Issue 621

31st August, 2006 - 20th September, 2006

Launches 4th Season with a Spotlight on Virtuosity

The Bijou Orchestra will feature seven soloists when it opens its fourth season of performances at the State Theatre on Saturday, September 16 at 8 PM with I Love a Piano & The Joy of Sax.  The concert is the first performance of the Labadie Bijou Pops Series at the State sponsored by Labadie Auto Company of Bay City.

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Is It Wise to Mix Church with State?

As was certainly true with the 2004 Presidential election, all the eyes of serious political pundits are focused upon the State of Ohio once again this year.  Why?  Because if democracy is an on-going work in progress, this year's mid-term elections will truly test the power of the Christian coalition that has embedded itself so deeply within the Republican Party.

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As I walk into Patricia O'Brien's office at Audio Central Alarm, the piercing, joyous, and activated yelp of her twin Schnauzers instantly greets me.  "That's our office alarm system!", she jokes as the pair of attentive canines quickly investigate and then find places in their respective baskets.

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On September 9th many of rocks' biggest names will converge at DTE Energy Music Theater for the 2006 edition of the Family Values Tour. Boston, Massachusetts hard-core act Bury Your Dead join Korn, Stone Sour, Dir En Grey and numerous other bands on the bill.

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As they embark upon their 71st season, The Saginaw Choral Society (SCS) has garnered a noted reputation at the pinnacle of Tri-City fine arts groups. A 100-member, fully auditioned, and completely volunteer performance ensemble, each season the group strives to present a strong mix of classical, contemporary, and popular concerts for the community.

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New CD's and DVD's That You Should Know

With Fall in the air, it's time for another installment of music CDs and DVDs that you may not have known existed, or just plain never knew about but need to hear to believe. Tickling the fancy of many classic rock enthusiasts, Eagle Rock has launched enough music DVD footage to keep fans glued to their set for months to come.

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I first saw them when I judged a battle of the bands for the opening slot at this summer's Wheelzstock. Just a gangly group of kids, they were taking a shot at a gig that would put them in the same show with April Wine, Edgar Winter, and Eddie Money.

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The Following is designed to help you keep perspective when your brain is swimming with hormones and your relationships, or lack of them, are at critical mass. This is the reality check your best friend would give you if he/she could stand to hear you whining about it for another minute.

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