An office environment can be stressful. Tempers often flare among coworkers as pressure mounts from deadlines, reports and job evaluations. (Except here at the Current office—of course, it's always very congenial!) Even though everybody works towards a common goal, different egos and ideas are bound to conflict and, sometimes, emotions lead to confrontation. Well, on Wednesday, March 27 at the People’s Food Co-op, Reverend Selena of the Center of Light is hosting an interactive workshop called “Speaking Peace in Your Workplace” as part of the Healthy Living Series. Reverend Selena will introduce practical methods of communication to optimize cooperation and to help facilitate the flow of creativity and innovation. 7-8:30pm. Free. Crazy Wisdom Bookstore and Tea Room, 114 South Main St. 734-665-2757. www.crazywisdom.net—JG
The beautiful thing about the kinds of songs that Tanager make are how layered they are… These are guitars that envelop you, drums that pull you, melodic phrases that levitate you (and no, I’m not on drugs as I write this)… Those ethereal traits have always distinguished a Tanager song, a hybrid of coarse distortion
It is heartrending to see that message, reverberated through the past and into the present. Cynics may be tempted to ask, “Have we really made any progress?”. Yet, above the calls of protest and activism, the gallery is also filled with silence, waiting for the viewer’s response to the question, “Will you change it?”
Flint’s story is essential to the film because it illustrates the power of greed and why corporate money has no place in government. Macroeconomics 101 tells us that corporations are beholden to one thing—their stockholders. Humans do not enter into this equation. How can you have a democracy for the people when corporate money runs the government? You can’t.
Following Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, a prodigious doctor whose ecstasy over medicine overshadowed his regard for those closest to him, and his striving younger brother W.K., who toiled unappreciated under his brother before setting off on his own to great fame and success.