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Recap: Trip the Light - MasterMaq.ca Blog
Last night was artsScene Edmonton's Trip the Light, a unique after-hours party and showcase of local artists. With a brand new board for 2012, the event was a great introduction to the new artsScene Edmonton and is hopefully a sign of things to come. Trip the Light was completely sold out, so Sharon and I were lucky to be on the guest list – thanks to artsScene for that! New co-chairs Erin Elizabeth Ross and Miranda Wulf and their team put on one heck of a party – it was certainly the place to be in Edmonton yesterday evening. We asked Erin where the name came from, and she said it was a play on the phrase "trip the light fantastic". As Wikipedia explains, the phrase has come to mean dancing in an imaginative manner. In the sixties and seventies, it was commonly used to mean "let's go out and have a great time!" The organizers decided to drop the "fantastic" to shorten it, but wanted to channel that message. Held at the Breakfast Television Studios, Trip the Light was an opportunity