that local Jazz great Charlie Biddle died last night at his home in NDG after a battle with cancer. I was lucky to meet him a couple of times, and see him often both around town and at his club. He’s truly going to be missed.
Archives for February 2003
so writes John and Ben Snyder in a paper of the same name submitted to NARAS the other day. John Snyder is the president of a record label and a board member of NARAS, the National Association of Recording Arts and Sciences. They’re the ones who bring you the Grammy awards among other things.
released his Annual Report to Parliament. Check out the News Release, in which the report is quoted: “The Government is, quite simply, using September 11 as an excuse for new collections and uses of personal information about all of us Canadians that cannot be justified by the requirements of anti-terrorism and that, indeed, have no place in a free and democratic society.” Pretty scathing stuff. [via La grande rousse, aka Dolores]
The Space Shuttle Columbia has broken up over Texas. There were six American astronauts and 1 Israeli scientist on board. Ugh.