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The Decline of Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith was once a respected journalist. A beacon of clear thought. He won awards, directed discussions and most importantly, from my perspective, promoted critical thinking. 857 more words


The Ethan Iverson Trio that never was, and other jam session highlights

No less than pianist Ethan Iverson of the Bad Plus sat in Saturday night at the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival’s late-night jam session.

A few hours earlier, … 621 more words


'Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel' by Patrick Smith

Guest Post:  Dirk Booy

Are you afraid of flying? Have you ever wondered how an airplane stays in the air? Do you know what it’s really like to be a pilot or a steward? 210 more words


Evacuees Airlifted During Floods Get Chance To Say Thanks

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Last September hundreds of people got trapped in their small communities and had to be rescued when flood waters destroyed all the roads. 362 more words


Five questions for Patrick Smith

Ottawa saxophonist Patrick Smith, 18, makes a striking confession below — at first, he wasn’t a big fan of Sonny Rollins.

But the University of Toronto student has come around, thanks to the wise counsel of his teacher Mike Murley, and this Friday, Smith, joined by bassist Ben Heard and drummer Keagan Eskritt — two of Ottawa’s top teenaged jazz players — will present a tribute to not just Rollins, but to the legend’s iconic… 1,009 more words


Ο Philip Seymour Hoffman μας μιλάει για την ευτυχία, τέσσερεις μήνες μετά τον θάνατο του.

Το να ακούς έναν άνθρωπο που έχει πεθάνει από υπερβολική δόση ναρκωτικών να μιλάει για το τί σημαίνει ευτυχία, είναι ανατριχιαστικά συγκινητικό.

Στις 17 Δεκεβρίου του 2012 ο … 21 more words