Issue 643

23rd August, 2007 - 05th September, 2007

The Revolutionary Icon Talks About Meeting the MC5, Living in Amsterdam, and Politics Today in the USA

For younger readers born during the Reagan years that regard student activism as a foreign concept, allow me to tell you a little bit about John Sinclair - arguably, one of the pivotal forces, along with Abbie Hoffman, Rennie Davis, Tom Hayden, and a host of other young American revolutionaries from the 1960s, that forged a fulcrum of opposition to the Vietnam War and helped shaped the reality of a 'counter-culture' as we know it today.

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"Last dance with Mary Jane One more time to kill the pain"                                           -Tom Petty Back in the day, it was viewed as the scourge of teenage existence.

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Given the recent defeat of the newly proposed Saginaw City Charter by a stunning one to five margin, and given that I have dedicated over two years of my time as a member of the Saginaw Charter Commission and a member of the Drafting Committee, I want to take this opportunity to share some thoughts about 'what went wrong'.

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Mid Michigan's Newest Supergroup

Instrumentally interesting and more than worth investigating, The Chromatic Effect are the new breed of a Tri-Cities super group. This summer, the band released its debut CD, Act 1 - No vocals, no showboating, pure musicality and strong songwriting.

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The Chesaning Showboat ushered in a new era this year. The addition of the Bad Boys of Rock Tour gave the festival one of its most successful years in recent history. Featuring rock groups Hinder, Papa Roach, Buckcherry and the Exies the show drew a crowd of more than 6800.

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With one of rocks most recognizable voices, a few movie themes and almost a dozen albums credited to him, Chris Cornell could very well be the man with the best voice in Rock. During his tenure with grunge heavyweights Soundgarden, Cornell’s voice propelled the band to stardom with albums like Badmotorfinger and Superunknown.

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Twenty-four wine experts gathered August 7 in East Lansing for the 30th annual Michigan Wine and Spirits Competition. Judges included wine experts from around the country, including Doug Frost, who is both a Master of Wine and Master Sommelier.

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With books being bought and lap tops charged, it's that time of year when attentions turn to that topic known as 'education'. As part of a well-rounded education, The Review has assembled a list of the Top 10 Films about the educational experience - no easy feat considering the vast number of films that have been made about the high school and college experience (there just aren't that many flicks about elementary school, aside from Kindergarten Cop and Daddy Day Care).

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Since the Saginaw County Dredge Material Disposal Facility (DMDF) was built at the end of Marlbourne Road in Zilwaukee Township, it has drawn intense controversy.  The DMDF has been the subject of legal battles, citizen protest, public support and scrutiny.

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(Not Counting That One With John Belushi)

The one that instantly leaps to mind is The Blackboard Jungle.  Released in 1955 when I was 13, it hit me and my friends with the force of a beating from a gang of high school hoods.  For, indeed, this was who it presented: a pack of the very kind of motorcycle-jacket-wearing, working-class tough guys we were most afraid of.

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When D Street.org decided to evolve into a non-profit foundation two years ago with the admirable goals of assisting musicians in need and strengthening musical education in the schools, one of the keynote events they embarked upon was an all-day free music festival known as Parkapalooza.

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