joining him on the set will be another well-known Canadian artist Fernando Freitas , Directory and Senior Instructor of The Academy of Realist Art in Toronto. (students of the academy are exhibiting a group show during the festival in Buckhorn) Freitas conducts drawing and painting workshops throughout North America and Europe, as well as works on portrait commissions. Most recently, his work can be seen on the hit NBC show Hannibal. DAILY FOODIE: Kollene Drummond, owner, gardener & cook of “Well Grounded Kitchen & Garden”, working with local, sustainable food, catering and “custom cookery”. She is based in Omemee, but can be found at Lakefield Farmers Market and various festivals (We met her at the Hootenanny on Hunter!) ROUNDTABLE VIA SKYPE: Treana Peake is a fashion designer and founder of the clothing line, Obakki, as well as its philanthropic counterpart, the Obakki Foundation. recognition in international publications such as Vogue UK and Elle, and her contemporary, sophisticated designs have been spotted on celebrity devotees such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Hudson. Most recently The Obakki Foundation is bringing attention to the plight of 3,000,000 peole in South Sudan who are literally on the brink of starvation, due to drought and war. Her husband Ryan Peake is guitarist, songwriter and back-up vocalist for Canadian rock band “Nickelback”, and has joined Treana in the South Sudan Basic Needs Challenge, a five day challenge connected to real-life food, water and shelter shortages in South Sudan.