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September 23, 1999
  I wanna reach for the skyPDF files may take a moment to load

Ten years ago, the Skydiggers began to perform at a time when strange things were happening to the Canadian music scene. From the ashes of Glass Tiger and Honeymoon Suite came a few bands which developed into a full blown, though elusive, musical tradition--elusive, because they are not bands which have always garnered a lot of airplay from MuchMusic or otherwise. Consider the likes of the Rheostatics, Blue Rodeo, Cowboy Junkies and Skydiggers.

September 23, 1999
  Sega Dreamcast: It's thinking...PDF files may take a moment to load

The next generation of video gaming has arrived. With the release of the Dreamcast system, Sega makes a definitive claim to its piece of the video gaming pie.

Sega, a market leader in the early '90s with their Genesis console, virtually disappeared in the industry after the dismal release of their next system, Saturn, in 1995.

September 23, 1999
  Richard Sanger: he's got the write stuffPDF files may take a moment to load

"I've always believed that poetry is really for the ear, not so much for the page," said Richard Sanger, in a recent interview.

On Tuesday night, Sanger, current Writer-in-Residence for the University of Calgary's Markin-Flanagan Distinguished Writers Programme, gave the public an opportunity to sample some of his work.

September 23, 1999
  Come here Fatboy, make me a starPDF files may take a moment to load

At some point in our lives, most of us have dreamt of being a celebrity. Whether this tendency comes from sport, politics, music, or movies, we have prepared our egos for the day when the spotlight shines on us, and only us. Some of us will even go to great lengths to have this goal become reality.

September 23, 1999
  Dancing, singing and casting couchesPDF files may take a moment to load

If you're old enough to remember Fame the television series, inspired by the 1980 movie with the same title, then you have a good idea of what this musical is all about. It is the story of the last graduating class of New York's High School of Performing Arts before the program was moved to Lincoln Center in 1984.

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