Monday, June 15, 2015

Episode 13 - The Big Smoke

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* Welcome to VS
* Talking about tobacco; Nicotiana species
* SONG PULP FICTION - THE STATLER BROTHERS - FLOWERS ON THE WALL
* Etymology of "cigar"
* Origin of tobacco
* Commercial tobacco production
* Nicotine
* Cancer
* Interview with Gerry Oleman - Decolonizing Tobacco
* Tobacco in pop culture
* Virginia Slims commercials, from the 1960s; you've come a long way, baby.
* Anti-smoking ads:
* Audio: The Truth Campaign - You don't always die from Tobacco
* Audio: The Truth Campaign - Left Swipe Dat
* Audio: Dalien Gren and Jardin Kinney - 8 sarcastic reasons you should smoke
* Songs: Peterson, Oscar - Anything Goes; Rockin' In Rhythm; What Is This Thing Called Love


Events (June 14th - 21st)

Sun June 14th
·         Bourbon Day
·         SALSA Survey

Mon June 15th
·         Shamanic Power Initiation,  Institute of Shamanic Medicine, Vancouver
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Tues June 17
·         PRISMA symphony - 5:30PM   |Willingdon Beach; FREE
·         What is the “Chinese Food Cure” Vancouver Public Library
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June 19 to June 21, 2015 10:00am - 4:30pm
·         Milner Gardens and Woodland; free admission for dads June 19th to 21st
·         Garden Days, Canada's Celebration of Gardens

June 20th
·         Summer Solstice at Sycamore Commons, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm.
·         The Powell River Farmers' Institute;  100 year anniversary Summer Solstice Feast

SUN JUNE 21
·         KEEP CALM, SHINE ON; 9:30AM-10:45AM + 11AM-1PM|Willingdon Beach  
·         PR - Painter's Picnic en Plein Air; 1:00 PM; 7529 Southview Rd, Powell River
·         June 21st - Canada's National Aboriginal Day
·         June 21st - Christie Clark's Yoga day?