I am deeply moved by many people’s messages to me this past week about the effect the documentary had on them when it was shown in Canada last weekend. Words like ” courage , amazed , enthusiasm , honesty , charisma , genius mind , mesmerized by the bouzouki , tenacity , exuberance , passion……

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Last night I was interviewed by Hans Stoeve over the phone from Sydney , Australia. He’s an enlightened articulate internet world music radio broadcaster from ‘down under’.  His weekly Wednesday music program Powerspot is well worth listening to.  You will be able to hear our chat next week as of Wednesday August 30. Tune in……

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Here are some photos from the previous BJ trip. This is the massive Olympic Stadium dubbed the ‘Birds Nest’ under construction 24-7 around the clock. At the Happy Valley theme park – actors ready for their cue. This is the brand spanking new Bocog HQ in north Beijing. Who ever said Gyros and souvlaki can……

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Just back from China, Beijing, last week, then had to rest , head cold, feel better now. Busy week and a half in BJ, packed it in. Couple of solo gigs : one at the ‘great hall of the people’ , and the other a showcase at a great big newly opened disney-ripoff theme park……

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CHAIRMAN GEORGE – Quest for the Torch a CTV Television Documentary Film SATURDAY August 19, 2006 7-8 PM national broadcast In Canada, George is a statistician. But in China, George is Elvis… Produced by EyeSteelFilm Directed by DANIEL CROSS and MILA AUNG-THWIN in association with CTV, BBC and TV2 Denmark Featuring the music of GEORGE……

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I saw An Inconvenient Truth the documentary movie about global warming last night here in Ottawa , Canada and admired it and Al Gore so much am going back to see it again before leaving tomorrow for the U. S. of A. Excited about attending Silver Docs festival !  Chairman George has 2 screenings and……

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This is the chairman writing in at near midnite glad to say and glad to see you all. Its heartwarming to be able to be writing by free association . Good to have friends , and glad to be heading for Toronto this weekend march 24-26 to see CG on the BIG screen at the……

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For Immediate Release Canadian Filmmakers Festival to present Chairman George In Canada, George is a statistician. But in China, George is Elvis… SCREENING:Friday, March 24th, at 5:30 PM Location : Cineplex Odeon Carlton Cinemas, 20 Carlton St. (Yonge & Carlton), TorontoTickets : $9 + tax available at: Carlton Box Office after March 13th (Ottawa, ON):……

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CD Review – Spring 2006 THE SING OUT CORPORATION (Bethlehem, PA, USA) Well, what to make of this? Sapounidis, a Canadian singer-songwriter of Greek descent, began singing in Mandarin in 1998, and has since played many times in China, learning more of the culture and the music, and even writing material in Chinese. This, the……

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