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Bitten NYC

Join Zita Cobb in New York City for a presentation on November 1 at Bitten: an ideas festival centred around food as a pillar of pop culture. This is a ticketed event; learn more and purchase tickets at thisisbitten.com.

Bitten NYC

Join Zita Cobb in New York City for a presentation on November 1 at Bitten: an ideas festival centred around food as a pillar of pop culture. This is a ticketed event; learn more and purchase tickets at thisisbitten.com.

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FIA FILM: Silas

Join Fogo Island Arts November 1 at Fogo Island Inn cinema for a screening of Silas (Anjali Nayar, Hawa Essuman, Canada / South Africa / Kenya, 2017, 80 min). This film tells the story of Liberian activist, Silas Siakor- a man fighting to crush corruption and environmental destruction in the country he loves. Through the focus on one country, Silas is a global tale that warns of the power of politics and celebrates the power of individuals to fight back. Event begins at 6:30pm; all are welcome.

FIA FILM: Silas

Join Fogo Island Arts November 1 at Fogo Island Inn cinema for a screening of Silas (Anjali Nayar, Hawa Essuman, Canada / South Africa / Kenya, 2017, 80 min). This film tells the story of Liberian activist, Silas Siakor- a man fighting to crush corruption and environmental destruction in the country he loves. Through the focus on one country, Silas is a global tale that warns of the power of politics and celebrates the power of individuals to fight back. Event begins at 6:30pm; all are welcome.

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Fogo Island Dialogues in Chicago

Join Fogo Island Arts at The Arts Club of Chicago on Wednesday, November 7, at 5:30pm for "The Complicated Conversation: Art, Business and Community" as part of the Fogo Island Dialogues series. Considering the dual systems of art and money, this lively panel discussion will explore the power and pitfalls present in both shaping and rebuilding communities. Moderated by Bruce Heyman, panelists include Zita Cobb, Eric Fischl, Irena Haiduk, and Faheem Majeed. Free event & all are welcome. Registration is required – visit fogoislandarts.ca to RSVP.

Fogo Island Dialogues in Chicago

Join Fogo Island Arts at The Arts Club of Chicago on Wednesday, November 7, at 5:30pm for "The Complicated Conversation: Art, Business and Community" as part of the Fogo Island Dialogues series. Considering the dual systems of art and money, this lively panel discussion will explore the power and pitfalls present in both shaping and rebuilding communities. Moderated by Bruce Heyman, panelists include Zita Cobb, Eric Fischl, Irena Haiduk, and Faheem Majeed. Free event & all are welcome. Registration is required – visit fogoislandarts.ca to RSVP.

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Art Speaks Montréal

Join Art Speaks for a public talk by Zita Cobb entitled "What does art have to do with the price of fish?" at 7:00pm on Monday, November 12, at DB Clarke Theater in Montréal. The talk will be followed by a conversation with Nicolaus Schafhausen (Strategic Director) and Alexandra McIntosh (Director of Programs and Exhibitions) of Fogo Island Arts. Free & all are welcome.

Art Speaks Montréal

Join Art Speaks for a public talk by Zita Cobb entitled "What does art have to do with the price of fish?" at 7:00pm on Monday, November 12, at DB Clarke Theater in Montréal. The talk will be followed by a conversation with Nicolaus Schafhausen (Strategic Director) and Alexandra McIntosh (Director of Programs and Exhibitions) of Fogo Island Arts. Free & all are welcome.

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FIA Talk: Sikarnt Skoolisariyaporn

Join Fogo Island Arts for a talk by artist Sikarnt Skoolisariyaporn November 20 at Fogo Island Inn cinema. Event begins at 6:30pm; all are welcome.

FIA Talk: Sikarnt Skoolisariyaporn

Join Fogo Island Arts for a talk by artist Sikarnt Skoolisariyaporn November 20 at Fogo Island Inn cinema. Event begins at 6:30pm; all are welcome.

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Zita Cobb speaking at Hamilton Community Foundation

Join Shorefast CEO Zita Cobb from 7:45-9:30am in Hamilton on Monday, Nov. 26, for a presentation entitled "Cauliflower Thinking: Economics for Belonging". This free event is hosted by the Hamilton Community Foundation. Space is limited; register at hamiltoncommunityfoundation.ca.

Zita Cobb speaking at Hamilton Community Foundation

Join Shorefast CEO Zita Cobb from 7:45-9:30am in Hamilton on Monday, Nov. 26, for a presentation entitled "Cauliflower Thinking: Economics for Belonging". This free event is hosted by the Hamilton Community Foundation. Space is limited; register at hamiltoncommunityfoundation.ca.

Resources
and Video

Reading list

Non-Fiction

Small is Beautiful by E.F. Schumacher

Small is Beautiful by E.F. Schumacher

Becoming Human Jean Vanier

Becoming Human by Jean Vanier

Prosperity Without Growth Tim Jackson

Prosperity Without Growth by Tim Jackson

Culture by Zygmunt Bauman

Culture in a Liquid Modern World by Zygmunt Bauman

The Necessary Revolution by Peter Senge

The Necessary Revolution by Peter Senge

Sacred Economics by Charles Eisenstein

Sacred Economics by Charles Eisenstein

Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez

Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez

Toward Sustainable Communities by Mark Roseland

Toward Sustainable Communities by Mark Roseland

This is Water by David Foster Wallace

This is Water by David Foster Wallace

Cod by Mark Kurlansky

Cod by Mark Kurlansky

Dictionary of Newfoundland English

Dictionary of Newfoundland English

The Dismal Science by Stephen A. Marglin

The Dismal Science by Stephen A. Marglin

Resilience by Andrew Zolli

Resilience by Andrew Zolli

Economics of Good and Evil by Tomas Sedlacek

Economics of Good and Evil by Tomas Sedlacek

Salt by Mark Kurlansky

Salt by Mark Kurlansky

Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara by Tim Robinson

Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara by Tim Robinson

The Solution Revolution by William D. Eggers & Paul MacMillan

The Solution Revolution by William D. Eggers & Paul MacMillan

The Big Oyster by Mark Kurlansky

The Big Oyster by Mark Kurlansky

The Poetics of Space by Gaston Bachelard

The Poetics of Space by Gaston Bachelard

The World Beyond Your Head by Matthew B. Crawford

The World Beyond Your Head by Matthew B. Crawford

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard

A Guide for the Perplexed by E. F. Schumacher

A Guide for the Perplexed by E. F. Schumacher

Fiction

A Book of Silence by Sara Maitland

A Book of Silence by Sara Maitland

The Possibility of an Island by Michel Houellebecq

The Possibility of an Island by Michel Rouellebecq

February by Lisa Moore

February by Lisa Moore

Hard Light by Michael Crummey

Hard Light by Michael Crummey

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

Levels of Life by Julian Barnes

Levels of Life by Julian Barnes

The Navigator of New York by Wayne Johnston

The Navigator of New York by Wayne Johnston

Salka Valka by Halldor Laxness

Salka Valka by Halldor Laxness

The Big Why by Michael Winter

The Big Why by Michael Winter

Sweetland by Michael Crummey

Sweetland by Michael Crummey

The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa

The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The Wayfinders by Wade Davis

The Wayfinders by Wade Davis

By The Rivers of Brooklyn by Trudy Morgan-Cole

By The Rivers of Brooklyn by Trudy Morgan-Cole

Press

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Fogo Island Shop

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Fogo Island Fish

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