Bruce Cockburn: Some Kind of Ecstasy Still Has a Hold on Him Jan22

Bruce Cockburn: Some...

by: Carey Rutherford Bet you’ve never been in a Canadian Standoff before, have you? It’s like a Mexican Standoff, but, more . . . Canadian. It started out innocently enough: Bruce Cockburn was hanging a plaque in Calgary‘s National Music Centre, as part of his Canadian Songwriters Hall of...

Calgary’s FiresideMusic.ca: Rhythm & Folk, or Indie Jazz? Dec10

Calgary’s FiresideMu...

by Carey Rutherford This story is all about creating and supporting your community, musical or whatever it may be. Jared Clark, founder and enthusiast of the Fireside Music monthly events, held in this city, tells us: “My Dad started folk clubs in the cities where we lived: being a...

Cockburn the Bruce, Calgary-Bound Dec10

Cockburn the Bruce, ...

by Carey Rutherford There’s something weird about this. Is it the global state of economic collapse, or our Canadian indirect neglect that we traditionally show for our artistic craftsmen, or is it just an unnoticed glitch in the space/time continuum? Bruce Cockburn is playing in Calgary on...

There are Fast Moving Mountains in Calgary??? And they play acoustic pop! Sort of . . . Dec09

There are Fast Movin...

by Carey Rutherford Where the heck have I been? Who the heck cares? Well, I’ve been personally creating a funding program for the University of Calgary’s Teaching English as a Second Language e-Learning certificate for Persons with Disabilities, apparently. Not by choice, I’ll add. Oh, and...