Monthly Archives: May 2013

With a Little Help From My Friends—Rockin’ Slocan City

1. The Brotherhood of Sound The old song With a Little Help From My Friends took on new meaning when top Canadian musicians gathered to help Johnny ‘Tornado’ Pettigrew launch his new business, the Slocan City Trading Company on May … Continue reading

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Occupy Love—An Exercise in Hope or Futility?

Warning: review may include spoilers Occupy Love (, the latest in filmmaker Velcrow Ripper’s Fierce Love Trilogy of social activist documentaries, poses the existential question of our era—Can the forces of love triumph over the forces of corporate and governmental … Continue reading

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