Archive for March 2011

MEAGHAN SMITH

Wednesday, March 30, 2011: MEAGHAN SMITH Singer/songwriter Meaghan Smith is the 2011 Juno Award recipient for New Artist of the Year.  That’s no surprise to those who have enjoyed her music for the past few years.  She’s a true artist – she sings, songwrites and paints “miniature” pieces. Her website “bio” is an entertaining read. …

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ONE OF THE GREAT AMERICAN "MUST SEES"

Sunday, March 20, 2011: ONE OF THE GREAT AMERICAN “MUST SEES” Last weekend I spent some time in and around a wonderful hotel in warm and sunny Tucson, Arizona.  Breakfast on Saturday was exceptional.  Sunday night for drinks after the show with cast members from “Lost in Yonkers” was sweet. The girl at the front…

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MISCALIBRATION

Sunday, March 13, 2011: MISCALIBRATION They were very good at their jobs.  They were well educated – experts in their vocation.  No one asked them critical questions and as a result, they believed “what they thought” was “what they knew”.  Over time, they became overconfident and as a result, they miscalibrated.  Their decisions were misaligned…

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HE THINKS

Sunday, March 6, 2011: HE THINKS Malcolm Gladwell comes to Calgary to speak on Thursday night at Mount Royal University.  As a writer, he sees the world and people from a unique perspective – with a keen sense of sight, sound, smell, taste and touch. His articles in the New Yorker stimulate chatter – articles…

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