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Month: March 2017

Canadian Concert Culture

Canadian Concert Culture

Since I moved to Canada in 2011 I have been fortunate enough to see a few incredible musicians and artists in concert. In Winnipeg we saw: The Eagles (amazing), Pink! (quite the acrobatic entertainer), Cher (costumes…), Queen & Adam Lambert (we were standing right by the stage – fantastic show), and finally, yesterday in Victoria we saw Sir Elton John, who will be celebrating his 70th birthday in two weeks time! Elton John did not disappoint. What a talented musician…

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The World’s Tallest Totem Pole – Alert Bay

The World’s Tallest Totem Pole – Alert Bay

Situated on Comorant Island is the tiny town of Alert Bay and the ‘Namgis First Nation, but despite the island only being about 4 square kilometres, it does hold one very large claim to fame.┬áLocated toward the northern end of the inhabited part of the island, ┬ástanding in front of the Big House, is the world’s tallest totem pole. Raised in 1973, the totem pole measures 173 feet but is made up of more than one piece of wood which…

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