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2006 07 14
Getting It Right On The Waterfront

While waiting for the next evolution of our long lamented waterfront you might want to take in some of the amenities on the harbour that already work. The playful and lush music garden is one of those spots where the city's designers and planners got it just about right. We also have to thank Arthur Erickson for his Kings Landing building - across the street - which shows other condo developments on the Queen's Quay strip how it should have been done.

Last night's concert at the Music Garden featured Alison Melville who charmed the audience with her wit and skill, not to mention her depth and breadth of knowledge about Baroque music. BTW, she has a CD for sale.
In the Company of Songbirds
Playing recorders, baroque flutes and folk flutes, Alison Melville performs music inspired by birdsong from the 17th to 21st centuries.

Of course, the music garden happens to be located adjacent to the Island Airport. With two airlines announcing plans for roughly twenty flights a day each from the island, the Music Garden's quiet charm will be lost. Think Bambi Meets Godzilla and you have an idea of what is about to happen.

For more information on the planned airport expansion go to http://www.communityair.org

[email this story] Posted by R Ouellette on 07/14 at 11:37 AM

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