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Peter Picks the Local Music YOU Need to Hear

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 9, 2017 by segarini

In a recent interview with Classic Rock Magazine, Robert Plant was very frank about a number of things, including the possibility of writing his memoirs (nope) and the possibility of a Led Zeppelin reunion tour (not happening). When it was asked, he used the latter question to segue into something which I believe very strongly. “It shows you that people have nothing else to write about, obviously. And that’s kind of sad. All these magazines and internet platforms should be supporting new music and helping new musicians to find an audience, instead of dwelling on the old crap all the time. It’s like there is nothing new and exciting out there any more, when in fact there is. So stop living in the past. Open your ears and your eyes. It’s not that difficult, is it?” (The full interview can be read here.)

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Nadia Elkharadly: A Battle of the Arts – Art Battle TO

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , on November 6, 2012 by segarini

I’ve never been a huge art buff.  I enjoy many types of art, but there are also a lot of types that I don’t really understand.  That being said, I’ve never been one to turn down a chance to experience interesting art from any and all time periods.  I’ve been to some of the greatest galleries and museums in the world, from the Museum of Modern Art in New York, to the Louvre in Paris and the Prado in Madrid.  I live on Queen West and have perused many of the galleries that line my street, and have learned something new with every visit.  So when my friend Jordan told me about an event called the Art Battle, I was intrigued.

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