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The Collaborative Art Curatorial Project | Arts & Design

| January 31, 2015 | 2 Comments

Edward Burtynsky is a renowned Canadian photographer and artist who has achieved international recognition for his large-format photographs of industrial landscapes. His work is housed in major museums across the globe including a current exhibition at the Glenbow Museum of Calgary. There is much written about his collection and his artwork. This blog post is […]

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Chris Flodberg Opening Night a sign of change in Calgary Art Scene | Arts & Design

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

To have over 150 people show up on a crispy Friday evening in Calgary to view the work of local artist Chris Flodberg is inspiring by itself. To have them show up in the midst of a much awaited Calgary Flames vs. Winnipeg Jets hockey game (The Flames waited nearly 16 years to welcome back […]

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A Touch of Williamsburg in Calgary | Arts & Design

A Touch of Williamsburg in Calgary | Arts & Design

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Williamsburg is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, which has become a notable home and incubator for emerging artists. I recall from my days of living in NYC that the ultimate ‘cool’ factor among the hipster crowd was not to be seen among the hoi polloi of Manhattan but instead among […]

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5 ingenious secrets of bidding at silent auctions revealed

5 ingenious secrets of bidding at silent auctions revealed

| January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Silent auctions are fun and engaging ways to fund-raise at events. They benefit the fundraising organization by offering a relatively low-cost way for fundraising and the bidders by offering interesting auction items that could potentially be obtained at a bargain price. Silent auctions held at museums or not for profit art galleries may offer a […]

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Secrets of Las Vegas Art District Revealed

Secrets of Las Vegas Art District Revealed

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the core elements that defines us as a species is that of the sense of discovery and adventure. This element is the cause behind most if not all of the great human triumphs including the principles behind urban planning and design. However, in recent years there has been a reversal of this pattern. For […]

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Snugg Product Review : iPad mini Executive Case Cover

Snugg Product Review : iPad mini Executive Case Cover

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

DON’T FORGET TO CHECK OUT THE GIVEAWAY CONTEST AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST As a part-time travel blogger, I have to gear up with the right tools for the trips in order to capture images and write content. Of course gone are the days, when travel writers had to lug around hefty camera bags, tripods, […]

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There is something ALOFT in Calgary | Arts & Design

There is something ALOFT in Calgary | Arts & Design

| May 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The transformation of Calgary from its traditional “Heart of the New West” homely image to a trendy globally connected hub started several years ago as major international players from Eastern Canada and British Columbia, south of the Border, and across the Oceans started to open up their local digs in Cowtown (Calgary). With any major trans-formative […]

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2014 Ford Fiesta ST Review | Arts & Designs

2014 Ford Fiesta ST Review | Arts & Designs

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Once again I got the opportunity to test drive another sporty Ford vehicle – the Fiesta ST. I picked up the 2014 ST 6-speed Manual Transmission from the Universal Ford dealership in Calgary to test drive it under highway and city driving conditions. In Calgary winter road conditions! With snow tires on, this little beast maintains stability […]

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Calgary Events : Artoberfest | Arts & Design

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Pivot @ Glenbow hosts an annual art-walk event in Calgary in the month of October: The Artoberfest. The name is a play on that other famous global beer fest held in Germany every October – The Oktoberfest. I had the privilege of attending the inaugural Artoberfest event in 2011, which involved a tour of all the […]

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2014 Ford Focus ST Review | Arts & Designs

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

I picked up the 2014 Ford Focus ST Manual Transmission from the Universal Ford dealership in Calgary to test drive it under highway and city driving conditions. And she was a babe! Actually I refer to it now as the BABE. I always imagined the Focus as the small car they gave for Economy size vehicles […]

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