Monthly Archives: January 2012

THE HAMMERSTEINS: A REVIEW

Recently the Canadian theatre and film producer Garth Drabinsky lost the final appeals on his fraud conviction.  The start of Drabinsky’s five-year prison sentence seemed a distant anticlimax to the fall of his Livent company over a decade ago. But outside … Continue reading

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PERMIT TO OCCUPY

In the late 1960’s, rock music began to address political issues.  The radical temper of the times had something to do with it.  I grin a little when I hear John Lennon sing “Revolution”.  Despite his eccentric reputation, the Beatle … Continue reading

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