I’ll be doing time in JAIL this weekend. Will go to Bordeaux Prison in north Montreal to a smaller prison called Maison Tanguay. It is a prison for women. They will be showing Chairman George there for 12 women inmates , and I’ll do the surprise entrance right after. I’m very curious about that .……

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    Just earlier this month Jeremy and I did a gig in Wuhan with full orchestra – beautiful . Here are some pics.…

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Granny is doing really well. Has a wicked sense of humour. And guzzles wine and ouzo like there’s no tomorrow. Also raids the fridge and we’re realizing how huge blocks of ementhal and jarlsburg cheese suddenly vanish overnight . Her metabolism rivals that of the steam engine , amazing . Also a great act .……

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Done, fait accompli! My famous Granny from CG and I finally arrived at our cozy home in frigid snowy Ottawa just several short hours ago after jointly conducting the international Olympic flight from Athens to Montreal with aplomb and good humour. On the plane my grandmother was good spirited, humourous and occasionally combative asking me……

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December 2005 Newsletter In this issue: New CD ‘George from Athens to Beijing’ **nominated** for Best World Music in Canada CTV presents CHAIRMAN GEORGE – Sunday, December 18, 1-2 PM CHAIRMAN GEORGE a hit at Montreal film festival in November Back from Fall tour in CHINA : Beijing, Yichang and Nanjing Watch out for ‘Chairman……

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Last night the Canadian Folk Music Awards took place  of the Museum of Civilization in Quebec across from Ottawa.  Quite a fancy affair,roughly 400 people from the folk music  ‘industry’ across Canada – the first ever CFMA.  Purpose : to celebrate the thriving folk music scene in Canada and to award the artists providing that……

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I liked what family friend and Montreal activist Dimitri Roussopoulos said to me during a post screening chat – “only a Greek would have the balls to penetrate Chinese culture”.…

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It was an incredible experience last week being in Montreal to watch Chairman George on the BIG SCREEN at the final gala screening Sunday night with 500 other enthusiastic invitees. It was a hot crowd, people were interacting with the film, it was wonderful. I was teary-eyed and chuckling along with everyone else. I was……

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late night in beijing , catching up , tired , writing this knowing gotta go finish packing down the street at the university hotel. but good time tonight at the swank kerry center hotel complex where i went with attractive date tabatha to take part in a canadian networking reception. loud crowd , large jazz……

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its monday night in bj, at eh usual war games internet cafe. got up today at (shame) 12 noon, good sleep, then set to taking bag full of laundry to campus launderette, and then … yes … guess what … phone calls. priority – bocog. called the guy in charge of bocog music mr wang……

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