Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Alive with Culture: A post from local blog 'Middle Age Bulge'

Posted by Russell Thomas today at 6:30am on his blog: Middle Age Bulge

My band teacher from high school retired a couple of days ago. Mr. Wenner posted the news on Facebook and stories and memories began pouring in from his former students stretching back to the early 1980s. So, music ensembles had already been on my mind as Theresa Wells and I met with Arndis Bildfell from the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo to talk about the celebration of culture coming up this weekend.

We found out that the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra (ESO) would be coming north a few months ago at a Council meeting, thanks to the generosity of a number of different companies including City Lumber, Enbridge, Syncrude and Worley Parsons. They would be joined by an amazing traveling exhibit from the Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) at an event planned for June 3rd at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre on MacDonald Island....

To see the entire post please visit Russell's blog: http://www.middleagebulge.com/2012/05/alive-with-culture.html

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