NOW Magazine - Anniversary special - - Toronto Symphony Orchestra -

It’s groups im­por­tant­that they’reto send not a go­ing mes­sageto maketo th­ese money be­hav­iour. ad­vo­cat­ing to­tally dis­gust­ing – Moses Znaimer on MuchMu­sic’s ban­ning of all Public En­emy videos A war­rior takes care of the tribe and keeps the peace. He doesn’t just go to war.

– im­pris­oned na­tive ac­tivist Leonard Peltier The best side of me has com­plete faith that I will get what I de­serve.

– Jane Siberry The only time I tell my­self I’m great is when I’m in the bath­room – that way I can flush the toi­let when I leave.

– Ge­orge Clin­ton Chang­ing record com­pa­nies is like get­ting out of a bad mar­riage – it’s very re­fresh­ing.

– Bon­nie Raitt I had a manager who had life in­sur­ance on my life, and he’d be the first one to getme stoned out of my brain the minute I walked into the of­fice.

– Con­crete Blonde’s Johnette Napoli­tano Sud­denly I’m nom­i­nated, I’m in­vited and you think, “What does this mean? Do I have to buy a se­quined dress?” – Suzanne Vega on her Grammy nom­i­na­tion

Only women can tell that male sub­jec­tivi- ty yny is is not uni­ver­sal. uni­ver­sal, and that cul­tural misog

– poet/nov­el­ist Ni­cole Brossard In Canada, the trees are older than the build­ings, and in Bri­tain the build­ings are older than the trees. – Mike My­ers on Bri­tish com­edy fans’ ob­ses­sion with civ­i­liza­tion Let’s be hon­est about it: no one was re­ally wait­ing for the next Donny Os­mond al­bum.

– Donny Os­mond There’s been a trend of bands re­cently whose mission, it seemed, was to de­press their au­di­ence.

– John Flans­burgh of They Might Be Gi­ants When I said no, there was ab­so­lute si­lence. I could al­most hear my name be­ing erased from one list and trans­ferred to an­other. – singer Molly John­son on turn­ing down an in­vi­ta­tion to per­form for prime min­is­ter Brian Mul­roney This band is a fi­nite thing. If you’d asked me about how long we could go on to­gether about a year ago, I would’ve had a neg­a­tive an­swer. But this has been a pos­i­tive tour. – Geddy Lee of Rush, who re­leased their 17th stu­dio al­bum, Va­por Trails, in 2002 and con­tinue to tour and record

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