Posts Tagged: music

Toronto: The Trip

Lengthy post – to get back to our regularly scheduled programming sooner 🙂 Yesterday I wrote about how we planned a week-long trip to Toronto; today I’ll tell you what really happened! We got an early-morning drive to the airport

Toronto: The Trip

Lengthy post – to get back to our regularly scheduled programming sooner 🙂 Yesterday I wrote about how we planned a week-long trip to Toronto; today I’ll tell you what really happened! We got an early-morning drive to the airport

Outdoor Concert Checklist

What is summer without outdoor rock shows? You can just show up and mosh, or if you’re like me…prepare well! The last outdoor festival I went to (which wasn’t an overnight camping weekend) had this rules list: No coolers, chairs

Outdoor Concert Checklist

What is summer without outdoor rock shows? You can just show up and mosh, or if you’re like me…prepare well! The last outdoor festival I went to (which wasn’t an overnight camping weekend) had this rules list: No coolers, chairs

How I Do Music

I’m not a musician but I’m a dedicated music fan. It has been important to me all my life, and it’s something I spend a lot of time, energy and money on.I started buying records (aka “vinyl”) when I was

How I Do Music

I’m not a musician but I’m a dedicated music fan. It has been important to me all my life, and it’s something I spend a lot of time, energy and money on.I started buying records (aka “vinyl”) when I was

12 Months of Celebration – Month 2 – February

It is my goal to find fun things to do every month this year. I got off to a slow start –  I mostly hibernated in January. But things have picked up considerably since then! First of all, Rom and

12 Months of Celebration – Month 2 – February

It is my goal to find fun things to do every month this year. I got off to a slow start –  I mostly hibernated in January. But things have picked up considerably since then! First of all, Rom and

2012 Goal Update: Month 11

Oi, end of November – that means all my goals should be 92% complete or better! Let’s have a look. Concerts Goal: 12 for the year Attended: 10 events including two 3-day festivals, saw 39 bands Status: Exceeded Rom and

2012 Goal Update: Month 11

Oi, end of November – that means all my goals should be 92% complete or better! Let’s have a look. Concerts Goal: 12 for the year Attended: 10 events including two 3-day festivals, saw 39 bands Status: Exceeded Rom and

2012 Goal Update: Month 10

It is 5/6 of the way through the year – that is 83% ! I have been reporting my progress on: Going to concerts and movies Reading books and watching DVDs Going to restaurants Making Real Food at home Planned

2012 Goal Update: Month 10

It is 5/6 of the way through the year – that is 83% ! I have been reporting my progress on: Going to concerts and movies Reading books and watching DVDs Going to restaurants Making Real Food at home Planned

2012 Goal Update: Month 8

Here is an update on my annual goals for August. Kulture: Concerts On July 30, Rom and I went to see Slash. He played with Myles Kennedy, the singer with Alterbridge, who has one of those Classic Rock-type voices. I

2012 Goal Update: Month 8

Here is an update on my annual goals for August. Kulture: Concerts On July 30, Rom and I went to see Slash. He played with Myles Kennedy, the singer with Alterbridge, who has one of those Classic Rock-type voices. I

2012 Goal Update: Month 7

Here’s how I fared on my 2012 goals in July! Kulture – Concerts On Canada Day, Rom and I went for a stroll at Fisherman’s Wharf in the hot sun, on a weathered boardwalk over the dune grass. You could

2012 Goal Update: Month 7

Here’s how I fared on my 2012 goals in July! Kulture – Concerts On Canada Day, Rom and I went for a stroll at Fisherman’s Wharf in the hot sun, on a weathered boardwalk over the dune grass. You could

How to Find New Music You Like Online

This post is dedicated to those whose musical journeys were interrupted by life…especially parents! It’s probably not news to you that most people develop their musical tastes in high school and continue to listen to the same music for the

How to Find New Music You Like Online

This post is dedicated to those whose musical journeys were interrupted by life…especially parents! It’s probably not news to you that most people develop their musical tastes in high school and continue to listen to the same music for the

Janelle Monae Concert at Toronto Jazz Festival – Whatta Show!

Janelle Monae concert at the Toronto Jazz Festival Friday night! Janelle identifies as a “woman, African American and android” Her music takes in jazz, rock, R&B and concept album/progressive influences Singer, songwriter, performer, visionary Style icon! All photos by Link

Janelle Monae Concert at Toronto Jazz Festival – Whatta Show!

Janelle Monae concert at the Toronto Jazz Festival Friday night! Janelle identifies as a “woman, African American and android” Her music takes in jazz, rock, R&B and concept album/progressive influences Singer, songwriter, performer, visionary Style icon! All photos by Link