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Call For Artists: WonderFest West

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***CURRENT OPEN CALL***

Call for Artists! WonderFest-West happens Saturday June 4th , 2016 at Clarke Hall in Mississauga! We invite Mississauga local artists of all mediums to submit!

Submissions forms are here:https://fs3.formsite.com/LMGProductions/form1/index.html

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For updates and details on current shows see Let’s Make Good Productions Facebook page!

To participate as an artist of any type, workshop leader, sponsor, participant, audience member and/or friend, connect on FB, email letsmakegoodmail@gmail.com, or submit here: https://fs3.formsite.com/LMGProductions/form1/index.html

Empowerment through art, everybuddy!
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WonderFestTV Season 1 Episode 6

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WonderFestTV with Kat Leonard & Arlene Paculan premiered on Rogers TV Cable 10 Mississauga in the fall of 2015. WonderFest TV, spreading empowerment through art, is an extension of Let’s Make Good Productions’ live events that encourage participants and audience alike to nurture creativity and confidence in art and everyday life. WonderFest TV showcases and celebrates various Wonder Women and Super Men who are in pursuit of a positive lifestyle as we explore topics of music, visual art, literature, spoken word, healthy self-esteem, fitness, nutrition, mental health, goal setting, business planning, finance and more. WonderFest TV is an entertaining launching pad to discuss ideas and illuminate resources that may inspire and enable viewers to educate themselves and take action toward their dreams and living a constructive way of life.  WonderFest TV: spreading empowerment right into the homes of viewers to boost confidence and creativity throughout the world, starting with Mississauga.

Welcome to this retrospective of Season 1, and stay tuned for Season 2 coming soon!

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Segment 1: What’s your Why?

 

Segment 2: Kat & Arlene chat with author Paul Dore!

 

Segment 3: Kat & Arlene with Lifestyle Consultant Shelley!

 

Segment 4, and final one of WonderFestTV Season 1: Kat & Arlene take selfie!

Thanks again for being part of our WonderFest community! You complete us!
See you for Season 2 airing on Rogers TV Peel imminently and coming to the internets soon too! 🙂 xoxox Kat & Arlene! Let’s Make Good Productions.

WonderFestTV Season 1 Episode 5

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WonderFestTV with Kat Leonard & Arlene Paculan premiered on Rogers TV Cable 10 Mississauga in the fall of 2015. WonderFest TV, spreading empowerment through art, is an extension of Let’s Make Good Productions’ live events that encourage participants and audience alike to nurture creativity and confidence in art and everyday life. WonderFest TV showcases and celebrates various Wonder Women and Super Men who are in pursuit of a positive lifestyle as we explore topics of music, visual art, literature, spoken word, healthy self-esteem, fitness, nutrition, mental health, goal setting, business planning, finance and more. WonderFest TV is an entertaining launching pad to discuss ideas and illuminate resources that may inspire and enable viewers to educate themselves and take action toward their dreams and living a constructive way of life.  WonderFest TV: spreading empowerment right into the homes of viewers to boost confidence and creativity throughout the world, starting with Mississauga.

Welcome to this retrospective of Season 1, and stay tuned for Season 2 coming soon!

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Segment 1: Kat & Arlene discuss getting out of your own dang way!

Segment 2: Kat & Arlene chat with Ernie Vicente and then he makes us laugh!

Segment 3: Kat & Arlene do Kundalini (Yoga!) with Jan!

Segment 4: You guessed it! Kat & Arlene discuss the weekly goals!

Thank you for being with us! Stay tuned for the season 1 finale and Season 2! Woo! Spreading empowerment through you and to you!

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WonderFestTV Season 1 Episode 4

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WonderFestTV with Kat Leonard & Arlene Paculan premiered on Rogers TV Cable 10 Mississauga in the fall of 2015. WonderFest TV, spreading empowerment through art, is an extension of Let’s Make Good Productions’ live events that encourage participants and audience alike to nurture creativity and confidence in art and everyday life. WonderFest TV showcases and celebrates various Wonder Women and Super Men who are in pursuit of a positive lifestyle as we explore topics of music, visual art, literature, spoken word, healthy self-esteem, fitness, nutrition, mental health, goal setting, business planning, finance and more. WonderFest TV is an entertaining launching pad to discuss ideas and illuminate resources that may inspire and enable viewers to educate themselves and take action toward their dreams and living a constructive way of life.  WonderFest TV: spreading empowerment right into the homes of viewers to boost confidence and creativity throughout the world, starting with Mississauga.

Welcome to this retrospective of Season 1, and stay tuned for Season 2 coming soon!

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Segment 1: Kat & Arlene talk about values.

Segment 2: Kat &  Arlene talk ballin’ with Super Man Matthew Paculan.

 

Segment 3: Kat & Arlene talk music and business with recording Wonder Woman Roveena!

Segment 4: Kat & Arlene jibberjabber about goals and set a new one!

Thank you for being with us! Stay tuned for more episodes of Season 1 and a whole new Season 2 coming atcha on Rogers TV Peel Mississauga! 🙂

WonderFestTV Season 1 Episode 2

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WonderFestTV with Kat Leonard & Arlene Paculan premiered on Rogers TV Cable 10 Mississauga in the fall of 2015. WonderFest TV, spreading empowerment through art, is an extension of Let’s Make Good Productions’ live events that encourage participants and audience alike to nurture creativity and confidence in art and everyday life. WonderFest TV showcases and celebrates various Wonder Women and Super Men who are in pursuit of a positive lifestyle as we explore topics of music, visual art, literature, spoken word, healthy self-esteem, fitness, nutrition, mental health, goal setting, business planning, finance and more. WonderFest TV is an entertaining launching pad to discuss ideas and illuminate resources that may inspire and enable viewers to educate themselves and take action toward their dreams and living a constructive way of life.  WonderFest TV: spreading empowerment right into the homes of viewers to boost confidence and creativity throughout the world, starting with Mississauga.

Welcome to this retrospective of Season 1, and stay tuned for Season 2 airing soon!

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WonderFestTV Season 1 Episode 2 originally aired September 8, 2015 and featured life coach artist Elvira Hopper and musician Matt Zaddy.

Segment 1: Kat & Arlene discuss rising above fear.

 

Segment 2: Kat & Arlene chat with Elvira Hopper, life coach and artist!

 

Segment 3a: Kat & Arlene jibber jabber with musician Matt Zaddy.

 

Segment 3b: Matt Zaddy serenades us.

 

Segment 4: Kat & Arlene sum up and discuss the Goal of the Week!

 

STAY TUNED FOR SUBSEQUENT EPISODES!

WonderFestTV Season 1 Episode 1

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WonderFestTV with Kat Leonard & Arlene Paculan premiered on Rogers TV Cable 10 Mississauga in the fall of 2015. WonderFest TV, spreading empowerment through art, is an extension of Let’s Make Good Productions’ live events that encourage participants and audience alike to nurture creativity and confidence in art and everyday life. WonderFest TV showcases and celebrates various Wonder Women and Super Men who are in pursuit of a positive lifestyle as we explore topics of music, visual art, literature, spoken word, healthy self-esteem, fitness, nutrition, mental health, goal setting, business planning, finance and more. WonderFest TV is an entertaining launching pad to discuss ideas and illuminate resources that may inspire and enable viewers to educate themselves and take action toward their dreams and living a constructive way of life.  WonderFest TV: spreading empowerment right into the homes of viewers to boost confidence and creativity throughout the world, starting with Mississauga.

Welcome to this retrospective of Season 1, and stay tuned for Season 2 coming immenen!

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WonderFestTV Season 1 Episode 1 first aired September 1, 2015 and featured the beautiful songstress Heather Brissenden and the motivational Ninko of Nitro Fitness.

Segment 1: Hosts Kat & Arlene discuss empowerment, inspiration and the child mindset.

 

Segment 2a: Kat & Arlene chat with Heather Brissenden.

 

Segment 2b: Heather fills the room with her angelic music, accompanied by Matt Zaddy.

 

Segment 3: Kat & Arlene chat and workout with Ninko of Nitro Fitness (Nice face, Kat).

 

Segment 4: Kat & Arlene sum up and discuss the Goal of the Week.

 

WonderFest TV Premiere!

WonderFest TV:
Spreading Empowerment Through You and To You!

Yahoo! We here at Let’s Make Good Productions are so pleased and proud to announce the world premiere of WonderFest TV September 1st 2015 on Rogers TV Peel

(THAT’S TOMORROW!!!!)

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What is WonderFest TV?

WonderFest TV is an extension of Let’s Make Good Productions’ live events that encourage participants and audience alike to nurture creativity and confidence in art and everyday life. WonderFest TV showcases and celebrates various Wonder Women and Super Men who are in pursuit of a positive lifestyle as we explore topics of music, visual art, literature, spoken word, healthy self-esteem, fitness, nutrition, mental health, goal setting, business planning, finance and more. WonderFest TV is an entertaining launching pad to discuss ideas and illuminate resources that may inspire and enable viewers to educate themselves and take action toward their dreams and living their best life.

WonderFest TV with hosts, Kat Leonard Music & Arlene Paculan airs on Rogers TV Peel!

AIR DATES!
Tuesdays starting Sept 1 @ 11:30pm!

Repeat times each week:
Wed @ 7:30 PM
Wed @ 3:30 PM
Sat @ 3:30 PM
Sun @ 9:00 PM

If you are in the Mississauga Peel area you can watch us on Rogers TV! If not, we should have an online link for you soon!

All the best, everybuddy!

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New Show Announced: August 21st Wonder Women at Hirut

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Let’s Make Good Productions presents Arlene Paculan & Wonder Women at Hirut Restaurant
2050 Danforth Avenue Toronto– just west of Woodbine subway station.

Friday August 21st 2015 Doors 7pm Music 8pm 
PWYC (Suggested $10)

Wonder Women of Music are:
Kat & The MP3 (Hey, that’s me! ;p)
Meghan Morrison
Catherine M. Thompson

Wonder Woman of Artwork is:
Joylyn Chai

Hope to see you there, everybuddy!

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FANTASTIC SPECTACLE OF FEMALE FUN!

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Saturday July 4th 2015
Kat and Helene onstage! TWICE THE FUN!

7pm: Doors open! Food (vege plate, with hummus, olives, milkshakes, smoothies, organic coffee and tea)
8pm: Kat onstage: Myselfie
9pm: Helene onstage: Secrets of a Single Dysfunctional French Woman
1437 Kingston Rd, at Warden. Free parking on the street– residential streets south on Warden.
$30 at the door, $20 in advance for this double whammy is a steal
RSVP by email or text to 416-809-9703
And now for your viewing pleasure, here is a story and dance Kat will be referring to tomorrow. Smurfs All Star Show. 🙂
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See you soon, everybuddy!
Love Kat 🙂 ❤

Wonder Women LA: Meet Kat Leonard!

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Meet KAT LEONARD of Wonder Women LA!
( Hey, that’s me! 🙂 )

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Kat Leonard in third person is a dare duel between Madonna and k.d. lang, madcap and profound. Kat is a feisty performance pop dynamo whose music oscillates unpredictably between heartfelt and hilarious, leaving you with the drunken joy of a sugar rush.  Kat & The Mp3’s debut CD, Depper Kind Of Love, was released June 9, 2011 (Johnny Depp’s birthday!) in conjunction with the one-hour live multimedia live show inspired by loving and losing Johnny Depp. Kat is Artistic Director of Let’s Make Good Productions and WonderFest, the festival of workshops and concerts spreading empowerment through art. At the first ever Wonder Women LA on Sept 7, 2014, Kat performs a few ditties and co-hosts along with the lovely April Snow. 

An interview with myself:

What is empowerment to you? Realizing that empowerment is actually a commodity available to us at all times and we just need to take a good hold. “Poor is the man whose pleasure depends on the permission of another.” -Madonna

What does being an artist mean to you? Being an artist means it’s difficult to settle for the average. It is being constantly exposed to and fed by an open, abundant and sometimes chaotic channel with an insight that allows one to see and feel things before they are pointed out by someone else, with a force that is electric and compoundable. It is a physical need to analyze and express. It is a gift that keeps giving that you cannot keep in its box. It feels like a physical responsibility to share it, like a helpful beast roaring out of ones soul to explode, to share, to sooth and engage others in a similar power.

What is your career? What are the greatest challenges and greatest rewards of your career? Advice to others embarking on similar career? I have made a career out of doing my art on the side and holding down a job to pay the bills. The greatest challenges of this are the time away from my art and the nagging question to myself, “What if I did my art full time all these years? Would I have made it bigger than my pants by now?” The rewards of this are that I don’t feel desperate to make my art to pay the bills and I can say no to projects that don’t serve the art. It also allows me to live daily in a moderate world meeting characters and experiencing life to later analyze and electrify in a song or standup bit. Advice to others: Just like investing money, when you invest in your career, decide for yourself how much risk you can bear and how much security you require to feel fulfilled on an average daily basis. Feeling stifled is just as painful as feeling vulnerable and we need to balance these in a way we can live with. Taking risks and getting out of our comfort zones is absolutely crucial but needs to be balanced with a sense of calm so that our energy can be focussed on higher endeavours than mere survival.

What would you say to your 8-year-old self? Eat whatever you like but stop when you’re no longer hungry.

What would you say to your 80-year-old self? Pass the chips! We don’t have much time!

What would people be surprised to know about you? I have a degree in Science, Biology. I am sometimes prone to panic attacks in crowds and noise.

What is your favourite quote? “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt 

I have always been drawn to the balance between light and dark and also to the pensive and tired. This is a picture of me that I feel exudes both.
I’ve been noticing of late that my bottom lip is quite asymmetrical.

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This is one of my favourite videos of me– it will be a long time before I do another one like this because I almost barfed after shooting it. For real!

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DANCEFLASH: My version of Flashdance 🙂

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You can discover more of my musings, music and dancing all over this blog, actually! Go ahead, click about! 🙂

You can follow me  @Katbandoo on Twitter, Instagram, and down the street quite easily because I’m not that fast a walker.

Come to Wonder Women LA on September 7th at Arcadia Blues Club!
We promise you a good time! You can pick up CDs there too!

You can find out more about the show and the rest of the Wonder Women LA lineup here!

 

Click for tix to Wonder Women LA!

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