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The similarities between Red Cliff and Troy

Monday, May 17th, 2010

I watched the film “Red Cliff” in one sitting. I’m more of an expert in Japanese history having studied it at UVIC, but I’ve been learning more about China due to my MBA and living there…

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Kushiel’s Dart Plus Plus

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

I read all through the night to finish “Kushiel’s Dart” last night. I’m not even sure it is that good of book, but I’ve really altered my sleep pattern, so I forced myself to finish it…

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Another Day, Another Blog Post

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Another old Science Fiction book read and another Canucks’ loss. I also played Civ and guitar instead of being more productive, though finishing off a book has to count for something, alas it was an old Sci-Fi book from 1976 called “the Lifeship”…

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Great Music in Vancouver

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Yesterday I read the Georgia Straight, the local weekly Arts & Culture paper. That combined with walking up Main Street and seeing some fresh gig posters got me pretty excited. Grady plays next Thursday…

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Free Olympic Live Music

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

All the naysayers seem to neglect to mention the huge injection into the Vancouver art scene the Olympics is. BOB has the Trimpin installation in their offices, the Artwalk starts this weekend, I’ve already seen the Blue Dragon, I’m seeing the Neil Young Project at the Queen E, and I’ve mentioned the free Wilco concert before, but my coworker Will just sent me this list of free shows in Vancouver all starting this Friday…

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Mississippi Hill Country Blues

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

This is my favourite style and one I’ve been trying to approximate a lot over the last year or so. R. L. Burnside was a big discovery for me. Seeing him as well as JJ Cale and Bruce Cockburn prompted me to ditch the guitar pic for good…

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Whiskey River Take My Mind

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

So last night I headed to the Biltmore early and alone. I didn’t take a picture of the tour van with the Texas plates but it was pretty easy to tell who’s it was…

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