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Entries from August 2008

September

August 29th, 2008 · Comments Off

With a new school year hiding on the other side of this long weekend, and the official beginning of “clients start calling” season, I offer a last hurrah, a doozy from 1978: “September,” by Earth, Wind & Fire. Do you remember the 21st night of September? Love was changing the minds of pretenders While chasing […]

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Tags: Culture · Inspiration · Music · You Tube

Agassiz Ice

August 28th, 2008 · Comments Off

This new sculpture by Gordon Reeve was just installed. Lucky for me, it’s directly across the street from my office, in Assiniboine Park. So I dodged the morning rush hour yesterday and captured a few shots. I famously (not) dropped out of Gordon’s sculpture class way back when I attended the University of Manitoba. It […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Art · Canada · Culture · Industrial Design

Music roundup

August 25th, 2008 · Comments Off

Music makes me happy. All the time, every day. Lately I’ve been listening to some new and old: Steinski “What Does It All Mean? 1983-2006 Retrospective” Metacritic Score: 90 | Standout Track: “Lesson 2 (The James Brown Mix” Sonic Youth “Dirty” Standout Track: “Sugar Cane” Underworld “Oblivion with Bells” Metacritic Score: 64 | Standout Track: […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Culture · Inspiration · Music