Issue 823

25th February, 2016 - 16th March, 2016

The Final Round of voting in the Review’s 30th Annual Music Awards Ceremony is now underway. During the nomination round we had a total of 6,986 votes cast for all categories and divisions during the nominating round. And now is your opportunity to determine the top selection for each division by going to our online edition at and casting your vote in the finals.

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Living Life Like an Immaculate Art Form

The Great Lakes Bay region in general and Saginaw community in particular lost a significant and creative educator, visionary community supporter, and expansively creative artistic force of nature with the untimely passing of Dennis Adomaitis on February 11th.

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Bay City Players Present Gore Vidal’s Tony Award Winning Masterpiece About Ethics & Morality in the Cultural Fabric of America

The late author & playwright Gore Vidal was perhaps one of America’s last great ‘Men of Letters’ and an innovative intellectual that wrote 32 novels and 15 plays prior to his passing in 2012, including such timeless works as Ben Hur, Suddenly, Last Summer, Is Paris Burning? and Caligula.

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Christopher Currell is one of Saginaw’s forgotten musical heroes. He is an incredible talent who learned the ropes from local icons including The Bossmen, Count & the Colony, The Excels, The Pack and the Caravans. The early years of rock & roll were spent in garages across the globe and Saginaw was no exception. At any one time you could find Butch Burden, Larry Wheatley, Bobby Balderamma, Pete Woodman, Clark Sullivan or Dick Wagner honing their skills in garages and backyard barbecues.

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South American Musical Director to Appear with the Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra on March 19th as Part of Their 2016 Guest Conductor Series

Recently named Music Director of the Signature Symphony in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Andres Franco has established himself as a conductor to watch, which is why it is particularly exciting to see him coming to Saginaw to assume the helm for the Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra, as he leads them through a musical excursion entitled From Central Europe, which will be presented on Saturday, March 19th at 8 PM at The Temple Theatre.

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In Loving Memory

As I write these words it is a beautiful sunny Saturday morning in late February, with the temperature already at 45 degrees. It is also the day of the Memorial Service for my dear friend, Sharon Bush, who passed away on January 29th...

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First of a Two-Part Series

Since 1976 the Sonoma State University student & faculty program has conducted an annual search for major & significant news stories that are under-reported, casting light upon stories many Americans rarely hear about, yet definitely should know about.

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