Month: May 2022Page 1 of 7

Obituary: Ronnie Hawkins – Musician (87)

Known as The Hawk, Ronnie Hawkins helped put rockabilly, The Band, and even Canada on the musical map. Photo: Ronnie Hawkins in 1982. His style, Robbie Robertson said,…

Two Love Letters to the Queen

View Post As the Queen celebrates her Platinum Jubilee, a Canadian artist and a Canadian writer look back on ‘growing up’ with the Queen. Photo: Platinum Jubilee: Queen…

Music: Cola (Deep in View) (2022)

This post-punk trio’s music is at once catchy, dark, joyful, menacing, and damn-well just in time for long summer drives at full volume. 30 May 2022 | James…

Was Nord Stream 2 the Key to the War in Ukraine?

We have bought into the simplistic notion that all history begins now – at this very second. It was never going to end well. Photo: Construction of Nord…

Watch: Glastonbury Fayre – Documentary (1971)

A documentary capturing the second Glastonbury Fair, held in 1971. Features music from the festival, drum circles, and dirty dancing. And of course, spirituality. (And to be honest,…

Harris: Assault weapons designed ‘to kill a lot of human beings quickly’

‘An assault weapon is a weapon of war with no place, no place in a civil society.” They have no place in any civil society. 29 May 2022…

Watch: Carl Sagan talks to US Congress about climate change (1985)

Yes, 1985. How many billions of hours, minutes, and seconds have we had to learn the lessons we heard 37 years ago. Photo: Carl Sagan Talking to US…

Music: Nduduzo Makhathini  (In the Spirit of Ntu) (2022)

South African jazz pianist Nduduzo Makhathini, whose name means “comfort” in isiZulu, found his purpose in the healing power of music. As do we. Photo: Nduduzo Makhathini. Photo: Music…

Resetting The Great Reset?

The Great Reset is not about making life better. It is about maintaining control over the billions of people who do not count 25 Maya 2022 | Murray…

Reactions to Blinken’s ‘We are the World’ Speech

One cannot help but wonder if the desire to ‘bring Russia to its knees’ via Ukraine has anything to do with long-term plans to start a war with…

Watch: Last Days at the Fillmore (Full Doc)

The short answer is: Yes, Bill Graham is pretty much everything you thought he was. Good and bad. But certainly, music-wise, always good. 25 May 2022 | James…

Putin or Biden? Who is responsible for rising food prices?

While world ‘leaders’ continue shopping for the next war and increasing sanctions, nine million people starve to death every year. Photo: This combination of file photos shows Joe…

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