Posts made in February, 2013

The once and future Calgary Public Library

Posted by on Feb 20, 2021 in Brian's Blog | 2 comments

The Calgary Herald, in three separate articles this past week, has come up with a stunning revelation: The city’s new central library will be “more of a community centre than a book depository.” Well, folks, I have news for you.

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The Calgary 1988 Olympics – 25 years on

Posted by on Feb 13, 2021 in Brian's Blog | 1 comment

It began not with a hockey game, a figure-skating contest or a ski-jumping competition. The Calgary 1988 Olympics began with the biggest festival of music, theatre, dance, visual and literary arts ever staged in conjunction with a Winter Games.

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Celebrating the death of a friend

Posted by on Feb 7, 2021 in Brian's Blog, Friendship | 1 comment

He never learned to play an instrument and could barely carry a tune. Yet my friend John MacManus was a far better judge of musical talent than Simon Cowell or Paula Abdul.

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