Archive for January 2011

BEFORE THE PERFORMANCE

Sunday, January 30, 2011: BEFORE THE PERFORMANCE I always enjoy the moments with artists “before the performance”.  You really get to know who they are, what they’re about and how art is so much part of their lives. Before yesterday’s Revv52 concert celebrating the music of Greenwich Village, I sat with bassist Kit Johnson over…

Read More

THE ADDICTION OF MUSIC

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011: THE ADDICTION OF MUSIC The newspaper headline read: “MUSIC MAY BE ONE ADDICTION THAT HELPS YOU STAY HEALTHY”. On Sunday, January 9, 2011, the McGill research paper was published online in the journal Nature Neuroscience.  It was in the newspapers the following day. The study contained in eight pages, stated that…

Read More

REVV52 FLASH MOB

Sunday, January 16, 2011: REVV52 FLASH MOB FLASH MOB is a group of people who assemble suddenly in a public place, perform in a public place, perform an unusual and pointless act for a brief time, then disperse. This is one of the busiest spots in town on a Saturday night on Calgary’s Red Mile. …

Read More

POISE AND EXPERIENCE

Sunday, January 9, 2011: POISE AND EXPERIENCE There is a fine line between winning and losing.  Everything can be in place and then it can all come unraveled.  I talked with the GM of the Detroit Red Wings, Ken Holland on Friday at their morning skate in Calgary.   The Red Wings were in Calgary…

Read More

CREATIVE ADVENTURE

Saturday, January 1, 2011: CREATIVE ADVENTURE\ A big concert happens in Calgary on January 28th and 29th.  It’s the 1960’s music of Greenwich Village in a show called “The Village: Everybody’s Talkin’” featuring the songs of Bob Dylan, The Mamas and the Papas, Simon and Garfunkel, Pete Seeger, Joni Mitchell, The Weavers, Peter, Paul and…

Read More