Issue 786

27th February, 2014 - 12th March, 2014

Unlocking the Doors of Perception

We do not see things as they are We see them as we are - an old Talmudic saying Swiss Chemist Albert Hofmann, best known as the scientist who synthesized lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), died of a heart attack in the village of Berg in Leimental, Switzerland on April 29th, 2008 at the ripe old age of 102.

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The Final Round of voting in the Review’s 28th Annual Music Awards Ceremony is now underway.  During the nomination round we had a total of 6,702 votes cast for all categories and divisions; and now is your opportunity to determine the top selection for each division by going to our online edition at www.

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Editor’s Note • Project Censored and The Free Press Years ago when I broke my first major investigative piece about how Saginaw County FEMA officials were downplaying the potentially devastating impact of the Freeland Train derailment, a colleague whom I respected that worked at The Saginaw News said to me: “It’s easy to find a whistle-blower, but remarkably rare to find one that will go ‘on the record’.

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Bay City Players Bring to Life a Beloved Classic About the Fine Line Between Fantasy, Reality, and What's Important in Life

Harvey is arguably one of the most memorable and endearing confections of the American theatre – a mixture of fantasy rendered within the intricacies and daily realities of family life that yields the all too often absent quality of hopefulness, optimism, and connection that dimple the daily routines of existence.

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The Comedic & Directorial Challenges of 2 Actors Tackling 22 Roles in Pit & Balcony's Production About the Citizens of Tuna, Texas

While the Winter of 2014 will go into the history books as one of the coldest in recent history, it couldn’t be hotter than at Pit & Balcony Theatre, where their recent landmark production of A Raisin in the Sun raised over $900 in concessions donated to the East Side Soup Kitchen, along with 20 blankets to the City Rescue Mission, and was packed both weekends, despite frigid temperatures and snowy roads.

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In Advance of His Performance at First Presbyterian Church, Saginaw Native, Developer & CBS Executive Talks About the Joy of Performance & the Magic of Playing on Judy Garland's Steinway

David Strouse is if nothing else an iconoclastic individual.  When he isn’t investing in his hometown of Saginaw, Michigan with welcomed and much needed renovation in the real estate of is historic neighborhoods or performing his duties as VP FInance for CBS Television in Los Angeles, the 1973 Arthur Hill High school graduate invests his energies into his artistic passion as a consummate pianist and organist that has traveled and toured stages throughout the world.

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