Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Norton Street filled with Italian Flemish Stories

“Why should we expect the young to show us any consideration? Seeing us can only remind them of death. And old people’s diseases. I’m not surprised to see them stay away.”
~ Terence Rattigan, Separate Tables(courtesy of D.G. Myers)
This year’s Opening Night Selection is a gloriously entertaining biopic that tells the true story of beloved singer, songwriter and accordionist, Rocco Granata, from his early life as an immigrant in Belgium to his emergence as a worldwide musical phenomenon with his 1959 song Marina, one of the biggest international hits of that era Norton Street was rather hungry at this year's opening night

The movie Marina, Marina, Marina highlighted some of the occupational health & safety issues circa 148 ... Nothing much changed in 2014
 Noam Chomsky: Why Americans Know So Much About Sports But So Little About World Affairs Alternet (RR)