THEY SAID

NOW Magazine - Anniversary special - - Toronto Symphony Orchestra -

My world view has changed very lit­tle. I’m still fairly shal­low. – Randy New­man on suc­cess I have a poster that says, ‘I wanted to go out and change the world but I couldn’t find a babysit­ter.’ – Doris Power, Toronto’s poverty mav­er­ick, on peo­ple’s am­biva­lence The re­tractable roof is not com­ing to­gether as they had hoped. No one seems to know how it can be done. – Coun­cil­lor Dale Martin on the pro­posed Skydome Hiphop came to be as a re­sult of the 70s craze where the stars were peo­ple like Donna Sum­mer and the Tramps. The kids were not im­pressed. Disco did not ap­peal to them, so they needed an al­ter­na­tive. – Grand­mas­ter Flash Once you bring images into the art world, they no longer have a life in the real world. When the dollar sign can be used as an ironic im­age in artists’ work, then it’s be­yond cap­i­tal­ism. – AA Bron­son of Gen­eral Idea at the open­ing of their Miss Gen­eral Idea show at the Art Gallery of On­tario “It would be ter­ri­ble to come in here and talk about my last three num­ber ones all sound­ing the same; bet­ter to have a num­ber 20 and have it sound a lit­tle dif­fer­ent.” – Robert Plant on his growth as a mu­si­cian

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