Issue 728

30th June, 2011 - 20th July, 2011

As is true with much in life, the things most important to us are often those we take for granted. And in no arena is this truer than with our environment.  For example, did you know that 80% of the air that we breathe is actually composed of nitrogen as opposed to oxygen? And when it comes to energy consumption, did you know that neon lighting uses 75% less electricity? These and a myriad of other elemental mysteries are brilliantly unlocked and explored within the exhibition It’s a Gas! The Bright Side of Science, which opened in June at the Alden B.

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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”  With one of the most famous opening lines in literary history, Charles Dickens helped ensure this eternal pairing – misery with prosperity.

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SRC is Back - A Legendary Band; An Unexpected Reunion

Scott Richardson in a Zen archer drawing back an arrow and sending out a beacon call with words never spoken yet truly understood by the legion of SRC fans across the country. Back in the late 1960s and early 1970s, SRC (an acronym for the Scott Richard Case) was one of the most promising and exciting Michigan rock ‘n roll bands on the national circuit.

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When it comes to learning and other forms of cognitive development, there is an old adage that education is a combination of inspiration and perspiration. If the subject is Musical Theory, traditional routes of education have always centered upon an often laborious and tedious process of learning scales and chords, while simultaneously learning how to read notes and time signatures on sheet music.

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The 57th Annual Saginaw District Golf Tournament came to a tight close on Sunday, June 26th, with Alan Pumford sinking a birdie putt on the 18th hole at Apple Mountain Golf Club to edge out Mike Stelter and Micah Skidmore by 2-strokes.

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An Appreciation of Films from the Land of the Rising Sun

It would take more space than this print edition of Review Magazine allows this humble scribe to list the wrong, dumb and idiotic ideas of Sarah Palin. But she is right about one thing for certain: There is such a thing as American exceptionalism, and one of the evidences of that fact is the greatness of the American Western Film.

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