Tag: Glenbow

Being Fancy at SCHMANCY | Social Commentary

| July 4, 2017 | 3 Comments

On February 9, 2013 the Glenbow Museum of Calgary held its second annual fundraiser event. I am not of the type to attend major fundraiser galas of hospitals or other societies for the simple fact that bloggers don’t exactly have a lot of funds. But I am always up for raising a glass of wine for […]

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Something to Believe In | Social Commentary

| May 5, 2017 | 4 Comments

“And I had lost touch with reason I watched life criticize the truth Been waiting for a miracle I know you have too Though I know I won’t win I’ll take this one on the chin We’ll raise a toast and I’ll pretend I got something to believe in” – Bon Jovi “Something to Believe […]

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Pivot Ignite Summer Block Party | Media Mentions

Pivot Ignite Summer Block Party | Media Mentions

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

I was involved in the production team for Glenbow Museum’s Summer Block Party. It was the first Street Art and Fashion party organized in the City of Calgary, and amazingly it reached the tweet list of Top Parties in NYC, London and Tokyo. Haha. Who knew cowtown had so much coolness going for it. Anyway […]

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The Collaborative Art Curatorial Project | Arts & Design

| January 7, 2017 | 3 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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A Touch of Williamsburg in Calgary | Arts & Design

A Touch of Williamsburg in Calgary | Arts & Design

| December 20, 2016 | 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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The hunt for El Dorado | Budget Adventure Travel

The hunt for El Dorado | Budget Adventure Travel

| December 14, 2016 | 2 Comments

Jan 05, 2012 Acknowledgement: My sincere gratitude to the Seccion Consular Embajada de Colombia en Ottawa for profiling this blog post on their bulletin Legend has it that two adventurers departed from Quito in 1541 to search for the elusive City of El Dorado (Golden City). Inspired by this story, we decided to set sail on […]

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Journey to the middle of the earth | Budget Adventure Travel

Journey to the middle of the earth | Budget Adventure Travel

| December 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

January 03, 2012 (Mitad Del Mundo) We started out on a day tour of natural sites outside of Quito. First stop was at the Pululahua Volcanic Crater west of Quito city limits. We were lucky to get there just in time before the cloud settled over the mountain. This is still a dormant volcano that […]

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A Walk on the Amazon River (Day 5 of 5) | Budget  Adventure Travel

A Walk on the Amazon River (Day 5 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jan 02, 2012 This was our last morning on the lodge before heading back to Lago Agrio. So our morning started off with some bird watching and one last river cruise.     Finally we returned back to Lago Agrio around 2:00 pM This is the regional transportation bus that takes you across various cities […]

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A Walk on the Amazon River (Day 4 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

A Walk on the Amazon River (Day 4 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

| December 5, 2016 | 2 Comments

[Warning: Contains some photos and text that may not be appropriate for children of certain ages. Parental advisory is recommended] Jan 01, 2012 Our morning adventure was a trek through the forest for 4 hours to learn about the various species that exist. But on the way we stopped by Anna’s habitat to see if […]

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A Walk on the Amazon River (New Years Eve Day 3 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

A Walk on the Amazon River (New Years Eve Day 3 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dec 31, 2011 After our trip in the local community we headed down the river to stop at another local forest community to meet with the Shaman and explore various medicinal plants and view demonstration of Shaman ritual. Spotted a pair of Titi Monkeys. They are endangered species and very rarely seen to human eye. […]

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