Blogging at the ESO

Last night was my third time attending the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra (ESO) as a blogger. I find it refreshing that an organization often though of by the younger generation as high brow or stuffy is using new ways to market itself including Bloggers and Tweeters. My fiance formerfatguy did live Twitter updates throughout the performance. […]

ESO Symphony Under the Sky – Part three

We’re back again for the second half of the symphony. I’m down to 52% battery power and hoping it holds out until the end. This piece is very jazzy, me likey! Now we have the pleasure of hearing the premiere performance of a composition by a young man in high school here in Edmonton. He […]

ESO Symphony Under the Sky – Part two

Saxophonist P.J. Perry is front and center on the stage wearing a brown suit and ballcap. He said hi to his wife in the orchestra and apparently she doesn’t like his suit, but the audience did. He’s not a big guy but he plays big jazz! He set was fun and lively, and people were […]

ESO Symphony Under the Sky

Here I am again at the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra performance, but this time it is outdoors at the Hawrelak Park Amphitheatre. Is a beautiful day, the sun is shining and the piano is currently being tuned. 1:20pm, the performance is to start at 2pm so we arrived early to get parking, which we secured no […]

Edmonton Symphony Orchestra Blog Night

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The Edmonton Symphony make a request of Edmonton bloggers to participate in a new project they were calling something like the ESO Blog Nights, or Blogging The ESO. The idea was to have local bloggers online during a symphony and blog it live. My husband and I both run blogs in the city and were quick to accept the request. Blogging the ESO brought up a lot of emotions. I hope I’m able to relay them to you in a way that inspires you to attend an event.

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Born and raised in Edmonton, Darlene has had formal training in photography at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. She enjoys portraits, fine art, and travel photography. She is a seasoned traveler having spent time in Mexico, Singapore, Malaysia, Peru, Thailand, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Cuba and Australia. Darlene loves exotic locales, exotic food and experiencing different countries directly through the local people and the cultural arts. Her vision is to share her artistic talents through teaching “the art of seeing”, and to spread love and tolerance through the experience of truly connecting with and understanding people of different cultures.