He did not play the music I listen to. I only met him once or twice. We emailed back and forth, and it was mostly business. But he build the kind of show from the ground up that was growing regional awareness into the the music of Atlantic Canada. He was passionately committed to east coast culture of all types. He showed us that the regular every day Joe in the street can be reached, and is interested in our music and culture. He will be missed.
Gentle readers… I will be in Charlottetown from 1pm Friday to 5pm Sunday, staying at the beautiful Holiday Inn. In addition to the odd ECMA official event, I will be moderating the independent music panel at 1:30 on Saturday afternoon, and will be hosting a Meet and Greet at the Arts Guild at 2:30 on Saturday. The Centre for Arts –more–
Since people actually read this damn thing: 1 – I am not working at the Centre for Arts and Technology, they could not afford me. 2 – I am working for Ticket Pro Canada, they treat me right and its a cool gig. 3 – The Halifax Pop Explosion has become a year round part time job that pays. Whodathunkit? –more–
In these troubled times, where bribery and corruption in Ottawa leads the front pages of newspapers from coast to coast, I felt it was time to do some remedial reading, as it were. Let us review how one can be found guilty of hgih crimes. Wikipeda defines high crimes thusly: “The charge of high crimes and misdemeanors covers allegations of –more–