The FOLD Podcast engages listeners with a plethora of interesting, innovative and progressive change-makers from right here in Toronto and around the world.
Here, they share their unique individual stories and journeys, and how they have been able to accomplish personal growth and community connections.
It’s an inclusive sonic space for people to unfold, exploring the foundations of their work. It’s a chance to learn about how their personal journey is reflected in the methods they apply to cultivate authentic connection and meaningful collaboration practices, bringing people into the fold.
The FOLD Podcast is a division of Sonic Fold.
The Fold Podcast - Episode 42: a CommUNITY Catchup with The Depanneur's Len Senater + Ksenija Hotic
What a true honour to be in The Fold and close out the CommUNITY Catchup series with Len Senater, Owner + Founder of Toronto's The Depanneur, and Photographer, Food Stylist and Chef, Ksenija Hotic, who has been involved with The Dep for 7 years. Len and Ksenija joined me for the last CommUNITY Catchup to discuss bringing people together through food, how small businesses can be a mode of activism, food security and support systems, and how compassion, empathy and dialogue really make for a great recipe.
The Fold Podcast - Episode 41: a CommUNITY Catchup with Liz Lokre
A CommUNITY Catchup with Toronto Artist + Activist Liz Lokre about her new EP - FIRE - and how she has been using this element to fuel the EP and other facets of her life and career through heritage, community and collaboration.
The Fold Podcast - Episode 40: a CommUNITY Catchup with Alfred Nomad
Alfred Nomad is an innate poet that hails from Indianapolis, Indiana and is now based in LA, contributing to various communities through an array of initiatives. He also produces an annual festival as part of his culture brand LxVE – LxVE Fest – Alfred does a lot on stage and off. We discussed Alfred’s inspiration behind his latest album, Everything Will Be Alright, mental health in the arts, his podcast and more.
The Fold Podcast - Episode 39: CommUNITY Catchup with Anthony Simas
Anthony Simas is a Spinal Cord Injury Survivor, Life Coach and Public Speaker. His MO, turning negatives into positives, is fueled by sharing his story with others, where he is able to be a voice for others who live with disabilities, eradicating stigmas that surround their lives to remove the dis and capitalize ABILITY. Anthony and I discuss disability awareness, wheelchair tips, mindfulness, the communities he has cultivated and those he thrives in through his big contributions.
The Fold Podcast - Episode 40: CommUNITY Catchup with SambaRanthony
Rhandy Adolphe, Founder and lead Photographer of SambaRanthony, is an incredible purveyor of the arts and multimedia creative I met at a podcast program last year. Rhandy has his own podcast and media platform, Lupinore, which showcases Canadian lifestyle and social movements through art and music, and in discussion via the Just Facts Podcast, I brought him into The Fold to discuss what has been keeping him inspired + creative and how he has been adapting his platform model in a meaningful way.
The Fold Podcast - Episode 37: CommUNITY Catchup with Laylow Brewery
Laylow Brewery Co-founder/Co-owner, Dan Boniferro, and Ola get into #TheFold to discuss Toronto’s smallest brewery with big impact. We chat Hip-Hop, merchandise with commUNITY in mind, being for the people, collaboration, brews, humble beginnings and creative adaptations.
Welcomes you into the fold...literally.
Dope, dope, dope absolutely dope podcast! I especially love learning about cool initiatives happening in and around the city and the creatives behind them. Inspiring stuff which makes me want to do more within my own community!
Inviting, informative and thoughtful
Ola is a consummate professional and the passion for her work resonates with every episode. The Fold puts the spotlight on community members and connection. The discussions are thoughtful and bring listeners into the worlds of people helping make our world more colourful, musical and safe for marginalized folx.
In-Depth and Informative
I am in awe of how much Ola brings to each episode. She is a true professional. The Fold gives listeners an insightful insider’s perspective into arts and culture in Toronto. We are so privileged to have Ola share with us these stories and conversations.